30 Press Releases

Tag: Chippendale

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    William George Gillies Painting and Paul Storr Silver Lead Charlton Hall Galleries’ International Sale

    After finishing his military service during World War I, Scottish painter William George Gillies set out to explore the emerging art trends of Europe. He fell in with the Cubists for a time and studied the work of André Lhote, Paul Klee, and Paul Cézanne. Gillies eventually developed a near-Cubist…

    Sir William George Gillies
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    Nye & Co. Offers 19th-Century Decorated Urns & Chippendale Mahogany Chest

    John Stinton’s family of painters worked for the British Royal Worcester firm for around 160 years. The artist was particularly known for his Highland Cattle landscapes. A pair of 19th-century decorated urns, painted and signed by John Stinton, is one of the key lots in the upcoming Nye & Co.…

    Pair of Royal Worcester Urns, John Stinton
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    Find American and European Fine Arts and Antiques With Cowan's Auctions

    Gunther Granget was among the world’s finest sculptors, famous for his wildlife figurines. Born in Germany, Granget’s interest in nature developed as a child. The artist accompanied his father on land surveys and frequently sketched birds and animals. Granget started working for Lorenz Hutschenreuther, a Bavarian porcelain factory, at the…

    Hutschenreuther by Gunther Granget First Lesson
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    Autumn Americana Auction

    During the golden era of American carousels, many skilled artisans migrated from Europe to the United States. Among them was Charles Carmel. In 1883, he moved to New York from Russia and started working at Looff, a carousel manufacturing company. His carousels often involved highly decorated, realistic horses. The upcoming…

    Henry Farny - Native American Hunter
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    American Furniture, Folk and Decorative Arts: Session 1

    Born in Kentucky, Matthew Harris Jouett was a portrait painter active between 1800 and 1825. In his lifetime, Jouett painted many portraits of prominent Kentuckian figures, including the likes of Governor Isaac Shelby and Senator John Brown. One of the leading lots in the upcoming American Furniture, Folk, and Decorative…

    A Zanesville Pattern Molded Masonic Eagle Flask
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    September 2020 Sale

    Born into a celebrated sculptor family, French artist Louis Auguste Moreau was best known for his bronze sculptures executed in the Art Nouveau style. Moreau’s works often depicted historical figures, children, women, and cherubs adorned with floral motifs and ornaments. A bronze sculpture from Moreau is highlighted in the upcoming…

    A Large Chinese Canton Porcelain Vase
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    ABC: Estate Finds, Day 1 of 3

    The upcoming auction, presented by Millea Bros., features several Afghan and Persian rugs. Among the highlighted items is an Oushak carpet from the early 20th century. Made in the town of Oushak, these rugs are known for their Persian influences and hand-finished details. The available decorative carpet is decorated with…

    Johann Mongels Culverhouse (attrib), oil on canvas
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    Discovery - Interiors

    A cabinetmaker from London, Thomas Chippendale was well known for his meticulous take on 18th-century furniture design. With a blend of influences that included Gothic, Rococo, and Chinese styles, he attempted to create his own approach. The Chippendale style was popularized between 1750 and 1780 in England and the American…

    Victorian Red Cased Glass and Brass Fluid Lamp
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    The Collection of Linda & Dennis Moyer - Session Two

    Walter Emerson Baum was a New Hope Impressionist painter known for his snow landscapes and Pennsylvania country scenes. Apart from his paintings, Baum was also known as a printmaker, writer, and museum director. A practitioner of the plein-air approach of painting outdoors, it is said that Baum once captured a…

    Pennsylvania oil on canvas portrait
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    The June Estate Auction

    Renaissance painter Raphael was a master artist known for his self-portraits and paintings of mythological characters. His popular Madonna Della Sedia painting, executed between 1513 and 1514, is a round portrait of Mary holding a baby Christ with young John the Baptist watching them devoutly. The upcoming sale, offered by Leland…

    Pair of Large Cut Glass Liquor Dispensers
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    Interiors @1600

    Chippendale furniture takes its name from Thomas Chippendale, an 18th-century cabinetmaker. He combined Gothic, Rococo, and Chinese techniques to create his furniture with wooded lattices, broad chair seats, and fretwork. The style became popular from 1750 to 1780 in England and the American colonies. Chippendale’s book, The Gentleman and Cabinet-Maker’s…

    French School (late 19th - early 20th Century), , Rue de Village
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    DuMouchelles Friday, May 15th Auction

    From the 1750s to date, the Chippendale style has been popular in furniture design. It is characterized by simple and elegant designs, a departure from the French Rococo style. Its popularity helped Thomas Chippendale become one of the leading cabinetmakers of the 18th century. The upcoming DuMouchelles auction features a…

    FRENCH, EMPIRE STYLE MARBLE AND BRONZE URNS
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    Freeman’s Americana Auction Confirms Market Strength for American-Made Objects

    Freeman’s announced the results of its April 28 & April 29 online auctions of American Furniture, Folk & Decorative Arts. Together, the back-to-back sales totaled just shy of $975,000. Both sales elicited the participation of a sizable number of new bidders and ultimately exceeded expectations, nearly reaching their pre-sale high estimates. On April…

    Freeman’s Americana Auction Confirms Market Strength for American-Made Objects
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    The May Estate Auction

    Rock-Ola Manufacturing Corporation was a prominent jukebox manufacturer during the ‘Golden Age.’ Founded in 1927 by David Cullen Rockola, the American company was initially known for its coin-operated machines. The upcoming auction, offered by Leland Little, will present a Rock-Ola Tempo II jukebox manufactured in 1960. This Model 1478 jukebox…

    Two Murano Art Glass Parrots
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    Sunset View by Albert Bierstadt highlights Doyle’s Online-Only Auction of American Paintings, Furniture & Decorative Arts

    Doyle's online-only auction of American Paintings, Furniture & Decorative Arts on Tuesday, April 21 is the firm's premier venue for American paintings of the 19th and early 20th centuries. Showcased are numerous fine examples of Hudson River, Western and regional landscapes; portraiture; marine paintings and still lifes. Albert Bierstadt (1830-1902), Sunset over…

    Sunset View by Albert Bierstadt highlights Doyle’s Online-Only Auction of American Paintings, Furniture & Decorative Arts
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    Period & historically significant works lead online sale at Freeman's

    A portrait of Henry Clay (1777-1852), attributed to the School of Matthew Harris Jouett (1788-1827) (Lot 69, $30,000-50,000). PHILADELPHIA, PA.-Freeman’s American Furniture, Folk & Decorative Arts auction will proceed as an online auction on its originally scheduled date of April 28 at 10am. The auction includes an array of fresh-to-market works…

    Period & historically significant works lead online sale at Freeman's
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    American Furniture, Folk & Decorative Arts

    Daniel Rose was born in 1749 in Reading, Pennsylvania. He was a clockmaker who also sold and repaired watches, jewelry, and musical instruments. In the upcoming American Furniture, Folk & Decorative Arts auction, his 1790 Chippendale walnut tall case clock is showcased. This piece stands approximately 102.5 inches tall and…

    Flamestiched reticule, early 19th century
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    Mid Century & Contemporary Sale

    A Belarusian Jew by birth, Marc Chagall was a Russian-French artist who traveled between Saint Petersburg, Paris, and Berlin. His body of work included drawings, paintings, book illustrations, stage sets, ceramic tapestries, fine art prints, and stained glass. One of the key lots to be featured in the upcoming Mid…

    Mid Century & Contemporary Sale
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    Americana Online

    Skinner will feature several lots of Staffordshire transferware by Enoch Wood & Sons in the upcoming Americana Online auction. To rekindle England's trade relationship with the United States following the War of 1812, Enoch Wood started producing a new type of transferware. He called the new style “Staffordshire historical transferware”…

    Americana
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    Premier Auction

    Presented in the upcoming Premier Auction, offered by Brunk Auctions, is an American Chippendale desk and bookcase from the 18th century. The exterior functions as a bookcase, while the interior opens to five drawers and candle slides with scalloped and carved doors. Also included in this auction are several works…

    Premier Auction