56 Press Releases

Tag: Decorative Art

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    Online Only Decorative Arts Auction

    Included in the upcoming Online Only Decorative Arts Auction, offered by Pook & Pook, Inc., is a Pennsylvania Sheraton tiger maple and cherry chest. The Sheraton style, popular in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, has a simpler, cleaner look than Queen Anne and Chippendale furniture. American craftsmen often…

    Delft blue and white charger
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    Decorative Arts, Fine Art & Jewelry

    Two works from Èdouard Leon Cortès are on offer in the upcoming Decorative Arts, Fine Art, & Jewelry auction, presented by Bunte Auction Services, Inc. The son of a family of painters, Cortès focused on the beauty of Paris and its inhabitants within his paintings. One of the available works…

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    Unreserved Fine Art Storage Sale

    Available in the upcoming Unreserved Fine Art Storage Sale offered by Clarke Auction Gallery are nearly 200 lots of paintings and sculptures. These items have remained in storage due to non-payment or lack of placement in another event. They come to auction this March with no reserves. Several oil paintings…

    ILLEGIBLY. Signed Oil On Canvas Houses On River
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    Vintage Posters

    The upcoming auction of Vintage Posters, offered by Swann Auction Galleries, features a number of Art Nouveau posters by renowned artists of the early 20th century. Several featured works were designed by Alphonse Mucha, a Czech painter, illustrator, and graphic artist known for his stylized theatrical posters. Highlighted is his…

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    February Eclectic Auction

    The upcoming February Eclectic Auction presented by Garth’s Auctioneers & Appraisers offers an array of furniture, firearms, stoneware, collectibles, and more. Available in the sale is a breech-loading rifle by J.H. Hall. In 1811, New England gunsmith John H. Hall patented his newly developed breech-loading rifle. Eight years later, he signed a…

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    No Reserve Discovery Auction

    By the 1930s, Disney’s Mickey and Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, and Clarabelle Cow were made into collectible dolls, puppets, and figurines. The characters were featured on lunch boxes, handkerchiefs, and backpacks as well. Whitley’s Auctioneers, in their upcoming No Reserve Discovery Auction, will present a selection of Disneyana figurines, paintings,…

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    Pre-Columbian | Tribal | Ethnographic

    The Tlingit people believe that frogs bring good fortune and are spiritual beings. As a result, frogs are common subjects in Tlingit paintings and sculptures. An oval feast dish by Tlingit carver Augustus Bean is featured in the upcoming Pre-Columbian | Tribal | Ethnographic auction, presented by Artemis Gallery. The…

    Rare Chavin Maranon Polychrome Erotic Vessel w- TL Test
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    Day 2: Luxury Estates and Private Collections

    The second session of the Luxury Estates and Private Collections auction, offered by Great Gatsby’s Auction Gallery, continues the offerings from day one with more works of fine and decorative art, furnishings, jewelry, and antiques. One of the top lots up for bid is a Model B grand piano by…

    Danish Modern style birch wood pendant light
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    Day 1: Luxury Estates and Private Collections

    The first day of the Luxury Estates and Private Collections auction, offered by Great Gatsby’s Auction Gallery, will include works of fine and decorative art as well as furnishings, jewelry, and antiques. Among the key lots in this auction is a carved wood sculpture of a nude woman by Francisco…

    Richard Ritter signed art glass, 'YC-189', ca 1989
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    Furniture, Fine Art, Jewelry and Timepieces, Asian Art

    Alexandrite, a gemstone discovered in Russia, was named after the country’s Tsar Alexander II. Most alexandrite deposits were exhausted by the end of the 1900s, making the uncommon gem a prized possession among the Russian royalty. Highlighted in the upcoming Furniture, Fine Art, Jewelry and Timepieces, Asian Art auction, offered…

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    The Americana Painted Collection of a New York Gentleman

    The upcoming Americana Painted Collection of a New York Gentleman offered by Garth’s Auctioneers & Appraisers offers insights into American culture. The auction features a wide array of furniture, fine art, decorative art, dolls and toys, and more. An 18th century gumwood piece is featured in this sale. Made in Long Island,…

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    Home and Interiors Auction Day 1, 121819

    Sculpted of aluminum and measuring seven feet tall, Manuel Carbonell’s sculpture of two mythological tritons and a nymph is highlighted in the upcoming auction presented by Whitley’s Auctioneers. The first day of the Home and Interiors Auction offers fine and decorative art, glasswork, and collectibles. The sculpture at auction was…

    Home and Interiors Auction Day 1
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    Modern Decorative Art + Design

    A ceramicist, painter, and sculptor, Guerrino Tramonti entered the Italian art scene during the 1940s. His work ranged from ceramic tiles and glazed terracotta disks to Modernist porcelain and paintings. When Tramonti tired of his Eastern-inspired pottery, he changed mediums and continued developing Italian Modernism in fine art. The upcoming…

    François-Xavier Lalanne (1927-2008)
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    Americana & International

    Pook & Pook returns with another auction filled with unique collectibles, furniture, and decorative arts. Their Americana & International auction will be split into two parts. Lots 120-565 will be auctioned on October 4th, and the other lots will be auctioned the following day. A Wilhelm Schimmel carved eagle headlines…

    Attributed to Cornelius De Beet, ducks and hawk
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    Fall Fine & Decorative Arts

    J.D. McClatchy was an American poet and public figure, a man who almost won the 2003 Pulitzer Prize. Beyond his work as a writer and critic, McClatchy also collected fine art. His estate, as well as several private New York collections, will be on offer in the upcoming Fall Fine…

    YANZHOU XU CHINESE/Auctiondaily
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    Array Of Fineries

    Sampling pieces of fine and decorative art ranging from propaganda posters to jade carvings, Swarovski crystals and beyond, the upcoming October Array of Fineries auction will include over 900 items. Offered by Hill Auction Gallery, this sale will particularly highlight a Western painting from American artist Charlie Dye. This original…

    Andy Warhol Jacqueline Kennedy II AP Screenprint/Auctiondaily
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    American Antique, Fine Art, and Asian

    The lot with the highest estimated value in the upcoming American Antique, Fine Art, and Asian auction, presented by Nadeau's Auction Gallery, is a piece by Alfred Von Wierusz-Kowalski. Kowalski was a member of the Munich School movement, and much of his work focused on the activities of everyday people.…

    Pair of blue and white sleeve form porcelain vases, 19th century or older, landscape scene with flying phoenix on qilin. height 15 1/2 inches.
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    Fine Art, Jewelry, Mid century, Asian & Antique Estate Auction

    As its name implies, the Fine Art, Jewelry, Mid-Century, Asian, & Antique Estate Auction presented by Clarke Auctions offers lots in several categories. Among the most notable Asian works of art is a pair of 20th-century Chinese lamps depicting two immortals, Shoulao and Magu. In Chinese mythology, Shoulao is the…

    GEORGE ROMNEY (ENGLISH, 1734-1802)
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    19th-20th Century Decorative Arts

    Many immortals in Chinese folk culture were believed to be real people. They were elevated to the status of immortals due to their charitable deeds on Earth. In the upcoming 19th-20th Century Decorative Arts auction, presented by Solomon Treasure, the lot with the highest estimated value is a coral sculpture…

    Monumental Royal Vienna Iridescent Porcelain Portrait Vase and Cover, circa 1880
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    Remix: American, English & Continental Silver

    Silver has long been used as currency, jewelry, décor, and the subject of fascination. The upcoming Remix: American, English & Continental Silver auction presented by Rago will feature this enduring material, especially examining its role at the dinner table. Silverwork from around the world is highlighted, including lots from China,…