56 Press Releases

Tag: Decorative Arts

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    American Furniture & Decorative Arts

    James Edward Buttersworth was best known for capturing marine settings in his paintings. Often considered one of the best American maritime artists, Buttersworth’s work is highlighted in Skinner’s upcoming American Furniture and Decorative Arts auction. Titled Packet Ship Kennebec in New York Harbor, the available piece depicts the Kennebec and…

    American Furniture & Decorative Arts
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    Country Americana

    Canton porcelain has been exported to the West since the 1600s. Toward the end of the 18th century, Canton porcelain decorated the homes of many wealthy Americans. The blue and white pieces are known to have decorated the tables of Martha and George Washington. The upcoming Country Americana Auction, presented…

    Country Americana
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    Important Tiffany Lamps, Lalique Glass, Fine Art, Jewelry And More

    Although Louis Comfort Tiffany began as a trained painter, he would be best known for his contributions to glasswork and the Art Nouveau movement. The son of Charles Lewis Tiffany—the founder of Tiffany & Co.—the younger Tiffany began exploring the medium after his travels through Europe and Morocco. He focused…

    ADOLFO BELIMBAU (ITALIAN, 1845-1938).
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    Asian, European & American Decorative Arts & Rugs

    Gray’s Auctioneers will offer the upcoming Asian, European & American Decorative Arts & Rugs auction, which includes almost 300 lots. In this sale, a KPM porcelain plaque, a Chinese hall bench, and a Japanese table can be found. Other lots of interest include a red Persian Turkoman wool rug, an…

    A Chinese Glass and Porcelain Flowering Tree
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    Estate & Collection Auction

    Modernist painter Alfred Henry Maurer’s work underwent multiple changes over his career. During his Realist period, he won the Carnegie Institute’s first prize for his oil painting titled An Arrangement. Later, Maurer transitioned from his usual style and became dedicated to painting in a Cubist and Fauvist style. The upcoming…

    Furniture & Decorative Arts Auction
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    New York City Estate Auction, March 1

    Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn, one of the leading artists of the Dutch Golden Age, was among the most sought-after portraitists of his time. A draftsman and etcher, Rembrandt’s work explored the interplay of light and shade. His paintings are included in several of the world’s greatest museum collections, including the…

    Purvis Young Folk - Outsider Art Oil on Panel
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    European Furniture & Decorative Arts

    Wedgwood pottery made a breakthrough with the introduction of Jasperware, followed by other distinct styles of tableware. The “Fairyland Lustre” series was introduced by Wedgwood in 1915, a year after the start of the First World War. According to antique dealer Nicholas Dawes, "Many Europeans were looking for something to escape…

    European Furniture & Decorative Arts
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    Winter Estates Auction Day 1

    Neal Auction Company will present a collection of 704 items with categories such as fine art, furniture, and jewelry in the upcoming Winter Estates Auction. The sale offers works by artists such as Robert Wadsworth Grafton, Ida Rittenberg Kohlmeyer, and James Campbell Moise. One of the featured lots depicts the…

    Gilt, Bisque and Glazed Porcelain Cachepot
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    Asian Works Of Art

    The upcoming Contemporary Asian Art Monthly Online auction, by Heritage Auctions  has 41 fine art lots. The Decorative Arts session primarily features works Chinese artists and a few Korean and Japanese artists as well. From acrylics on canvas to oil on linen and from digital pigment print to ink and…

    Asian Works Of Art
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    Palm Beach Collections

    Known as the 'Father of Danish flower painting', Johan Laurentz Jensen, was the leading painter of floral still lifes in Denmark in the first half of the nineteenth century. The recipient of a traveling scholarship by King Christian VIII, Jensen's still lifes have an eye for detail. A painting by the still-life…

    A Pair of Italian Baroque Style Carved, Painted and Parcel Gilt Five-Light Candelabra Height 20 1/2 inches.
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    The Collection of Claire Tracy and Frank Glaser

    The Collection of Claire Tracy and Frank Glaser is offered by Doyle as a single-owner sale of American paintings, furniture, and decorative arts. Featured items include a portrait of a “Boy with a Red Book” by William Matthew Prior, several unique American weathervanes, and over 20 lots of late 19th…

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    The Porcelain Sale III

    It is said that any meal can be special if it is presented beautifully. Dinnerware does not always receive the attention it deserves, yet it plays an important role in making food look both appetizing and elegant. The upcoming Porcelain Sale III offered by Stair draws attention to some of…

    Stair
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    Italian Art Glass and Decorative Art

    The Italian Art Glass and Decorative Art auction, offered by Turner Auctions + Appraisals LLC, is an assortment of collectibles and artworks. The sale features an extensive variety of colorful Italian glass, plus several Lalique items. The pieces of art are primarily from the 19th and 20th centuries, ranging in…

    ITALIAN ART GLASS/AuctionDaily
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    Decorative Arts, Fine Art & Jewelry

    Pierre-Auguste Renoir’s life was a seamless blend of fate, hard work, and talent. Renoir moved to Paris between 1844 - 1846 near Louvre (a world-renowned art museum). Less than six decades later, he’d be known as the leader of the Impressionism movement. Featuring more than 30 of his works, Decorative…

    Decorative Arts, Fine Art & Jewelry/Auctiondaily
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    Martin Brothers: The Andrew Furer and Elle Douglas Collection

    Pottery by the Martin Brothers, produced between the late 19th century and early 20th century, were playful Victorian-style vessels and figures. Rago’s upcoming auction of Martin Brothers from the Andrew Furer and Elle Douglas Collection, presents 28 vibrantly-colored tobacco jars, jugs, and clocks.  Those looking for a tobacco jar have…

    Rago Auctions
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    Doyle at Home

    Successful interior design marries room functionality with beauty, and ideally provides a haven for inhabitants.  It also tells a story of the inhabitants through the placement and selection of objects. It is no wonder that harmonizing such designs can be a daunting task, but  Doyle’s September auction, Doyle at Home…

    Doyle at Home/AuctionDaily
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    Asian Works of Art

    Asian art in every form contributes to the larger tapestry of artistic expression, yet deserves its own time in the center spotlight. The Asian Works of Art auction presented by Doyle brings over 250 of these extraordinary pieces to the forefront. Ancient and modern art from China, Japan, and Southeast…

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    Studio Furniture & Decorative Arts

    John Moran Auctions presents its finest finds in the upcoming Studio Furniture & Decorative Arts auctions. The perfectly finished Yamaha baby grand piano is the highlight of the auction. Yamaha baby Grands are an affordable range of pianos which, although grand, can easily fit in small spaces. The auction also…

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    Late Summer Estate Auction

    The Late Summer Estate Auction, offered by Ahlers & Ogletree, consists primarily of period antiques, fine art, and Asian decorative arts. A painting by Hendrick Mommers titled “Southern Landscape with Shepherdesses and Vegetable Sellers” is among the most valuable pieces up for sale. Mommers was a Dutch golden age landscape…

    Pair, Doughty Lesser White Throats with One Box/Auctiondaily
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    Ancient | Asian | Ethnographic

    The ancient Egyptians respected the ibis (a species of bird) enough to mummify them. The Egyptians associated the birds with Thoth, the god of wisdom and writing. A mummified ibis is available in the upcoming Ancient, Asian, and Ethnographic auction presented by Artemis Gallery. Like the mummified bird, most of…

    Roman Bronze Protome - Youthful Mars w/ Plumed Helmet/ Auctiondaily