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    Paintings, Furniture, Cars, Decorative Arts & Fine Rugs

    American Pop artist Jeff Koons began his Gazing Balls series in 2013 by placing blue hand-blown glass spheres on re-created classical sculptures. A few years later, Koons began placing the balls in front of painted replicas from art history. The artist believes that while these works reference the past, the…

    Karel Appel. In Between the Flowers
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    The Hundred Antiques: Fine and Decorative

    The fahua glaze was developed in the early 13th century during the Yuan dynasty. This low-temperature glaze is used to create shades of blue, green, yellow, purple, and white. Known for its aesthetics, fahua remains a popular glaze for Chinese ceramics. A pair of fahua-glazed figures of seated lions is…

    AN UNUSUAL POLYCHROME OVERLAY GLASS CHILONG BELT BUCKLE
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    Collection of the Estate of Linda McRae Noe Laine

    Originally a jeweler, Charles Christofle founded a goldsmith and tableware company in 1830. The Christofle company would eventually become known for exploring the electrolytic gilding and silver plating process. A silver-plated kylix from Christofle will be highlighted in Alex Cooper Auctioneers’ upcoming auction of Linda McRae Noe Laine’s estate. The…

    Minton Majolica Figural Grape Dish
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    Day-1 Summer 2020 Chinese Antiques & Fine Arts

    In Buddhism, Manjusri is believed to be the deity of wisdom. Mythology suggests that Manjusri, represented in a male form, carries the “Sword of Wisdom” and uses it to destroy the darkness of ignorance. A sculpture of Manjusri from China is highlighted in the upcoming Chinese Antiques & Fine Arts…

    AN EXQUISITE CHINESE SNUFF BOTTLE
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    Chinese Snuff Bottles

    Conceived as containers for ground tobacco, snuff bottles were first produced for the emperor and the court in China in the early 18th century. Eventually, these bottles appeared as a status symbol manufactured in a much greater volume for the public. The upcoming Chinese Snuff Bottles auction, offered by Oakridge…

    Chinese Agate Snuff Bottle, 19th Century
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    Ceramics and Works of Art

    In 1759, the Qianlong emperor ordered a review of the Qing court attire system. The dragon robe, in particular, was only given to those of high rank. It represented the professional attire of members of the military and civil service. The upcoming Ceramics and Works of Art sale, offered by…

    Chinese White Jade Toggle of Child, 18th Century
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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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    Asian Art & Antiques - Ceramics and Works of Art

    Blue-colored ceramics gained significance in China during the Tang dynasty. The blue-glazed porcelain pieces got their distinctive color from cobalt, imported from Persia. At the time, cobalt was scarce and only used in limited quantities. Blue and white pottery and porcelain gained broader recognition during the Qing dynasty. A pair…

    Chinese Flambe Vase, 18th Century
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    Pavilion Online: Chinese Art

    A gilt-bronze sculpture of Avalokiteśvara will be featured in the upcoming Pavilion Online: Chinese Art auction, offered by Christie's. Of several deities in Buddhism, Avalokiteśvara is known as the bodhisattva of infinite compassion and enlightenment. The available piece shows Avalokiteśvara holding drapes while standing on a lotus base.  A Rouleau…

    AN IRON-RED DECORATED PHOENIX MEDALLION BOWL
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    April Evening Sale

    Rockport painter Kenneth J. Knowles is known for his Impressionist landscape paintings. Knowles learned his craft under the guidance of master artists Stapleton Kearns, John Terelak, and T.M. Nicholas. The upcoming April Evening Sale, presented by Eldred's, features an oil on masonite work titled A Woman in Her Garden by…

    CAPE ANN SCHOOL
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    Estate & Collection Auction Day 2

    The founder of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Charles Brinckerhoff Richards, was assigned the task of designing a new conversion mechanism for Colt. The demand of the U.S. Army for metallic cartridge revolvers led to the design of the "Richards Conversion." The upcoming O'Gallerie auction highlights a Colt model…

    Lot 335: CLYDE LEON KELLER (Oregon, 1872-1962) oil on board
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    Washington DC Asian Antique & Jewelry #77

    Reign marks on Chinese items record the name of the ruler and the period when the work of art was commissioned. Some of the key lots featured in the upcoming Washington DC Asian Antique & Jewelry auction, presented by Capitoline Auction Gallery, bear examples of these reign marks. The sixth Emperor…

    RARE IMPERIAL CHINESE BLUE WHITE CHARGER - WANLI MARK AND PERIOD
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    Chinese Export Art Featuring the Tibor Collection, Part II

    The second part the Tibor Collection, available in the upcoming Chinese Export Art auction offered by Christie’s, provides a range of porcelain and paintings from the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries. The artistic styles presented in this sale range across the Kangxi, Qianlong, and Wanli empires. Among the key lots…

    Chinese Export Art Featuring the Tibor Collection, Part II
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    Friday Afternoon at Stair

    Stair Galleries’ upcoming auction, Friday Afternoon at Stair, will include over 400 lots of traditional and modern furnishings, decorative art, and fine art. A floral needlepoint carpet is among the top pieces available in the sale. Canvas needlework flourished in France and England during the 17th century and beyond. Executed with…

    Set of Four Derby Porcelain Allegorical Figures of 'The Four Seasons'
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    DuMouchelles Friday, January 17th Auction

    DuMouchelles’ upcoming auction will feature a variety of coins, firearms, rugs, jewelry, and collectibles. Rising to the top of the auction is a Shield-Nickel coin from the 1880s. This version was one of the last Shield Nickel editions ever produced. The coin featured in the auction is among the only…

    PAUL FRANCOIS CHOPPIN STONEWARE BUST, H 13", W 14"
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    Asian Art Auction

    Asian antiques from different dynasties are presented in the upcoming auction by Eldred's Auction. The Meiji period marked a period of transition in Japanese art. A Meiji era cloisonné enameled koro is a featured Japanese antique. The incense burner is decorated with shaded gold wire landscape by popular cloisonné artist…

    Asian Art Auction
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    Chinese, Russian & Ukrainian Arts Auction

    Featuring an array of Chinese jade, Russian and Ukrainian artwork, icons, and more will be the upcoming auction ‘Chinese, Russian & Ukrainian Arts Auction’, presented by Greenwich Auction. The auction showcases ceramics from historically-prominent Chinese artists and many decorative art pieces. One of the featured lots showcases a Chinese Famille-rose porcelain vase…

    Chinese Blue & White Porcelain Brush Pot
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    Important Chinese Art

    Sotheby’s presents an interesting display of Chinese works of art in their upcoming Important Chinese Art Auction.  A rare powder-blue 'gardenia' dish with decorated reverse from the Yongzheng mark is the highest valued collectible. The white reserve decoration on a cobalt-blue ground is closely based on prototypes of the Xuande…

    Important Chinese Art/AuctionDaily
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    Asian Arts - Chinese & Japanese Objects

    This coming September, featuring a wide array of jewelry, porcelain, furniture and more is Asian Arts - Chinese & Japanese Objects auction by Greenwich Auction. The auction reveals itself with an impressive item, such as a Chinese Watercolor & Ink Harvest painting. This striking painting is a depiction of grapes…

    Greenwich Auction
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    Washington Spring Asian Antique & Jewelry #73

    Capitoline Auction Gallery delivers ancient Asian art forms, such as Chinese antique handmade kesi embroidery, which have long been preserved as an unbroken tradition over many years. Its value surpasses all other antiques with the estimation of $2,000. Much of the auction items, including monochromatic celadon glazed Cong vase along…

    WASHINGTON SPRING ASIAN ANTIQUE & JEWELRY by Capitoline