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Tag: French

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    Eclectic Collection of Estates Worldwide

    During the reign of Napoleon Bonaparte in the early 19th century, French interior design experienced a shift. Decorative pieces such as mantel clocks became more ornate with the use of gilt bronze and ancient imagery, a departure from the serious English pieces popular at the time. The upcoming Eclectic Collection…

    Faberge Imperial Coronation Egg
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    BC/AD Sculpture Ancient to Modern

    The upcoming BC/AD Sculpture | Ancient to Modern auction, presented by Sotheby’s, employs an unusual approach. Ancient sculptures as well as works from the early 20th century will be offered in one dedicated sale. The exhibited lots come from Ancient Egypt, Greece, Rome, and beyond. A leading lot from the…

    A ROMAN MARBLE HEAD OF A WOMAN, CIRCA EARLY 1ST CENTURY A.D.
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    Atlanta Collections, Session I

    Furniture of all sizes, colors, and eras will be available in the upcoming two-day Hindman auction of Atlanta collections. This sale features over 500 lots of European furniture and decorative art from every period between the Renaissance and Art Deco. The first session features a Louis XIV bureau Mazarin. This…

    An Art Nouveau Style Gilt-Bronze and Frosted Glass Eight-Light Chandelier
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    Design | French | Italian | American

    From a sofa and chair set by Alberto Rosselli to a signed Art Deco walnut sideboard, the upcoming Design, French, Italian, American auction offers furniture from various countries and periods. Co-founder of the Association for Industrial Design, Rosselli was an Italian architect, designer, and teacher. Available in this sale, offered…

    THE CONFIDENTIAL BY ALBERTO ROSSELLI SOFA CHAIRS
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    Spring Major Fine Art and Asian Auction

    Felicie Waldo Howell was best known for her marine landscapes. Her early works captured interiors and nature scenes. The upcoming Spring Major Fine Art and Asian Auction, presented by Sarasota Estate Auction, features an oil painting titled Washington Square by Howell. The Impressionist palette painting is an example of her…

    Spring Major Fine Art and Asian Auction Sarasota Estate Auction
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    The Traditional Collector

    Fine and decorative art, as well as furniture and a vintage Ford car, are all available in The Traditional Collector event, presented by John Moran Auctioneers. A 1935 Ford V8 Deluxe Phaeton is one of the highlighted lots. It was restored in the 1980s, including a new coat of paint…

    The Traditional Collector
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    Fine Furniture, Decorative Arts and Silver (Day 1)

    The first day of the upcoming Fine Furniture, Decorative Arts, and Silver event, presented by Hindman, brings to auction over 250 pieces from various countries. Representing Russia is a 20th-century letter opener made of gold and several different gemstones. Jade decorates the bottom half of the nine-inch-long letter opener, while…

    A Pair of Camille Le Tallec Black Shoulder Porcelain Ginger Jars
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    Carpets and Textiles Online

    Featured in the upcoming Carpets and Textiles online auction is a Persian Tabriz carpet. This rug was likely made in the city of Tabriz, one of the oldest rug weaving centers in present-day northwest Iran. It bears a pattern of flowers and hexagons in shades of brown, tan, and black.…

    Carpets and Textiles Online
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    Spectacular Art, Antiques and Collectibles Auction

    Stanley Quentin Johnson was an American artist best known for his sculptures. On the second day of Jackson’s International’s upcoming Spectacular Spring Collector’s Choice Auction, one of Johnson’s bronze sculptures is showcased. This 1983 piece represents a kneeling Native American with a large eagle landing on his outstretched, leather-wrapped arm.…

    A PAIR OF VINTAGE PAINTINGS, 19TH & 20TH C
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    Special Auction of French Furniture

    Morton Subastas will present the upcoming Special Auction of French Furniture event in March. Many of the available lots were designed and created in France. Highlighted is a 20th-century French buffet. This Enrique II-style buffet features walnut carvings with three drawers and six swing doors. The six doors and the…

    Pair of armchairs France. Twentieth century. In oak wood carving. With closed backrests and padded seats in mint upholstery
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    20th Century Design

    The second day of the upcoming 20th Century Design auction presented by Litchfield County Auctions will feature items from several private estates. Leading the sale is a pair of pickled oak Egyptian side chairs by Marc Du Plantier. Made in 1935, one of the chairs is upholstered in mustard velvet…

    Arne Jacobsen for Fritz Hansen, Egg Chair,c.1958
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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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    New York City Estate Auction

    Maurice Utrillo was one of several famous Parisian painters from Montmartre who had a passion for depicting landscapes in his paintings. Sacre Coeur de Montmartre is one serene painting that reveals his love for his birthplace and his neighborhood. This painting and many other works of fine and decorative art…

    Maurice Utrillo "Montmartre" Oil on Board/Auctiondaily
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    The Collector: English & European 18th & 19th Century Furniture, Ceramics, Silver & Works of Art

    The beautiful French town Aubusson is more popular for its one particular product rather than the countryside picturesque that it offers. With over 6 centuries of the rich history of producing large and beautiful tapestries, Aubusson tapestry is a prominent example of the French culture. A pair of fine and…

    Edouard Léon Cortès (French, 1882-1969)/AuctionDaily
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    Design

    Sotheby’s presents Design, an offering that consists of an assortment of items from artistic movements such as Art Nouveau, Art Deco, European mid-century, American Studio, and Contemporary design. The auction items are anchored by a selection of works by Tiffany Studios from the celebrated Geyer Collection.   Among the Tiffany Studio…

    Design
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    New York City Estate Auction

    “Sculpture for me is about the rhythm of space and time,” describes Emile Gilioli’s fondness for the art form. An eminent artist, Gilioli’s carved sculptures are fusions of art and architecture. Along with the art by Gilioli, New York City Estate Auction by Showplace And Antiques offers vast categories, from…

    Showplace Antique Design Center New York City Estate Auction
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    Design Signature Auction

    Design Signature Auction by Heritage Auction kicks off with a cherished item from the DeWitt & Lila Acheson Wallace Garden at Colonial Williamsburg in Virginia. The item is a garden bench that defies the norms and has a very unique design and structure. Such an unprecedented piece is sure to…

    Design Signature Auction
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    On The Auction Block Day-1

    Salvator Rosa was regarded as the most unconventional, rebellious yet romantic painter of landscapes. Adopted as a hero by painters of the Romantic movement in the later 18th and early 19th centuries, his paintings didn’t just come alive but also made viewers believe they were present in the moments depicted…

    Great Gatsby's Auction
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    The Age of Elegance: A New York Townhouse Designed by Diamond Baratta

    What does it take for an ordinary object to become a well-designed one? Perhaps it is the attention to detail or inclusion of embellishments that serve to elevate the piece. The elusiveness of it all is what often confuses buyers when decorating a home.  Sometimes what is required is help…

    Stair
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    Fine Furniture, Decorative Arts and Silver

    The September 4th Fine Furniture, Decorative Arts and Silver auction by Hindman features an astounding 795 lots across numerous collecting categories.  The impressive furniture section leads the auction with over 500 highly decorative and elaborate pieces in Continental, English, and French styles, many of which date to the 18th and…

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