103 Press Releases

Tag: Furniture

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    Oriental Rugs from American Estates | 40

    Oriental rugs are heavy carpets often made of silk, wool, and cotton. These are used for both utilitarian and decorative purposes. The carpets have been produced across regions sometimes known as the “Rug Belt,” including northern China, Tibet, Turkey, Iran, the Caucasus, India, and Pakistan. Some of the leading lots…

    Oriental Rugs from American Estates - 40
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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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    March Decorative Arts & Antiques Auction

    When the United States raised the cost of European silver imports during the 1840s, John Gorham, of Gorham Silver, saw an opportunity for domestic growth. Less than 20 years later, he was accepting commissions from Mary Todd Lincoln, the First Lady of the United States. A Gorham sterling silver flatware…

    Great Pair of Japanese Glazed Ceramic Foo Dogs
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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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    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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    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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    Dogs in Art® & Sporting Art

    The upcoming Dogs in Art & Sporting Art auction, offered by Doyle, is scheduled to coincide with the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, which is an all-breed conformation show held yearly in New York City. The show draws almost 3,000 dogs, thousands of people, and takes place over two days.…

    Thomas Blinks
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    Asian Arts, Glass, & Musical Instruments

    During the Qing dynasty, Chinese porcelain was often made with bright colors and meticulously painted scenes. Chinese craftsmen began applying a variety of underglaze pigments to floral and landscape scenes, a much-prized style in the West. Porcelain from the Qing dynasty is available in the upcoming Asian Arts, Glass, &…

    Fender FM-100 A-Style Mandolin
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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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    Trains, Toy Soldiers, & Dolls - Internet & Absentee Bids Only!

    The upcoming Trains, Toy Soldiers & Dolls auction, offered by Weiss Auctions, is anchored by a large selection of model trains, mechanical toys, and advertising pieces. The sale also includes replacement engines for the model trains and mechanical pieces.  In addition to model trains, this auction will highlight antique toys,…

    Bandai Jaguar XK130
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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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    January Online Estates

    Damian Msagula sold fruits and vegetables when he first met the Tingatinga artists in Tanzania. In 1973, Msagula joined those artists and started painting. Msagula eventually developed his own artistic style. A balance of colors was important to him, particularly when making his own pigments from plants. His paintings are…

    Eero Aarnio Ball Chair
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    Early Valentine's Estate Auction

    When Pan Am Airways requested a watch for its crew that could display two time zones simultaneously, Rolex created the GMT-Master in 1954. The watch has a 24-hour bezel that can be set against the GMT hand on the dial to track local and home times simultaneously. Pan-Am issued the…

    Palatial Antique Stained Glass Landing Window
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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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    Americana and Other Related Wares

    Furniture and both fine and decorative art are available in the upcoming Americana and Other Related Wares auction, presented by Stair. Several furniture pieces from the collection of Gloria and Richard Manney are particularly highlighted. Highlighted in this sale is a Chippendale bookcase. It is made of several different kinds…

    Fine and Rare Small Federal Carved Mahogany Sofa
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    English, French Antiques & Estates Day 1

    Austin Auction Gallery offers a selection of English and French antiques during the first session of the upcoming two-day auction. A highlight of this first day is a jumper carousel horse by Charles Carmel, who was among the most prolific carvers of the era. Carmel carousel animals were highly decorated with…

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    Liquidation Auction

    The upcoming Liquidation Auction, offered by Morton Subastas, will feature paintings, books, and furniture. A key highlight is an untitled acrylic painting by José Castro Leñero, the winner of the Rufino Tamayo sixth and eighth biennial artistic competitions. Known for his hyperrealistic paintings, the available piece depicts a scene of Mexico…

    Scene of mother and daughters. XIX century. Engraving, dry point technique on paper. Signature A.P. Framed in carved wood.
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    Unreserved January Estates Auction 2020, Day 1

    Born and raised in a family of painters which included his father and brother, Adriaen van de Velde decided to pave his own way without turning to his family’s painting traditions. He always wanted to become a landscape painter and was quick to learn the techniques of drawing and sketching…

    Pair of 14k Yellow Gold Cufflinks
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    Asian Antiques, Fine Art, and a Palm Beach Estate

    The upcoming Asian Antiques, Fine Art, and a Palm Beach Estate auction offered by A.B.Levy’s features an array of furniture, clocks, Asian antiques, and jewelry. A key highlight of the auction is a pair of D-color diamond earrings. They bear round brilliant-cut diamonds mounted in platinum.  Another highlight of the…