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Tag: Gustav Stickley

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    Historical and Sporting Auction

    A wildlife enthusiast, John James Audubon was one of the most celebrated American natural history artists. He was devoted to his work and would travel to explore, observe, and draw the birds of North America. Between 1827 and 1838, he produced 435 life-size watercolors of a variety of birds in…

    WWII German 3rd Reich Kreigsmarine Side Cap
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    AC Stickley Arts & Crafts Auction

    Born in Wisconsin, Gustav Stickley learned his trade while working in his uncle's chair factory. Stickley and his four brothers soon started manufacturing furniture for themselves. He launched Mission Furniture and built his brand around hand-crafted, simple, well-made designs with natural materials. Stickley also published a popular monthly magazine, The…

    Dedham Pottery Night and Morning Pitcher
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    Art & Antiques

    The 1986 Michael Jordan Fleer rookie card set was initially a flop, as most collectors preferred the baseball rookie cards. As a result, most shopkeepers returned these unopened packs to the company. Today, these Jordan rookies are highly sought-after. The upcoming Art & Antiques Auction, presented by Cottone Auctions, presents…

    Art & Antiques
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    Toomey & Co. to offer 17 Oak Park Art League paintings in 'Interiors' auction on May 6

    Linen Fold desk lamp: octagonal shade on a Graduate base, #558. Estimate $3,000-5,000. OAK PARK, IL.- During the Interiors auction on Wednesday, May 6, 2020, Toomey & Co. Auctioneers will offer over 600 lots of fine and decorative artwork, sculpture, early 20th century and modern furniture, art pottery, lighting, silver, jewelry, and more…

    Toomey & Co. to offer 17 Oak Park Art League paintings in 'Interiors' auction on May 6
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    California Living

    Antonio Jacobsen, also known as the “Audubon of steam vessels,” painted over 6,000 ships in his lifetime. Clients chose Jacobsen both for his commitment to accuracy and his low cost, charging a rate of about five dollars per piece ($130 today, when adjusted for inflation). A profile of a sailing…

    A Fulper Pottery vase
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    Five For Friday: Dalton's American Decorative Arts

    Detail of Gustav Stickley Tall Clock (72" tall). Photo courtesy of Dalton’s American Decorative Arts. Auction Daily: Can you share with the Auction Daily readers why Arts and Crafts furnishings and decorative accessories have such timeless and universal appeal? David Rudd: The Arts and Crafts period began a few decades…

    Gustav Stickley Tall Clock
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    Toomey & Co. Auctioneers To Offer Art & Design On March 8

    On Sunday, March 8, Toomey & Co. Auctioneers will begin its 2020 schedule with Art & Design, featuring over 600 lots of fine and decorative artworks, sculpture, early 20th century and modern furniture, art pottery, lighting, silver, jewelry, and more. LOT 54: Richard Diebenkorn. Blue from The Ocean Park Series, 1984. Estimate $20,000-30,000Toomey & Co.…

    Richard Diebenkorn. Blue from The Ocean Park Series, 1984. Estimate $20,000-30,000
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    Art & Design with Tradition & Innovation

    The upcoming Art & Design with Tradition & Innovation auction, presented by Toomey & Co. Auctioneers, offers a collection of both contemporary and traditional designs. Available in this sale is a tall case clock from Gustav Stickley. According to the auction house, “[he] sought to reflect simplicity on his handwrought…

    Édouard Cortès (French, 1882-1969) Boulevard Montmartre et Théâtre des Variétés, circa 1965 oil on canvas
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    Fine and Decorative Art: Live Discovery Auction

    Art from the Renaissance period is unlike all others. Such art forms, that go beyond the visual arts, include revolutionary pieces of furniture from the period. Fine and Decorative Art: Live Discovery Auction by Cowan's Auctions builds upon these themes, featuring a monumental, Renaissance, revival-style sideboard as the highest bid…

    Fine and Decorative Art: Live Discovery Auction