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Tag: Italian

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    Fine Art, Vintage Couture, and Jewelry Auction

    Internationally-acclaimed artist Joan Miró is widely considered a Surrealist. However, he never officially joined the artistic group. A contemporary of Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dalí, and Henri Matisse, Miró combined abstraction with Surrealist fantasy to pioneer a new style of Automatism. His mature style evolved from the tension between his fanciful,…

    Syd Solomon (1917-2004) American, Oils on Panel
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    Old Master Paintings and 19th Century Art

    Finarte’s Old Master Paintings and 19th Century Art sale will highlight the work of Italian Renaissance painter Tommaso di Credi. Alternately known as the “Master of the Santo Spirito Sacra Conversazione” or simply Tommaso, the artist was active between 1490 and 1510 in Florence. Available in this auction is Tommaso’s…

    Tommaso di Credi (attivo a Firenze, fine secolo XV - inizi secolo XVI) - Madonna with Child
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    Jewelry, Sterling Silver, Coins & Currency, & Native American Collection

    In the upcoming sale, Alex Cooper Auctioneers will present items from a Native American collection with an emphasis on decorative art and jewelry pieces. A Brutalist domed diamond brooch is one of the featured lots. Produced in 1960, this 18-karat yellow gold brooch is decorated with 14 prong-set diamonds in…

    An Unheated Burmese Sapphire & Diamond Ring in 18K
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    Ancient Coins featuring the Glacier Rams Solidi Collection - Session B

    Lydia was a well-known center for trade and commerce and was also considered one of the first kingdoms in the world to issue coins, called staters, as currency. They were first introduced to the Lydian empire during the rule of King Alyattes between 619 and 560 BCE. The Lydian stater…

    CELTIC BRITAIN. Trinovantes & Catuvellauni. Uninscribed. AV Stater.jpg
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    European Furniture & Decorative Arts

    In 1878, Edward C. Moore, design director and head of the silver workshops at Tiffany & Co., created a champlevé enamel after-dinner service. Champlevé is the technique of removing silver from an item’s surface to create a space for enamel. Moore's Saracenic designs, which used shaded and matte-finished enamels, were…

    Zsolnay Pecs Green Lustre Eosin Glazed Vase
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    Capsule x Litchfield: Reflections

    An untitled work from Henry Farny is one of the highlighted lots in the upcoming Capsule x Litchfield: Reflections sale, presented by Capsule Auctions. This 1896 piece shows a Native American on horseback near a water body. Originally from Alsace Lorraine, France, Farny’s family moved to the United States when he…

    Kurt Heyden
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    Watches Online: The Essential Collection

    At the 2005 Baselworld Show, Patek Philippe launched ref. 5078—  a minute repeater watch— to update its ref. 3979. Its double-gong chiming mechanism marks the hours, quarter hours, and minutes. The ref. 5078 was initially offered in a platinum case with a white enamel dial, but in 2010, the brand…

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    Jewelry, Fine Art, Midcentury, Asian and Antique Auction

    Gio Ponti designed his homes with such fine details that they became models of the 20th-century Modernist lifestyle. Ponti was an Italian architect, industrial designer, furniture designer, artist, and publisher. His work advocated decoration in contemporary design and is recognized for standing the test of time. One lot of interest…

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    Jewelry Week / Silver - Watches & Clocks - Coins - Session 3

    In the 1960s, Rolex replaced its Chronograph watch series with a more cosmetic version called the Rolex Cosmograph. The Cosmograph watches have a bezel engraved tachymeter scale as opposed to the conventional dial-printed Chronographs. To advocate the brand’s association with speed, Rolex launched the Cosmograph Daytona in 1963. Named after…

    Rolex - A steel wristwatch, Rolex Submariner, ref. 16610LV, with box
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    Abell Important Jewelry Auction

    The French Constitution of 1848 allowed a new standard for luxury in France. Like many jewelers, Louis-François Cartier began experimenting with different materials under the rule of the new government. He saw a breakthrough with platinum, a material which became the stepping-stone for Cartier to experiment in form, mechanisms, and…

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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…

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    May Exceptional Estates Auction

    Dino Rosin and his family moved to an island in the Venetian Lagoon known for its glass-making when he was still an infant. By the age of 12, Rosin had left school and joined the local trade, becoming highly regarded for the coloration of his glasswork. Highlighted in the May…

    Rare 1948 Baseball Chesterfield Cigarette Poster
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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.…

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    Eclectic Collection of Estates Worldwide

    A large, cold-painted bronze Franz Bergman boudoir lamp is featured in the upcoming Eclectic Collection of Estates Worldwide auction in Dania Beach, Florida. This 19th-century Austrian electric lamp is shaped like a mosque with colored glass windows, a blue curtain in the doorway, and a red canopy attached to the…

    Pair Gilded Bronze and Rock Crystal Sconces
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    Antique Architectural Auction

    A Renaissance-style fountain is considered a prime Italian antique. The role of fountains and statues was important among the well-planned Renaissance gardens. A bronze fountain that resembles an important statuary of those gardens along with a selection of French and American antique architectural pieces are presented by Bruhns Auction Gallery in…

    Bruhns Auction Gallery
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    Design for the Home and Garden

    Helen Layfield Bradley was an English artist well known for providing a glimpse at the life of the upper class through her paintings. Her work entitled “Alice Ann and Jim Wilson are Married” is being presented at the upcoming Design for the Home and Garden sale by Andrew Jones Auctions. …

    G Balla, Linee di forza del pugno di Boccioni II/Auctiondaily
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    The Collector: Property from Four American Collections

    The upcoming auction presented by Christie’s, The Collector: Property from Four American Collections, offers a wide array of fine art and furniture from around the world. With an estimate of $20,000, Claude Venard’s Femme et Nature Morte (Woman and Still Life) is one of the standout items in the auction.…

    The Collector: Property from Four American Collections/AuctionDaily
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    The influence of Jean-Michel Frank cannot be compared. The minimalist interior designer was known for his elegant furniture and luxury materials, introducing a new layer of refinery to mid-century modernism. Two lounge chairs following Frank’s style are presented in the upcoming Design | French | Italian | American Auction offered…

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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