16 Press Releases

Tag: Lamps

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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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    Jewelry & Fine Art Auction Online

    American painter and co-founder of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Eastman Johnson first rose to prominence during the Civil War. Best known for his depictions of everyday life, Johnson also painted portraits of prominent Americans such as Abraham Lincoln, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and Nathaniel Hawthorne. One of Johnson’s oil paintings…

    14K White Gold, Sapphire & Diamond Ring
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    Country Americana & Decorative Arts Auction

    During the 18th and 19th centuries, indoor plumbing was a rarity. To maintain basic hygiene, dry sinks were considered a kitchen and washroom essential. The construction of dry sinks was simple, typically involving a hardwood cabinet with a basin on top. Available in the upcoming Country Americana & Decorative Arts…

    FRAMED OIL ON CANVAS OF A FARMER IN THE WPA STYLE
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    Important Tiffany Lamps, Lalique Glass, Fine Art, Jewelry And More

    Although Louis Comfort Tiffany began as a trained painter, he would be best known for his contributions to glasswork and the Art Nouveau movement. The son of Charles Lewis Tiffany—the founder of Tiffany & Co.—the younger Tiffany began exploring the medium after his travels through Europe and Morocco. He focused…

    ADOLFO BELIMBAU (ITALIAN, 1845-1938).
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    Living Contemporary

    The upcoming Living Contemporary auction, offered by Rago, features a collection of mid-century furniture, folk art, fine art, industrial ephemera, and vintage advertising signs. Among the highlights of the sale are works by German-American graphic artist and designer Tommi Parzinger. The 20th-century designer was considered a key creator of the Hollywood…

    Diederick Kraaijeveld, Skull-Vanitas
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    Asian, Continental, Decorative & Fine Arts

    The works of Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux contain both Realism and rhythm. His sculptures depicting a Chinese man are among his most famous works. The upcoming Asian, Continental, Decorative & Fine Arts auction, presented by Garth’s Auctioneers & Appraisers, offers a version of Carpeaux’s Le Chinois figure in terracotta. Conceived in 1872, the…

    SILK TABRIZ RUG.
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    President's Weekend Gallery Auction

    Leland Little presents a selection of decorative arts, Asian arts and antiques, and collectibles in the upcoming Presidents’ Gallery Weekend Auction. Featured is a LeCoultre Atmos clock. The clock was invented in 1928 by Swiss engineer Jean-Léon Reutter, who desired to create a clock that would run forever. The result…

    President's Weekend Gallery Auction
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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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    Fine Art & Antiques Auction

    The Galaxie was Ford’s leading full-size car from 1959 until 1974, rivaling Chevrolet’s Impala. The car was given the name “Galaxie” as a marketing effort to generate interest in the Space Race, started a few years prior. Available in the Fine Art & Antiques Auction offered by Lewis & Maese…

    VINTAGE CAST IRON ELEMENT DECORATIVE LAMPS
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    Premier Auctions

    "I paint many paintings that tell me slowly that I have something inside of me that is just bursting, twisting, sticking, spilling over to get out,” Bob Thompson is quoted by the Minneapolis Museum of Art. The African-American figurative painter applied unnatural shades to form distorted human, animal, and phantom…

    Monumental Dave Edgefield Stoneware Jar
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    Winter Gallery Auction

    Lazy Susans, also known as dumbwaiters, date back to 18th century England. Although the origin of the word is a mystery, some say Thomas Jefferson invented the term because his daughter complained of being served last at dinner. The spinning disks assist in serving meals and contributed to the replacement…

    A Chinese Cloisonne Censer with Cover
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    Early 20th Century Design

    George E. Ohr, often called the United States’ first art potter, blended his artistic vision with extraordinary skill. An 1897-1900 vase designed by Ohr stands out in the upcoming Early 20th Century Design auction, offered by Rago. The vase features a deep in-body twist and ribbon handles with a green and…

    Arthur Hennessey and Sarah Tutt for Marblehead Pottery, vase with crouching panthers in low relief
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    Annual “Cabin Fever” Auction

    Michael Keane (1948-2015) was a preeminent marine artist. Drawing inspiration from the sea, his oil paintings depict sailing vessels of a by-gone era. Keane’s work is focused on yachts and sailboats in motion. The upcoming auction, ‘Annual “Cabin Fever” Auction’, presented by Eldred’s Auction, will feature Keane’s oil on canvas down-easter…

    LESLIE LANGILLE BENSON
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    3rd Thursday Discovery Auction

    The 3rd Thursday Discovery Auction, offered by Witherell’s, features a large collection of concert memorabilia, including handbills from the Family Dog/Avalon Ballroom and “Bill Graham Presents in San Francisco.” Many of the handbills match with separately listed posters. Two signed album covers will also cross the auction block: Cheap Thrills…

    3rd Thursday Discovery Auction
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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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    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…

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