58 Press Releases

Tag: Louis Vuitton

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    Patek Philippe Statement Wristwatches at Freeman’s

    Patek Philippe launched the Calatrava collection in 1932, the same year the Stern brothers acquired the company. The collection aimed to help the Genevan watch brand sail through the Great Depression. The first model of the Calatrava series was Ref. 96, which continued production for 40 years. The upcoming Freeman’s…

    An eighteen karat gold strap wristwatch, Patek Philippe, retailed by Gubelin, Calatrava, circa late 1960's
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    Fine Jewelry; Sterling Silver; Coins & Currency; Fashion & Accessories

    Items from Gucci, Louis Vuitton, and Hermès headline this auction. These luxury designers are known for their fashion accessories. Alex Cooper Auctioneers’ upcoming sale will offer a selection of these couture pieces along with jewelry, silver, and currency. Collectors can consider an orange-red bag from Gucci and a Louis Vuitton…

    A Gucci Mini Bamboo Shopper
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    Maîtres du Temps Wristwatch Leads Valentine’s Day Jewelry Auction From Gallery 63

    Maîtres du Temps is a Swiss watch company built to promote collaboration between master watchmakers. Founded in 2005, the firm has released three “chapters” of wristwatch styles over the last 15 years. Gallery 63’s upcoming Pre-Valentine’s Day Auction will feature a rose gold “Chapter Two” Maîtres du Temps wristwatch. Designed…

    Maitres Du Temps Pink Gold Chapter Two Watch
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    Important September Estates Auction: Day 1 of 3

    In 1888, Louis Vuitton created a Damier canvas bag that was patterned with a checkerboard design. Inspired by the striped Raye canvas, the pattern was reintroduced as the Damier Ebène in 1998. Bearing a trademark of the company, this particular bag soon became a fashion status symbol. A Louis Vuitton…

    Chanel White Caviar Quilted Leather Shoulder Bag, c. 1985, with gold tone chain-link woven leather double straps, the CC turn-lock
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    Day 1: Summer VIP Collections, Live-Online Only

    French painter and printmaker Max Papart's paintings and graphics were suffused with sunny humor and the bright colors of the French Riviera, where he was born. Working in the Cubist style, Papart depicted circus scenes, soaring birds, and similar cheerful subjects. As Papart said, his paintings "force the viewer to think,…

    Chinese carved bone figure of Immortals, signed
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    Estate Liquidation Auction

    Yoshitomo Nara is a Japanese artist known for his drawings of children in both sweet and rebellious forms. The introduction of Western pop culture in Japan has strongly influenced his works. Nara’s primary-colored depictions of innocent children in sinister forms express the struggle of rapid modernization and post-war culture. The…

    Attr. Peter Max Taylor Swift Acrylic on Canvas
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    July Summer Art & Antiques

    Tinsel pictures gained popularity in 19th-century America as an evening activity between mothers and daughters. Crafting these pictures was later used to calm wounded soldiers in the Civil War. Coming to auction as part of the July Summer Art & Antiques event, presented by Neue Auctions, is a set of…

    Jimi Hendrix Poster
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    Style + Design | Home Decor at Auction

    Celebrated filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock believed in using strong visual elements rather than lengthy dialogues to advance the storyline of his films. Hitchcock made this his trademark style and its influence is equally evident in his signature. The upcoming auction of Style + Design, offered by Charlton Hall Auctions, will feature…

    French enameled glass bowl
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    Estates From Seized Safe Boxes Cont'd

    Georg Jensen, a Danish silversmith, tried his hand at pottery and sculpture before setting up his silver business in 1904. Initially known for his jewelry, Jensen’s designs for flatware and hollowware quickly became known for their quality craftsmanship. Although Jensen died in 1934, his company survived him and continues producing…

    10K-14K Gold & Diamond Heart Pendant
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    Eclectic Collection of Estates Worldwide-2

    It was 1854 when fashion designer Louis Vuitton opened his first luggage business in Paris at Rue Neuve-des-Capucines. When rail travel became a common part of life, Vuitton’s business began growing. Today, the company has extended its offering by including bags, clothing, shoes, accessories, and jewelry. A vintage Louis Vuitton…

    Florida Highwaymen Painting By Lemuel Newton
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    Fashion Vintage

    Specializing in lifestyle products and leather, Hermès named its famous Birkin handbag after the English actress Jane Birkin. She met Jean-Louis Dumas, the son of Robert Dumas-Hermès, in a coincidental encounter. After she complained to him about how inadequate her bag was for daily use, Dumas invited her to France and…

    Fendi - Baguette bag
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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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    Cincinnati Collections: Online Only Auction

    E.E. Isabel & Company, which later became known as Loring Andrews, opened for business in Cincinnati in 1805. Its long history in the city, spanning over two hundred years, began with the selling of pocket watches to steamboat passengers. Several Loring Andrews pieces are featured in the upcoming Cincinnati Collections…

    A Pairpoint Reverse-Painted Table Lamp
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    Abington’s Spring Luxury Fashion Online Sale

    The upcoming Abington’s Spring Luxury Fashion Online Sale will offer a selection of luxury goods from brands such as Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Hermès, and more. Chanel is a French company that creates high fashion garments and accessories for both men and women. Featured in this Abington Auction Gallery, Inc. sale…

    Hermes Peach Passiflores Silk Scarf 90cm
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    Chiswick Auction X BrandCo Paris

    In 1995, when Princess Diana visited France for the Cézanne Art Exhibition at the Grand Palais, the First Lady of France gifted her the new Dior ‘Chouchou’ bag. Later, Diana ordered one in every available color. It was regularly seen with her and the company eventually changed the bag’s name…

    Yves Saint Laurent Tri-Colour Muse 2 Satchel Bag
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    May Antiques And Fine Art Auction

    Kenzo Okada was a Japanese-American artist best known for his lyrical, Abstract Expressionist style. His paintings were greatly influenced by Zen Buddhism and 17th-century Japanese screen painting. By using earth colors, Okada evoked the aura of landscapes in his abstract paintings. His works are in the collections of the Art Institute…

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    Exceptional 20th C. Design Auction

    Philip and Kelvin LaVerne were a father-son artist duo recognized for their union of art and furniture. After treating pieces of metal with special soil, their works aged and appeared antique. One of their pieces is featured in the upcoming Exceptional 20th Century Design Auction, presented by William Smith Auctions.…

    LaVerne bronze Oriental Marriage Whirl coffee table
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    Mother’s Day April 26th Auction

    One of the featured lots in the upcoming Mother’s Day April 26th Auction, presented by Gallery 63, is an ‘X’ motif diamond and yellow gold ring. Designed by Jean Schlumberger for Tiffany & Co., the name of the brand and designer is stamped on the inside of the ring. Another…

    Mother's Day April 26th Auction
  • Artists

    Artist To Know: Takashi Murakami

    Contemporary Japanese Artist Featured in Heritage’s Urban Art Sale Takashi Murakami. Image from Numéro Magazine. Japanese artist Takashi Murakami will be featured in Heritage Auctions’ upcoming online urban art event. Murakami has launched a post-modern movement, dabbled in multiple mediums, and partnered with Louis Vuitton, Kanye West, and Billie Eilish…

    Takashi Murakami.
  • Auction Industry

    On April 11, Turner Auctions + Appraisals Opens The Door To The Nancy Glenn Couture Closet

    Carved Coral Rose & 14k Gold Brooch, gross weight approximately: 30.1 grams; measuring: 2 1/2 x 1 1/2in. Estimate $800 - $1,200. SAN FRANCISCO, CA.- Turner Auctions + Appraisals will open the door to the Nancy Glenn Couture Closet on Saturday, April 11, 2020. This online auction, Part II of the…

    Carved Coral Rose