6 Press Releases

Tag: Louis XV Style

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    Palm Beach Collections Sale Features Stone Sculpture by Aqjangajuk Shaa and Louis XV Steinway Piano

    The first session of Hindman’s Palm Beach Collections sale particularly features a sculpture by Inuit artist Aqjangajuk Shaa. Active since he was a teenager in the 1950s, Shaa learned his craft from his grandfather and other relatives in Nunavut, Canada. Dancing walruses were his favored subjects. Shaa also depicted humans…

    Aqjangajuk (Axangayu) Shaa (NUNAVUT/CANADA, 1937-2019) Woman Stretching
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    Emporium Auction

    Brunk Auctions’ upcoming sale features a range of jewelry, various 20th- and 21st-century paintings, and furniture. The auction will also offer Asian art and antiques, including porcelain, sculpture, and Chinese decorative lamps. In the spotlight of this sale is an L. & J.G. Stickley Morris chair. The chair was originally…

    L.&J.G. Stickley Morris Chair
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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…

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    Palm Beach Silver, Jewelry, Art & Antiques

    Any piece of art, jewelry or furniture requires the finest craftsmanship from the maker to enchant bidders and buyers. Such handiness is found in abundance at the Palm Beach Jewelry, Art and Antiques auction by A.B Levy's.  Certain to captivate the viewers, the two-color gold and sapphire brooch signed by…

    Fine Daum Nancy Enameled Glass Winter Landscape Vase/AuctionDaily
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    Rocking Out the Summer

    In 1967, a modest magazine released its very first issue with an unlikely lead actor as its cover image. That magazine was Rolling Stone. The actor was John Lenon, of course, better known for his music, staring in the film “How I Won The War”. The Rocking Out the Summer…

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    Summer Fine Antique Sale

    Despite its name, the Louis XV style of furniture was influenced more by the king’s long-term companion, Madame de Pompadour, than by the king himself. Furniture became more excessive and ornamental. After years of war, the wealthy patrons of France, including Madame de Pompadour, wanted spectacle. Furniture and decorative art…