12 Press Releases

Tag: Mid-Century

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    Paintings, Furniture, Cars, Decorative Arts & Fine Rugs

    American Pop artist Jeff Koons began his Gazing Balls series in 2013 by placing blue hand-blown glass spheres on re-created classical sculptures. A few years later, Koons began placing the balls in front of painted replicas from art history. The artist believes that while these works reference the past, the…

    Karel Appel. In Between the Flowers
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    Early Spring Mid 20th Century Furniture & Decorative Arts

    A key lot of the upcoming Furniture and Decorative Arts auction, presented by Ambianic Mid-Century Collectibles, is a rosewood desk designed by Frank Kyle. Originally from Minneapolis, Kyle opened a furniture gallery in Mexico City during the 1950s. There, he collaborated with the foundry of Pepe Mendoza to create the…

    Modernist Bronze Sculpture Sumerian God with Snake and Cup
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    Antique Toys & Other Amusements

    In the 1920s, families walking down the Coney Island Boardwalk would see a machine-operated display of three monkeys playing (and cheating at) poker. This display, along with 455 other pieces of Americana memorabilia, is available in the upcoming Antique Toys & Other Amusements auction, presented by Pook & Pook. Each…

    Antique Toys & Other Amusements
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    New York City Estate Auction

    Commanding, sturdily crafted Stickley furniture is featured alongside elegant enameled vases, and could replicate a scene lifted from the Huntington Library’s collection. Gorgeous clean lines of mid-century furniture and floor lamps are timeless in their simplicity and would complement tasteful modern decor.  With over 350 lots, Showplace Antique + Design…

    Showplace Antique + Design Center
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    A Mid Summer Buy Now Sale Event of Mid-20th Century Furniture, Collectibles & More

    Some auctions present lots from one country or civilization, while others, such as the Midsummer Buy Now Sale presented by Ambianic, offer pieces from all over the world. Ambianic specializes in mid-20th-century art, and their midsummer auction is no exception.  One of the most distinctive collectibles is a British lighter…

    Ambianic Mid Century Collectibles
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    Fine Silver Collection Part 4 & Other Estates

    Showplace Antique + Design Center presents the resplendent Fine Silver Collection Part 4 & Other Estates auction.  The collection contains over 350 lots of outstanding artistry in such categories as silver, fine art, furniture, Asian arts, and decorative arts as well as fashion and jewelry. A treasure trove for decorators…

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    Mid Century, Custom, Contemporary, Decorative Accessories, Art Auction

    Nadeau’s Auction Gallery has recently had the opportunity to make their auctions larger and better. They have succeeded with the Mid Century, Custom, Contemporary, Decorative Accessories, Art Auction. The auction offers Mid-century modern art, furniture, and accessories. Mid-century modern art is generally referred to art created between the mid-1940s through…

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    July-August Furniture Auction

    Antique furniture are carriers of outstanding tales from the past generations, keeping home, an admirable place to live in for future generations. Embracing such quality of furniture is the July-August Furniture Auction by Hess Auctions. The auction presents a variation of items suitable for home décor as well as day…

    Bradington Young Leather 5 Piece Sofa
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    The Armstrong Family Collection III Space Exploration Signature Auction

    Own a piece of history with the third installment of the Armstrong Family Collection by Heritage Auctions.  On July 20, 1969, America had achieved what was previously unimaginable: a man had walked on the moon.  Neil Armstrong and the Apollo 11 mission’s monumental achievement has become synonymous with American pride…

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    Rare & Unique 20th Century Estate Treasures

    1Batten Road combines functionality and artistic freedom in the ongoing auction, Rare & Unique 20th Century Estate Treasures. While the auction includes 20th-century art and collectibles, its most notable lots are furniture pieces with distinct styles. Among these pieces is a French coat rack from Roger Feraud. The rack is…

    Rare Unique 20th Century Estate Treasures by Batten Road
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    Estate of Actor Miriam Colón & Others Part 1

    Own a piece of Hollywood history, featuring the estate of Miriam Colón, offered by Showplace Antique + Design Center.  Here is an opportunity to hone your style like a well-traveled movie star.  With career highlights including Scarface, Gunsmoke, and Bless Me, Ultima, Colón began her illustrious acting career by becoming…

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    Abington Auction's Late Spring Sale

    Spring brings to mind, lively colors, beauty, even diversity! And much like the season, Abington Auction's Late Spring Sale has a dizzying variety presented. Adorning the auction are colorful Warhol screen-print, glitzy green emeralds, blue & white Chinese temple jars, smooth ceramic pets, caramel leather sofas, among others. With over…