11 Press Releases

Tag: Pennsylvania

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    The Collection of Linda & Dennis Moyer - Session Two

    Walter Emerson Baum was a New Hope Impressionist painter known for his snow landscapes and Pennsylvania country scenes. Apart from his paintings, Baum was also known as a printmaker, writer, and museum director. A practitioner of the plein-air approach of painting outdoors, it is said that Baum once captured a…

    Pennsylvania oil on canvas portrait
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    The Collection of Linda & Dennis Moyer - Session One

    Schtockschnitzler Simmons was a woodcarver well-known for his carved wood bird trees. Simmons was known to travel around Berks County in Pennsylvania selling canes and bird trees along with two fellow pedlers. His bird trees were made from dogwood due to its high strength after drying. The carved birds were…

    Pennsylvania fraktur scherenschnitte
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    Americana

    In the upcoming Americana event, Pook & Pook brings to auction over 450 fine and decorative art pieces, as well as furniture. A work by Hudson River School painter Sanford Robinson Gifford, titled Indian Summer on the Hudson River, is available. Gifford's family moved to Hudson, New York when he…

    Chester County, Pennsylvania silk on linen sample
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    American Furniture, Folk & Decorative Arts

    Daniel Rose was born in 1749 in Reading, Pennsylvania. He was a clockmaker who also sold and repaired watches, jewelry, and musical instruments. In the upcoming American Furniture, Folk & Decorative Arts auction, his 1790 Chippendale walnut tall case clock is showcased. This piece stands approximately 102.5 inches tall and…

    Flamestiched reticule, early 19th century
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    Barbara Remington, Illustrator Of Tolkien Book Covers, Dies At 90

    Barbara Remington designed paperback covers for all three books of “The Lord of the Rings” without having read them. “I didn’t know what they were about,” she later admitted. “I had sketchy information at best.” NEW YORK(NYT NEWS SERVICE ).- Barbara Remington, the illustrator who created the most widely recognized covers…

    Barbara Remington, illustrator of Tolkien book covers, dies at 90
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    Americana & International

    Pook & Pook returns with another auction filled with unique collectibles, furniture, and decorative arts. Their Americana & International auction will be split into two parts. Lots 120-565 will be auctioned on October 4th, and the other lots will be auctioned the following day. A Wilhelm Schimmel carved eagle headlines…

    Attributed to Cornelius De Beet, ducks and hawk
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    American Art & Pennsylvania Impressionists

    A range of American artworks will be featured in the upcoming American Art & Pennsylvania Impressionists auction presented by Freeman's Auction. One oil painting entitled By the River by Daniel Garber is featured in the sale. This piece highlights important changes in Garber’s style. The use of colors, light, and…

    Arnold Friedman (American, 1874–1946)
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    Americana & International

    Pook & Pook returns with another auction filled with unique collectibles, furniture, and decorative arts. Their Americana & International auction will be split into two parts. Lots 120-565 will be auctioned on October 4th, and the other lots will be auctioned the following day. A Wilhelm Schimmel carved eagle headlines…

    Pook & Pook
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    Books, Maps & Manuscripts

    Freeman’s Auction presents Books, Maps & Manuscripts.  This auction offers reading material and visuals for history enthusiasts and book lovers alike. Featured in the auction are four sheets of paper joined together to form a 1775 map of the sixth state of the United States, Virginia. Included in this map…

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    Roseville Pottery Auction

    Every pottery collector should own a piece of Roseville Pottery.  Founded in 1890 by J.F. Weaver, The Roseville Pottery Company was one of the three main American pottery manufacturers in the 19th and 20th centuries.  The company closed its doors for the last time in 1954.  Now is your chance…

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    Fine & Decorative Arts, Day 1

    Enjoy many of the fine and decorative arts offered by Morphy Auctions.  This auction features Tiffany Studios lamps, including the rare Tiffany Studios table lamp with a detailed daffodil glass shade on top of a reticulated pineapple base.  Similarly featured are beautifully painted Daum vases, a sculpture of a woman…

    PR-190s Fine Decorative Arts Day 1 by Morphy Auctions