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Tag: Persian rug

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    A Rare Ingo Maurer Lamp Design Comes to Auction

    Ingo Maurer was a lamp designer famously known as the ‘poet of light.’ Maurer often made lamps from broken crockery, holograms, incandescent bulbs, and tea strainers. The upcoming Nye & Company auction presents a mid-century modern Ingo Maurer spiral table lamp. The 1960s table lamp features a combination of light…

    Mid-Century Modern Ingo Maurer Spiral Table Lamp
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    February Discovery

    Among the highlights of the upcoming auction presented by Oakridge Auction Gallery is an antique Persian rug from the city of Isfahan. Dating back to the 1920s, the rug is decorated with an intricate floral pattern in shades of blue, red, and cream. Contemporary Isfahan artisans draw on a long…

    Fine Art
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    Fine Art, Furniture & Decorative Art

    Jan Willem Pienemann created a portrait of Charles Cornwallis Dancey, a British colonel, showing Cornwallis in intricate detail. The subject was an educated aristocrat who served King George III and Britain as one of the leading generals of the Revolutionary War. He also served in the Royal Artillery during the…

    Henry Inman (American, 1801-1846) Portrait of a Young Girl in a White Dress, Oil on canvas
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    Paintings, Furniture, Decorative Arts & Fine Rugs

    The upcoming Paintings, Furniture, Decorative Arts & Fine Rugs auction offered by Alex Cooper Auctioneers will highlight an untitled work by Atsuko Tanaka. An avant-garde artist active in the 1950s and 60s, Tanaka was a member of the Gutai group in post-war Japan. Prizing individualism, concreteness, and ambiguity, this group…

    Atsuko Tanaka. Untitled, 1963
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    An empty house is a blank canvas. Just as a painting is made unique through color, design and placement, so is a house transformed into a home. The furniture and decorations one chooses to place in a room builds a mood – an atmosphere – that complements the room’s intention.…

    Hindman Auctions
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    Fine and Decorative Art, Including Americana: Live Discovery Auction

    A taste of an American home is offered by Cowan’s at the Fine and Decorative Art, Including Americana: Live Discovery auction. It also showcases a broad range of artwork from several different categories. Wood-carved centerpieces, glazed stoneware pitchers and molds, and a sterling flatware set from Wallace are samples of…

    Fine and Decorative Art, Including Americana Live Discovery Auction by Cowan