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Tag: Persian Rugs

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    Nazmiyal Auctions to Present French Art Deco Carpets, Persian Rugs in November Sale

    Around the turn of the 20th century, industrialization rapidly accelerated in Europe. Factories made mass production a reality, and individualism in the realm of arts and crafts became socially acceptable. This combination of factors allowed the development of extravagant French Art Deco carpets and rugs that pushed the boundaries of…

    Märta Måås-Fjetterström Vintage Swedish Kilim Rug Signed Barbro Nilsson MMF 5 ft 2 in x 3ft 10 in (1.57m x 1.16m)
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    Estate & Collection Auction Day 2

    The founder of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Charles Brinckerhoff Richards, was assigned the task of designing a new conversion mechanism for Colt. The demand of the U.S. Army for metallic cartridge revolvers led to the design of the "Richards Conversion." The upcoming O'Gallerie auction highlights a Colt model…

    Lot 335: CLYDE LEON KELLER (Oregon, 1872-1962) oil on board
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    Cherished: American Folk Art and Toys from the Estate of a Private Collector

    Ruth Whittier Shute and Samuel Addison Shute formed a married artist team, often working together on the same portrait at the same time. The couple traveled to small cities in northern New England and New York State as roaming portrait painters. The Shutes were particularly interested in creating portraits of…

    American Paint Decorated Wood and Metal Uncle Sam Whirligig
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    Unreserved January Estates Auction 2020, Day 1

    Born and raised in a family of painters which included his father and brother, Adriaen van de Velde decided to pave his own way without turning to his family’s painting traditions. He always wanted to become a landscape painter and was quick to learn the techniques of drawing and sketching…

    Pair of 14k Yellow Gold Cufflinks
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    Friday Afternoon at Stair

    Stair Galleries’ upcoming auction, Friday Afternoon at Stair, will include over 400 lots of traditional and modern furnishings, decorative art, and fine art. A floral needlepoint carpet is among the top pieces available in the sale. Canvas needlework flourished in France and England during the 17th century and beyond. Executed with…

    Set of Four Derby Porcelain Allegorical Figures of 'The Four Seasons'
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    Fine Paintings, Sculpture & Decorative Arts

    The upcoming Fine Paintings, Sculpture & Decorative Arts auction, presented by DuMouchelles, will include fine art, furniture, jewelry, sculpture, rugs, and more. Occupying the top lot of the sale is an oil painting created by Neoclassical painter William-Adolphe Bouguereau. The piece, titled Petites Maraudeuses, depicts two sisters escaping with a basket…

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    Session 2 - New Year's Signature Estates Auction

    Belgium clockmaker Zacharie Joseph Raingo was particularly known for his astronomical clocks, which his sons sold through their Raingo Frères firm in the early 1800s. Recognized in the 1860s for the quality of their bronzes, Raingo Frères supplied several clocks to Emperor Napoleon III. Many of these now reside in…

    John James Audubon "Blue Crane Or Heron" Havell
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    DuMouchelles Saturday, January 18th Auction

    Danish silversmith Georg Jensen first established his Copenhagen brand in 1904. He was greatly influenced by Art Nouveau silhouettes as well as then-burgeoning Modernism; both would ultimately contribute to his signature aesthetic. Two items by Georg Jensen are highlighted in the upcoming auction offered by DuMouchelles: a cosmos pattern seven-piece…

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    DuMouchelles Friday, January 17th Auction

    DuMouchelles’ upcoming auction will feature a variety of coins, firearms, rugs, jewelry, and collectibles. Rising to the top of the auction is a Shield-Nickel coin from the 1880s. This version was one of the last Shield Nickel editions ever produced. The coin featured in the auction is among the only…

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    Fine and Decorative Art: Discovery Auction

    The upcoming Fine & Decorative Art: Discovery Auction presented by Cowan's Auctions will feature an assortment of American and European paintings, prints, furniture, rugs, pottery, and porcelain. Highlighted in the auction is a pair of 19th-century bronze sculptures depicting a Native American maiden and warrior in canoes, both mounted on marble bases…

    Duchoiselle (French, 19th century) Bronze Sculptures
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    Indian artist B. Prabha was known for her elongated figures of rural women, each painting executed in a single dominant color. Inspired by Amrita Sher-Gil, she entered the art world at a time when India had few women artists. Working mainly in oil, she was one of the most prolific…

    Mario Miguel Mollari (Argentine, 1930-2010) Oil Painting
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    Pre-Holiday Estate Auction

    The upcoming Pre-Holiday Estate Auction offered by Thos. Cornell Galleries, Ltd. features a variety of items, from rugs to furniture to paintings. Leading the auction is a 20.5-inch Criterion disc music box. Made in the late 1800s by FG Otto company, this music box comes with 20 discs. Also available in…

    Pre-Holiday Estate Auction
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    Two Day Antique Auction Nov. 22 & 23 part 2

    Estate jewelry and designer watches are the highlight of the upcoming auction by Richard D. Hatch & Associates. Day two of the auction offers a diamond and platinum ring, which has the highest estimate value. The ring consists of brilliant-cut diamonds in an antique platinum setting. Also presented are gemstone…

    Henry Gasser, watercolor, flower market
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    Paintings, Furniture, Decorative Arts & Fine Rugs

    P.P. Prud'hon, an esteemed Parisian artist received special status in Napoleon's court. He was commissioned to paint portraits of Napoleon's two wives. While these portraits are well known to the world, the painting of “Napoleon Bonaparte and the King of Rome” is a rare find. Gifted by Emperor Napoleon to…

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    Studio Furniture & Decorative Arts

    John Moran Auctions presents its finest finds in the upcoming Studio Furniture & Decorative Arts auctions. The perfectly finished Yamaha baby grand piano is the highlight of the auction. Yamaha baby Grands are an affordable range of pianos which, although grand, can easily fit in small spaces. The auction also…

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    Oriental Rugs from American Estates

    The Oriental Rugs from American Estates auction, offered by Material Culture, is a collection of textile works made up almost entirely of rugs. Though, there are a few other unusual textile items of note in the sale. Among the most valuable pieces up for bid is an antique silk dragon…

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    Friday Preferred Auction

    Friday, June 28, Alex Cooper will be holding their Friday Preferred Auction. The catalog for this auction holds a variety of fine jewelry, contemporary art, furniture, and collectibles. Highlights include a collection of four “Marilyn Monroe” prints from Andy Warhol as well as several sketches from the famous 20th century…