15 Press Releases

Tag: Pook & Pook

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    Online Only Decorative Arts

    The Online Only Decorative Arts auction, presented by Pook & Pook, features pieces ranging from armoires to ethnographic art. Among the key lots is a Pennsylvania hard pine schrank. Popular in the 18th century, schranks were a type of armoire that typically held clothing and bedroom linens. One of their…

    Large chalkware stag
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    Americana & International- Session Two

    Pook & Pook, Inc. presents important Americana collectibles in its upcoming two-day auction. A signed document by the first President of the United States, George Washington, will feature prominently on the second day of this auction. It details the appointment of Anthony Wayne to Major General of the Legion of…

    Painted god's-eye basket
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    Americana & International - Session One

    Pook & Pook, Inc. presents a selection of fine and decorative art in the upcoming Americana and International two-day auction. The first session will feature two Chinese Trade oil paintings from the 1840s. One of them, View of Whampoa Anchorage from the South, depicts the fast-growing maritime warfare and trade in China…

    Oil on canvas portrait of a young girl with cat
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    Online Only Decorative Arts

    From rocking chairs and German jugs to American furniture and paintings, Pook & Pook, Inc. will offer a selection of antique furniture, fine art, and decorative accessories in their upcoming Online Only Decorative Arts auction. Vintage sterling silver flatware is particularly highlighted, including patterns such as lotus and Chantilly. Corresponding…

    Painted hanging cupboard
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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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    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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    Firearms, Militaria & Sporting

    The Firearms, Militaria & Sporting auction, offered by Pook & Pook, Inc., is a sale of antique firearms, swords, military hats, ephemera, and modern weapons. Among the firearms available in this collection is a Japanese Parker by Winchester, which is a contemporary double barrel, 12 gauge shotgun with a walnut…

    French model 1777 Maubeuge flintlock pistol
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    Online Only Coins & Jewelry

    Pook & Pook presents a unique selection of jewelry and watches in their upcoming auction. A 14K gold diamond wedding set has the highest estimate among the jewelry. The set offered includes one diamond solitaire engagement ring placed inside a diamond jacket band. Another standout feature is an interchangeable 14K…

    Austria 1915 100 corona gold coin
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    Americana & International - Session Three

    Pook & Pook's Americana & International Session 3 auction is a 442-lot event full of fine art, decorative art, jewelry, and pieces of Americana. The most noteworthy artist included in the auction is Pablo Picasso. An earthenware charger (or large table plate) produced by Picasso in this auction has an…

    Pablo Picasso, Madoura earthenware charger/Auctiondaily
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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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    Wine, Ancient Art & Antiquities – Session One

    The Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival (PSF) is a professional theatre company on the campus of DeSales University with a national reputation for excellence. The company produces Shakespeare and other classics, musical theatre, and children’s theatre each summer. Pook & Pook Inc. is offering its estate wine as a benefit for the…

    Finest & Rarest Wines
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    Online Only Books, Ephemera & Historical Prints

    The printed word is one of the pivotal tools of humanity, an invention that has never ceased to describe, catalog, entertain, and record. To analyze history is to analyze the literature and ephemera that was left behind. Pook & Pook, Inc. makes its first foray into the realm of printed…

    Pook & Pook, Inc.
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    Online Only Decorative Arts

    The Online Only Decorative Arts auction, presented by Pook & Pook is a series of over 800 lots with fine art, decorative art, and furniture representing Americana. The term Americana applies to objects that represent the comforting, romanticized history of America; think apple pie, baseball, and American flags flying. Although…

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    Online Only Decorative Arts

    Shape shifting quality of porcelain is captured in more ways than one in Online Only Decorative Arts auction by Pook & Pook, Inc. Some have the kind of features, like the 3 Musterschutz porcelain radish steins, that can crack a smile anytime. Monogrammed sterling silverwares and an 18th century American…

    PR-220 Online Only Decorative Arts by Pook Pook Inc
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    Antique Toy Auction

    Bought in their time for as little as a penny (which is how the “penny toys” got their name), antique toys like the ones featured in this Pook & Pook auction have increased in value with each generation of owner. This is what draws a collector to antique toys: the…

    Antique Toy Auction by Pook