43 Press Releases

Tag: porcelain

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    Asian Decorative Arts - Online-Only Auction

    In 1951, the São Paulo Art Biennial awarded prizes to Hanga artists rather than the usual master painters and sculptors. The two artists selected were Tetsuro Komai for his etchings and Kiyoshi Saito for his woodblock prints. Sosaku Hanga artists were generally disregarded in the Japanese art world, for their…

    CHINESE MING STYLE BLUE & WHITE PORCELAIN STEM CUP
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    Friday Afternoon At Stair

    The upcoming auction, presented by Stair, offers fine and decorative art from around the world. Among the highlighted lots are several chinoiserie pieces. In the 17th century, trade between China and France expanded. This increased the demand in France for Chinese-inspired art. Coming from the French word “chinois,” or “Chinese,”…

    Friday Afternoon At Stair
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    Morton Weekly

    Morton Subastas will offer the upcoming Morton Weekly auction, set to feature a selection of paintings, drawings, sculptures, and more. Serio Hernández’s Turquoise Eye sculpture is particularly highlighted. This bronze piece resembles a standing figure holding an eye. Hernández got his start in the 1960s working for the Los Angeles-based…

    Victoria Vicky Montesinos. Lady with a hat. Lithography with metallic sheet and oil on paper
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    President's Weekend Gallery Auction

    Leland Little presents a selection of decorative arts, Asian arts and antiques, and collectibles in the upcoming Presidents’ Gallery Weekend Auction. Featured is a LeCoultre Atmos clock. The clock was invented in 1928 by Swiss engineer Jean-Léon Reutter, who desired to create a clock that would run forever. The result…

    President's Weekend Gallery Auction
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    Fine & Decorative Art Monthly Online Auction

    The works of Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec combined fine art with the advertising industry. Regarded as one of the leaders of Post-Impressionism, Toulouse-Lautrec designed posters for the Moulin Rouge. One of his paintings, from his Elles series, will be featured in the upcoming Fine & Decorative Art Monthly Online Auction offered…

    A Pair of Monumental Sèvres-Style Gilt Bronze-Mounted Porcelain Urns
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    Antique and Americana Auction - Day 2

    The second day of the upcoming Antique and Americana Auction presented by Hess Auction Group will feature a 19th-century horse weathervane designed by Harris & Co. Weathervanes have long helped civilizations predict the weather. This piece functions through the balance of the horse on top of the axis. Styled to…

    Pair Of 19th C. Rose Mandarin Oriental Porcelain Vases.
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    Session 1 Asian Art Auction

    Featured in the upcoming Asian Art Auction, offered by A.H. Wilkens Auctions & Appraisals, is a selection of Asian ceramics, furniture, paintings, and sculpture. Works of art from China are particularly highlighted, including a Longquan celadon ewer, or wide-mouthed pitcher. This piece from the late 13th or early 14th century…

    CHINESE NATURAL CARVED ORNAMENTAL CRICKET CAGE
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    Collector Designer & Chinese Works of Art

    In the upcoming Collector Designer & Chinese Works of Art auction, Chinese fine and decorative art will be featured. Eddie’s Auction presents a range of items that include a Qing Dynasty lacquer bowl and a Tiffany & Co. wave edge sterling silver silverware set. Over 400 lots of traditional antiques,…

    Pr Chinese Turquoise Biscuit Porcelain Fu Dogs
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    Important Two-Day Winter Fine Art, Antique, and Jewelry Auction

    The first African-American artist to enjoy a solo exhibition at New York’s Museum of Modern Art was self-taught, relatively unknown, and lacked professional tools and materials. William Edmondson was discovered by a photographer for Harper’s Bazaar who stumbled across his lawn full of sculptures while in Nashville, Tennessee. One of…

    Large Japanese Imari Porcelain Punch Bowl, Scalloped Edge
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    Modern Decorative Art + Design

    A ceramicist, painter, and sculptor, Guerrino Tramonti entered the Italian art scene during the 1940s. His work ranged from ceramic tiles and glazed terracotta disks to Modernist porcelain and paintings. When Tramonti tired of his Eastern-inspired pottery, he changed mediums and continued developing Italian Modernism in fine art. The upcoming…

    François-Xavier Lalanne (1927-2008)
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    Important Single-Owner Collection Featuring Works by Andrew Wyeth

    Instead of embracing Abstraction, many of Andrew Wyeth’s works focused on the natural landscape and everyday scenes from his rural Pennsylvanian life. One of Wyeth’s pieces, Helga in Orchard, is a portrait of the neighboring housekeeper that he painted over 200 times in the 1980s. This watercolor will be featured…

    Venetian Gilt Glass Jar Featuring a Procession
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    Fall Major Art and Chinese Auction

    Featured in the upcoming Fall Major Art and Chinese Auction, presented by Sarasota Estate Auction, is an artwork by George Condo. The artist refers to his works as ‘psychological cubism’ for their comedic and exaggerated takes on real subjects. This style of expression and creative imagery has helped him rise…

    H Wolff, German Equestrian Oil / Canvas
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    Asian Art Catalogue Auction : Session I

    Yongzheng faux bois brush pots are always painted in grisaille (grey monochrome) enamel, however, the addition of Famille rose enamel makes them extremely rare. The faux bois and Famille rose porcelain brush pot offered in the Session I of the Asian Art Catalogue Auction was a part of the Royal…

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    Russian Fine Art & Antiques

    In the Russian Fine Art & Antiques auction presented by Shapiro Auctions, you will oil paintings, porcelain, and more. Included is a Vasily Polenov (circa 1876) oil painting titled “The Herzegovian on Lookout.” Polenov was a Russian artist known as the “Knight of Beauty” as he seemed to embody both…

    VASILY POLENOV (RUSSIAN 1844-1927)
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    Wedgwood & Beyond English Ceramics from the Starr Collection

    Sotheby’s presents the Starr Collection of English Ceramics, unarguably one of the best in its category, formed over fifty years with great passion and attention to detail. Multiple Minton pâte-sur-pâte vases designed by Marc Louis Emmanuel Solon are offered in the Wedgwood & Beyond English Ceramics from the Starr Collection Auction.  A…

    Wedgwood & Beyond English Ceramics from the Starr
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    Fine Furniture, Silver, Decorative and Folk Art

    The prevalence of mosaics has been observed in architectural establishments from the 4th century. It was especially popular for decorating walls and ceilings of the Christian basilicas during the Byzantine Empire. Marble mosaics were used in fine architectural buildings like the Hagia Sofia and the Basilica of San Vitale in…

    Hindman Auction
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    Fine Furniture, Silver, Decorative and Folk Art

    Wood sculptures of Africa have been widely observed in the form of headrests and animal figures. The Bantu tribe’s wood carvings are among the most highly valued African antiques. A selection of ten African and New Guinea masks and carved wood articles are featured in the Fine Furniture, Silver, Decorative…

    Hindman Auctions
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    Fall 2019 Live Online Auction

    Since 1368, the Ming Dynasty has been recognized for its significant drama, literature, porcelain, artifacts, and more. Centuries later, the dynasty’s finest art and relics continue to impress auctioneers and collectors alike. From the abundance of such pieces comes one notable and interesting item: A Cinnabar dragon dish. Presented in…

    Elder's Fine Art & Antiques
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    The Porcelain Sale III

    It is said that any meal can be special if it is presented beautifully. Dinnerware does not always receive the attention it deserves, yet it plays an important role in making food look both appetizing and elegant. The upcoming Porcelain Sale III offered by Stair draws attention to some of…

    Stair
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    Antique Auction

    Henry Ford was a visionary and a world-class business tycoon. The revolutionary industrialist is amidst the few who had the privilege of creating history. One of his historic cars is being featured in an upcoming Antique Auction offered by Schmidt's Antiques Inc. The 1916 Ford, Model T Roadster comes with…

    Schmidt's Antiques Inc