34 Press Releases

Tag: pottery

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    Property from Christa’s Ltd.

    In the upcoming Property from Christa’s Ltd. auction, Hindman will present a selection of furniture items from the Georgian period. From a collection of Chippendale pieces to Regency-style furniture, the auction demonstrates the versatility of Georgian design. A highlight of the sale is a pair of Chippendale-style side chairs. Between…

    A Pair of Italian Egyptian Revival Porcelain Ornaments
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    3rd Thursday Discovery Auction (Online)

    In 1891, the U.S Department of the Interior commissioned Webb C. Ball to create an overarching set of railroad watch qualifiers. Ball partnered with the Waltham Watch Company for the manufacture of the Ball Waltham railroad pocket watch, which set the standard for railroad timekeeping. A Ball Waltham pocket watch…

    3rd Thursday Discovery Auction (Online)
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    European Furniture & Decorative Arts

    Wedgwood pottery made a breakthrough with the introduction of Jasperware, followed by other distinct styles of tableware. The “Fairyland Lustre” series was introduced by Wedgwood in 1915, a year after the start of the First World War. According to antique dealer Nicholas Dawes, "Many Europeans were looking for something to escape…

    European Furniture & Decorative Arts
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    Exceptional Antiquities, Asian, Ethnographic

    Osiris— the god of fertility and the dead— was among the popularly worshiped gods in ancient Egypt. The legend associated with Osiris tells that he was killed by his brother Seth to acquire his crown, but was later revived by his wife and sister. The upcoming auction presented by Artemis…

    Roman Marble Relief of Minerva & Arachne, Art Loss Cert
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    American Indian Art Auction

    RG Munn Auctions will present the upcoming American Indian Art Auction on January 20, 2020. Much of Native art was intended to perform a service – to please a deity, soothe an angry god, placate or frighten evil spirits, or to honor the newly born or recently deceased. This art…

    PUEBLO CERAMIC VASE
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    Online Only Decorative Arts

    Luigi Rist was an artist who combined American style with Japanese woodcuts. One of these woodcuts is on offer in the Online Only Decorative Arts auction, presented by Pook & Pook, Inc. The framed piece shows a yellow dish with purple fruit and green leaves, all resting on a tabletop. …

    Blue and white porcelain
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    Native American Art

    In the mid-17th century, the Navajo began sheep herding and harvesting wool with the skills they learned from Spanish settlers. The weaving skills of the Navajo craftswomen soon surpassed those of the Spanish. Until about the 1820s, the Navajo made simple striped blankets of blue, brown, and white bands. These…

    Native American Art
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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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    3rd Thursday Discovery Auction

    The 3rd Thursday Discovery Auction, offered by Witherell’s, features a large collection of concert memorabilia, including handbills from the Family Dog/Avalon Ballroom and “Bill Graham Presents in San Francisco.” Many of the handbills match with separately listed posters. Two signed album covers will also cross the auction block: Cheap Thrills…

    3rd Thursday Discovery Auction
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    Martin Brothers: The Andrew Furer and Elle Douglas Collection

    Pottery by the Martin Brothers, produced between the late 19th century and early 20th century, were playful Victorian-style vessels and figures. Rago’s upcoming auction of Martin Brothers from the Andrew Furer and Elle Douglas Collection, presents 28 vibrantly-colored tobacco jars, jugs, and clocks.  Those looking for a tobacco jar have…

    Rago Auctions
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    Doyle at Home

    Successful interior design marries room functionality with beauty, and ideally provides a haven for inhabitants.  It also tells a story of the inhabitants through the placement and selection of objects. It is no wonder that harmonizing such designs can be a daunting task, but  Doyle’s September auction, Doyle at Home…

    Doyle at Home/AuctionDaily
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    Studio Ceramics

    From three separate collections comes a single auction with startling focus: Rago’s Studio Ceramics sale. Each private collection was assembled over the latter half of the 20th century, each building a high quality sampling of post-war art. In this sale unifying the individual collections, particular focus is given to the…

    Rago
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    Saturday at Sotheby’s: Asian Art Featuring Chinese Art from the Metropolitan Museum of Art - The Florence and Herbert Irving Gift by Sotheby's

    In Buddhist teachings, Avalokiteshvara was close to nirvana when he decided to stay behind and help others. His name means “lord who looks down with compassion”. In a coral piece available in the upcoming Asian Art auction, offered by Sotheby’s, Avalokiteshvara stands on the back of a dragon, attesting to…

    Saturday at Sotheby’s: Asian Art Featuring Chinese Art from the Metropolitan Museum of Art - The Florence and Herbert Irving Gift/AuctionDaily
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    Fine Art, Silver, Jewelry, Antiques, Asian, Mid-century Modern, & More

    Clarke’s Fine Art, Silver, Jewelry, Antiques, Asian, Mid-Century Modern & More Auction includes many important pieces of art, jewelry, and antiques. This broad auction contains a variety of styles and eras, spanning from the 17th century to the 21st, and ranging from pastoral scenes to postmodern pop art.    However, it…

    Clarke Auction
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    20th Century Design Consignment Day | New York

    WESTCHESTER, NY Skinner is now inviting 20th Century Design consignments for upcoming 2019 auctions. Department specialist Dan Ayer will be available by appointment to offer verbal evaluations and accept consignments in the Westchester, NY office onTuesday, August 20 between 10AM and 4PM. Dan will be looking for furniture, lighting, pottery, art glass, metalwork, and…

    Skinner
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    Asian Auction: Day 2

    Starting with the monochromatic Chinese celadon vase, all the collection in the auction's second day will not fail to impress. Due to their sleek design, monochrome celadon vases are very common among contemporary buyers. Similarly, showcased in the auction are contrast vases such as Jumyao pottery along with Funerary jar…

    Eldred's
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    Ancient | Asian | Ethnographic

    The ancient Egyptians respected the ibis (a species of bird) enough to mummify them. The Egyptians associated the birds with Thoth, the god of wisdom and writing. A mummified ibis is available in the upcoming Ancient, Asian, and Ethnographic auction presented by Artemis Gallery. Like the mummified bird, most of…

    Roman Bronze Protome - Youthful Mars w/ Plumed Helmet/ Auctiondaily
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    2 Days Japanese Art

    This two-day Japanese Art auction, presented by Eldred’s, offers a glimpse into Japanese culture and history.  Japanese art covers a broad spectrum that includes ancient pottery, sculpture, calligraphy, ink painting, and ukiyo-e paintings and woodblock prints, to name a few.  The first day of the auction features an ivory kiseru(smoking…

    Japanese Satsuma pottery
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    August Gallery Auction

    The August Gallery Auction, offered by Leland Little, is primarily a collection of home and office décor. Among the fine antique pieces are three music boxes, one of which is a Regina Coin-Operated table top unit. Regina was an American producer who made these musical instruments. They were usually built…

    A Qing Dynasty Chinese Cloisonne Snuff Bottle
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    Drabing Carnival Glass Auction

    Jim Seeck of Seeck Auctions has been auctioning since 1982 with an emphasis in Carnival Glass for the past 32 years. When it comes to carnival glass, there's no better expert than Jim Seeck and Seeck Auctions. Collectors will not be disappointed by their live webcast auction, that pays a…