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Tag: Queen Anne

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    New Forest Painting by John Emms Featured in Upcoming Brunk Auctions Event

    John Emms, a prolific Norfolk painter, was famous for his lifelike portraits of animals. To fulfill his artistic endeavors, Emms eventually settled in London. His mastery of both painting and equestrian skills granted him multiple commissions in the city. Emms’ New Forest paintings of barn animals showcased his artistic ability…

    John Emms
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    Upcoming auction by Brunk Auctions offers works by eminent artist from 19th and 20th century

    Jean Dufy ventured into the art world without any formal training. Taking inspiration from a gallery exhibition, his first show was held in 1914. Dufy’s paintings started to be recognized for their colorful renditions of post-war Parisian society. The third session of the upcoming Brunk Auctions event offers a selection…

    Jean Dufy (French, 1888-1964) Paris, Place Blanche
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    American Furniture, Folk and Decorative Arts: Session 1

    Born in Kentucky, Matthew Harris Jouett was a portrait painter active between 1800 and 1825. In his lifetime, Jouett painted many portraits of prominent Kentuckian figures, including the likes of Governor Isaac Shelby and Senator John Brown. One of the leading lots in the upcoming American Furniture, Folk, and Decorative…

    A Zanesville Pattern Molded Masonic Eagle Flask
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    The June Estate Auction

    Renaissance painter Raphael was a master artist known for his self-portraits and paintings of mythological characters. His popular Madonna Della Sedia painting, executed between 1513 and 1514, is a round portrait of Mary holding a baby Christ with young John the Baptist watching them devoutly. The upcoming sale, offered by Leland…

    Pair of Large Cut Glass Liquor Dispensers
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    English & Continental Furniture, Silver & Decorative Arts

    Silverware underwent many changes during the reign of George III. During his first few years in power, George II-style silver was still in use. It was only after the American Revolution that silverware returned to simpler forms from the Queen Anne period. After 1790, the demand for intricate designs was…

    Royal Interest- George III Sterling Silver Sugar Vase
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    Country Americana & Decorative Arts Auction

    During the 18th and 19th centuries, indoor plumbing was a rarity. To maintain basic hygiene, dry sinks were considered a kitchen and washroom essential. The construction of dry sinks was simple, typically involving a hardwood cabinet with a basin on top. Available in the upcoming Country Americana & Decorative Arts…

    FRAMED OIL ON CANVAS OF A FARMER IN THE WPA STYLE
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    Premier Auctions

    The upcoming Premier Auctions sale, presented by Brunk Auctions, will highlight both 20th-century and contemporary artists, including Ivan Fedorovich Choultsé, Benjamin Cañas, and Harry Humphrey Moore. Choultsé was a landscape painter fascinated by the snowy scenes near St. Moritz. Court painter to Czar Nicholas II, Choultsé was appreciated for his…

    Charles Towne
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    Online Only Decorative Arts- Session One

    When Japanese-born ceramicist Hideaki Miyamura saw Chinese Sung Dynasty tea bowls in a book, he was awestruck by their rare glazes. Miyamura began to create new iridescent glazes under the apprenticeship of master potter Shurei Miura. Since then, he has been known for his experimentation with glazing techniques and for…

    Yellow painted churn, 19th c.
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    Sunset View by Albert Bierstadt highlights Doyle’s Online-Only Auction of American Paintings, Furniture & Decorative Arts

    Doyle's online-only auction of American Paintings, Furniture & Decorative Arts on Tuesday, April 21 is the firm's premier venue for American paintings of the 19th and early 20th centuries. Showcased are numerous fine examples of Hudson River, Western and regional landscapes; portraiture; marine paintings and still lifes. Albert Bierstadt (1830-1902), Sunset over…

    Sunset View by Albert Bierstadt highlights Doyle’s Online-Only Auction of American Paintings, Furniture & Decorative Arts
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    Single Owner Collection

    Eldred's will present a single-owner collection with a focus on fine and decorative art in the upcoming auction. A Queen Anne bonnet-top highboy is one of the featured lots. Produced in 1760, this drawer chest is made of mahogany wood. Two fans carved into the top and bottom of the…

    PAIR OF PAINTED PANELS FEATURING WATERFOWL One depicts wood ducks and the other depicts mallards.
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    Country Americana

    Canton porcelain has been exported to the West since the 1600s. Toward the end of the 18th century, Canton porcelain decorated the homes of many wealthy Americans. The blue and white pieces are known to have decorated the tables of Martha and George Washington. The upcoming Country Americana Auction, presented…

    Country Americana
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    The Collection of Mario Buatta - Day 1

    Mario Buatta, an American interior decorator, was commonly regarded as “the Prince of Chintz.” Buatta owned a significant personal collection of decorative art, fine art, and furniture. This March, Stair presents over 1,000 items from Buatta’s collection over two days. The first session particularly features an ebonized four-light girandole mirror.…

    Pair of Chinese Export Porcelain Blue and White Vases Mounted as Lamps
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    Asian, Continental, Decorative & Fine Arts

    The works of Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux contain both Realism and rhythm. His sculptures depicting a Chinese man are among his most famous works. The upcoming Asian, Continental, Decorative & Fine Arts auction, presented by Garth’s Auctioneers & Appraisers, offers a version of Carpeaux’s Le Chinois figure in terracotta. Conceived in 1872, the…

    SILK TABRIZ RUG.
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    Winter Market Auction

    Charles Green Shaw was a successful freelance writer for The New Yorker, Smart Set, and Vanity Fair in the 1920s and 1930s. Then, in his late thirties, he took an interest in art. Shaw studied art under the watchful eye of Thomas Hart Benton and George Luks. He soon became…

    VAN BRIGGLE ART POTTERY LORELEI VASE
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    February 01, 2020 Auction

    Yamaha made its first upright built piano in 1900. Two years later, the company introduced its first grand piano. In 1904, Torakusu Yamaha sent his piano to the St. Louis World’s Fair, where it received an Honorary Grand Prize. Today, Yamaha Corporation is the largest manufacturer of musical instruments in…

    Yamaha black lacquer Grand piano with bench, G3
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    Important American Furniture, Folk Art and Silver

    Christie's will offer a collection of art and home décor in the upcoming Important American Furniture, Folk Art and Silver auction. The sale will particularly feature a painting by Quaker and folk artist Edward Hicks. The Peaceable Kingdom depicts an idyllic scene of the wild and was replicated by Hicks…

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art and Silver
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    Single Owner Sale: The Betty Seeler Collection

    The upcoming Single Owner Sale: The Betty Seeler Collection offered by Millea Bros will present a selection of English and American furniture, decorative art, and fine art. Sourced from the estate of Richard and Elizabeth “Betty” Seeler, the auction features the work of artists such as Hannah Fairfield, Francis Sartorius,…

    Important American Queen Anne Cherry Highboy
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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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    Custom Mahogany, Contemporary, Fine Art, and Decorative Accessories Auction

    The term "crystal clear" applies to Steuben glassworks. With the introduction of the Steuben crystal in 1933, Steuben glass artifacts have been a part of prominent interiors and worldwide museums. Nadeau's Auction Gallery, in their upcoming auction, presents over 60 glass pieces by Steuben. Among them, the Steuben Balloon Rally glass sculpture…

    Charles Sheldon (1889-1960), mixed media Illustration Glamour portrait of girl with mask, unsigned, sight size 10 1/2" x 8 1/2"
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    American Furniture & Decorative Arts Session I

    Furniture designs have undergone massive change since early times. The Chippendale furniture to date has been the most preferred part of the interiors. The Session I of the of American Furniture and Decorative Arts auction by Skinner features a rare Chippendale carved mahogany reverse serpentine bureau. With four conformingly shaped…

    Rare Molded Sheet Copper and Zinc Steam Pumper and Horses Weathervane