7 Press Releases

Tag: Quilts

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    Quilts from a New York Collection

    While the origins of quilting go back to the 13th century, it became popular in North America during the late 17th century. At this time, quilts were mostly functional to keep warm and to cover doors and windows; only the wealthy had time to create decorative quilts. In the 1800s,…

    Amish Nine Patch variation patterned quilt
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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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    Self-Taught, Outsider & Folk Art – Nov. 10

    On the second day of the upcoming Self-Taught, Outsider & Folk-Art auction, Slotin Folk Art will feature well-known outsider artists such as Howard Finster, Purvis Young, and Mose Tolliver. One key lot is an English cane from the 1880s, the handle carved to resemble a male bust. A phrenology design…

    Howard Finster. Prov -6-6 Consider Ant Cut Out
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    An Extra Large Antique Auction, Day - 1

    There is little to classify day two of An Extra Large Antique Auction offered by Dirk Soülis Auctions beyond diverse, with more than 550 lots of vintage and historic items from a large array of categorizations. Groupings with the most items of the day include art glass, art pottery, canes,…

    A RARE FIGURAL IRON PIG KEY WIND MECHANICAL DESK BELL
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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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    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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    Fine and Decorative Art, Including Americana

    This is the premier of two “Fine and Decorative Art, Including Americana” auctions being held by Cowan’s Auctions this Summer. The collection on auction is quite large, heavily slanted toward American works, though it also at times is interspersed with European art or other items of interest. There are many…