5 Press Releases

Tag: Rookwood

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    AC Stickley Arts & Crafts Auction

    Born in Wisconsin, Gustav Stickley learned his trade while working in his uncle's chair factory. Stickley and his four brothers soon started manufacturing furniture for themselves. He launched Mission Furniture and built his brand around hand-crafted, simple, well-made designs with natural materials. Stickley also published a popular monthly magazine, The…

    Dedham Pottery Night and Morning Pitcher
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    American Art Pottery

    Adelaide Robineau was an American ceramicist popular in the early 20th century. Robineau initially learned her craft from the American Impressionist artist William Merritt Chase. She learned to make high fire porcelain after spending just a few weeks in pottery school and reading various Sévres porcelain articles. The upcoming auction,…

    George E. Ohr, Large coupe
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    AC Stickley Arts & Crafts Auction

    The upcoming Arts & Crafts Auction, presented by California Historical Design - AC Stickley, offers 400 lots of decorative arts, fine art, furniture, and more. A key item of the sale is a copper and mica lamp designed by Dirk van Erp. Originally from Leeuwarden, Netherlands, van Erp immigrated to California…

    Rare Forest Craft Guild - Dirk van Erp Framed Tile
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    Rookwood: The Pritsker Collection

    Over several decades, renowned American art pottery collectors Hilda and Ted Pritsker amassed a collection that includes Rookwood, Roseville, and Newcomb College pieces. The upcoming auction presented by Rago features many of the works assembled by the Pritskers. Particularly highlighted in the sale is a 1901 sea-green lamp by Kataro Shiramadani and…

    Kataro Shirayamadani for Rookwood, exceptional Dark Iris vase with herons and cattails
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    Toomey & Co. Auctioneers to hold 'Interiors' sale on October 6

    Roy Lichtenstein, As I Opened Fire (triptych), circa 1966. Color lithograph. Estimate $300-500. Toomey & Co. Auctioneers will hold its fall Interiors auction with almost 700 lots of fine and decorative artworks, sculpture, early 20th century and modern furniture, art pottery, lighting, and more. While the range of material available will…

    Toomey & Co. Auctioneers to hold ‘Interiors’ sale on October 6