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    Select Antique Jewelry & Watches

    American designer and jeweler David Webb is best known for his sculptural animal motifs and his use of textured gold, colored gemstones, and carved rock. In his early career, Webb made weekly visits to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, where he was inspired by the goldwork of the ancient world.…

    Diafini Ruby Tsavorite Gold Strawberry Brooch Pin
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    New York City Estate Auction

    Jorge Zalszupin was a Polish Jew who moved to Romania to seek refuge during World War II. After studying in Romania, he left on tour to study Brazilian architecture. The post-war development in Brazil provided Zalszupin an opportunity to create his modern and sensual furniture designs. The upcoming Showplace Antique…

    French Gilt Bronze Figural Mantel Clock, 19th C.
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    August Estates Auction

    Internationally acclaimed artist Joan Miró is often considered one of the leading Surrealists. However, he never officially became part of the group. A desire to express human psychology's inner workings led Miró to pioneer a linear style of Automatism. This pursuit inspired him to develop a new artistic language of…

    Free Blown Pittsburgh Type Glass Oil Lamp
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    Important Fine and Decorative Art Auction

    Known as "Spiritual Father," Joseph Henry Sharp's life began in Ohio in 1859. A swimming accident when he was a boy left him deaf, and he began doodling to communicate. He was deeply interested in the outdoors, art, and Native American culture. Sharp first visited Taos in 1893 and completed…

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    Property of an Iconic Industrialist

    In the upcoming Property of an Iconic Industrialist auction, a selection of jewelry, fine and decorative art, and collectibles can be found. At the center of the auction is a no-heat Burmese ruby and diamond ring. Burmese rubies are considered the rarest and most valuable rubies with colors ranging from…

    (14) Strain 18K YG Bezel Set Diamond Necklace
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    Fine Art & Antiques – Day 1

    Active between 1781 and 1835, the New Hall porcelain factory was a cooperative between several Staffordshire earthenware makers. The factory pioneered a new two-stage firing process, a lower temperature biscuit firing followed by a high-temperature glost firing. The resulting product – known for its hybrid hard-paste – had a milky…

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    Antiquities | Pre-Columbian | Ethnographic

    The first Russian icons appeared in the 12th century. During the same period, the tradition of covering icons with metal barriers called oklads was also popularized. An oklad usually covers the entire icon except the face, hands, and feet. Typically, it is more than a decoration and a shield against…

    Egyptian Predynastic Naqada III Basalt Vessel
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    Art of the World

    In China’s Qing dynasty, clothing served an important cultural purpose and often indicated military and civil rank. The upcoming Art of the World sale, offered by Revere Auctions, presents a Chinese Imperial blue chifu, also known as a dragon robe, from the Qing dynasty. The designs on this formal court…

    Pr Chinese Export Enameled Silver Tea Caddies
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    Fine Furniture, Decorative Arts and Silver (Day 1)

    The first day of the upcoming Fine Furniture, Decorative Arts, and Silver event, presented by Hindman, brings to auction over 250 pieces from various countries. Representing Russia is a 20th-century letter opener made of gold and several different gemstones. Jade decorates the bottom half of the nine-inch-long letter opener, while…

    A Pair of Camille Le Tallec Black Shoulder Porcelain Ginger Jars
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    Russian Fine Art & Antiques

    Russian painter and archaeologist Nikolai Roerich advocated for the preservation of art and architecture during war times. The Roerich Pact, signed by the United States and the Pan-American Union in 1935, is considered his most important achievement in protecting the arts. The upcoming Russian Fine Art & Antiques Auction, offered…

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    Spectacular Spring Collector’s Choice Auction Day 1

    Showcased on the first day of the upcoming Spectacular Spring Collector’s Choice Auction is a vampire killing kit. This 19th-century set includes six wood stakes, a conforming mallet, two single-shot percussion pistols, a German Bible, three crucifixes, and several glass bottles of holy water, all in a Gothic-style wooden chest. …

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    March Gallery Auction

    Born in Chicago, James Kuiper taught and exhibited his landscape paintings around the world, including in San Sebastian, Spain and Sao Paulo, Brazil. One of his pieces is included in the upcoming March Gallery Auction, presented by Link Auction Galleries. Beyond fine art, the event will also feature a range…

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    Interiors @1600

    The 15th and 16th centuries in Germany marked the German Renaissance period. A painting titled The Magdalen Reading, belonging to a 16th-century German school, is one of the leading lots in the upcoming Interiors @1600 sale, presented by Freeman’s Auction. Another leading lot is a painting titled Scene in the…

    Interiors @1600
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    David Yurman Russian Bronze Designer Sale

    The decorative technique of applying translucent enamel over guilloche metal was introduced in Russia by the House of Fabergé. One of the key highlights in the upcoming David Yurman Russian Bronze designer sale by Allure Antique Auction Company is a Russian gold, diamond, and ruby guilloche egg from the mid-20th…

    Van Cleef & Arpels Magic Alhambra Diamond 6 Motif
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    Russian artist Konstantin Makovsky (1839–1915) is best known for his oil painting titled A Boyar Wedding Feast, which won a gold medal in the 1885 World's Fair in Antwerp, Belgium. Like most of his work, this painting celebrated traditional Russian customs and rituals. It depicts a bride and groom poised…

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    The Doyle+Design auction offered by Doyle will showcase contemporary and modern design, furniture, and works from makers of the 20th and 21st centuries. Standing out in the furniture and design offerings are pieces from Tiffany Studios, Jacques Adnet, Max Ingrand for Fontana, Jean-Michel Frank, and more. The leading lot of…

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    English & Continental Furniture / Old Master / Russian Works of Art

    English & Continental Furniture / Old Master / Russian Works of Art Auction offered by Doyle Auction includes a cast by Woerffel modeled after Leonid Posen, an oil painting by Abraham Bloemeaert and much more. Leonid Posen (1849-1921) was a Russian sculptor widely remembered for his monuments to the literary…

    Pair of French Ormolu-Mounted Chinese Gilt and Blue-Ground Porcelain Ten-Light Vase Candelabra/Auctiondaily
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    PAI-LXXIX: Rare Posters

    As implied in the name, the PAI-LXXIX: Rare Posters auction, offered by Rennert’s Gallery, is made up entirely of hard-to-find posters and prints from a broad range of artists and subjects. Among the many well-known artists, you’ll find examples by Leonetto Cappiello, A.M. Cassandre, Jules Chéret, Paul Colin, Marcello Dudovich,…

    Bicyclettes Terrot. 1894.
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    Day Two: The Fine Sale

    The Fine Sale, offered by Stair, includes categories from fine, decorative and Asian art to furniture. At the top of the auction is a painting by distinguished African American painter Henry Ossawa Tanner (1859-1937). This oil painting, dated 1897, features a Cairo scene with a boat carrying several people in…

    Henry Ossawa Tanner (1859-1937)- Cairo
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    The Collector: Property from Four American Collections

    The upcoming auction presented by Christie’s, The Collector: Property from Four American Collections, offers a wide array of fine art and furniture from around the world. With an estimate of $20,000, Claude Venard’s Femme et Nature Morte (Woman and Still Life) is one of the standout items in the auction.…

    The Collector: Property from Four American Collections/AuctionDaily