32 Press Releases

Tag: Sculptures

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    Ancient Art from the James and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection

    Lifelike funerary portraits flourished in Roman-era Egypt between the first and third centuries CE. Painted with tempera on wood or linen, these realistic pictures accompanied the deceased in funerals. The portraits joined Egyptian funerary traditions with Greco-Roman art practices. The upcoming sale of ancient art from the James and Marilynn…

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    Art & Antiques

    The 1986 Michael Jordan Fleer rookie card set was initially a flop, as most collectors preferred the baseball rookie cards. As a result, most shopkeepers returned these unopened packs to the company. Today, these Jordan rookies are highly sought-after. The upcoming Art & Antiques Auction, presented by Cottone Auctions, presents…

    Art & Antiques
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    3rd Thursday Discovery Auction

    The 3rd Thursday Discovery Auction, presented by Witherell's, will include almost 250 pieces of jewelry, decorative arts, and collectibles. Among the highlighted lots are seven 22-karat gold bangles and a ruby necklace. The latter item has a double chain and a clasp studded with rubies, emeralds, and enamel.  Several bronze…

    Two Art Glass Vessels
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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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    Living Contemporary

    The upcoming Living Contemporary auction, offered by Rago, features a collection of mid-century furniture, folk art, fine art, industrial ephemera, and vintage advertising signs. Among the highlights of the sale are works by German-American graphic artist and designer Tommi Parzinger. The 20th-century designer was considered a key creator of the Hollywood…

    Diederick Kraaijeveld, Skull-Vanitas
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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…

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    January Online Estates

    Damian Msagula sold fruits and vegetables when he first met the Tingatinga artists in Tanzania. In 1973, Msagula joined those artists and started painting. Msagula eventually developed his own artistic style. A balance of colors was important to him, particularly when making his own pigments from plants. His paintings are…

    Eero Aarnio Ball Chair
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    Home and Interiors

    The golden age of carousels, between the 1890s and 1920s, saw more than 2,000 carousels hand-carved and painted by the master woodcarvers of America. The Great Depression marked the fall of the carousel market as many of these hand-carved carousels fell into disrepair or were demolished. Interest in the carousel…

    Michael Rothman 20th-21st Century Miocene Era habitat group
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    Decorative Arts and Fine Art

    The upcoming two-day Decorative Arts and Fine Art auction presented by Bunte Auction Services, Inc. features paintings and etchings by Wallace Nutting, Ada Walter Shulz, Hiroshi Yoshida, John James Audubon, Frank Benson, and others. Hiroshi Yoshida, one of the best-known artists of the shin hanga style, had a great affinity for…

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    African-American Art from the Johnson Publishing Company

    Founded in 1942 by John H. Johnson, the Johnson Publishing Company became influential in the African American community by launching Ebony and Jet magazines. After Johnson’s passing in 2005, the company was handed down to his daughter, Lisa Johnson Rice. Johnson Publishing Company was one of the nation’s largest and…

    Richmond Barthé (1901 - 1989) The Negro Looks Ahead
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    English, French Antiques & Estates Day 1

    Austin Auction Gallery offers a selection of English and French antiques during the first session of the upcoming two-day auction. A highlight of this first day is a jumper carousel horse by Charles Carmel, who was among the most prolific carvers of the era. Carmel carousel animals were highly decorated with…

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    Session 2 - New Year's Signature Estates Auction

    Belgium clockmaker Zacharie Joseph Raingo was particularly known for his astronomical clocks, which his sons sold through their Raingo Frères firm in the early 1800s. Recognized in the 1860s for the quality of their bronzes, Raingo Frères supplied several clocks to Emperor Napoleon III. Many of these now reside in…

    John James Audubon "Blue Crane Or Heron" Havell
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    Annual “Cabin Fever” Auction

    Michael Keane (1948-2015) was a preeminent marine artist. Drawing inspiration from the sea, his oil paintings depict sailing vessels of a by-gone era. Keane’s work is focused on yachts and sailboats in motion. The upcoming auction, ‘Annual “Cabin Fever” Auction’, presented by Eldred’s Auction, will feature Keane’s oil on canvas down-easter…

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    Prints & Multiples Signature Auction – Dallas #5419

    The Prints & Multiples Signature Auction – Dallas #5419 presented by Heritage Auctions includes many great artists, including Andy Warhol, Pablo Picasso, KAWS, Alex Katz, Alice Neel, and more. Showcased in the auction is a screenprint on Lenox Museum Board of Andy Warhol’s (1928-1987) Bald Eagle, from Endangered Species, dated…

    Andy Warhol (1928-1987) Bald Eagle, from Endangered Species, 1983
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    Exceptional Chinese Ceramics and Artworks

    Cloudswood Auction presents its finest finds of Chinese Ceramics in the upcoming Exceptional Chinese Ceramics and Artworks Auction. The highlight of the auction is the Arabic inscribed blue and white charger painted with floral design.  The featured porcelain depicts the influence of Chinese art on Islamic and Arabic cultures. Chinese…

    Massive Arabic Inscribed Blue and White Charger/AuctionDaily
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    Estate Jewelry, Art & Collectibles

    Kodner Galleries presents a well-curated selection of jewelry, art and more in the upcoming Estate Jewelry, Art & Collectibles Auction.  Important jewelry from different estates dominates the auction. A 91.66ct., sapphire and diamond necklace is the highest valued item. The multiple colored oval sapphires set in round brilliant cut diamond…

    Kodner Galleries
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    Luxury Asset Auction: Art, Design and Objects of Value

    Get enthralled with a unique list of collectibles in the upcoming Luxury Asset Auction: Art, Design and Objects of Value by Witherell’s Auction. The bi-annual auction will put forth their finest discoveries in art, design, and objects of value. The featured collectible from the auction is a bronze (self- portrait)…

    Luxury Asset Auction: Art, Design and Objects of Value /AuctionDaily
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    Morton Weekly

    A diverse collection of antique collectibles is being presented in the upcoming Morton’s weekly auction by Morton Subastas. The weekly auctions by the house are always centered towards hosting a unique blend of artifacts for its collectors. A bronze statue titled “Women” is highest valued collectible of the auction. The…

    Morton Subastas
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    Fine Art Summer Selections

    Witness the vibrant display of fine arts by popular artists in the upcoming Fine Art Summer Selections Auction by Hindman. The Genesis titled painting by Mexican artist Leonard Nierman is the featured collectible of the auction. Leonard’s paintings are inspired by natural events like volcanic eruptions, storms,and even waterfalls. The…

    Stephen Scott Young (American, b. 1957)/ AuctionDaily
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    Day- 2 Mid Summer Chinese Antiques Auctions

    The upcoming Mid Summer Chinese Antiques Auctions by Lauran Auctions presents fine Asian antiques in a two days auction fiesta. The auctions will host rare Chinese collectibles ranging from porcelain to some of the rare paintings. Day 2:  The second day of the auction will highlight a plethora of traditional…