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Tag: Silver

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    Entertainment & Transportation Collectibles

    A life-size Terminator statue holding a shotgun is among the highlights of the upcoming Entertainment & Transportation Collectibles auction. The statue depicts Arnold Schwarzenegger’s antagonist, the Terminator, from the 1984 science fiction film of the same name. In the entertainment category, the auction features autographs of movie stars and musicians,…

    A GANGS OF NEW YORK AUTOGRAPHED MOVIE POSTER
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    Friday Afternoon At Stair

    The upcoming auction, presented by Stair, offers fine and decorative art from around the world. Among the highlighted lots are several chinoiserie pieces. In the 17th century, trade between China and France expanded. This increased the demand in France for Chinese-inspired art. Coming from the French word “chinois,” or “Chinese,”…

    Friday Afternoon At Stair
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    March Decorative Arts & Antiques Auction

    When the United States raised the cost of European silver imports during the 1840s, John Gorham, of Gorham Silver, saw an opportunity for domestic growth. Less than 20 years later, he was accepting commissions from Mary Todd Lincoln, the First Lady of the United States. A Gorham sterling silver flatware…

    Great Pair of Japanese Glazed Ceramic Foo Dogs
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    A Special Collection of Frankfurt Coins World Coins Monthly Online Auction

    Taler, kreuzer, and gold ducat coins are included in the upcoming Special Collection of Frankfurt Coins Monthly Online Auction, presented by Heritage Auctions. Frankfurt was a free city in Germany for over five centuries, beginning in 1372 and ending in 1805. Now the largest city in the German state of…

    German States- Frankfurt. Free City 2 Taler 1866 MS65 PCGS
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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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    Furniture, Fine Art, Jewelry and Timepieces, Asian Art

    Alexandrite, a gemstone discovered in Russia, was named after the country’s Tsar Alexander II. Most alexandrite deposits were exhausted by the end of the 1900s, making the uncommon gem a prized possession among the Russian royalty. Highlighted in the upcoming Furniture, Fine Art, Jewelry and Timepieces, Asian Art auction, offered…

    A MEISSEN PORCELAIN ALLEGORICAL FIGURE OF NIGHT
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    Unreserved Holiday Fine Jewelry Sale

    A diamond is not only beautiful; it is also known to be the hardest substance on earth. These gems are particularly highlighted in MJ Gabel’s upcoming Unreserved Holiday Fine Jewelry Sale. In this auction, available lots range from diamond necklaces and rings to diamond earrings and bracelets.  Headlining the auction…

    GIA Certified Fancy Pink Three Stone Diamond Ring
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    Important Single-Owner Collection Featuring Works by Andrew Wyeth

    Instead of embracing Abstraction, many of Andrew Wyeth’s works focused on the natural landscape and everyday scenes from his rural Pennsylvanian life. One of Wyeth’s pieces, Helga in Orchard, is a portrait of the neighboring housekeeper that he painted over 200 times in the 1980s. This watercolor will be featured…

    Venetian Gilt Glass Jar Featuring a Procession
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    Cabinet Curiosities: One Owner Sale

    The one-owner collection featured in Turner Auctions + Appraisals’ upcoming Cabinet Curiosities auction ranges from ancient artifacts to contemporary art. On a museum stand is an ancient Roman terracotta sculpture of a woman. Terracotta, the cheap and durable clay material used for ceiling tiles and statuettes, was popular in the…

    Cabinet Curiosities: One Owner Sale
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    The Fall Auction

    When Wolf Kahn, a German-American artist, finished serving in the US Navy, he became a pupil at Hans Hofmann’s school for Abstract Expressionism. As Kahn’s career developed, he increasingly leaned upon this background to draw out the intensity of his colors. This focus would yield such pieces as Fog Bank,…

    ARTHUR GROVER RIDER, (American, 1886-1975), The Watering Place
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    Holiday Auction: Jewelry, Coins and Fine Wine

    Ahead of the holiday season, Witherell’s announced their upcoming auction- Holiday Auction: Jewelry, Coins and Fine Wine (Live). The annual event will put forth a collection of jewelry, coins, watches, luxury goods, and wines. The featured lots from the auction include a 13.9 gram 14k gold ring with an old…

    Swiss 14k Gold Automation Repeater Pocket Watch
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    Fine Silver Sale

    A Georg Jensen Acorn flatware set is particularly featured in the upcoming Fine Silver Sale offered by J. H. Tee Antiques. Johan Rohde, a Danish painter and lithographer, helped create the design with Georg Jensen in 1915.  Beyond the flatware from Jensen, the auction also highlights items from the Crichton…

    Edwardian Sterling Silver Monteith Bowl
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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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    New York City Estate Auction

    Maurice Utrillo was one of several famous Parisian painters from Montmartre who had a passion for depicting landscapes in his paintings. Sacre Coeur de Montmartre is one serene painting that reveals his love for his birthplace and his neighborhood. This painting and many other works of fine and decorative art…

    Maurice Utrillo "Montmartre" Oil on Board/Auctiondaily
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    The Collector: English & European 18th & 19th Century Furniture, Ceramics, Silver & Works of Art

    The beautiful French town Aubusson is more popular for its one particular product rather than the countryside picturesque that it offers. With over 6 centuries of the rich history of producing large and beautiful tapestries, Aubusson tapestry is a prominent example of the French culture. A pair of fine and…

    Edouard Léon Cortès (French, 1882-1969)/AuctionDaily
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    Abington Auction’s Autumn Sale

    From several major estates in South Florida comes an auction of broad categories, unexpected discoveries, and artwork from the masters. This autumn sale presented by Abington Auction Gallery covers the reaches of fine art, beginning with an abstract landscape by Roger Muhl. Les Pins recollects the style of the impressionists…

    Fine Books & Manuscripts
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    Fine Furniture, Silver, Decorative and Folk Art

    The prevalence of mosaics has been observed in architectural establishments from the 4th century. It was especially popular for decorating walls and ceilings of the Christian basilicas during the Byzantine Empire. Marble mosaics were used in fine architectural buildings like the Hagia Sofia and the Basilica of San Vitale in…

    Hindman Auction
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    Fine Furniture, Silver, Decorative and Folk Art

    Wood sculptures of Africa have been widely observed in the form of headrests and animal figures. The Bantu tribe’s wood carvings are among the most highly valued African antiques. A selection of ten African and New Guinea masks and carved wood articles are featured in the Fine Furniture, Silver, Decorative…

    Hindman Auctions
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    European Furniture & Decorative Arts

    Silver was first discovered in 1623 in Norway in the Kongsberg mine. Legend states that two kids Helga and Jacob discovered the shiny substance while grazing their cattle on a mountain. After they took it home, their father realized that it was silver and took it to the Telemark county…

    Skinner
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    Home and Interiors

    Illuminate your interiors with the well-selected collection of furniture and other decorative collectibles in the upcoming Home and Interiors Auction by Whitley's Auctioneers. It's an opportunity for the collectors to bid on classic and contemporary furniture, unique accent pieces and accessories, rare museum pieces, ornate mirrors, silver, dining sets, gaming…

    Whitley's Auctioneers