7 Press Releases

Tag: Tableware

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    Online Only Decorative Arts- Session Two

    The American artist Louis Michel Eilshemius earned critical acclaim for his work relatively late in life. In the 1930s, he caught the attention of the collector and critic Duncan Phillips (of the Phillips Collection), who gave him a steady rise to fame. A landscape painting by Eilshemius will be featured…

    Nine silhouettes, 19th c.
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    Dressing the Table: Contemporary Fine Dining

    Porcelain was invented in China over 2,000 years ago before gradually spreading to other countries. Known for its aesthetics and strength, porcelain combines well with both paints and glazes. Some of the key lots in the upcoming auction presented by Christie's are modeled with porcelain. The Contemporary Fine Dining sale…

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    The Porcelain Sale III

    It is said that any meal can be special if it is presented beautifully. Dinnerware does not always receive the attention it deserves, yet it plays an important role in making food look both appetizing and elegant. The upcoming Porcelain Sale III offered by Stair draws attention to some of…

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    Studio Furniture & Decorative Arts

    John Moran Auctions presents its finest finds in the upcoming Studio Furniture & Decorative Arts auctions. The perfectly finished Yamaha baby grand piano is the highlight of the auction. Yamaha baby Grands are an affordable range of pianos which, although grand, can easily fit in small spaces. The auction also…

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    European Furniture & Decorative Art

    The European Furniture & Decorative Arts auction by Skinner features over 600 decorative pieces including fine china, silver, and ceramics, as well as furniture of the 18th through 20th centuries. With bids beginning from $50 to $7,500, the auction has a variety of categories and price points for European ware. …

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    The Michael J Kittredge Collection

    The Michael J Kittredge Collection auction offered by Rafael Osona Auctions features many furnishings from the Kittredge family estate “ACKlandia” on Nantucket Island.  After amassing a large fortune in the candle business, the Kittredges formed the Kittredge Foundation, supporting many Massachusetts hospitals and schools, and cultivated a large decorative arts…

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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…