20 Press Releases

Tag: Vases

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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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    April Eclectic Auction

    Giovanni Battista Piranesi was a leading Italian printmaker in the 18th century. An ardent lover of Roman architecture, Piranesi produced many etchings of the city, from prisons to architectural ruins. He helped pioneer the rediscovery of Roman remains and was a key figure in the development of the Neoclassical style.…

    ROOKWOOD LIDDED SCENT JAR; DATED 1888
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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…

    SILK TABRIZ RUG.
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    Modern Design Auction

    The Italian-American sculptor, Bruno Lucchesi, is known for his terra cotta and bronze sculptures. Lucchesi has won several awards and commissions, completing works for the Bank of America and Italy’s Amerigo Vespucci bridge. He often depicts contemplative female figures in his works. Available in the Modern Design Auction offered by Uniques…

    BARBARA HEPWORTH STYLE WOOD SCULPTURE. LG MODERNIST WOO
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    Premier Auctions

    "I paint many paintings that tell me slowly that I have something inside of me that is just bursting, twisting, sticking, spilling over to get out,” Bob Thompson is quoted by the Minneapolis Museum of Art. The African-American figurative painter applied unnatural shades to form distorted human, animal, and phantom…

    Monumental Dave Edgefield Stoneware Jar
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    Antique and Americana Auction - Day 2

    The second day of the upcoming Antique and Americana Auction presented by Hess Auction Group will feature a 19th-century horse weathervane designed by Harris & Co. Weathervanes have long helped civilizations predict the weather. This piece functions through the balance of the horse on top of the axis. Styled to…

    Pair Of 19th C. Rose Mandarin Oriental Porcelain Vases.
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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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    Fine French and Italian Antiques Day 2

    The second day of the upcoming two-day auction, offered by Austin Auction Gallery, will present diamond jewelry, sculpture, furniture, and more. Highlighted prominently in the second session of this auction is a pair of Napoleon III style Boulle work cabinets by Henry Dasson. Each cabinet has a marble top, two…

    EMILE GALLE MOLD BLOWN GLASS CLEMATIS VASE
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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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    Early 20th Century Design

    George E. Ohr, often called the United States’ first art potter, blended his artistic vision with extraordinary skill. An 1897-1900 vase designed by Ohr stands out in the upcoming Early 20th Century Design auction, offered by Rago. The vase features a deep in-body twist and ribbon handles with a green and…

    Arthur Hennessey and Sarah Tutt for Marblehead Pottery, vase with crouching panthers in low relief
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    Asian Decorative Art

    Bonhams presents the upcoming Asian Decorative Art auction, featuring a wide array of Asian works of fine art, decorative art, furniture, and more. Highlighted in this sale is a three-tier cosmetics box and cover with a Qianlong mark. The top of the box is painted with a vignette of two birds,…

    Asian Decorative Art
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    Modern Masters: Chefs-d’œuvre d’une Collection Privée

    The upcoming Modern Masters: Chefs-d’œuvre d’une Collection Privée auction by Sotheby’s will present art and design by European artists such as Marcel Coard, Alberto Giacometti, Jean-Michel Frank, Gustav Miklos, Émile-Jacques Ruhlmann, Jean Dunand, and more. Highlighted in the sale is the Chaise Longue ‘aux Skis’ by Émile-Jacques Ruhlmann. Designed in…

    Modern Masters: Chefs-d’œuvre d’une Collection Privée
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    Native American & Spanish Colonial

    Turner Auctions + Appraisals is set to offer the upcoming Native American & Spanish Colonial auction. In this sale, Indigenous and European baskets, rugs, oil paintings, and jewelry will be available. Highlighted is a painting by Victor Higgins. The artist was just fifteen years old when he left his parents…

    Native American & Spanish Colonial
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    Asian Art: Discovery Auctions

    The Asian Art: Discovery auction presented by Cowan’s offers decorative and fine art, as well as furniture, from throughout Chinese history. A Chinese/Tibetan urn is among the most visually-striking lots in this auction. White jade mountings against the bright turquoise give the piece its visual appeal as a dragon peeks…

    Chinese Qing Dynasty Hu-form Vase
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    November Discovery Sale

    During the Victorian period, Christmas toys and games were quite popular. In 1897, McLoughlin Brothers capitalized on the growing Christmas market by issuing a board game called ‘Game of the Visit of Santa Claus.’ The game, which became an instant hit, was designed so that players receive gifts from Santa…

    President John Kennedy Inscribed Signed Photograph
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    Fine Japanese, Korean, and SE Asian Art

    The Scanlan Collection presents Fine Japanese, Korean, and Southeast Asian Arts. This assortment features such items as a bronze Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara, a bronze Buddha, a Japanese scroll, miniature Satsuma teapot and more.    Featured in the auction is a large, patinated bronze Korean Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara sitting on the back of a…

    Jataka Thangka, Bhutan, 18th/19th Century/AuctionDaily
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    The Fine Sale Day - 3

    Stair presents Day Three: The Fine Sale. This sale features a collection of 18th and early 19th century as well as important English and French porcelain. French furniture and decorations are also among the 451 lots included.  Headlining the auction is a George III cartouche-shaped giltwood mirror, in the Chippendale…

    Staffordshire Figure of an Equestrian
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    Saturday at Sotheby’s: Asian Art Featuring Chinese Art from the Metropolitan Museum of Art - The Florence and Herbert Irving Gift by Sotheby's

    In Buddhist teachings, Avalokiteshvara was close to nirvana when he decided to stay behind and help others. His name means “lord who looks down with compassion”. In a coral piece available in the upcoming Asian Art auction, offered by Sotheby’s, Avalokiteshvara stands on the back of a dragon, attesting to…

    Saturday at Sotheby’s: Asian Art Featuring Chinese Art from the Metropolitan Museum of Art - The Florence and Herbert Irving Gift/AuctionDaily
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    The Art of China: Featuring the Arnhold Collection

    Private collectors often amass an impressive amount of art in their lifetime. The Art of China auction, presented by Christie’s, primarily contains Chinese figurines, vases, and plates from the collection of the late Gerard Arnhold. Arnhold was a German-Brazilian entrepreneur whose contributions to the arts include serving as the president…

    A SMALL SPINACH-GREEN JADE VASE
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    Discovery Sale

    A dragon wraps its way around a blue vase with white daisies in bloom. This is the description of one of 700 lots in the upcoming Discovery Sale auction offered by Whitley’s. Lots in this auction range from vases and stoneware to jugs in the shape of William Shakespeare. For…