4 Press Releases

Tag: Vessel

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    The Winter Antiques Sale – Live Auction

    Pottery dogs were often used as funerary objects during China’s Han dynasty period. Archaeologists discovered that pottery dogs were buried alongside their owner’s tombs in Nanyang. Many people believed dogs were able to protect them from evil and help them enjoy a peaceful afterlife. The first day of the upcoming…

    The Winter Antiques Sale – Live Auction (1)
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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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    Exceptional Day 2 Ethnographic Tribal Fossils

    Artemis Gallery offers Exceptional Day 2 of its Ethnographic Tribal Fossils auction. The collection includes a near-complete psittacosaurus dinosaur skeleton and an extremely rare theropod dinosaur egg nest with 25 eggs in it. Specific offerings include Pre-Columbian Maya and Chavin pottery, a Mapuche Stone Scepter with an anthropomorphic mask finial,…