19 Press Releases

Tag: Victorian

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    Fine Art, Jewelry, Antiques, Asian & Midcentury Auction

    Introduced in 1926 by Rolex, the Oyster was the world’s first waterproof and dustproof wristwatch. Five years later, Rolex patented the perpetual rotor and changed the name to Oyster Perpetual. Rolex later introduced the Oyster Perpetual Submariner, the first commercially available timepiece capable of functioning below 100 meters of water.…

    DICKENS CHANG (AMERICAN, b. 1948).
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    Jewelry, Luxury Acc, Sterling Silver, Coins

    The Morgan silver dollar series, minted in Carson City, is among the most sought-after currencies in the United States. The CC Morgan dollars were first struck in 1878 and depict the history of the American Wild West. Only 13 coins were part of the series. Carson City, until 1859, was…

    A 3.65 ct Ruby & Diamond Ring in 18K
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    Morton Weekly

    Guatemalan artist Carlos Mérida was one of Latin America's pioneer Modernists. Mérida was one of the first artists to fuse Modern European paintings to Latin American themes, especially those related to Guatemala and Mexico. In his career spanning nearly seven decades, Mérida adopted three major painting styles: figurative, Surrealist, and…

    Lote de esculturas. Siglo XX. Estilo africano. Tallas en madera laqueada y esgrafiada sobre bases. Piezas 2
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    Fine and Decorative Art: Discovery Auction

    The upcoming Fine & Decorative Art: Discovery Auction presented by Cowan's Auctions will feature an assortment of American and European paintings, prints, furniture, rugs, pottery, and porcelain. Highlighted in the auction is a pair of 19th-century bronze sculptures depicting a Native American maiden and warrior in canoes, both mounted on marble bases…

    Duchoiselle (French, 19th century) Bronze Sculptures
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    Pens, silver, corals and an important collection of walking sticks & Orders of Chivalry

    The Pour le Mérite was the Kingdom of Prussia's highest military merit. In the upcoming auction presented by Bertolami Fine Art, a Pour le Mérite award will be available among the lots. The order of merit is a blue-enameled Maltese Cross with eagles between the arms.  Another piece in this…

    Antique ivory mounted walking stick cane - Germany early 20th Century
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    Fine Art, Furniture & Decorative Art

    Explore a variety of fine art and furniture from estates across the US in the upcoming Fine Art, Furniture & Decorative Art Auction offered by Gray’s Auctioneers. A limited-edition Van Cleef and Arpels Alhambra necklace is the highest valued item in the auction. Designed in 1968, the Alhambra necklace was…

    THERESA KNOWLES, (AMERICAN, 1918-2008) - RURAL LANDSCAPE/Auctiondaily
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    Fine and Decorative Art: Live Discovery Auction

    Art from the Renaissance period is unlike all others. Such art forms, that go beyond the visual arts, include revolutionary pieces of furniture from the period. Fine and Decorative Art: Live Discovery Auction by Cowan's Auctions builds upon these themes, featuring a monumental, Renaissance, revival-style sideboard as the highest bid…

    Fine and Decorative Art: Live Discovery Auction
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    The Age of Elegance: A New York Townhouse Designed by Diamond Baratta

    What does it take for an ordinary object to become a well-designed one? Perhaps it is the attention to detail or inclusion of embellishments that serve to elevate the piece. The elusiveness of it all is what often confuses buyers when decorating a home.  Sometimes what is required is help…

    Stair
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    Doyle at Home

    Successful interior design marries room functionality with beauty, and ideally provides a haven for inhabitants.  It also tells a story of the inhabitants through the placement and selection of objects. It is no wonder that harmonizing such designs can be a daunting task, but  Doyle’s September auction, Doyle at Home…

    Doyle at Home/AuctionDaily
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    Online Only Decorative Arts

    Pook & Pook Inc.’s auction Online Only Decorative Arts features a staggering 850 lots replete with American history.  Containing classic pieces of domestic life such as Victorian children squeak toys and redware molds, this unusual auction provides glimpses into historical American households.  There are creative pieces of folk art that…

    Online only Decorative Arts/AuctionDaily
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    Fine Jewelry and Watches

    The auction Fine Jewelry and Watches by Hampton Estate Auction displays over 450 pieces of wearable art. It is a wonderful opportunity to add color and variety to one’s accessory rotation with splashy yellow diamond and pink sapphire pieces. Especially, since rainbow-hued jewelry continues to make a fashion comeback.   The…

    Hampton Estate Auction
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    Canes, Coins, and Firearms World Class Auction

    The upcoming Canes, Coins, and Firearms World Class Auction by the Tennessee house Kimball M. Sterling Inc. is full of history and highly collectible objects.  The coin portion of the auction originates from the Hamby Coin estate and includes many rare proof type coins that are all slabbed, as well…

    Kimball Sterling
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    Aviation, Easton, Atlases, 17th Century

    The upcoming literary auction Aviation, Easton, Atlases, 17th Century by National Book Auctions offers a selection of rare, antique, and decorative books.  With 167 lots that include authors’ signatures and first editions, each would be an important addition to any library.  Featured is a collection of volumes on early aviation…

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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 Jewelry Unsold Lots

    From Georgian diamond drop earrings to Victorian serpent bracelet, Rago offers an ensemble of luxurious accessories. Tahitian diamonds, the only black colored pearl found in nature, adds a cultural touch to the selection. Baroque ring, an item being presented is one of the legacies left behind by Marie Zimmerman, a…

    PR-247 Fine Jewelry Unsold Lots by Rago
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    Travel & Sport in Africa from the Library of Arnold ‘Jake’ Johnson

    Doyle’s auction Travel & Sport in Africa from the Library of Arnold ‘Jake’ Johnson consists of over 350 books about all aspects of Africana.  Lots include Frank Oates’s “Matabele Land and the Victoria Falls,” regarded as one of the best early descriptions of the region, a rare edition of W.C.…

    PR-241 Travel Sport in Africa from the Library of Arnold Jake Johnson by Doyles
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    Palm Beach Collections

    The upcoming Palm Beach Collection auction offered by Hindman features a diverse collection of pieces that span from the 17th to 20th century and includes furniture, decorative arts, and paintings, among other categories.  With over 643 pieces and bids beginning from $10 to $2,500, here is an opportunity to acquire…

    PR-237 Palm Beach Collections by Hindman
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    Jewelry and Timepieces: Discovery Auction

    The upcoming Jewelry and Timepieces: Discovery Auction by Cowan’s Auctions features high quality items that range from antique to contemporary. Each timepiece has been chosen for its craftsmanship, and highlights include a 1940’s gold wristwatch by Patek Phillipe, a rose gold watch by Longines, and a handsome sterling silver WWI…

    PR-210 Jewelry and Timepieces Discovery Auction by Cowans Auctions