17 Press Releases

Tag: Wedgwood

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    The Porcelain Sale

    In 1791, William Duesbury II, the owner of Derby, introduced floral decoration in his porcelains. Inspired by William Curtis’ monthly periodical called The Botanical Magazine, Duesbury began incorporating detailed flowers in the company’s designs. In the late 1790s, the factory acquired flower books by John Edwards that contained 79 printed…

    Set of Minton Red Ground Porcelain Plates
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    July Summer Art & Antiques

    Tinsel pictures gained popularity in 19th-century America as an evening activity between mothers and daughters. Crafting these pictures was later used to calm wounded soldiers in the Civil War. Coming to auction as part of the July Summer Art & Antiques event, presented by Neue Auctions, is a set of…

    Jimi Hendrix Poster
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    Fine Mélange Auction

    During and after World War I, the United States government issued a series of propaganda posters to fund the war effort. The Americans All! poster, designed by American illustrator Howard Chandler Christy, encouraged civilians to purchase war bonds that would later be paid back. On the right side of this…

    Vintage World War I Poster The Peace Loan 1919 Turner Auctions
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    21st Annual Memorial Day Auction

    A particular highlight in the upcoming 21st Annual Memorial Day Auction, presented by Leland Little, is a recently rebuilt 1971 Chevrolet Nova Yenko Clone. Chevrolet was founded with the partnership of Louis Chevrolet, an automotive engineer, and William C. Durant, the founder of General Motors. The available vehicle was built…

    Boehm, Porcelain Madonnas and Putti
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    Ceramics from The Collection of Mario Buatta

    Stair will highlight ceramics from Mario Buatta’s collection in the upcoming auction. Known as the Prince of Chintz, the American interior designer subscribed to a maximalist design aesthetic. The presented ceramics collection includes earthenware and porcelain pieces from the 19th and 20th centuries. One key lot is a Davenport pottery set…

    Ceramics from The Collection of Mario Buatta Stair
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    Fine Art & European Decorative Arts go up for bid at Turner Auctions + Appraisals on Saturday, April 25

    Masami Teraoka (1936). Title/Subject: Namiyo at Hanauma Bay, 1985. Medium: Print-Multiple, Lithograph in colors. Size image: 24 3/4" x 36". Size frame: 34" x 45". Created: 1985. Condition: Good. Estimate $1,500 - $2,500. SAN FRANCISCO, CA.-Turner Auctions + Appraisals presents Fine Art & European Decorative Arts on Saturday, April 25, 2020.…

    Fine Art & European Decorative Arts go up for bid at Turner Auctions
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    Starting at $1 - No Reserve Collectibles Auction

    The upcoming No Reserve Collectibles Auction, presented by Whitley’s Auctioneers, will offer almost 600 lots of ceramics and porcelain. Highlighted are character jugs and figurines from Royal Doulton, Doulton Lambeth, and Cybis. Among the featured lots is a Charles George Gordon Royal Doulton jug from 1991. This character jug, commissioned by…

    ROYAL DOULTON CHARACTER JUG, WINSTON CHURCHILL D6907
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    Spring Discovery Sale, Day 1

    The first session of the Spring Discovery Sale, presented by Whitley’s Auctioneers, will feature two lidded Wedgwood vases from the 1920s. These Art Nouveau pieces come from the company’s Fairyland Lustre series, designed by Daisy Makeig-Jones. Patterned with bold colors and dancing fairies, these pieces have been professionally restored and…

    2 WEDGWOOD FAIRYLAND LUSTRE LIDDED VASES, PATTERN
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    Stair Presents The Collection Of the Iconic Interior Designer Mario Buatta With Online Bidding On Bidsquare

    New York, NY: Following on the huge success of Sotheby’s Mario Buatta: Prince of Interiors auction, Stair of Hudson, New York, presents a series of three sales with online bidding on Bidsquare comprising of additional property from the Collection of Mario Buatta. Highlights include an extensive collection of porcelain, painted furniture, dog portraits, English furniture and botanical…

    The Collection of Mario Buatta
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    Following Success of Sotheby’s Auction, Stair Announces Three Sales from the Collection of Mario Buatta

    Following on the huge success of Sotheby’s “Mario Buatta: Prince of Interiors” auction, Stair of Hudson, New York, is pleased to announce a series of three sales comprising of additional property from the Collection of Mario Buatta. Highlights include an extensive collection of porcelain, painted furniture, dog portraits, English furniture and botanical engravings…

    The Collection of Mario Buatta
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    The Jewelers Vault & Luxury Estate Finds

    When Mattel unveiled the first Barbie doll at New York's Toy Fair in 1959 as “Barbie the Teen-Age Fashion Model,” it took the world by storm. The upcoming Jewelers Vault & Luxury Estate Finds auction, presented by Whitley’s Auctioneers, will offer several collectible Barbie dolls. Featured is the 40th-anniversary collector’s edition…

    TIBETAN INLAID SILVER NECKLACE PENDANT
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    The Starr Collection: A Legacy of Connoisseurship

    Over 200 years ago, Josiah Wedgwood developed a secret recipe for his signature jasperware pottery. This new style of stoneware was matte, unglazed, and dipped in color. Decorated with accents and figures, the baby blue and white jasperware has become a cornerstone of Wedgwood’s offerings. Built over several decades, it…

    Wedgwood Style Two Handle Vase
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    Array Of Fineries

    Sampling pieces of fine and decorative art ranging from propaganda posters to jade carvings, Swarovski crystals and beyond, the upcoming October Array of Fineries auction will include over 900 items. Offered by Hill Auction Gallery, this sale will particularly highlight a Western painting from American artist Charlie Dye. This original…

    Andy Warhol Jacqueline Kennedy II AP Screenprint/Auctiondaily
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    Home Decor - ONLINE ONLY!

    Masterpieces of modernist architecture are put forth in the Home Decor 227 Auction by Susanin's. To amplify the outdoors and indoors with a beautiful setting, the auction offers a wide range of furniture pieces, paintings, lightings, and rugs. A set of four gilt bronze triangular sconces with alabaster and bronze…

    A Schonbek Brass and Crystal 8-Light Chandelier/Auctiondaily
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    Wedgwood & Beyond English Ceramics from the Starr Collection

    Sotheby’s presents the Starr Collection of English Ceramics, unarguably one of the best in its category, formed over fifty years with great passion and attention to detail. Multiple Minton pâte-sur-pâte vases designed by Marc Louis Emmanuel Solon are offered in the Wedgwood & Beyond English Ceramics from the Starr Collection Auction.  A…

    Wedgwood & Beyond English Ceramics from the Starr
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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…

    Stair
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    Fine Silver Collection Part 4 & Other Estates

    Showplace Antique + Design Center presents the resplendent Fine Silver Collection Part 4 & Other Estates auction.  The collection contains over 350 lots of outstanding artistry in such categories as silver, fine art, furniture, Asian arts, and decorative arts as well as fashion and jewelry. A treasure trove for decorators…