A 1770 Chippendale sofa highlights Witherell's June 27 to July 11 auction

Newly discovered Chippendale sofa, circa 1770, offered in Witherell's American Arts Auction

  • June 23, 2017

A newly discovered Philadelphia Chippendale sofa is being offered in Witherell's American Arts Auction June 27 to July 11, 2017. Found in a Danville, Calif., home, the mahogany double-peaked, ...

The Hand, 2002 (film still), Melik Ohanian.  9 monitors, 9 videos (4 min 21), sound, text, edition of 3 + 2 AP.  Courtesy of the artist and Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, © Melik Ohanian / ADAGP PARIS, 2017.  Philadelphia Museum of Art, Gift of Mari and Peter Shaw, 2016.

Philadelphia Museum of Art Acquires Objects From Early American Furniture to Time-Based Media

  • June 21, 2017

The Philadelphia Museum of Art today announced a number of new acquisitions that will significantly enrich its collection. Among the works that have been recently acquired are: a group of ...

New York Federal Dropleaf Breakfast Table

Schwenke June 14th Sale Features Asian Arts, Americana, English Decorative Arts, Sterling, Jewelry and Estate Oriental Carpets

  • June 9, 2017

Including Rare Gorham Charles Hayden Trophy, Louis Vuitton Executive Steamer Trunk, Andy Warhol Watercolor and Fine Duncan Phyfe Table On Wednesday, June 14th at 10am, Schwenke Auctioneers ...

"The Horse America, Throwing Its Master," a British political cartoon from 1779.  Library of Congress, Washington.

American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith

  • June 10, 2017

This summer, comprehensive exhibitions in Washington, DC, will display artifacts that document the birth and evolution of American democracy, providing a timely reminder of the principles that ...

Siblings by Paul Hermann Wagner

Rare Paul Hermann Wagner Oil at Gray's May 31

  • May 24, 2017

Cleveland, Ohio – (May 23, 2017)  The 19th century German figure and landscape painter, Paul Herman Wagner (1852-1937), is best known for his poignant portraits of children. Wagner’s paintings ...

Oval rendering of three white Persian kittens by the Australian-American artist Carl Kahler (1855-1906), in a gold gilt frame (est.  $8,000-$12,000).

Oval rendering of three white Persian kittens by Carl Kahler (1855-1906) will be in Fontaine's June 17th auction

  • Fontaine's Auction Gallery
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  • May 22, 2017

PITTSFIELD, Mass. – A fine American mahogany Moorish-style corner étagère attributed to Tiffany (Associated Artists), in excellent condition and with the original finish, just over six feet tall, ...

An Early 20th century Eagle's Head Sleigh

The Marcy Carsey Important Collection of American Furniture and Folk Art To Be Offered by Lark Mason Associates on iGavel Auction Platform

  • May 11, 2017

The Marcy Carsey Collection of American furniture and folk art, one of the most notable collections of Americana brought to auction in recent memory, will be presented by Lark Mason Associates on ...

M.  Evelyn McCormick's "Fremont House" is in Witherell's May 2-16 auction.

McCormick painting, Gold Rush items highlight Witherell’s Premier Western Design Auction

  • April 28, 2017

A large McCormick painting and items relating to the Gold Rush era highlight Witherell’s Premier Western Design auction May 2 to 16, 2017.  One of the first women to embrace Impressionism, M. ...

Beautiful oil on canvas landscape rendering by the French-born New Orleans artist Richard Clague (1812-1873), titled The Back of City Park, New Orleans (est.  $60,000-$90,000).

Beautiful landscape painting by Richard Clague (1812-1873) will headline Crescent City's May 13-14 auction

  • Crescent City Auction Gallery
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  • April 27, 2017

NEW ORLEANS, La. – A beautiful oil on canvas landscape rendering by New Orleans artist Richard Clague (1812-1873), three oil on board figural works by the iconic African American folk artist ...

A recently discovered oil on canvas folk art portrait of a gentleman, signed on the back "Painted by A.L.  Powers" with illegible date, for Asahel Lynde Powers (1813 - 1843) , the frame size 34" high, 29 1/2" wide.

Previously Unknown Asahel Powers Portrait Among Fine Americana & Folk Art Featured at Schwenke Auctioneers April 26th Estates Auction

  • April 24, 2017

Offering Americana From Several Local Fairfield and Litchfield County Estates This Wednesday April 26th at 11am, Schwenke Auctioneers will hold an Americana & Folk Art Fine Estates Auction, ...

RARE ENGLISH OAK BURL SLED-BASED COFFEE TABLE, 1982.  VERY RARE SLED-BASED COFFEE TABLE WITH SPECTACULAR AND UNCOMMON ENGLISH OAK BURL TOP AND BASE, 1982.  62" WIDE X 21" DEEP X 14" HIGH

George Nakashima: Rare & Unique Works at Moderne Gallery

  • April 21, 2017

Moderne Gallery has been at the forefront of the market for George Nakashima’s works for the past 32 years. A new exhibition and sale -- George Nakashima: Rare & Unique Works -- will be on ...

Vladimir Kagan Trisymmetric Coffee Table

Popularity of Modern Design Still High as Clarke Offers 100+ Lots in April

  • Clarke Auction
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  • April 19, 2017

The modern design offering of nearly 100 lots for April 23rd follows a wildly successful March auction in which a pair of Gio Ponti commodes realized $40,000. The success of a collection of Paul ...

J.J.  Audubon elephant folio "Carolina Parrot" sold for $78,000 at Eldred's Americana, Paintings and Maritime Art auction April 6-8, 2017.

AUDUBON, SCRIMSHAW HEADLINE ELDRED’S SPRING AMERICANA AUCTION

  • Robert C. Eldred Co., Inc.
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  • April 12, 2017

East Dennis, Mass. – “Carolina Parrot”, a J.J. Audubon elephant folio, sold for $78,000, taking the top spot at Eldred’s Americana, Paintings and Maritime Auction, held April 6, 7 and 8 at the ...

Anna Mary Robertson “Grandma” Moses (1860-1961) Catchin’ The Turkey, 1955 Oil on pressed wood, 12 x 16 inches Collection of Bennington Museum Copyright © 2017, Grandma Moses Properties Co., New York.  Part of "Grandma Moses: American Modern" at the Bennington Museum, July 1-Nov.  1, 2017.

Road Trip Destination: Berkshires-Area Cultural Institutions Partner to Create ArtCountry Consortium

  • April 6, 2017

MASS MoCA, Clark Art Institute, Williams College Museum of Art, Bennington Museum, and Williamstown Theatre Festival Launch New Initiative Targeting Summer 2017 Season of Art, Dance, Music, and ...

Monumental painting by classical Ming artist Qiu Ying (Chinese, 1494-1552), depicting a palace courtyard ($112,500).

Monumental classical painting attributed to Ming artist Qiu Ying (Chinese, 1494-1552) soars to $112,500

  • Ahlers & Ogletree
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  • March 31, 2017

ATLANTA, Ga. – Asian lots took center stage at Ahlers & Ogletree’s March 25-26 Spring Salon Auction, as a monumental classical painting attributed to Ming painter Qiu Ying (Chinese, 1494-1552) ...