Francis J.  Purcell Antiques, Philadelphia, PA

PHILADELPHIA ANTIQUES AND ART SHOW PRESENTS ART AND DESIGN THROUGH THE CENTURIES

  • February 07, 2018

For three days this spring, Philadelphians and visitors can explore exceptional works of art and design spanning four centuries at the 56th Philadelphia Antiques and Art Show.  Tickets are now on ...

This Chinese green glazed oval footed porcelain bowl with a pre-sale estimate of $1,000-$2,000 finished at $200,000, easily making it the auction's top lot and the sleeper item of the sale.

Chinese porcelain bowl with an estimate of $1,000-$2,000 soars to $200,000 at Nye & Company's Jan. 31 auction

  • Nye & Company
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  • February 07, 2018

BLOOMFIELD, N.J. – An unassuming Chinese green glazed oval footed porcelain bowl with a pre-sale estimate of just $1,000-$2,000 soared to $200,000 at Nye & Company Auctioneers’ Collectors’ ...

Gregg Dietrich joins Eldred's as Senior Consultant, Specialist

GREGG DIETRICH JOINS ELDRED’S AS SENIOR CONSULTANT, SPECIALIST

  • Eldred's
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  • January 31, 2018

East Dennis, Mass. – The Robert C. Eldred Co. announced today Gregg K. Dietrich has joined the auction and appraisal firm as a Senior Consultant and Specialist. Mr. Dietrich brings to the position ...

Lyndhurst Mansion

Barn Star Launches New Antiques Show at Hudson Valley's Lyndhurst Mansion in April

  • January 30, 2018

Barn Star Productions and Frank Gaglio, Inc. announce a new and exciting event, Antiques on the Hudson, At Lyndhurst, Saturday and Sunday, April 7 & 8, 2018. The antiques, vintage, and fine ...

David Boudon (Switzerland, 1778-c.1816)

Estates Excel in the Brunk Auctions January Sale

  • Brunk Auctions
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  • January 30, 2018

Brunk Auctions hosted another successful auction in their Asheville, North Carolina gallery over the weekend of January 26th and 27th, 2018. The January sale at Brunk Auctions brought $1.76 million ...

The Diamond Eagle presented to George Washington

Museums Wager 'Cradle of Liberty' Talks on Super Bowl

  • January 28, 2018

Philadelphia has loved a good underdog story ever since the Continental Army took on the British Empire during the Revolutionary War (spoiler alert: they won). Today, the Museum of the American ...

Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company, Eighteen-Light Lily Table Lamp, prior to 1902, bronze, blown glass.  Photograph by John Faier.  © 2018 Driehaus Museum

'Louis Comfort Tiffany: Treasures from the Driehaus Collection' Exhibition Travels Across U.S.

  • January 25, 2018

Spanning 30 years of Louis Comfort Tiffany’s design career and showcasing a wide range of his objects and ingenuity, Louis Comfort Tiffany: Treasures from the Driehaus Collection presents a superb ...

Pair Georgian Rococo Sterling Candlesticks

Early English Decorative Arts From The Estate of Mrs. George S. Franklin, Jr. Featured in Schwenke Auctioneers January 31st Auction

  • January 25, 2018

On Wednesday, January 31st  Schwenke Auctioneers will hold its January Fine Estates Auction with an offering of over 500 lots of freshly consigned estate property from estates throughout ...

Victory desk.  Wendell Castle

Wendell Castle, Renowned ‘Father of the Art Furniture Movement,’ Remembered

  • January 21, 2018

Wendell Castle, treasured Artist in Residence at Rochester Institute of Technology and widely recognized as the “father of the art furniture movement,” died in his Scottsville, N.Y., home on Jan. ...

Oil on canvas painting by the renowned Swedish-born American artist Birger Sandzen (1871-1946), titled Cedars and Rocks, one of four Sandzens in the auction.

Four original oil paintings by Birger Sandzen (1871-1946) will headline Woody Auction's Feb. 24 grand opening event

  • Woody Auction
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  • January 17, 2018

DOUGLASS, Kan. – Woody Auction will celebrate the grand opening of its new Douglass gallery with a major antique and fine art auction on Saturday, February 24th, one that will be highlighted by ...

Aki by Toshiko Takaezu (1922 - 2011), is among a selection of contemporary artworks that will be featured in the Museum’s planned loan exhibition, Philadelphia Collects Philadelphia, at this year's Show.  c.1968.  Polychrome glazed porcelain.10 1/2 x 1 x 10 1/2 inches.  Bequest of Melvin Richman, 2002.

Philadelphia Museum of Art and Penn Medicine Join Forces in support of the 56th Philadelphia Antiques and Art Show

  • January 16, 2018

The 56th  Philadelphia Antiques and Art Show will be held at South 11th Street & Kitty Hawk Avenue in the Philadelphia Navy Yard from April 20-22, 2018 and will jointly benefit the Philadelphia ...

(Lot 228) a rare Chinese Export famille rose and grisaille porcelain circular dish from the Lee of Coton Hall service, circa 1735.

Rare Chinese Export Plate From The Estate of Mrs. George S. Franklin, Jr. Featured in Schwenke Auctioneers January 31st Auction

  • January 16, 2018

On Wednesday, January 31st  Schwenke Auctioneers will hold its January Fine Estates Auction with an offering of over 500 lots of freshly consigned estate property from estates throughout ...

The sale's top lot was this fine bronze sculpture by Mexican-born realist Enrique Alferez (1901-1999), dated 1983 and titled The Bather ($13,750).

Bronze sculpture by Mexican-born realist Enrique Alferez (1901-1999) brings $13,750 at Bruneau

  • Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers
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  • January 16, 2018

CRANSTON, R.I. – A fine bronze sculpture of a female nude by Mexican-born realist Enrique Alferez (La./Tex., 1901-1999), titled The Bather (1983), climbed to $13,750, and a beautiful Tiffany & ...

19th century oil on board painting by South Carolina artist William Aiken Walker (1838-1921), titled Cabin Scene, signed lower left (est.  $12,000-$15,000).

Artworks by William Aiken Walker, Clementine Hunter, Bill Hemmerling will lead Crescent City's Jan. 27-28 auction

  • Crescent City Auction Gallery
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  • January 15, 2018

NEW ORLEANS, La. – Original paintings by renowned Southern artists William Aiken Walker and William Hemmerling, a mug and a vase from the studios of George Ohr (the “Mad Potter of Biloxi”), and a ...

Modernism Week Showcase Home – Moroccan Modern

Winter Destination: Modernism Week in Palm Springs

  • January 11, 2018

Modernism Week’s signature February festival will take place February 15-25, 2018, highlighting midcentury modern architecture, art, interior and landscape design, and vintage culture in the Palm ...