In 2011, The Foundation will present scholarship awards of $1,000.00 each to one new and one experienced appraiser, and one selected candidate for the Rago Auctions Scholarship in 20th Century Design.

NEW RAGO APPRAISAL SCHOLARSHIP ANNOUNCED

  • March 09, 2011

The Foundation for Appraisal Education is proud to announce the establishment of a new 2011 personal appraisal scholarship in the area of decorative arts.  In alliance with the scholarship ...

Compass quilt from Laura Fisher's FISHER HERITAGE, New York.

SEEING RED - NYC ABLAZE WITH COLOR AT THE ARMORY & AT FISHER HERITAGE

  • March 07, 2011

Fired up by the forthcoming exhibition from the American Folk Art Museum of  one collector’s red and white quilts called INFINITE VARIETY,  in further celebration of the color red and ...

Important Purplish Pink Sapphire and Diamond Ring, color stone falls into category of less than one percent of color stones worldwide (est.  $40,000 to $60,000).

Leland Little Auction & Estate Sales, Ltd. to Hold Two-Day Spring Catalogue Auction on March 18th & 19th

  • Leland Little Auction & Estate Sales, Ltd.
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  • March 01, 2011

  Leland Little Auction & Estate Sales, Ltd. is proud to offer over 700 lots of fine offerings from regional estates at their upcoming March 18th & 19th two day Spring Catalogue ...

A Russian silver gilt cloisonne and en-plein enamel casket sold for $256,750.

RUSSIAN SILVER CASKET SOARS TO $256,750 AT WESCHLER’S

  • Weschler's Auctioneers & Appraisers
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  • March 01, 2011

[WASHINGTON, D.C.] – Excitement was in the air at Weschler’s February 12th auction of European & American Furniture and Decorations including Asian Works of Art when a Russian silver gilt ...

Italian Carved Harlequin - 19th Century

Clarke Auction - Sun. 2/27 Noon - Meissen, Irving Penn, Tiffany, Josef Albers

  • Clarke Auction
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  • February 23, 2011

360 lots including Meissen collection; Tiffany Favrile, sterling, and coin silver; photographs by Irving Penn, Horst Horst, Duane Michals, Ansel Adams, Harold Kahn; a 19th C. Italian carved ...

A pair of Chinese export Famille Rose sauce boats, circa 1765.

DAY TWO AT THE PALM BEACH JEWELRY, ART & ANTIQUE SHOW BRINGS LARGE AFFLUENT CROWDS, SIGNIFICANT SALES

  • February 21, 2011

  The Palm Beach Jewelry, Art & Antique Show once again saw excellent attendance numbers on Sunday, February 20 and dealers could not have been more pleased with the array of serious ...

French Country UK sold several pieces, including a French 17th-century stone lion with a regal crown from a chateau in Burgundy, circa 1695.

ENTHUSIASM, EXCITEMENT AND INTEREST EVIDENT THEMES DURING PRESIDENTS' DAY AT THE PALM BEACH JEWELRY, ART & ANTIQUE SHOW

  • February 22, 2011

Presidents' Day at the Palm Beach Jewelry, Art & Antique Show attracted thousands of enthusiastic collectors eager to admire the more than 200,000 items on display, including fine art, ...

Winterthur presents Paint, Pattern & People: Furniture of Southeastern Pennsylvania, 1725–1850, from April 2, 2011 through January 8, 2012.

Paint, Pattern & People: Furniture of Southeastern Pennsylvania, 1725–1850 opens April 2, 2011

  • February 17, 2011

Winterthur presents Paint, Pattern & People: Furniture of Southeastern Pennsylvania, 1725–1850, from April 2, 2011 through January 8, 2012. This landmark exhibition explores the colorful ...

Gustav Stickley, Five Light Electrolier, no 233, c.  1904

First Nationally Touring Exhibition of the Work of Gustav Stickley, Patriarch of the American Arts and Crafts Movement, Opens at Dallas Museum of Art

  • February 13, 2011

  On February 13, the Dallas Museum of Art (DMA) inaugurates Gustav Stickley and the American Arts & Crafts Movement, the first nationally touring exhibition to offer a comprehensive ...

Paul Storr Silver-gilt Centerpiece

Rau Antiques Co-Sponsors Gordon Granger Antique Silver Collection Exhibit At Headley-Whitney Museum Opening April 10, 2011

  • February 07, 2011

For years, New Orleans has been an insider's secret for savvy antiques and silver collectors. This spring brings an extensive exhibit of rare silver, much of it sourced from Rau Antiques in New ...

A Regency period centre table, circa 1810.  Courtesy of William Cook.

PALM BEACH JEWELRY, ART & ANTIQUE SHOW TO FEATURE MORE THAN 180 WORLD-RENOWNED DEALERS PRESIDENTS’ DAY WEEKEND, FEBRUARY 18-22, 2011

  • February 07, 2011

  One of the most anticipated events of the season, the Palm Beach Jewelry, Art & Antique Show will return to the Palm Beach County Convention Center for its eighth year on Presidents’ ...

David Ject-Key 1932 NY theatre mural

Clarke's 2011 Super Auction - Sunday Morning, February 6th, 10:00 am

  • Clarke Auction
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  • February 02, 2011

  On Sunday, February 6th at 10:00 am, Clarke Auction's Super Bowl Kick Off will feature 400+ lots drawn from estates in Pelham, the East and West Side, Park Avenue, Forest Hills, ...

281, Rustic, Pair of hand-made twig stands, ca.  1901, $1,400-2,200

ARTS AND CRAFTS MOVEMENT FURNITURE FROM VANCROFT MANSION BACK ON THE MARKET

  • February 02, 2011

  On Friday, February 4 and Saturday, February 5, 2011 at noon, the Rago Arts and Auction Center will re-offer Gustav Stickley furniture from the Vancroft mansion in Wellsburg, West ...

Consigned by St.  John’s Episcopal Church, a 19th Century Italian School of The Adoration of the Magi, which holds a pre-sale estimate of $5,000-$10,000.

WESCHLER’S TO RING IN THE 2011 AUCTION SEASON ON FEBRUARY 12

  • Weschler's Auctioneers & Appraisers
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  • January 27, 2011

Featuring Property from Historic St. John’s Episcopal Church, Lafayette Square, Washington, D.C. (WASHINGTON, D.C.) -- Weschler's February 12th auction of European and American Furniture and ...

Ellis Boston Antiques Show

Initial Exhibitor Roster Announced For The Ellis Boston Antiques Show Slated For October 13-16, 2011 at The Cyclorama

  • Fusco & Four/Ventures, LLC
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  • January 25, 2011

Following their announcement that they will relaunch The Ellis Boston Antiques Show on October 13-16, 2011 at The Cyclorama, Boston Center for The Arts, the show's producers, Tony Fusco and Robert ...