William Hogarth (English, 1697-1764).  The Rake’s Ruin at the Gaming Table from A Rake’s Progress, c.  1765.  Original copperplate engraving, 20 ¼ x 22 ¼ in.  Private collection

New exhibition at Morris-Jumel Mansion explores site's history with chocolate

  • Bow Bridge Communications, LLC
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  • January 6, 2017

NEW EXHIBITION EXPLORES CHOCOLATE AS A COMMODITY IN 18‒19TH CENTURY NEW YORK A Taste for Chocolate on view February 17–May 29, 2017 New York, NY (1/6/17)…The Morris-Jumel Mansion (MJM), ...

The Winter Sale 2017 Catalog

Copley Fine Art Auctions, LLC - Winter Sale 2017 Catalog Order

  • January 6, 2017

Copley Fine Art Auctions, LLC The Winter Sale 2017 February 17 | 11am The American Theater | 446 King Street Charleston, South Carolina This dynamic auction brings to the block more than 450 ...

Lot 2427 Magnificent Unenhanced Classic Columbian Emerald Approx.  29 cts.  Sold for: $1,030,000

$1 MILLION EMERALD SPARKS GREEN FIRE IN RAGO’S DECEMBER JEWELRY AUCTION

  • Rago Arts and Auction Center
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  • December 12, 2016

Lambertville, NJ: An unenhanced Colombian emerald weighing some 29 carats brought $1,030,000 in Rago’s $4.25 million dollar jewelry auction on December 4, 2016.  A pear-shaped diamond of ...

Art Nouveau Gold, Opal, Peridot, and Enamel Ring (Lot 53, Estimate: $10,000- 15,000)

Kashmir Sapphires, Art Nouveau, Art Deco, and Signed Jewelry Highlight Skinner’s Fine Jewelry Auctions

  • Skinner, Inc.
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  • December 1, 2016

BOSTON, MA – Skinner, Inc. presents two Fine Jewelry auctions to close out 2016. The live auction on December 6 will feature over 450 lots, including the collection of noted jewelry expert Rita ...

Bertoia, Laverne, Picasso and Large Selection of Fine Art Featured at Schwenke Auctioneers Annual Holiday Fine Estates Aucton

  • Schwenke Auctioneers
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  • November 28, 2016

On Sunday, December 4th Schwenke Auctioneers will conduct its Annual Holiday Fine Estates Auction with a remarkable offering of 792 lots consigned from several separate estates and consignors from ...

Thomas Hart Benton "Roosterville Farm" painting

Fresh to Market Thomas Hart Benton Painting

  • KC Auction & Appraisal Company
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  • December 2, 2016

The KC Auction & Appraisal Company is excited to announce that they are offering a fresh to the market Thomas Hart Benton painting with no reserve! The painting is a study that was executed ...

Kiowa Woman's Beaded Hide Dress, c.  1870's (Lot 159, Estimate: $60,000-80,000)

Rare Kiowa Dress and Paiute Beaded Baskets Lead Skinner’s Auction of American Indian & Ethnographic Art, December 1

  • Skinner, Inc.
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  • November 22, 2016

BOSTON, MA – Skinner, Inc. will host an auction of American Indian & Ethnographic Art at 10AM on December 1 in its Boston gallery, featuring a wide range of weavings, pottery, baskets, ...

North West corner of the MAACM Building

Museum of the American Arts & Crafts Movement signs contract with Gilbane Inc to begin construction

  • American Craftsman Museum
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  • November 25, 2016

The MAACM is poised to become a cultural anchor for the thriving St. Petersburg art scene. Major news out of St. Petersburg, Florida as we learn construction will now be underway on the massive ...

Lot 119.  Liu Cai’s “Carp in Spring Pond,” a Song Dynasty masterwork.  At Gianguan Auctions December 10.

Favorite Chinese Painters & Ceremonial Objects at Gianguan Auctions

  • November 24, 2016

An unusually strong collection of Chinese paintings and archaic ritual items take the podium on December 10 at Gianguan Auctions, New York City. Leading the classic scroll paintings is a Liu ...

Diamond chips, gold, turquoise and agate decorate this pair of Tang Dynasty vessels, or Zun.  Gianguan Auctions Lot 172.  $800,000-$1,500,000.

China’s Dedication to the Arts Captured in December 10th Auction

  • November 24, 2016

On December 10, Gianguan Auctions presents an exceptional collection of antiquities  that celebrate China’s heightened artistic standards. The emphasis is on Neolithic to Qing Dynasty works of art ...

Lot 1 – A Rare Victorian Centennial Table, 1776-1876

WORLD’S FAIR: THE COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION 1893 AT GRAY’S

  • November 8, 2016

Cleveland, Ohio – (November 8, 2016) Gray’s Auction on November 21st features a vast collection of memorabilia from the World’s Fair Columbian Exposition, Chicago 1893, as well as a selection of ...

Carved Polychrome and Gilt Eagle Plaque, America, 19th century (Lot 602, Estimate: $8,000-12,000)

Skinner Presents Fall Auction of American Furniture & Decorative Arts

  • Skinner, Inc.
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  • November 7, 2016

BOSTON, MA  – Skinner, Inc. will present an auction of American Furniture & Decorative Arts on Saturday, November 19 at 10AM in their Boston Gallery. The auction of nearly 700 lots will feature ...

A massive Imperial Roman solid gold ring of angular wide shouldered style, a raised circular boss on the bezel.  Intact, 3d - 4th Centuries AD, eastern Mediterranean.

The Curator's Eye Presents an Ancient, Asian, and Ethnographic Jewelry Auction - Nov 30th

  • The Curator's Eye, LLC
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  • November 1, 2016

The Curator's Eye (TCE) has announced their next virtual live auction which will be held on November 30th. This will be The Curator's Eye's third virtual auction, presenting an impressive catalog ...

Album with more than 130 Civil War-era signatures, including Abraham Lincoln and his cabinet, and signed by 18 Presidents, 1864-2010.  At auction November 1, 2016.  Estimate $60,000 to $90,000.

Fourteen Presidential Signatures on a Single Page At Swann Galleries’ Fall Autographs Auction

  • October 11, 2016

On Tuesday, November 1, Swann Auction Galleries will hold a sale of Autographs, with an emphasis on American political signatures in a nod to the upcoming presidential election. A Civil War-era ...

Sir Isaac Newton, Opticks, first edition, first issue, London, 1704.  Sold October 18, 2016 for $87,500.

First Edition Isaac Newton Brings $87k at Swann Galleries Oct 18 Auction

  • October 20, 2016

Swann Auction Galleries held a successful sale of Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books on Tuesday, October 18, with especial offerings of early scientific and mathematical ...