October 26, 2017: RARE COINS, CHINESE NUMISMATICS & ASIAN ART

1988 Fine Gold Panda Coin Leads Way in Rare Coins, Chinese Numismatics & Asian Art Auctions

  • 888 Auctions
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  • October 16, 2017

Richmond Hill, ON – Thursday, October 26 marks 888 Auctions’ inaugural auction dedicated to numismatic items with a special focus on Chinese gold and silver panda coins. The 426-lot auction will ...

Arie L.  Kopelman, Chairman Emeritus of the Winter Antiques Show

Arie L. Kopelman Named Chairman Emeritus of the Winter Antiques Show and Honored by East Side House Settlement

  • Winter Antiques Show
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  • October 5, 2017

New York, NY –  The East Side House Settlement Board of Managers is pleased to announce that Arie L. Kopelman, distinguished longtime Chairman of the Winter Antiques Show, becomes Chairman Emeritus ...

Lot 260: Galileo Galilei, Galilæus .  .  .  His Systeme of the World, in Thomas Salusbury's Mathematical Collections and Translations, first edition, London, 1661.  Estimate $10,000 to $15,000.

Early Printed Books Auction Features Feast of Culinary Tomes at Swann Galleries

  • September 21, 2017

Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books come to Swann Galleries on Tuesday, October 17. The wide-ranging auction of some 300 lots covers a plethora of topics and periods. ...

Lot 91, a Zinaida Serebriakova (1884-1967) Russian Oil Board featuring a still life painting of fruits, flowers and vases.  Measuring at 31 inches by 24 inches, this Serebriakova piece is expected to exceed its high estimate of $12,000

Modern Paintings, Jadeite Bangles Headlines 888 Auctions’ October 12 Auction

  • 888 Auctions
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  • September 26, 2017

Richmond Hill, ON – The middle of the autumn season brings forth another auction featuring Modern Paintings, Jadeite Bangles, and Asian Art October 12th. Consisting of 400 fresh-to-market items, an ...

2018 Loan Exhibition Highlight Vincent Van Gogh (Dutch, active in France, 1853-1890) Daisies, Arles, 1888 Oil on canvas Framed: 20 1/2 × 23 3/4 × 2 1/4 in.  (52.07 × 60.33 × 5.72 cm) Collection of Mr.  and Mrs.  Paul Mellon, 2014.207 Image © Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

The Winter Antiques Show Celebrates 64 years as America’s Leading Art, Antiques and Design Fair

  • September 19, 2017

WHAT: The Winter Antiques Show is the leading art, antiques and design fair in America, featuring 70 of the world's top experts in the fine and decorative arts. Now in its 64th year, the ...

English three quarter suit of armor, c.1630

EN GARDE! Get Your Armor On!

  • Gray's Auctioneers
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  • September 15, 2017

A knight in shining armor introduces the next auction, on October 4th, at Gray’s Auctioneers. Several lots of armor from a private collector display an armory from centuries past and from many ...

Gilded Coffin Lid for the Priest Nedjemankh (detail).Late Ptolemaic Period (150-50 B.C.).  Cartonnage, gold, silver, resin, glass, wood.  Purchase, 2017 Benefit Fund; Lila Acheson Wallace Gift; Louis V.  Bell, Harris Brisbane Dick, Fletcher, and Rogers Funds and Joseph Pulitzer Bequest; Leona Sobel Education and The Camille M.  Lownds Funds; and 2016 Benefit Fund, 2017 (2017.255b).  Image © The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

The Met Acquires Ancient Egyptian Gilded Coffin

  • September 12, 2017

The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced Tuesday that it has acquired an ancient Egyptian gilded cartonnage coffin from the first century B.C. The highly ornamented lid of the coffin is displayed ...

The Philadelphia Art Alliance at the University of the Arts brings two of Philadelphia's most historic and innovative arts institutions together.

University of the Arts and Philadelphia Art Alliance Announce Merger

  • September 12, 2017

Leading century-old cultural institutions to join forces, creating Philadelphia Art Alliance at the University of the Arts The boards of trustees of the University of the Arts (UArts) and ...

Icy jade pendants.  Lot 5.  Gianguan Auctions, September 9.

Neolithic Chinese Jade Jewelry Adorns Gianguan Auctions Saturday Sale

  • August 30, 2017

As every woman knows, there is jewelry and then there are statement pieces. Whether the choice is a contemporary Chinese carved jade pendent, precious prayer beads or indeginous jewelry ...

Still from Elizabeth Price, A RESTORATION Video/installation, 2016

Major exhibition pairs video installation by Turner Prize winner Elizabeth Price with artifacts related to work of legendary archaeologist Sir Arthur Evans

  • September 6, 2017

The Institute for the Study of the Ancient World (ISAW) continues its efforts to illuminate ancient cultures and their interpretation through the lens of contemporary art with Restoring the ...

Jean Hasbrouck House (ca.  1721), Historic Huguenot Street, New Paltz, NY.  Photo by Pieter Estersohn, 2017.  Courtesy Historic Huguenot Street.

Historic Huguenot Street in Hudson Valley NY opens new exhibition showcasing 17th-century Dutch culture

  • HIstoric Huguenot Street
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  • August 30, 2017

Historic Huguenot Street exhibition showcases 17th-century Dutch culture including paintings, furniture, and decorative items from the George Way Collection Complementary display of American and ...

CASVA members tour the Gallery's objects conservation lab with Shelley Sturman, head of objects conservation, National Gallery of Art, October 2016

National Gallery of Art's Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (CASVA) Announces 2017–2018 Academic Year Appointments

  • National Gallery of Art
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  • August 20, 2017

Washington, DC—The Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (CASVA), a world-renowned research institution that brings distinguished scholars from around the world to the National Gallery of ...

Drawings by ex-slave Bill Traylor (American, 1854-1949) and ceramics by Karel Appel (Dutch, 1921-2006)

CRN Auctions to sell recently uncovered works by former slave Bill Traylor.

  • CRN Auctions, Inc.
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  • September 5, 2017

     On Sunday, September 10th at 11 a.m. CRN Auctions will be conducting its annual September auction in Cambridge, Massachusetts.    The sale will be the usual CRN eclectic mix of American, ...

Yuan wucai guan from Bo Ling Di Studio.  Gianguan Auctions, September 9 sale.

Open Sunday & Labor Day: Gianguan Auction Previews

  • September 3, 2017

With impressive collections of Chinese art coming to the podium on Saturday, September 9, Gianguan Auctions is open for previews Sunday (today) and Labor Day Monday. The principals and specialists ...

View of Blue Mountain Lake from the Adirondack Experience: The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake.  Photography by ADKX.  Courtesy Adirondack Experience.

Adirondack Experience Hosts Annual Events in September: 30th Rustic Furniture Fair & Antiques Show

  • Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake
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  • August 28, 2017

ADIRONDACK EXPERIENCE HOSTS ANNUAL EVENTS: 30th RUSTIC FURNITURE FAIR September 9‒10, and ANTIQUES SHOW PREVIEW September 15 and SALE September 16, 2017 WHAT Adirondack Experience, The ...