Women on a Terrace, Vilavail ragini from a Ragamala series, Mughal, Lucknow, India ca.1770-80.

San Francisco Arts of Pacific Asia Show Opens at Fort Mason Center

  • February 4, 2010

 The 14th Annual San Francisco Arts of Pacific Asia Show (SFAPA) returns to the Fort Mason Center February 5-7, 2010. One of the top Asian Art Shows in North America, the upcoming 2010 ...

A round-back chair and table from the “Sketch Furniture” series (2005) from Stockholm’s Front Design was acquired for the High's decorative arts and design department.

COLLECTORS’ EVENING SECURES FOUR NEW ACQUSITIONS FOR THE HIGH

  • High Museum of Art
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  • February 1, 2010

   The High Museum of Art hosted its first ever Collectors’ Evening on Saturday, January 30. The participants at the event voted to secure four new acquisitions for the museum, including ...

William Mason Brown’s “Red Raspberries” (ca.  1866) is the proposed acquisition for the American art collection.

HIGH HOSTS FIRST EVER COLLECTORS’ EVENING TO HELP BUILD THE MUSEUM’S PERMANENT COLLECTION

  • High Museum of Art
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  • January 7, 2010

New Acquisition to be Chosen Among Seven Proposed Works from Each of the High’s Curatorial Departments.   The High Museum of Art will host its first ever Collectors’ Evening on ...

The vase dates from between late First Century B.C.  to early First Century A.D .

Bonhams Uncovers Rare Imperial Roman Glass Vase

  • Bonhams
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  • December 27, 2009

2000-YEAR-OLD CAMEO GLASS VASE IS LARGER AND MORE COMPLEX THAN ANY OTHER KNOWN EXAMPLE Bonhams specialists announced this week that they have identified a magnificent Roman cameo glass vase ...

Cat Butler by Diego Giacometti, to be exhibited by L’Arc en Seine, Paris.

TEFAF DESIGN Presents Rare and Influential Pieces in 2010; TEFAF MAASTRICHT 12-21 MARCH 2010

  • Netherlands Board of Tourism & Conventions
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  • December 17, 2009

  TEFAF Design, the stylish newcomer to TEFAF Maastricht in 2009, will exhibit works by some of the greatest names in the history of design when the world’s most influential art and ...

An important Louis XV style gilt bronze and coramandel lacquer mounted ebonized commode Paul Sormani fourth quarter 19th century.  Sold for $122,000 inclusive of Buyer's Premium

Bonhams & Butterfields’ December 7th Furniture Sale Shows Strength in Private Collections

  • Bonhams
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  • December 16, 2009

Auctioneers Bonhams & Butterfields capped off a strong year of fine European and American furniture and decorative arts sales in San Francisco on Dec. 7, 2009 with its $1.6-million auction ...

A Roman marble torso of Venus Circa 2nd century A.D.  Estimate: $300,000-500,000

CHRISTIE’S TO OFFER EXQUISITE ANTIQUITIES AND ANCIENT JEWELRY THIS DECEMBER IN NEW YORK

  • Christies
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  • November 25, 2009

Christie’s is proud to present two sales of ancient art, Antiquities and Ancient Jewelry, on December 11 featuring over 350 lots showcasing the broad range of works from Predynastic Egypt through ...

Untitled XVI by Willem de Kooning (1904-1997), new exhibitor L&M Arts.

BIGGER AND BETTER THAN EVER BEFORE – TEFAF MAASTRICHT MARCH 12-21, 2010

  • Netherlands Board of Tourism & Conventions
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  • November 23, 2009

TEFAF Maastricht, the world’s most influential art and antiques fair, will have a record number of 260 exhibitors from 17 countries when the 23rd edition opens at the MECC (Maastricht Exhibition ...

The Charles Engelhard Court at the Met

Istanbul-Based Vehbi Koç Foundation Funds New Galleries for Ottoman Art at Metropolitan Museum

  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
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  • November 6, 2009

In recognition of a generous gift of $10 million from the Istanbul-based Vehbi Koç Foundation, The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced today the designation of two new galleries for Ottoman Art ...

Metropolitan Museum of Art will return to Egypt the base of a red granite "naos," which is a shrine used to house a statue of a deity.

Metropolitan Museum of Art Returns a Granite Fragment to Egypt

  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
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  • October 28, 2009

Fragment had been on loan and was recently identified as belonging to a larger work in Karnak   The Metropolitan Museum of Art will return to Egypt tomorrow, October 29, an ...

Constantinos Maleas' (1879-1928) View of the Acropolis was exhibited in Paris in 1919, during a collective exhibition of modern Greek artists of the "Omada Texnis." Est.  £200,000-300,000.

Bonhams to Sell Museum Quality Greek Art

  • Bonhams
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  • October 28, 2009

Bonhams will be celebrating their 15th Greek Sale at New Bond Street on 10th November. The sale will include a selection of works ranging from 19th Century classic art to high-profile modern and ...

One of the largest known Tyrannosaurus rex specimens ever discovered will be offered on Saturday, October 3, 2009 during the company's first Natural History auction to be held at The Venetian® in Las Vegas.

Rare Tyrannosaurus rex Skeleton to be Offered on October 3 at The Venetian® in Las Vegas

  • September 15, 2009

T. Rex known as “Samson” on the Auction Block One of the largest known Tyrannosaurus rex specimens ever discovered will be offered by international auctioneers Bonhams & Butterfields on ...