Of the nearly 700 paintings and bronzes, the centerpiece was an outstanding work by Abbott Fuller Graves.  Depicting a young woman seated in a rural Maine flower garden setting, the fine oil on canvas brought $109,250 within expectations of $100,000-150,000.

Julia's Summer Antiques & Fine Art Auction Realizes Record $5 Million

  • September 21, 2011

As Hurricane Irene moved north pounding the east coast, and mere days before reaching New England, Julia’s recent auction was described by department head Bill Gage as “a perfect storm” referring ...

Lot 515: an 18th Century Chinese rhinoceros horn carved two-faced Buddha Head: $49,610

18th Century Buddha Head Realizes $49,610 in 888 Auctions’ Asian Art Part II

  • 888 Auctions
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  • September 12, 2011

Richmond Hill, Ont –888 Auctions concluded Part II of Asian Art on Saturday, 10 September as it realized over $168,000. With a vast array of Asian art on display, the evening was primed to ...

Important French Parcel Gilt and Gem Set Jewel Casket, with the mark for Paul Rigaux and Pierre Leblanc (est.  $20,000-$40,000)

Leland Little Auction & Estate Sales, Ltd. to Hold Two-Day Fall Catalogue Auction on September 16th & 17th

  • Leland Little Auction & Estate Sales, Ltd.
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  • September 07, 2011

Over 700 lots of fine art, decorative arts, and fine wine will be offered at LLAES Ltd.'s Two-Day Fall Catalogue Auction.  Fine Wine to be sold Friday, September 16th at 6PM, Fine & ...

Joseph Rusling Meeker American; (1827-1889).  Louisiana Bayou landscape with willow Oil on canvas.  Signed lower left.  Sold for $27,000 at the August 20 Summer Art & Antiques Auction, Antique Helper Auctions, Indianapolis.

Meeker Bayou Landscape brings $27,000 at Antique Helper

  • September 07, 2011

The August 20 Summer Art and Antiques Auction at Antique Helper was a multifaceted sale.  Sessions included the sale of Asian antiques, Native American costumes, objects and accessories, Art ...

Kuniyoshi: Woman on Wooden Walkway (Engawa) in Front of Blossoming Plum Tree at Night, ca.  1848.

Exhibit of Japanese Woodblock Prints from Kunisada and Kuniyoshi opens at Düsseldorf’s Museum Kunstpalast

  • August 30, 2011

Colorful dreamscapes and fantastic scenes in woodblock prints that often seem like early examples of Manga take visitors into the world of two 19th-century Japanese masters. An exhibit of 80 ...

Crowds at the Baltimore Summer Antiques Show.

31ST ANNUAL BALTIMORE SUMMER ANTIQUES SHOW DRAWS INTERNATIONAL COLLECTORS AND RAVE REVIEWS

  • August 29, 2011

The 31st Annual Baltimore Summer Antiques Show attracted thousands of knowledgeable collectors and respected dealers from around the world who traveled from as far as Dubai, Brussels and Beijing to ...

Lot 1503 Chinese Bronze Standing Buddha - realized $102,000

Sales Total Over $1.1 Million at Cowan's Inaugural Asian Art Auction August 26-27

  • Cowan's Auctions
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  • August 29, 2011

  Cowan's is thrilled to announce that its first auction dedicated solely to Asian Art was a huge success. With sales coming in at $1,116,846.25, Wes Cowan and staff could not be ...

888 AUCTIONS Asian Art: Part II

Rare Horn Carving Collection to Feature in 888 Auctions’ Asian Art: Part II

  • 888 Auctions
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  • August 28, 2011

  Richmond Hill, Ont - Following the success of Asian Art Part I,  888 Auctions is proud to offer Part II on Saturday, 10 September 2011 featuring precious jewelery; ...

From exhibitor Ariadne Galleries, NY, A Group of Banded Alabaster Vessels, Neolithic Syria, Tell Halaf.  6th millennium BC.  Dimensions: 18.6 cm H, 11.5 cm H, 10.3 cm H.  Price: $125,000.

Style and Substance: The Haughtons Create Perfect Synergy at the International Fine Art and Antique Dealers Show

  • August 24, 2011

  A spellbinding mix of the highest quality art and antiques is the hallmark of Anna and Brian Haughton’s flagship New York fair, which returns for its 23rd year, October 21-27, 2011.  ...

Sakiyama Takayuki, Open Twisting Sculpture with Ridged Banding, 2011.  14 x 16.5 x 19", stoneware with sand and orange glaze.  From Joan B Mirviss LTD, New York NY.

Solid Crowds and Sales at 3rd Annual SOFA WEST: Santa Fe Art Fair 2011

  • August 22, 2011

The 3rd annual Western edition of the Sculpture Objects & Functional Art Fair; SOFA WEST: Santa Fe and its new Spotlight Presentation of The Intuit Show of Folk and Outsider Art enjoyed a ...

artMatch--Find the art you want, discover new art you’ll love and buy the art you must have—wherever and whenever inspiration strikes

Art.com Launches artMatch Application For The iPhone

  • Art.com, Inc.
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  • August 09, 2011

Art.com, Inc. (www.art.com), the world’s leading online specialty provider of wall art, today announced the introduction of artMatchTM for the iPhone, which makes it easy for art lovers to find, ...

Helen Maria Turner

NEW ORLEANS AUCTION GALLERIES’ SUMMER ESTATES AUCTION BRINGS IN BIG NUMBERS DESPITE NATIONAL DEBT CRISIS

  • New Orleans Auction Galleries, Inc.
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  • August 16, 2011

New Orleans, LA (August 8, 2011) – In the midst of the government’s debt crisis deliberations, New Orleans Auction Galleries hosted one of its most successful sales to date, showing signs of ...

Montague Dawson (1895 - 1973), The Crest of a Wave, oil on canvas, 36 x 24 inches, signed.  Courtesy of Rehs Galleries.

SOLD-OUT BALTIMORE SUMMER ANTIQUES SHOW TO CELEBRATE 31ST ANNIVERSARY YEAR AUGUST 25-28

  • August 07, 2011

Now celebrating its 31st year, the Baltimore Summer Antiques Show will make its annual return to the Baltimore Convention Center August 25-28 (the weekend prior to Labor Day, which was formerly the ...

EMPEROR QIANLONG’S CHUNHUA GE TIE RUBBING

PROPERTY FROM THE XU HANQING COLLECTION TO BE OFFERED AT CHRISTIE’S ASIAN ART WEEK

  • Christies
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  • August 03, 2011

Christie’s is pleased to announce the single-owner sale of A Connoisseur’s Vision:  Property from the Xu Hanqing Collection, which will be offered on September 15, 2011 during Christie's Asian ...

Zhang Wei, Temple of Heaven 1, 1976.  Oil on paperboard, 20.5 x 25 cm

BLOOMING IN THE SHADOWS: UNOFFICIAL CHINESE ART, 1974-1985

  • August 03, 2011

An exhibition of work by pioneering artists in China from the 1970s and 1980s, on view at China Institute Gallery from September 15 through December 11, 2011, will provide important clues to the ...