Northwest Coastal Beaver Bowl brings $42,000 at Eldred's Fall Americana and Paintings Auction.

NORTHWEST COASTAL CARVED BOWL TAKES TOP LOT AT ELDRED’S FALL AMERICANA AUCTION

  • Robert C. Eldred Co., Inc.
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  • November 22, 2016

East Dennis, Mass. – The top lot in Eldred’s three-day Americana and Paintings Auction was a Northwest Coastal carved wooden beaver-form bowl, which brought $42,000, vastly surpassing its very ...

Original painting by the renowned Missouri-born Regionalist artist Thomas Hart Benton (1889-1975).

Market fresh painting by Thomas Hart Benton (Am., 1889-1975) headlines KC Auction & Appraisal's online-only auction ending Dec. 12th

  • November 28, 2016

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – A painting by the renowned Missouri-born artist Thomas Hart Benton (Am., 1889-1975) is the expected headliner in an online-only auction being held by KC Auction & Appraisal ...

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 ...

"Golden Sundown" by Anne Bridge

Small Works Show Opens November 25th in Time for Holiday Gift Giving

  • Solvang Antiques
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  • November 21, 2016

Just in time for holiday gift giving and celebrations, the annual Small Works Show opens at the Judith Hale Gallery located in Solvang Antiques. As is annual tradition, the Small Works Show will ...

Lovely Native American floral squash blossom necklace.

California Gold Rush items, taxidermy, mining artifacts, numismatics at Holabird's huge Dec. 9-12 auction in Reno

  • Holabird Western Americana
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  • November 21, 2016

RENO, Nev. – A big four-day auction comprising about 2,500 lots in a wide range of collecting categories – to include numismatics, California Gold Rush items and mining artifacts – will be held ...

 “Happy Birthday Mr.  President” dress worn by Marilyn Monroe in 1962 when she famously sang to President John F.  Kennedy at Madison Square Garden in New York sold for the record price of $4.81 million to Ripley’s Believe it or Not.

Collection of Marilyn Monroe Items Brings Nearly $11 Million at Auction

  • November 20, 2016

The Largest Collection of Marilyn Monroe Personal and Career Items Offered at one Auction Highlighted by: Sale of “Happy Birthday Mr. President Dress” Selling for $4.81 million to Ripley’s ...

National Bank of the Soviet Republic of China, 2 Jiao, 1932.

Chinese, U.S. and worldwide banknotes will headline Archives International's Dec. 6 and 13 auctions

  • Archives International Auctions
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  • November 21, 2016

FORT LEE, N.J. – A discovery collection of 1930s-era Chinese Communist banknote rarities, acquired by an American collector who spent time in China in the early 1970’s when China was beginning to ...

Earliest-known Ten Commandments sold for $850,000

World’s Earliest 10 Commandments Tablet Rises to $850,000 at Auction

  • November 17, 2016

The world’s earliest-known stone inscription of the 10 Commandments – one of the most important documents in history, and a “National Treasure” of Israel  – sold for $850,000 Wednesday evening, ...

Marilyn Monroe “Happy Birthday Mr.  President” Jean Louis dress.

Marilyn Monroe "Happy Birthday, Mr. President" Dress Fetches $4.8 Million at Auction

  • November 17, 2016

Julien’s Auctions made history Thursday night when it sold the Marilyn Monroe “Happy Birthday Mr. President” Jean Louis creation for $4.8 million (with fees) at auction.  On Saturday, May 19, ...

Massive pair of cloisonne chargers, each one 36 inches in diameter, featuring a beautiful blue background with colorful bamboo, floral, butterfly and bird motif.

Cloisonne pieces, Native American objects, art glass, more at Woody Auction, December 3rd

  • Woody Auction
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  • November 17, 2016

DOUGLASS, Kan. – A large and diverse antique auction featuring massive, single-owner collections of Native American items, cast iron toys, art glass, cloisonné and more will be held on Saturday, ...

 Regis Francois Gignoux (1816-1882), Winter Landscape with Skaters, c.  1860, oil on canvas.

Comforts, Cures, and Distractions: Winter at Fruitlands Museum

  • Fruitlands Museum
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  • November 14, 2016

HARVARD, Mass. – The Trustees today announced that Fruitlands Museum, its newest property, presents Comforts, Cures, and Distractions: Winter at Fruitlands Museum, beginning November 19, 2016 and ...

World-Renowned Sculptor Glenna Goodacre’s Final New Work Will Benefit the Clark Hulings Fund for Visual Artists

  • Clark Hulings Fund for Visual Artists
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  • November 11, 2016

New Bronze Represents An Unprecedented Collaboration Between Goodacre and the late master realist painter Clark Hulings (Santa Fe, NM, 11/9/2016) - The national nonprofit Clark Hulings Fund ...

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 ...

Album with more than 130 Civil War-era signatures, including Abraham Lincoln and his cabinet, and signed by 18 presidents, 1864-2010.  Sold November 1, 2016 for $60,000.

Days Before Election, Presidential Signatures in High Demand at Swann Galleries’ Autographs Auction

  • Swann Galleries
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  • November 3, 2016

On November 1, a mere nine days before the American Presidential election, Swann Auction Galleries offered an autograph album signed by 18 presidents, starting with Abraham Lincoln and ending with ...

Paul George Lawler, Fly to South Sea Isles / Via Pan American, circa 1938.  Sold October 27, 2016 for $20,000.

Early Travel Posters Go Far at Swann Galleries’ October Sale

  • Swann Galleries
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  • October 28, 2016

Swann Galleries’ October 27 sale of Rare & Important Travel Posters set at least ten auction records. The selection reflected the rapidly changing technology and styles that epitomized the ...