The top lot of the auction was this oil painting by Fritz Bultman (Am., 1919-1985), titled Cape May II.  It sold for $23,750.

Paintings by American abstract expressionist Fritz Bultman dominate the list of top lots at Bruneau & Co.'s June 3rd auction

  • Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers
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  • June 12, 2017

CRANSTON, R.I. – Abstract expressionist paintings by American artist Fritz Bultman (1919-1985) dominated the list of top lots at Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers’ Summer Antiques & Fine Art ...

Masterpiece scrimshaw whale's tooth by Edward Burdett

Eldred's Important Marine Sale Slated for July 20

  • Robert C. Eldred Co., Inc.
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  • June 9, 2017

East Dennis, Mass. – Nearly 500 lots of maritime art will go across the block this July 20 at Eldred’s Marine Sale, highlighted by the third and final session of the Thomas Mittler Scrimshaw ...

New York Federal Dropleaf Breakfast Table

Schwenke June 14th Sale Features Asian Arts, Americana, English Decorative Arts, Sterling, Jewelry and Estate Oriental Carpets

  • June 9, 2017

Including Rare Gorham Charles Hayden Trophy, Louis Vuitton Executive Steamer Trunk, Andy Warhol Watercolor and Fine Duncan Phyfe Table On Wednesday, June 14th at 10am, Schwenke Auctioneers ...

"The Horse America, Throwing Its Master," a British political cartoon from 1779.  Library of Congress, Washington.

American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith

  • June 10, 2017

This summer, comprehensive exhibitions in Washington, DC, will display artifacts that document the birth and evolution of American democracy, providing a timely reminder of the principles that ...

The Arlington (M.A.  Lindberg, Prop., Bakersfield, Calif.) pint pumpkinseed flask, one of only two Western pumpkinseed flasks found in this color (est.  $1,000-$2,000).

Visually beautiful and rare antique bottles will come up for bid June 16-17 in Reno, Nev.

  • Holabird Western Americana
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  • June 5, 2017

RENO, Nev. – A two-session auction featuring a premier selection of rare and vintage bottles – headlined by the Ralph Van Brocklin collection of Western whiskey flasks and the Rod Stock Hutchinson ...

Advertising signs will include this antique Fidelity Phenix Fire Insurance Company sign and many other rare and beautiful signs from the period.

Beautifully rendered antique advertising signs will be part of Weiss Auctions' June 22nd sale

  • Philip Weiss Auctions
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  • June 5, 2017

LYNBROOK, N.Y. – Ocean liner memorabilia will take center stage at Weiss Auctions’ June 22nd sale, as a letter handwritten aboard the RMS Titanic on April 13, 1912, an original life ring from the ...

Louise Bernard will be museum director of the Obama Presidential Center.

Dr. Louise Bernard Named Director of the Museum of the Obama Presidential Center

  • May 31, 2017

Today, the Obama Foundation announced Dr. Louise Bernard as the Director of the Museum of the Obama Presidential Center. As Museum Director, Dr. Bernard will lead the design, development and ...

Siblings by Paul Hermann Wagner

Rare Paul Hermann Wagner Oil at Gray's May 31

  • May 24, 2017

Cleveland, Ohio – (May 23, 2017)  The 19th century German figure and landscape painter, Paul Herman Wagner (1852-1937), is best known for his poignant portraits of children. Wagner’s paintings ...

Multi-colored map of California and Nevada, with Virginia City insert, published by A,L.  Bancroft & Co., San Francisco ($2,783).

Rare 19th century multi-colored map of California and Nevada in near-mint condition brings $2,783 at Holabird auction

  • Holabird Western Americana
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  • May 25, 2017

RENO, Nev. – A palladium commemorative coin produced for the 1939 World’s Fair in New York – about the size of a silver dollar and known as a “so-called” dollar in collecting circles for that ...

Wyeth, Andrew (1917-2009) Archive of Forty-three Signed Autograph Letters and Notes, with Sketches (Lot 1106, Estimate: $80,000-120,000)

Andrew Wyeth’s Unpublished Love Letters Offered at Skinner in May

  • Skinner, Inc.
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  • May 17, 2017

Writings Provide New Insights To Secretive Painter’s Work and Life An extensive archive of letters previously unknown to scholars and collectors concerning one of the most secretive and ...

Oval rendering of three white Persian kittens by the Australian-American artist Carl Kahler (1855-1906), in a gold gilt frame (est.  $8,000-$12,000).

Oval rendering of three white Persian kittens by Carl Kahler (1855-1906) will be in Fontaine's June 17th auction

  • Fontaine's Auction Gallery
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  • May 22, 2017

PITTSFIELD, Mass. – A fine American mahogany Moorish-style corner étagère attributed to Tiffany (Associated Artists), in excellent condition and with the original finish, just over six feet tall, ...

Danish Lounge Chair in Teak and Mohair from JenMod, asking bid $200

BIDSQUARE'S "GONE MAD", REWINDING TO RETRO FEATURING CURATED MIDCENTURY FURNITURE, DESIGN AND FASHION

  • May 18, 2017

Bidsquare's second themed auction, Gone Mad: Rewind to Retro channels midcentury vibes featuring a curated collection of vintage furniture, decorative arts and fashion. The themed auction is open ...

Magnificent 16-inch-tall R.  S.  Prussia mold #644 tankard with an iridescent Tiffany background and keyhole summer season portrait decor.

Outstanding single-owner collection of R. S. Prussia pieces will be sold at auction July 22nd in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

  • Woody Auction
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  • May 18, 2017

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa– Collectors of R.S. Prussia need to mark their calendars for Saturday, July 22nd. That’s when Woody Auction will offer the outstanding lifetime collection of Marvin and Laura ...

The Baltimore Art, Antique & Jewelry Show Has Broadened its “Show-Within-a-Show” Concept

  • Palm Beach Show Group
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  • May 18, 2017

The Baltimore Art, Antique & Jewelry Show Has Broadened its “Show-Within-a-Show” Concept Introducing The Market Section: Bringing Back Business to Business Buying in Baltimore   The ...

Lewis Evans, Speciel Land Charte von Pensilvanien, Neu Jersey, Neu York, Frankfurt, 1750.  Estimate $10,000 to $15,000.

Early American Material Leads the Way At Swann Galleries’ Maps & Atlases Sale

  • May 16, 2017

On Wednesday, June 7, Swann Galleries will hold an auction of Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books, with highlights from the colonization of the Americas, as well as ...