Naval Battle on the Red River, near Shreveport.

Newly Discovered Civil War Painting Offers Confederate Point of View

  • The Appraisal Group
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  • January 11, 2013

As announced on Yahoo News this week, a recently discovered 19th C. painting of the pivotal Red River Campaign of the Civil War is coming to sale on January 25, 2013 in Minden, LA. The ...

Norman Rockwell (1894-1978), Happy New Year, c.  1945, 13 5/8 by 10 1/2 inches, oil on board

The Curator's Eye Features Paintings and Americana

  • The Curator's Eye, LLC
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  • January 09, 2013

The Curator’s Eye, (www.CuratorsEye.com), the distinctive online platform for the finest art and antiques from distinguished dealers across the globe, is pleased to present a choice offering of ...

Opening just days after the Presidential Inauguration, the Show’s objects with a presidential theme include Hirschl & Adler Galleries’ c.  1825 glass urn with a portrait of George Washington and a Paris porcelain vase with Thomas Jefferson’s portrait, c.  1828-30 (image shown); Kenneth W.  Rendell Gallery’s letter dated May 1862 written by Abraham Lincoln to Major General George B.  McClellan; and S.J.  Shrubsole’s gold and citrine fob seal (c.  1824) decorated with portraits of George Washingto

WINTER ANTIQUES SHOW CELEBRATES ITS 59TH YEAR WITH EIGHT NEW EXHIBITORS AND A LOAN EXHIBITION FROM THE PRESERVATION SOCIETY OF NEWPORT COUNTY, JANUARY 25–FEBRUARY 3, 2013

  • January 07, 2013

The Winter Antiques Show, which will be held January 25-February 3, 2013, at the Park Avenue Armory in New York City, celebrates its 59th year as America's most prestigious antiques show, providing ...

Courtesy of Cedric Dupont Antiques

The 10th Anniversary of the Palm Beach Jewelry, Art & Antique Show Brings Leading International Galleries and Dynamic Programming to Palm Beach Febraury 15-19, 2013

  • Palm Beach Show Group
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  • January 03, 2013

The show rolls out the white carpet for guests in search of the world’s most coveted treasures at the Palm Beach County Convention Center over Presidents’ Day Weekend   (Palm Beach, ...

Lot 1213, Shiro Kuramata-XO, Pair of Sing Sing Sing chairs, $1,200-1,800

Everything Goes at the Rago Unreserved Auction, Saturday, January 12 and Sunday, January 13 – Over 1400 Lots of What’s Desirable, Useful, Interesting and Affordable

  • Rago Arts and Auction Center
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  • December 21, 2012

  Rago Auctions is holding a 1400+ lot Unreserved Auction over two days, Saturday, January 12 and Sunday, January 13, 2013 at 11 a.m. All of the lots are unreserved, meaning that the high ...

Fasciculus rariorum et aspectu dignorum varii generis,Engraved title page, Basilius Besler, Nuremberg, 1616

Rooms of Wonder: From Wunderkammer to Museum: 1599-1899

  • The Grolier Club
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  • December 19, 2012

In the early 16th century, Europeans began to form Wunderkammers (often called "Cabinets of Curiosity") with collections of wondrous natural and man-made objects that filled shelves, drawers, and ...

Custer’s personal carbine brings $179,250; Little Big Horn archive brings $89,625 in Political and Americana event Dec.  11-12 in Dallas.

Custer items rule Heritage Auctions $2.5+ million December Americana event

  • December 19, 2012

– General George Armstrong Custer’s personally owned Army-issue Model 1865 Spencer Carbine brought $179,250 to claim top lot honors in Heritage Auctions’ $2.5+ million Political, Western Legends ...

Collection of Great Garbo brings Marilyn Monroe prices at Julien's Auction.

Items from Screen Legend Greta Garbo Auctioned for $1.6 Million

  • December 17, 2012

Greta Garbo, the legendary Hollywood actress widely acknowledged as the most beautiful woman of the 20th Century continued to capture the world beyond the screen at the Julien’s Auctions two-day ...

Alexander III Imperial Russian Porcelain Plate, sold for $ 87,500

Rago's December 2012 Estates, Jewelry, Silver and Coin Auctions Bring the Year to a Close with $3 Million in Sales

  • Rago Arts and Auction Center
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  • December 12, 2012

    Alexander III Imperial Russian porcelain plate sells for $87,500; pear-shaped diamond ring sells for $68,750; Russian silver desk set by Mikhail Ivanov sells for $18,750; Morgan ...

Meissen porcelain with ‘Half-Figure Service’ decoration.

WORLD’S MOST IMPORTANT PORCELAIN TEA SERVICE SELLS AT BONHAMS FOR £541,250

  • December 06, 2012

One of the most valuable tea services ever assembled, sold for £541,250 at Bonhams, on December 5, 2012. In a busy saleroom, bidders competed for eight items of the legendary ‘Half-Figure ...

The Curator's Eye presents a Holiday Gift Guide, visit www.CuratorsEye.com for more.

The Curator's Eye Offers Unique Holiday Gift Guide

  • The Curator's Eye, LLC
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  • December 06, 2012

Searching for the perfect gift for a connoisseur this holiday season? The Curator’s Eye, (www.CuratorsEye.com), the distinctive online platform for the finest art and antiques from distinguished ...

WESCHLER’S TO AUCTION ARTWORK FROM GLOBAL LAW FIRM DEWEY & LEBOEUF LLC

  • Weschler's Auctioneers & Appraisers
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  • November 29, 2012

(Washington, DC) - Weschler's is pleased to announce that it has been chosen to oversee the liquidation of Dewey & LeBoeuf's art assets. Headquartered in New York City, the law firm declared ...

Rare Full Plate Daguerreotype sold for an exceptional $106,200

1840S FULL-PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE HIGHLIGHT OF ELDRED’S FALL AMERICANA, DECORATIVE ARTS AND PAINTINGS AUCTION

  • November 26, 2012

An extraordinary 1840s full-plate daguerreotype depicting four men in uniform sold for an impressive $106,200 (including premium), more than twenty times its conservative $5,000-$7,000 estimate, ...

1425, Oscar Heyman Sapphire and Diamond Pansy Brooch, $8,000-12,000

Rago’s December 7th, 8th, 9th Auctions Cheer Holiday Buyers with 1200 Lots of Fine Furnishings, Jewelry, Silver, Coins, Art and More

  • Rago Arts and Auction Center
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  • November 17, 2012

On December 7, 8 and 9, Rago Arts and Auction Center will hold its annual Great Estates, Jewelry, Silver, Coins and Currency auctions. Friday’s sale features Russian, American and Continental ...

M.S.Rau Antiques Booth at the 2012 DALLAS International Art, Antique & Jewelry Show

Discerning Collectors Demand Rarity in Dallas

  • Palm Beach Show Group
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  • November 16, 2012

Dallas International Art, Antique & Jewelry Show Brings World-Class Exhibitors and Rare Collections to Texas. From simple pleasures to ultimate luxuries, the Dallas International Art, ...