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These stunning jewelry pieces will all come up for bid on Sunday, August 3rd, on-site in Newtown, Conn., as well as online.

Dazzling estate jewelry, gold and silver coins, artwork, more to be sold on-site August 3rd in Newtown, Conn.

Released: July 22, 2014

NEWTOWN, Conn. – The contents of a gorgeous 4,000-square-foot home on Silver City Road in Newtown valued at over $500,000 – 10 rooms, all of them beautifully decorated with quality items purchased 4-5 years ago and ready for immediate use – will be sold at an on-site auction on Sunday, Aug. 3rd, starting at 1 p.m. Eastern time, by Tim’s, Inc. Auctions, based in Bristol, Conn. “This is an exceptional opportunity for people to bid on items they need and can use right away,” said Tim Chapulis of Tim’s, Inc. Auctions. “It’s a blend of old and new but just about everything was purchased r...


Very Fine Antique Chinese Carved Jade Boulder on Stand

Wooten and Wooten Auctioneers: Fine Items Sold to a Global Audience

Released: July 18, 2014

Wooten and Wooten Auctioneers presents Summer Estates and Collections, a diverse catalog sale that reinforces the company’s strengths and offers a variety of stand-out pieces from prestigious, nationwide estates. In keeping with the success of online auctions, for the first time bidders will be able to participate through four online platforms, Live Auctioneers, Invaluable, Auctionzip, and Asia’s EpaiLive, in addition to in-house, phone, and absentee bidding. With its high quality items and worldwide marketplace, Wooten and Wooten sits poised at the forefront of the auction world. The July...


San Francisco -- Hawaii Overnight! Via Pan American -- To the Orient, circa 1939

"Timeless Journeys": 21st Annual Summer Poster Show!

Released: July 15, 2014

Timeless Journeys: 21st Annual Summer Poster Show! At International Poster Gallery On view through Labor Day September 2, 2014   BOSTON, MA: International Poster Gallery (IPG) proudly presents the 21st Annual Summer Show: Timeless Journeys. Travel posters awaken our dreams of adventure, nostalgia, beauty, and wanderlust perhaps more than any other poster category. Experience traveling to these exotic vistas through more than 50 posters from the Golden Age of Travel to Mid-Century Modern. Highlights include early Pan Am posters, a spectacular range of Air France posters...


"Trail of the Iron Horse" by Charles M.  Russell is expected to realize $1,500,000 - $2,500,000 through The 2014 Coeur d'Alene Art Auction on July 26, 2014, with online bidding available through Invaluable.com.

Invaluable Announces Exciting Lineup of Summer 2014 Auctions

Released: July 15, 2014

Invaluable, the world’s largest online live auction marketplace, is pleased to offer online bidding on a variety of important auction sales taking place in July and August 2014 from some of the premier auction houses around the world.  Upcoming auctions taking place this summer on the Invaluable platform will feature watches, fine jewelry and handbags, fine art, Asian art and vintage posters, as well as decoys, boats, rare books and more. A selection of noteworthy auctions offering live online bidding through Invaluable this summer follows below. Hôtel des Ventes de Monte-...


Rago Auctions Announces Its Fall 2014 Auction Schedule

Released: July 9, 2014

RAGO AUCTIONS ANNOUNCES ITS FALL 2014 AUCTION SCHEDULE   Great Estates: Friday, September 12 and Saturday, September 13, 2014   Estate auctions bring a broad selection of exceptional, fresh-to-market American, English and Continental property from the Northeast’s fine homes, collectors and estates. Furniture; porcelains and glass; sculpture; mirrors; clocks; lighting; historic art; rugs; fine and monumental silver and plate; and coins and currency. Styles from the early Renaissance and Baroque to the Belle Époque, as well as the Chippendale, Federal, Victorian and Ren...


Paul Evans Wall Hanging Cabinet.  Signed and Dated Paul Evans 67.

Modern Design Works Include '67 Evans at Clarke.

Released: July 9, 2014

Clarke Auction’s July 14th sale will include several midcentury design masterworks by Paul Evans, Poul Kjaerholm, Ib Kofod- Larsen, Florence Knoll, Ray & Charles Eames, and more.                The featured lot in the sale is a magnificent and large wall mounted hanging cabinet by Paul Evans. The deep relief front cabinet has a riveted metal edging, monumentally heavy fold-out doors, and dual slate insert tops.  The bottom of the left door is signed Paul Evans and is dated ’67. The beautiful 72” long piece is...


Scroll Painting signed by Xu Beihong, (19 July 1895 – 26 September 1953).  Estimate $50,000-80,000.

Garth's Summer Auction Features four sessions of Asian - Jewelry - 20th Century Design - European Decorative Arts

Released: July 7, 2014

Garth's Auctioneers & Appraisers has just released a catalog of over 1,000 lots selling in four sessions during the highly anticipated two-day summer auction. The firm hopes for another round of summer fireworks in the saleroom as Asian Art and Fine & Vintage Jewelry cross the block on Thursday, July 24, and Iconic 20th Century Design and European Furniture and Decorative Arts selling on Friday, July 25. “We moved the Asian Art session to Thursday in an effort to make participating more convenient for bidders in China,” comments company President, Amelia Jeffers. “With the quality ...


Artist: Malina Belcheva, U.S.  Details: Laced-in binding; full natural goatskin; engraved Moiré design, full decoration on front and back covers drawn in copper, brass and aluminum metallic powders.

International exhibit of design bindings opens in Boston July 18 at the Windgate Gallery

Released: July 8, 2014

La Couleur Du Vent (The Color of the Wind) showcases the remarkable book binding skills of 51 French, Canadian and American artists who are all graduates of l’Ecole Estienne in Paris and/or members of Les Amis de la Reliure d'Art du Canada (Friends of the Art of Bookbinding of Canada).   The free, public exhibit is open for viewing weekdays from July 18 through September 12, 2014, from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm in the Windgate Gallery at North Bennet Street School, 150 North Street, Boston.   Although the printed content of all 51 books in the exhibit is exactly the same (cal...


 "Making a Classic Modern: Frank Gehry's Master Plan for the Philadelphia Museum of Art" opens July 1, 2014.

"Making a Classic Modern: Frank Gehry's Master Plan for the Philadelphia Museum of Art"

Released: June 30, 2014

On July 1, the Philadelphia Museum of Art will unveil the comprehensive plan that  Frank Gehry has created for the renovation and expansion of its home on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. The exhibition "Making a Classic Modern: Frank Gehry's Master Plan for the Philadelphia Museum of Art" will offer an exclusive first look at a design that renews one of Philadelphia's greatest landmarks.  Gehry is best known for the expressive sculptural forms used in buildings such as the Bilbao, Spain's Guggenheim Museum and the new Louis Vuitton Art Museum (sch...


Albert Paley.  Clay Center "Hallelujah".  2009.  Painted steel.  Courtesy of Paley Studios.  © Courtesy of Paley Studios Archive

CORCORAN PRESENTS AMERICAN METAL: THE ART OF ALBERT PALEY

Released: June 5, 2014

This summer, the Corcoran Gallery of Art and College of Art and Design will present American Metal: The Art of Albert Paley, a retrospective survey of work by one of the world’s most distinguished metalsmiths. Spanning his remarkable 50-year career, the exhibition traces Paley’s work as a jeweler and forger of metal, and progresses through his recent, large-scale sculptural projects to reveal the artist’s unique place in American art. Eric Turner, Curator of Metalwork, Silver, and Jewelry at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, curated the exhibition for the Corcoran. American Metal in...


Amy Herman

Rago Auctions Hosts Amy Herman Benefit, Puppies Behind Bars on July 15

Released: June 26, 2014

RAGO AUCTIONS HOSTS AMY HERMAN BENEFIT, PUPPIES BEHIND BARS ON JULY 15.   Lambertville, NJ:  The Rago Arts and Auction Center hosts a benefit for Puppies Behind Bars on Tuesday, July 15 that features Amy Herman speaking on “The Art of Perception” at 6:30 pm.    Amy Herman holds a BA in International Affairs from Lafayette College, a JD from the National Law Center, George Washington University, and an MA in Art History from Hunter College. While working at The Frick Collection, she instituted an interactive program/class using art to help medical students im...


U.S. Antique Shows Reports Mid-Year Success for The Original Miami Beach Antique Show

Released: June 24, 2014

The world’s leading producer of indoor antique shows, U.S. Antique Shows, recently announced that 95 percent of all booths are sold for the upcoming 54th Annual Original Miami Beach Antique Show, including a completely sold out jewelry ballroom. Known as the world’s largest indoor antique show, this five-day event showcases nearly 1,000 recognized national and international dealers at the Miami Beach Convention Center, Jan. 30-Feb. 3, 2015. Seven months prior to the event, U.S. Antique Shows has also reported a 90 percent renewal rate from previous exhibiting dealers and secured antique...


Lot 615, Paul Evans Important Sculpture Front Cabinet, Sold for $219,750

PAUL EVANS SCULPTURE-FRONT CABINET SELLS FOR $225,000 AND PETER VOULKOS BRONZE STACK POT SELLS FOR $87,500 IN RAGO’S $4.2 MILLION DOLLAR 20TH C. DECORATIVE ARTS AND DESIGN AUCTIONS, JUNE 14 AND 15.

Released: June 19, 2014

Rago Arts and Auction Center’s 20th C. Decorative Arts and Design Auction: $4,272,250, June 14 and 15, 2014. “Our June sale grossed over $4.2 million dollars, on the heels of five other Modern sales the same week,” said David Rago. “Prices were strong for most Arts and Crafts material including art pottery, prints, and Mission furniture. Contemporary ceramics were spotty, with better pieces faring well and lesser ones often not meeting reserves.  The Voulkos stack bronze brought $87,500 and Brother Thomas pottery was red-hot. Modern glass was particularly strong, featuring a sel...


Garden and architerctural decorations at the Newtown Antiques Market

Newtown Antiques Market Debuts June 21

Released: June 15, 2014

Newtown Antiques Market Adds Garden Antiques and Decor! Barn Star Productions and the Newtown Historical Society are broadening plans for the first annual Newtown Antiques Market adding Garden Antiques and Decorations to the offerings. June is the time for putting the final touches on your garden oasis and the Newtown Antiques Market will now showcase benches, urns, sculpture and planters making the job easier and fun designing your outdoor living space for summer entertaining. The event benefits the Newtown Historical Society and will take place on the grass at the Fairfield Hill...


Francis Picabia.  Est.  $60,000 - $80,000

Picabia, Duchamp, Barison and Beyond

Released: June 10, 2014

This sale, which has 400 lots of assorted estate fresh merchandise, is highlighted by some of the best European paintings offered this year by Clarke.  Among the many great French works is a wonderful and recently authenticated post-impressionist Parisian oil on canvas, Ponte Marie, by famed Dada artist, Francis Picabia. The painting, executed in 1904, was originally purchased by the local consignor's parents in London in 1957 and has remained in the family until now. Post-impressionist paintings by Picabia are rare and have increased in importance and value as recent market example...