17th century rendering of the legendary Roman figure Lucretia, attributed to the Italian artist Francisco Albani (1578-1660).

17th century painting from the estate of a Holocaust survivor will be sold at auction Jan. 22nd in Florida

  • Auction Life
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  • January 6, 2017

BOCA RATON, Fla. – A 17th century oil on canvas figural rendering, attributed to the Italian painter Francisco Albani (1578-1660) with provenance, from the estate of Holocaust survivor Edith ...

Lot 1 Edwin Mieczkowski, (b.  1929) - Untitled

Gray’s Opens 2017 Auction Season with 300 Lots Jan 18

  • Gray's Auctioneers
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  • January 3, 2017

Cleveland, Ohio – (January 3, 2017) Starting off the new year with a catalogue of over 300 items, Gray’s Fine Art, Furniture and Decorative Art auction will be held January 18. The sale begins with ...

Early 20th century French gilt and patinated three-piece antique clock set by F.  Pelissier (est.  $500-$900).

Beautiful French gilt and patinated three-piece antique clock set by Pelissier to be sold Jan. 14-15

  • Crescent City Auction Gallery
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  • January 3, 2017

NEW ORLEANS, La. – A beautiful continental specimen marble center table, an early 20th century French gilt and patinated three-piece clock set by F. Pelissier, a bronze figural group by the French ...

Group portrait oil on canvas by Thomas Prichard Rossiter (Am., 1818-1871), depicting 43 of the leading American businessmen of the 19th century (est.  $15,000-$25,000).

Oil study of prominent 19th century American businessmen by Thomas Prichard Rossiter (Am., 1818-1871) will be sold at Nadeau's, Jan. 1st

  • Nadeau's Auction Gallery
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  • December 16, 2016

WINDSOR, Conn. – A Patek Philippe minute repeater chronometer watch in an 18kt gold case, a pair of George III satinwood and tulipwood marquetry bookcase cabinets in two parts, an oil on canvas ...

La Place Antiques

Bath Decorative Antiques Fair - fresh as a daisy after 28 years

  • Bath Decorative Antiques Fair
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  • December 16, 2016

BATH DECORATIVE ANTIQUES FAIR 3-5 March 2017 Trade Preview 2 March The Pavilion, Bath BA2 4EU The world has changed quite a lot since 1989 when the first Bath Decorative Antiques Fair took ...

Paul Jenkins, Phenomena Head of Astral Harold ($20,000-$30,000)

Weschler’s Holiday Auction Dazzles with Diamonds and Fine Art Works by Picasso and Paul Jenkins

  • December 7, 2016

WASHINGTON -  Just in time for the holidays, Weschler’s, DC's only auction house, will present for sale over 300 works of art, jewelry, silver, rugs, and Asian art in its Capital Collections ...

Bertoia, Laverne, Picasso and Large Selection of Fine Art Featured at Schwenke Auctioneers Annual Holiday Fine Estates Aucton

  • Schwenke Auctioneers
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  • November 28, 2016

On Sunday, December 4th Schwenke Auctioneers will conduct its Annual Holiday Fine Estates Auction with a remarkable offering of 792 lots consigned from several separate estates and consignors from ...

Thomas Hart Benton "Roosterville Farm" painting

Fresh to Market Thomas Hart Benton Painting

  • KC Auction & Appraisal Company
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  • December 2, 2016

The KC Auction & Appraisal Company is excited to announce that they are offering a fresh to the market Thomas Hart Benton painting with no reserve! The painting is a study that was executed ...

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 ...

DETAIL: "Un cavallier, et une dame beuvant du chocolat," Robert Bonnart, 1690-1710, hand-colored engraving faced on reverse with fabrics.  The Morgan Library & Museum, New York

Detroit Institute of Arts Exhibition Shows How Hot Beverages Disrupted 16th-Century Europe

  • November 21, 2016

The Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) presents “Bitter|Sweet: Coffee, Tea & Chocolate,” on view Nov. 20, 2016–March 5, 2017. The introduction of coffee, tea and chocolate to Europe, beginning in ...

"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 ...

Frank Stella relief etching, part of Eldred's Fall Americana and Paintings Auction

Americana, Asian Art Auctions Cap Off Eldred's Stellar Fall Season

  • Robert C. Eldred Co., Inc.
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  • November 10, 2016

East Dennis, Mass. – On the heels of the Marine Art Auction that saw three lots of scrimshaw from the Thomas Mittler Collection sell for over $100,000, and the Fine and Decorative Art auction, ...

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 ...

The solar year, defined by the Earth’s orbit around the Sun.  From Andreas Cellarius.  Harmonia macrocosmica.  Amsterdam, 1661.  Collection: Linda Hall Library of Science, Engineering & Technology

The Evolution of Clocks and Timekeeping Rare Books from the 15th century to the present at the Grolier Club

  • November 3, 2016

From sundials to atomic clocks, the exhibition On Time: The Quest for Precision explores the history of precise timekeeping through rare books that taught readers techniques of timekeeping, ...

Eldred's sold a rare Patek Philippe split second chronograph watch for $276,000 on Saturday.

PATEK PHILIPPE WATCH NETS $276,000 AT ELDRED’S FINE & DECORATIVE ART AUCTION

  • Robert C. Eldred Co., Inc.
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  • October 31, 2016

East Dennis, Mass. – Twelve phone bidders and at least one competitive floor bidder chased a rare Patek Philippe 18kt gold chronograph wristwatch to a final price of $276,000 during Eldred’s Fine ...