Woven wire basket by Ruth Asawa.

FINE ART, AMERICANA, SPORTING ART FEATURED IN ELDRED’S APRIL 5-6 AUCTION

  • Eldred's
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  • March 15, 2019

Eldred’s will offer a truly diverse selection of fresh-to-market material in its Spring Sale, scheduled for April 5-6, 2019 at the firm’s headquarters in East Dennis, Massachusetts, on Cape Cod. ...

An expected top lot among paintings is this signed Itzchak Tarkay (1935-2012) work on canvas depicting a woman sitting next to a table with fruit and flowers.

Figurative Fine Art, Coin-Op, Bronzes At Benefit Shop Foundation March 13

  • Benefit Shop Foundation, Inc.
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  • March 04, 2019

The Benefit Shop Foundation, Inc., will present an auction designed to tantalize buyers with powerful and figurative artworks as well as intricately carved sculpture and bronzes, along with ...

This E.  Howard & Co.  No.  43 astronomical floor regulator ($150/250,000) retains its original and signed 14-inch painted metal dial.

Exceptional Offerings Will Cross Block At Fontaine’s Auction Gallery March 9

  • Fontaine's Auction Gallery
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  • February 24, 2019

Fontaine’s Auction Gallery will offer a vast selection of antiques, clocks and fine art on Saturday, March 9, at 11 am, consisting of fine clocks, Tiffany lighting and intricate leaded glass ...

BOWMANSVILLE MENNONITE PIECED STAR, an unusual version in wool of a pattern favored by a S.E.  Penn.  community.

Seeking Diversity in Stars is Not Just a Hollywood Goal, Says Americana Dealer Laura Fisher

  • February 20, 2019

Americana dealer Laura Fisher tries to find imaginative, infrequently seen variations of star designs for clients as a consistent goal in her NYC gallery FISHER HERITAGE.  Star patterns are among ...

Large, abstract expressionist oil on Masonite painting by Leonardo Nierman (Mexican, b.  1932), measuring 48 inches by 72 inches, signed and titled Genesis (est.  $3,000-$5,000).

Paintings by Ben Austrian, Felix Eteve, Leonardo Nierman, others will be in Bruneau & Co.'s March 2nd auction

  • Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers
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  • February 19, 2019

CRANSTON, R.I. – A vast array of furniture, decorative arts, paintings, jewelry, Asian antiques and modern design – 417 lots in all – will come up for bid at an Antique, Fine Art & Jewelry ...

Galerie St.  Etienne's booth featured works by Oskar Kokoschka, Egon Schiele, Gustav Klimt and Anna Mary Robertson “Grandma” Moses.  Shown is Anna Mary Robertson (“Grandma”) Moses (1860-1961) Untitled: (Sugaring Scene),1950.  Oil on pressed wood,16" x 24".

The Winter Show 2019 Welcomed Strong Sales and New Collectors

  • January 31, 2019

The 65th edition of The Winter Show, America’s leading art, antiques, and design fair, closed in New York on Sunday, January 27. This year’s Fair was energized by robust sales, vitalized interest ...

Carousel Lion, Marcus Charles Illions (1865/71–1949), Brooklyn, New York 1910.  Paint on wood with glass eyes.  51 x 84 x 20".  Collection American Folk Art Museum, New York.  Gift of Jacqueline Loewe Fowler from the Mary Lawrence and Walter Youree Collection, Oregon, 2008.2.1

Made in New York City: The Business of Folk Art

  • January 13, 2019

MADE IN NEW YORK CITY: THE BUSINESS OF FOLK ART TO OPEN MARCH 19, 2019, AT THE AMERICAN FOLK ART MUSEUM   Exhibition to Document City’s History as Commercial and Financial Capital Through Work of ...

A J.H.  Belter “Fountain Elms” pattern pierced carved laminated rosewood Rococo sofa ($20/30,000) has elaborate carved crests with flowers, fruit, filigree and cornucopias over the serpentine S-scroll framework, 49½ by 88½ by 32 inches.

Striking Statement Pieces Abound At Fontaine Auction Gallery Jan. 19

  • Fontaine's Auction Gallery
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  • January 08, 2019

     Traditional and sumptuous antiques will be at the forefront at Fontaine’s Auction Gallery on Saturday, January 19, at 11 am. Auction previews the week of the sale are Friday, 10 am to 5 pm, ...

The top lot of the sale was Cesare Lapini’s marble sculpture, “Odalisca,” that attained $62,500.

Prices Go Through the Roof At Clarke Auction Gallery

  • Clarke Auction Gallery
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  • December 28, 2018

A trend in auctions these days is that the best is the best and the rest is the rest but for Clarke Auction Gallery’s December 2 sale, strong performers going well above estimate was the norm, ...

A snakeskin luxury handbag, marked for Florence Manelli, handmade in Italy, with detachable shoulder strap, will cross the block.

Benefit Shop Foundation Banking On Brooklyn Brownstone At Jan. 9 Auction

  • Benefit Shop Foundation, Inc.
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  • December 28, 2018

Pam Stone and her crew at The Benefit Shop Foundation, Inc., have been logging a lot of miles on the road lately. From last month’s auction featuring a Westport, Conn., estate to this month’s sale, ...

Leading fine art in the sale is this Afro (Italian, 1912-1976) watercolor collage, “Stagione a Procida,” 1957, signed and dated ($15/20,000).

From Pontiac To Picasso Plate, Clarke Auction Has It All Jan. 13

  • Clarke Auction Gallery
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  • December 28, 2018

A wide-ranging auction will kick off the new year at Clarke Auction Gallery on Sunday, Jan. 13, at 10 am, featuring a sale to whet all appetites, featuring Oriental carpets, lighting, bronzes, ...

The top lot of the auction was this Diego Giacometti cast bronze,“Chat maitre-d’hotel,” circa 1967, in a pleasing reddish-brown patina, that earned $81,250.  It and many of the sale’s other top lots came from the collection of Eugene V.  and Clare E.  Thaw.

Storied Provenance Drives Millea Bros. Select Auction

  • Millea Bros.
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  • December 05, 2018

Realtors like to say it’s all about location, location and location. For Millea Bros., their November 15-17 Select auction was all about provenance, provenance and provenance. Renowned art ...

William “Bill” Traylor, Untitled (Black Dog with Red Tongue), ca.  1939-40.  Opaque watercolor and pencil on cardboard, 16 x 13.75 in.

More than 100 Works of Folk Art Gifted to Mississippi Museum of Art by Artists Claudia DeMonte and Ed McGowin

  • December 03, 2018

Artists Claudia DeMonte and Ed McGowin donated more than 100 works by self-taught artists to the Mississippi Museum of Art. They were subsequently honored at the Museum’s annual Rembrandt Society ...

Guy Mendes (American, b.  1948), Front Gate, Land of Pasaquan, near Buena Vista, GA, 1982, dye destruction print.  Courtesy of the artist.

High Museum Brings Photography and Self-Taught and Folk Art Collections Together to Explore The Art of Southern Backroads

  • November 29, 2018

Take a road trip through the American South this spring With sculptures, paintings and rarely seen photographs, a new exhibition in Atlanta will explore the unconventional character of the ...

Anne Anderson, Orbit, Cotton, 79 x 78.5 inches

Stunning Textile Work on Display in Circular Abstractions: Bull's Eye Quilts at The Westmoreland

  • December 02, 2018

 Circular Abstractions: Bull’s Eye Quilts, a touring exhibition that features some of the best machine-piecing and quilting being done today, will be on view at The Westmoreland Museum of American ...