Abraham Lincoln White House China, Salad Plate from First Service in Cowan's Auctions' American History Auction on November 18, 2016 with an estimate of $8,000-12,000

COUNTDOWN TO ELECTION DAY, AUCTIONS GET PRESIDENTIAL ON BIDSQUARE

  • November 1, 2016

As the days count down until the election, America's next president is on everyone's mind. POTUS, FLOTUS and Americana memorabilia come to Bidsquare just in time to remind Americans of their ...

'DOVE IN THE WINDOW' PATTERN PIECED QUILT

PATRIOTIC TEXTILES, SOME A CENTURY OLD, MAKE TIMELY GIFTS NOW

  • October 31, 2016

Antique Flag Quilts, Flags, Flag Bunting Have Visual Punch and an Historic Back Story Looking for the perfect gift for the departing President, the incoming President, exhausted campaign workers, ...

This oil on board painting by Giuseppe Galli, titled A Musical Couple, is expected to sell for $3,000-$5,000.

Bright, whimsical painting by Giuseppe Galli (It., 1866-1953) will be part of Crescent City's Nov. 12-13 auction

  • Crescent City Auction Gallery
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  • October 28, 2016

NEW ORLEANS, La. – Gorgeous Depression-era Newcomb College art pottery pieces, a fine collection of bronze mounted Sevres items, a mid-19th century American rococo mahogany full tester bed, an ...

Scrimshaw whale's tooth by W.L.  Roderick, sold for $180,000 at Eldred's Marine Art Auction on Saturday.

Mittler Scrimshaw Soars at Eldred's Marine Art Auction

  • Robert C. Eldred Co., Inc.
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  • October 17, 2016

East Dennis, Mass. – Bidding on three lots from Thomas Mittler Scrimshaw Collection surpassed $100,000 before the hammer dropped Saturday before a packed house at Eldred’s Marine Art Auction. The ...

Chandelier Possibly New England, ca.  1800-1830 Tin/subjects Museum Purchase, 1986-18

Functional Objects, Each Beautiful in its Own Way, in a New Exhibition Set to Open in November at the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg

  • October 13, 2016

In early America, certain sorts of “pigs”—made of iron—did indeed fly: off colonial docks to far-flung markets. Every object made out of iron or steel—from a cell phone to a chandelier to a car, ...

Clay Geerdes: Cockettes Go Shopping, 1972; digital print; 42 x 28 in.; courtesy David Miller, from the estate of Clay Geerdes

'Hippie Modernism' Exhibition Comes to Berkeley, CA in 2017, Marking the 50th Anniversary of the Summer of Love

  • October 5, 2016

Exhibition Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the Summer of Love by Showcasing Radical Art, Architecture, and Design of the Counterculture Includes Dozens of Bay Area Works that Laid the ...

Randy Holden Rustic Adirondack Brandy Cabient

Rare Rustic Adirondack Brandy Cabinet Among 790 Lots In Schwenke October 2nd Auction

  • Schwenke Auctioneers
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  • September 30, 2016

Schwenke Auctioneers will conduct its Connecticut Estates Auction with a remarkable offering of 790 lots consigned from several separate estates and consignors from Connecticut, New York, New ...

Arader Galleries

The Main Line Antiques Show Combines Art, Jewelry, Design and Antiques

  • September 21, 2016

“Buy a piece of History” is the theme of the eleventh Main Line Antiques Show, the only antiques show held on Philadelphia’s Main Line.  Folk art, exquisite prints, midcentury and antique ...

James Edward Buttersworth yacht racing scene.

J.E. BUTTERSWORTH PAINTING, MITTLER SCRIMSHAW COLLECTION HIGHLIGHT ELDRED’S UPCOMING MARINE ART AUCTION

  • Robert C. Eldred Co., Inc.
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  • September 20, 2016

East Dennis, Mass. – The Robert C. Eldred Co., Inc. opens its fall auction season October 15 with the 540-lot Marine Art Auction, highlighted by a James Edward Buttersworth yacht racing scene and ...

Exselenc Georg General Waschingdon and Ledy Waschingdon.  Attributed to The Sussel-Washington Artist.  Pennsylvania, ca.  1780.  Watercolor and ink on laid paper.  Museum Purchase, 1958.305.18

Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum Selected as the Featured Loan Exhibition at the 2017 Winter Antiques Show to Launch the Museum's Sixtieth Anniversary Year

  • September 19, 2016

The Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum (AARFAM), which will commemorate its diamond anniversary in 2017 and is one of the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg, will launch its celebratory ...

George IV Silver Covered Soup Tureen Richard Sibley, London, 1820

Weschler’s to Auction Works by Tamayo, Toulouse-Lautrec, Saugy

  • September 14, 2016

Sept. 16 Sale Features Fine Art, Jewelry, Silver, Furniture WHAT: Capital Collections Estate Auction, a curated sale of fine art, jewelry, furniture & more   WHEN: Fri., Sept. 16, beginning ...

Mounted Soldier Germany, 1840-1880 Wood, paper and paint Gift of an anonymous donor, 1971-865

First Major Exhibition of 19th-Century, Wooden Toys Made in Germany for American Buyers to Open in Late October 2016 at the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum in Williamsburg, Virginia

  • September 13, 2016

In today’s world of advertising, what you see in a mail order or a sales rep’s catalogue is usually what you get. In the nineteenth century, however, ordering toys to be sold in an American store ...

Davis Museum exterior

Three Years of Research and Planning Unveiled in Davis Museum at Wellesley College’s New Permanent Galleries: The Davis. ReDiscovered

  • Davis Museum
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  • September 12, 2016

On September 28, 2016, the Davis Museum at Wellesley College unveils the Davis. ReDiscovered, a total transformation of the Museum’s permanent collections galleries, reshaped and reconceived to ...

Clark Hulings Fund Invites Visual Artists to Apply for its Business Accelerator Program & Grants

  • Clark Hulings Fund for Visual Artists
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  • September 1, 2016

The national nonprofit provides artists with customized business training, direct financial assistance, tools, and one-on-one support to help them take charge of their careers and make their ...

This gorgeous Parisian street scene by Antoine Blanchard (Fr., 1910-1988) is expected to fetch $4,000-$6,000 at Crescent City Auction Gallery's Sept.  16-18 auction in New Orleans, La.

Parisian street scene by Antoine Blanchard (1910-1988) will be part of Crescent City's Sept. 16-18 auction in New Orleans

  • Crescent City Auction Gallery
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  • September 5, 2016

NEW ORLEANS, La. – A visually arresting Parisian street scene by the French painter Antoine Blanchard (1910-1988) and a 19th century porcelain Meissen bronze-mounted dresser box made in the ...