Antique Cigar Store Indian Princess - estate-fresh

Clarke Auction - Civil War, Americana, Midcentury, Antiques, Fine and Decorative Arts - Sunday, March 27th, 12 noon

  • Clarke Auction
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  • March 23, 2011

    400+ lots including a Civil War collection with provenance, antique surgeon's tools, 19th C. cigar store Indians, listed fine art by John Costigan, Kim Foon, and William ...

John F.  Kensett - The Beach At Beverly, Ma

Eldred's Spring Americana Auction to Feature Two Important Discoveries

  • Eldred's
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  • March 17, 2011

  Eldred's is pleased to announce our annual Spring Americana Auction will take place April 8th and 9th. This year's auction is highlighted by two remarkable discoveries: a gold ring made ...

Compass quilt from Laura Fisher's FISHER HERITAGE, New York.

SEEING RED - NYC ABLAZE WITH COLOR AT THE ARMORY & AT FISHER HERITAGE

  • March 07, 2011

Fired up by the forthcoming exhibition from the American Folk Art Museum of  one collector’s red and white quilts called INFINITE VARIETY,  in further celebration of the color red and ...

Important Purplish Pink Sapphire and Diamond Ring, color stone falls into category of less than one percent of color stones worldwide (est.  $40,000 to $60,000).

Leland Little Auction & Estate Sales, Ltd. to Hold Two-Day Spring Catalogue Auction on March 18th & 19th

  • Leland Little Auction & Estate Sales, Ltd.
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  • March 01, 2011

  Leland Little Auction & Estate Sales, Ltd. is proud to offer over 700 lots of fine offerings from regional estates at their upcoming March 18th & 19th two day Spring Catalogue ...

Cover of "John Adams, The Voice Heard 'Round the World."

Pulitzer Prize-winning author David McCullough narrates Boston Landmarks Orchestra recording, “John Adams: The Voice Heard ‘Round the World”

  • February 22, 2011

  Where would America be without Founding Father and second President John Adams? The Boston Landmarks Orchestra has released a stirring new CD recording of their patriotic piece "John ...

Winterthur presents Paint, Pattern & People: Furniture of Southeastern Pennsylvania, 1725–1850, from April 2, 2011 through January 8, 2012.

Paint, Pattern & People: Furniture of Southeastern Pennsylvania, 1725–1850 opens April 2, 2011

  • February 17, 2011

Winterthur presents Paint, Pattern & People: Furniture of Southeastern Pennsylvania, 1725–1850, from April 2, 2011 through January 8, 2012. This landmark exhibition explores the colorful ...

Bernice Sims (American, born 1926), L&N Train Station, Brewton, Alabama, ca.2002, acrylic on canvas, 18 x 24 inches, Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art at Auburn University gift of Micki Beth Stiller, 2009.17.02

EXHIBITION GIVES INSIGHT INTO FOLK ART

  • Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art at Auburn University
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  • February 07, 2011

The Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art will host Outsiders on the Inside: Contemporary Folk Art in the Permanent Collection, a new exhibition on view Feb. 5–April 30 in the Chi Omega-Hargis ...

Ellis Boston Antiques Show

Initial Exhibitor Roster Announced For The Ellis Boston Antiques Show Slated For October 13-16, 2011 at The Cyclorama

  • Fusco & Four/Ventures, LLC
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  • January 25, 2011

Following their announcement that they will relaunch The Ellis Boston Antiques Show on October 13-16, 2011 at The Cyclorama, Boston Center for The Arts, the show's producers, Tony Fusco and Robert ...

Paddle steamer leaving harbour' by Stanley Dyson

The Art Master Stanley Dyson and His School

  • January 24, 2011

A selection from the recently discovered private collection and portfolio of work by unknown artist and (secondary school) art teacher, Stanley Dyson (1920-2007) will be exhibited by Robert Young ...

An Unusual American Silver Teapot Engraved with Hunters in a Landscape, Jacob Hurd, Boston, circa 1750 that more than doubled its pre-sale high estimate to sell for $278,500.

Americana Week Brings $14.4 Million at Sotheby's

  • January 24, 2011

Sotheby’s Americana Week concluded with a 3-day auction total of $14.4 million, comfortably above the cumulative low estimate of $11.5 million. The sales brought significant prices for American ...

Chintz star quilt from Laura Fisher, NYC.

Seeing Stars; Star Quilts Abound in NYC at FISHER HERITAGE and at AFAM

  • January 16, 2011

  Stimulated by the American Folk Art Museum’s graphic exhibition of antique quilts called “Super Stars” now on view at their Lincoln Square location, NYC Americana dealer Laura Fisher ...

Colin Campbell Cooper, Garden View, Santa Barbara.  Oil on board, 14 1/4 x 17 1/4 inches.  George Stern Fine Arts.

LOS ANGELES ART SHOW RETURNS TO THE LOS ANGELES CONVENTION CENTER JANUARY 19-23

  • January 11, 2011

The 16th Annual Los Angeles Art Show returns to the Los Angeles Convention Center January 19-23, 2011. Presented by the Fine Art Dealers Association (FADA) and KR Martindale Show Management this ...

From the Loan Exhibition presented by Historic Charleston Foundation at the Winter Antiques Show is Thomas Sully's Mrs.  Robert Gilmor, Jr.  (Sarah Reeve Ladson), 1823, Oil on canvas, 91.6 x 71.8 cm (36 1/8 x 28 1/4 in.).  Gibbes Museum of Art/Carolina Art Association.

WINTER ANTIQUES SHOW CELEBRATES ITS 57TH YEAR WITH THREE NEW EXHIBITORS AND A LOAN EXHIBITION FROM HISTORIC CHARLESTON FOUNDATION

  • January 11, 2011

The Winter Antiques Show celebrates its 57th year as America's most prestigious antiques show, providing museums, established collectors, dealers, design professionals and first-time buyers with ...

18th C.  Continental Commode - 1 of 2

Clarke's 2011 Inaugural Auction - Sunday, January 9th, 2:00 pm Eastern

  • Clarke Auction
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  • January 07, 2011

Four Hundred and Seventy-Five lots to include Avni Arbas collection, 19th C oils including JV Bertin; 1914 African-American; Gilt Bronze and Champleve candelabra; Tiffany and Settepass candelabra; ...

HOLLY HOCKS QUILT by Eva G.  Rex (dates unknown) United States.  Dated 1944.  Cotton 96 x 81".  American Folk Art Museum, New York, gift of Cyril Irwin Nelson, 2004.14.5.

JUST IN TIME FOR WINTER … AMERICAN FOLK ART MUSEUM BLANKETS NEW YORK WITH AMERICANA AS IT CELEBRATES “YEAR OF THE QUILT;” THE AMERICAN FOLK ART MUSEUM NAMED NYC & COMPANY CULTURE SPOT FOR JANUARY

  • January 06, 2011

The American Folk Art Museum will welcome the New Year with warmth and comfort as it spotlights a time-honored art form―American quilting.  The American quilt is but one element of the ...