Anglo Indian Inlaid Tea Table, circa 1880, used as a traveling tea table for the English soldiers in India.

San Francisco Fall Art & Antiques Show Theme Explores Celestial Imagery

  • September 06, 2018

The San Francisco Fall Art & Antiques Show, now in its 37th year, is “The West Coast's oldest and most prestigious international art and antiques show,” according to Town & Country, and ...

Rare oil on window shade painting rendered circa 1950 by the renowned folk artist Clementine Hunter, titled Saturday Night at the Honky Tonk, signed lower right (est.  $30,000-$50,000).

Artworks by Clementine Hunter, Otto Hoffmann, many others in Crescent City's Sept. 22-23 auction

  • Crescent City Auction Gallery
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  • September 06, 2018

NEW ORLEANS, La. – A Russian icon of the Virgin Akhtirskaya made in Moscow between 1896 and 1908, a rare oil on window shade painting rendered circa 1950 by the renowned folk artist Clementine ...

Bonhams

Bonhams Auction House Acquired by Private Equity Group

  • September 05, 2018

London-based private equity group Epiris has announced that Epiris Fund II, advised by Epiris LLP, has agreed the acquisition of Bonhams, the global auction house, from private shareholders. This ...

Adirondack Museum at Blue Mountain Lake Antiques Show on Saturday, September 15th

Adirondack Experience Antiques Show Offers Classic, Rustic Items and More

  • September 03, 2018

The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake (NY) and Barn Star Productions will present the Adirondack Experience Antiques Show and Sale, Saturday, September 15th on the beautiful Blue Mountain Lake Museum ...

Pair of silver neck perfume bottles.

Massive collections in many categories will be auctioned September 22nd in Panama City, Florida

  • The Specialists of the South, Inc.
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  • August 27, 2018

PANAMA CITY, Fla. – Items from the lifetime collections of Pat Bovard and Sherry Smithson of Lynn Haven, a suburb of Panama City – a massive accumulation of objects that began with a six-foot-tall ...

Charles Woodbury, "Playing in the Waves", oil on canvas, 17" x 21.

22nd Annual Boston International Fine Art Show Features a Strong Showing from New and Returning Exhibitors

  • August 22, 2018

Boston, MA – Tony Fusco and Robert Four are proud to announce the 22nd Annual Boston International Fine Art Show. Featuring the work of 40 galleries from across the U.S. this year’s Boston ...

Christina Nielsen

The Huntington Names Christina Nielsen as New Director of the Art Collections

  • August 16, 2018

The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens has appointed Christina Nielsen as the Hannah and Russel Kully Director of the Art Collections, Karen R. Lawrence, The Huntington’s ...

Naeem, Banta, and Anderson

Baltimore Museum of Art Appoints 3 New Curators

  • August 15, 2018

The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) has announced the appointment of Asma Naeem as Chief Curator; Andaleeb Badiee Banta as Senior Curator of Prints, Drawings & Photographs; and Virginia Anderson ...

Atlanta

Bloomberg Philanthropies Selects 45 Cultural Organizations in Atlanta to Participate in $43 Million Arts Innovation and Management Training Program

  • August 12, 2018

Bloomberg Philanthropies has announced that 45 cultural organizations in Atlanta have been selected to participate in the Arts Innovation and Management (AIM) program. A list of the organizations ...

New York Classical Rosewood Work Table

Fine Americana Included In Schwenke Auctioneers 400 Lot August 14th Fine Estates Auction

  • August 12, 2018

Featuring Asian Decorative Arts, Early Continental Furniture and Decorations, Americana and Folk Art, Fine Art and Estate Oriental Rugs  Woodbury, CT – On Tuesday, August 14th Schwenke Auctioneers ...

One of JFK's iconic rocking chairs, this one used at the White House.  Sold for $60,000 at Eldred's.

ICONIC JOHN F. KENNEDY ROCKING CHAIR SELLS FOR $60,000 AT ELDRED’S AMERICANA & PAINTINGS AUCTION

  • Eldred's
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  • August 09, 2018

East Dennis, Mass. – A rocking chair used by President John F. Kennedy at the White House sold at auction for $60,000 August 3. The chair was part of a prominent collection of the president’s ...

A La Vieille Russie Returns to TEFAF Fall New York

  • July 31, 2018

A La Vieille Russie (ALVR) is pleased to announce its return to TEFAF Fall New York this October at the Park Avenue Armory at 67th Street. The gallery’s presentation will include a carefully ...

Black leather crescent rocker designed by Wendell Castle (Am., 1932-2018) ($17,500).

Black leather crescent rocker designed by Wendell Castle brings $17,500 at Nye & Co. auction

  • Nye & Company
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  • August 06, 2018

BLOOMFIELD, N.J. – It didn’t come with a sushi roll, ginger salad and miso soup, but a darling cinnabar bento box, offered together with a cloisonné teapot and dish, gaveled for $23,750 to take top ...

This Baird Coca-Cola advertising clock, circa 1889, with its original 12-inch paper dial featuring a Seth Thomas movement ($25/40,000) reads “Coca-Cola, The Ideal Brain Tonic - Delightful Summer and Winter Beverage, Specific for Headache.”

Clock Collection, Advertising & Country Store Items To Drive Fontaine’s Auction Aug. 25

  • Fontaine's Auction Gallery
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  • July 30, 2018

       It all started with the purchase of a roll-top desk and a clock to go with the desk. One clock became two, two became three and over the past 45 years, a collection was born.        A ...

Scrimshaw whale's tooth by the Naval Monument Engraver sold for $396,00 at Eldred's Marine Sale.

Buyers Bite on Scrimshaw at Eldred's Marine Sale July 19-20

  • Eldred's
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  • July 26, 2018

East Dennis, Mass. –  Eldred’s, which already held the record for the most expensive piece of scrimshaw ever sold, nearly broke the record again when a whale tooth by the so-called Naval Monument ...