Lot 166: Missionary archive of Samuel W.  and Gideon H.  Pond, Minnesota, 1833-93.  Sold September 28, 2017 for $112,500.  (Pre-sale estimate: $30,000 to $40,000).

$112k Family Archive Tops Swann Americana Sale

  • October 3, 2017

Hoards of history-lovers came out to attend the preview for Swann Auction Galleries’ auction of Printed & Manuscript Americana on Thursday, September 28. The sale featured a trove of unique ...

Pair of Wedgwood Fairyland Lustre Pillar Vases, England, c.  1925 (Lot 384, Estimate $4,000-6,000)

Fine Ceramics and Silver Lead Skinner Auction of European Furniture & Decorative Arts, October 13

  • Skinner, Inc.
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  • September 29, 2017

BOSTON, MA – Skinner, Inc. will present an auction of European Furniture & Decorative Arts in its Boston Gallery on Friday, October 13. With over 700 lots on offer, the auction will feature an ...

Lot 260: Galileo Galilei, Galilæus .  .  .  His Systeme of the World, in Thomas Salusbury's Mathematical Collections and Translations, first edition, London, 1661.  Estimate $10,000 to $15,000.

Early Printed Books Auction Features Feast of Culinary Tomes at Swann Galleries

  • September 21, 2017

Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books come to Swann Galleries on Tuesday, October 17. The wide-ranging auction of some 300 lots covers a plethora of topics and periods. ...

George Inness (1825-1894), Delaware River, circa 1860-63, signed, Oil on canvas, 8 1/4 x 10 inches.  Est.  $8,000-12,000

American Paintings Highlight Doyle's October 4 Americana Auction

  • September 27, 2017

On Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at 10am, Doyle will hold an auction of American Paintings, Furniture & Decorative Arts. The sale showcases 18th and 19th century American furniture and decorative ...

Lot 91, a Zinaida Serebriakova (1884-1967) Russian Oil Board featuring a still life painting of fruits, flowers and vases.  Measuring at 31 inches by 24 inches, this Serebriakova piece is expected to exceed its high estimate of $12,000

Modern Paintings, Jadeite Bangles Headlines 888 Auctions’ October 12 Auction

  • 888 Auctions
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  • September 26, 2017

Richmond Hill, ON – The middle of the autumn season brings forth another auction featuring Modern Paintings, Jadeite Bangles, and Asian Art October 12th. Consisting of 400 fresh-to-market items, an ...

La Place Antiques French flower maket cart

Bruton Decorative Antiques Fair 13-15 October 2017

  • Bruton Decorative Antiques Fair
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  • September 26, 2017

The Bruton Decorative Antiques Fair returns to the luxury laden Haynes International Motor Museum from 13-15 October, 2017, following a smash hit debut in October 2016 when buyers flooded in from ...

Sara Lewis King Claiborne, Ralph E.W.  Earl, Nashville, Tennessee, c.  1825, oil on canvas, Museum Purchase, 2017-301

The First Tennessee Works of Fine Art by the Artist Who Was Close to Andrew Jackson Join the Colonial Williamsburg Collections

  • September 25, 2017

While the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg are filled with extraordinary collections of works of fine, decorative and folk art, a common thread connects them: they each help to tell the story ...

Tole Tray Depicting the Death of General Wolfe.

Historic Objects from Prominent Collectors Featured at Schwenke Auctioneers

  • September 22, 2017

On Wednesday, September 27th Schwenke Auctioneers will conduct its Annual Fall Connecticut Fine Estates Auction with a remarkable offering of over 750 lots of select estate property from several ...

"Team Players" by Nancy Davidson

“Western Days and Cowboy Ways” Art Exhibit Opens October 7

  • Solvang Antiques
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  • September 1, 2017

In conjunction with Solvang Antiques, the Judith Hale Gallery announces the opening of their new exhibit “Western Days and Cowboy Ways.” Artists with new works for the show include Bill Churchill, ...

Friends of Florence restores six Renaissance masterpieces featured in major exhibition at Palazzo Strozzi

  • Friends of Florence
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  • September 21, 2017

SIX RENAISSANCE MASTERPIECES RESTORED THANKS TO FRIENDS OF FLORENCE FEATURED IN MAJOR EXHIBITION AT PALAZZO STROZZI, FLORENCE The Cinquecento in Florence from Michelangelo and Pontormo to ...

Detroit Institute of Arts

Philanthropist Bonnie Ann Larson Donates $5 Million to Detroit Institute of Arts

  • September 21, 2017

Bonnie Ann Larson, a Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) board member and longtime supporter of the museum, has made a $5 million donation to the DIA’s operating endowment. In recognition of her gift, ...

One of a pair of French enamel on copper round portrait plaques, this one of a Renaissance man, the other of a woman.

Enamel plaques, Newcomb Pottery, Daum Nancy, French Sevres all at Woody Auction, Oct. 7

  • Woody Auction
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  • September 21, 2017

DOUGLASS, Kan. – A large and ambitious auction packed with 400 lots of antiques and collectibles in a variety of categories – to include art glass, antique clocks, Newcomb Pottery pieces, Chinese ...

2018 Loan Exhibition Highlight Vincent Van Gogh (Dutch, active in France, 1853-1890) Daisies, Arles, 1888 Oil on canvas Framed: 20 1/2 × 23 3/4 × 2 1/4 in.  (52.07 × 60.33 × 5.72 cm) Collection of Mr.  and Mrs.  Paul Mellon, 2014.207 Image © Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

The Winter Antiques Show Celebrates 64 years as America’s Leading Art, Antiques and Design Fair

  • September 19, 2017

WHAT: The Winter Antiques Show is the leading art, antiques and design fair in America, featuring 70 of the world's top experts in the fine and decorative arts. Now in its 64th year, the ...

Frederic Sackrider Remington (New York, 1861-1909) The Bronco Buster, 1895

Rare Bronzes Take the Gold at Brunk Auctions September Sale

  • Brunk Auctions
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  • September 18, 2017

Rare bronzes and paintings highlighted a major two-day sale at Brunk Auctions over the weekend of September 15. Among the top lots were works by Frederic Remington, Henry Moore, Nicolai Fechin, ...

English three quarter suit of armor, c.1630

EN GARDE! Get Your Armor On!

  • Gray's Auctioneers
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  • September 15, 2017

A knight in shining armor introduces the next auction, on October 4th, at Gray’s Auctioneers. Several lots of armor from a private collector display an armory from centuries past and from many ...