Louis Abel-Truchet Painting

Important Estates Featured at Clarke on June 12th

  • Clarke Auction
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  • June 8, 2016

Clarke Auction will feature items from several collector and decorator estates in their upcoming Sunday, June 12th sale. The auction will feature a quality offering of fine and decorative art, ...

Simon Vouet Madonna and Child, 1633 oil on canvas 109 x 89 cm (43 x 35 inches) National Gallery of Art, Washington Chester Dale Fund

Key Works by Simon Vouet, Pier Francesco Mazzucchelli (Morazzone), and Chuck Close Acquired by the National Gallery of Art

  • National Gallery of Art
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  • June 2, 2016

Washington, DC—At the most recent meeting of the board of trustees, the National Gallery of Art acquired a newly rediscovered masterpiece by Simon Vouet (1590–1649), an oil painting by Pier ...

Lot 61 Victor Vasarely (1906-1997) Los Angeles

Gray’s Fun Summer Auction

  • Gray's Auctioneers
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  • June 3, 2016

This month Gray’s collection ranges from intricate traditional oil paintings, bold contemporary works, to a stunning collection of gold pocket watches, and ends with a selection of furniture. ...

Caillie double-upright slot machine with music sold for $75,000 at Witherell's Western Design Auction

Musical double-upright slot machine hits the high note at Witherell’s Western Design Auction

  • June 2, 2016

At $75,000, a 1905 Caille Brothers double-upright slot machine with music hit the high note at Witherell’s Western Design Auction that ran from April 27 to May 11, 2016. Containing a 25-cent ...

 American sterling silver and mixed-metal Japanese style punch bowl and ladle, 1881, by Gorham Mfg.  Co., Providence, RI, h.  6 1/4in (15.75cm);x d.  12in (30.5cm); ladle length 11in (28cm)

TOP SOURCE FOR QUALITY & LUXURY, THE ELEGANT HOME SALE AT BONHAMS

  • Cecilia Bonn Marketing and Communications
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  • June 2, 2016

LOS ANGELES – Bonhams Los Angeles presents The Elegant Home, the leading source for high-end luxury on the West Coast. The June 7-8 sale provides a diverse range of nearly 850 important pieces of ...

Wooden Model of the HMS Victory, Jim Martin, 1990 (Lot 1316, Estimate $1,000-$1,500)

Skinner Presents Online Auction of Nautical Artifacts & Maritime Art, June 1 – June 9

  • Skinner, Inc.
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  • June 1, 2016

Boston, MA – June 1, 2016 – Skinner's Historic Maritime Online Auction offers a rare opportunity to acquire 17th through 20th century nautical artifacts, decorative arts, logbooks, manuscripts, ...

Taco Dibbits.  Photo: RVDA

Rijksmuseum Names New Director

  • May 31, 2016

The Board of Trustees of the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam has announced Taco Dibbits as their new director. Dibbits (1968) is an art historian (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and Cambridge, 1993) and has ...

Colonel Elmer E.  Ellsworth Presentation Sword and Archive

Sword of First Union Officer Killed in the Civil War to Hit the Auction Block

  • Cowan's Auctions, Inc.
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  • June 1, 2016

CINCINNATI -- Having objects of great significance from events that still resonate around the world, the American History sale at Cowan's Auctions on June 10 offers an intriguing selection of ...

This limited-edition bronze sculpture by the Russian artist Erte (1892-1990), titled Madame Butterfly, will be sold June 18th in West Palm Beach, Fla.

Artworks by Erte, Warhol. Gehry, others, plus Mid-Century Modern furniture pieces will headline a June 18th Florida auction

  • Antiques & Modern Auction Gallery
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  • June 1, 2016

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Wonderful Mid-Century Modern furniture creations by the father-son team of Philip and Kelvin LaVerne and the German-born New York designer Karl Springer, porcelains, ...

Lot 37: Important Chinese Export 'Lady Washington States China' Plate, ca.  1796, d: 9 3/8 in.  $25,000-50,000

Bid Now: Grogan and Company's JUNE AUCTION

  • Grogan & Company
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  • May 31, 2016

On Sunday, June 5th Grogan & Company will hold its annual June Auction, featuring over 400 lots of fine art, jewelry, silver, decorative arts, furniture, and Oriental rugs. The sale will begin ...

A Day in the Life of Seneca Village: “We Wore More Than Shackles” 1827 - 1858

The Fabric of Emancipation on exhibit at New York's oldest historic house

  • Harlem Needle Arts
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  • May 25, 2016

“The creative license of the artists to spark conversation about the correlation between the history of the mansion and the social revolution of today creates vocabulary…”   New York, NY- May ...

This rare antique Chinese animated triple fusee bracket clock sold for a stunning $1.27 million at Fontaine's Auction Gallery on May 21st.

Rare antique Chinese animated triple fusee bracket clock soars to $1.27 million at Fontaine's

  • Fontaine's Auction Gallery
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  • May 26, 2016

PITTSFIELD, Mass. – A rare antique Chinese animated triple fusee bracket clock roared past its pre-sale estimate of $500,000-$750,000 to sell for $1.27 million at Fontaine's Auction Gallery's ...

Shaker Red-stained Sewing Desk, c.  1830 (Lot 15, Estimate $20,000-$30,000)

Single-Owner Collection Leads Skinner’s June Shaker Auction

  • Skinner, Inc.
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  • May 24, 2016

MARLBOROUGH, MA – May 24, 2016 – On Saturday, June 4 at 10 AM, Skinner, Inc. will present at auction The Shaker Collection of Erhart Muller in its Marlborough, MA gallery. The auction will showcase ...

Single-action Colt revolver sold for $500,000 at Witherell's Old West Show May 6 and 7

Single-action Colt revolver tops the bill at Witherell's Old West Show

  • May 24, 2016

Despite the newly discovered Billy the Kid tintype debuting at Witherell’s Old West Show in Grass Valley, Calif., May 6 and 7, 2016, the talk of the show was a single-action Colt revolver that sold ...

This 15th century watercolor and gouache on vellum painting, titled The Ascension and measuring 10 inches by 10 inches (sight) in a later frame, will be sold May 28-30 in Amesbury, Mass.

Medieval 15th century watercolor and gouache on vellum will be featured at John McInnis' May 28-30 auction

  • John McInnis Auctioneers
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  • May 23, 2016

AMESBURY, Mass. – A three-session Memorial Day weekend auction featuring a vast array of items from prominent estates in the Boston area – to include the Hoes family of Wayland, direct descendants ...