Emil Bisttram Abstract Gouache.

More Midcentury and Fine Art Finds at Clarke

  • Clarke Auction
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  • August 15, 2014

While many auction houses take their vacations in August, Clarke does the opposite. On the heels of a highly important and successful single artist sale in late July, which followed a record...

New Bedford Whaling Museum, a member of the Ellis Boston Preservation Committee


  • Fusco & Four/Ventures, LLC
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  • August 15, 2014

The fourth annual Ellis Boston takes place October 23-26, 2014 at The Cyclorama at the Boston Center for The Arts in Boston’s South End. The show opens with a Gala Preview presented by BNY Mellon...

one of the antique advertising signs being auctioned in Pope Valley stage coach stop contents Sept.  6 in Napa Valley.

Model T added to auction, slot machine discovered in contents of nineteenth century stage coach stop

  • August 14, 2014

A 1924 Model T has been added to the September 6, 2014 Pope Valley auction featuring the contents of a nineteenth century stage coach stop. A Mills Liberty Bell slot machine was found under the...

Magnificent carved wood eagle consoles.

Clarke Offers Stronger Than Most in August.

  • August 14, 2014

With all the various gadgets we keep close to ourselves every day, the internet is always within arm’s reach. And with the internet always within arm’s reach, there is really no excuse for missing...

(From l to r): Edward J.  McCormick, Sr.  (Treasurer/Secretary) Lee Ann (Vice President), Sean McCormick (Chairman of the Board) are the Founding Board of Directors for the Miami Downtown Art District (MDAD.) A Kick-Off VIP Members event will be held during the Miami DDA’s Third Annual DWNTWN Art Days at 6pm on Friday, September 19, 2014 at McCormick Place Miami.

Art Magnates Form Miami Downtown Arts District Association - VIP Launch during DWNTWN Art Days 2014

  • Allegory PR Services Inc.
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  • August 11, 2014

Lee Ann Lester, Director of Next Level Fairs and Sean McCormick, McCormick Place Miami announce the formation of the Miami Downtown Arts District (MDAD.) McCormick will serve as Chairman of the...

This chessboard was made by a man who was on the ship sent to retrieve bodies from the Titanic when it sank in April 1912.

Chessboard made from actual wood retrieved from wreckage of the Titanic in 1912 brings $16,385 at auction

  • Philip Weiss Auctions
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  • August 12, 2014

LYNBROOK, N.Y. – A chessboard made from actual wood retrieved from the wreckage of the legendary ocean liner RMS Titanic sold for $16,385 at an auction held July 23rd by Philip Weiss Auctions, in...

Hornbill effigy "Kenyalang".  Mid 20th century.  Iban Dayak.  Borneo Island, Malaysia

San Francisco Tribal & Textile Arts Show Debuts New Website, Floor Plan for 2015 Fair

  • August 7, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO TRIBAL & TEXTILE ARTS SHOW UNVEILS NEW WEBSITE New Site Features Interactive Photo Gallery, All-New Show Floor Plan, and Programming for the 2015 Fair   (August 2014 –...

A massive single-owner lifetime collection of toy bears, to include these shown, will be sold at auction Sept.  19th in Woodstock Valley, Conn., at 12 noon.

Massive collection of toy bears, including Steiff and Merrythought, will be sold at auction Sept. 19

  • Norman C. Heckler & Co.
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  • August 8, 2014

WOODSTOCK VALLEY, Conn. – An astounding single-owner collection of over 1,100 toy bears – many of them recent but over 200 antique examples by early makers such as Steiff and Merrythought – will...

The lifetime collections of Bud and Sally Bassett will be sold Oct. 3-5 in Ann Arbor, Mich.

  • Showtime Auction Services
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  • August 7, 2014

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – The single-owner lifetime collection of mostly advertising items from the late Bud and Sally Bassett will be sold without reserve the weekend of Oct. 3-5 by Showtime Auction...

Arthur Hoeber's "Sunset on the Marshes" (Hyannisport).

American Paintings Highlight Eldred's Americana Auction

  • Robert C. Eldred Co., Inc.
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  • August 5, 2014

The first lot on the block the third day of Eldred’s three-day Americana & Paintings Auction, “Sunset on the Marshes” by Arthur Hoeber, brought on a rapid-fire flurry of bidding, eventually...

Wrought Iron Standing Broiler, America, late 18th/early 19th century (Lot 18, Estimate $1,500-$2,500)

Skinner, Inc. Announces Two-Day Auction of American Furniture & Decorative Arts, Featuring the Howard Roth Collection of Early American Iron

  • Skinner, Inc.
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  • July 31, 2014

An excellent selection of American folk art and furniture will be offered at Skinner, Inc.’s two-day auction of American Furniture & Decorative Arts. On August 9th, Skinner is pleased to...

17th/18th C.  Famille Verte Porcelain Vase Kangxi (High Estimate: $12,000)

888 Auctions’ August 14 Sale to Showcase Important Kangxi Mark and Period Famille Verte Porcelain Vase

  • 888 Auctions
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  • July 30, 2014

Richmond Hill, ON – 888 Auctions’ August 14th sale of Chinese Ceramics & Traditional Paintings will showcase 532 lots of an exciting array of Chinese Works of Art. Highlighting the autumn...

A selection of items from the Estate of Celia Thaxter Hubbard

Grogan and Company to Sell Estate of Celia Thaxter Hubbard

  • Grogan & Company
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  • July 29, 2014

Dedham, MA: On Friday, August 1st, Grogan and Company will conduct an auction featuring a wide array of items from the Estate of Celia Thaxter Hubbard. The contents of her Cambridge and Brewster,...

A Massive Ralph Cahoon Painting of A New England Seaside Village Dock, Ralph Eugene Cahoon, Jr., Titled Seaside Village, Signed R.  Cahoon (LR), Oil on Masonite, 1960.

Ralph Cahoon Revisits Nantucket

  • Earle Vandekar of Knightsbridge Inc.
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  • July 29, 2014

Earle D. Vandekar of Knightsbridge is pleased to present a massive Ralph Eugene Cahoon painting at this year's Nantucket Antiques Show. The early signed painting, from a private collection,...

Qianlong scroll painting sold for more than estimated at Witherell's summer auction.

Paintings, Asian art and jewelry exceed expectations at Witherell’s summer auction

  • July 28, 2014

Two paintings identified by Boston-based Vose Galleries that highlighted Witherell’s Summer Auction held July 9 to 23, 2014 sold for $10,200 and $6,000, including buyer’s premium, respectively. ...