Artist's rendering of the planned South Nassau Street entrance to the expanded Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg.

Colonial Williamsburg to raise $40 million for major expansion of its art museums

  • November 21, 2014

The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation plans a major expansion of its award-winning art museums to enrich Americans’ appreciation of their nation’s history through the power of art and material ...

This World War II Nazi Luftwaffe Signal Regiment standard, beautifully embroidered, 4 feet by 4 feet, has a minimum bid of $16,500.

German WWII Luftwaffe Signal Regiment standard will be sold by Mohawk Arms, Dec. 5-6

  • Mohawk Arms
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  • November 21, 2014

BOUCKVILLE, N.Y. – A trove of books from Adolf Hitler’s personal library seized by an American Major in Berlin in May 1945, a U.S. World War II Purple Heart awarded to a member of the heroic ...

Joan Bleau – Novus Atlas Sinensis, 1655, £28,000

Daniel Crouch Rare Books Returns to Hong Kong Antiquarian Book Fair ‘China in Print’ with Principle Maps of Asia, 22nd-24th November 2014

  • Daniel Crouch Rare Books
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  • November 16, 2014

At this year’s Hong Kong Antiquarian Book Fair ‘China in Print’ (22nd to 24th November at the Hong Kong Maritime Museum), London-based dealer Daniel Crouch Rare Books will present a selection of ...

This bronze bust of a woman by the French artist Emmanuel Villanis (1858-1914) sold for $1,000 at an on-site auction held Nov.  1st in Goshen, Conn.

Bronze bust by Emmanuel Villanis (Fr., 1858-1914) fetches $1,000 at Nov. 1st on-site auction

  • Tim's, Inc., Auctions
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  • November 21, 2014

GOSHEN, Conn. – A turquoise blue 1957 Buick Special in showroom condition sped off for $8,610, an antique Nantucket sewing basket with swinging handle fetched $4,500, a 19th century walnut ...

Ludwig Bemelmans (American 1898-1962), Madeline and Her Class Visiting the Monuments, Estimate $40,000-$60,000

Madeline at Weschler’s: Ludwig Bemelman’s Painting of Madeline and Her Class Visiting the Monuments to be Featured in Weschler’s December Capital Collection Auction

  • November 19, 2014

Weschler’s December 5th Capital Collections Auction arrives just in time for the holidays with over 130 lots of fine art as well as a large assortment of furniture, rugs, silver, porcelain, ...

Thomas C.  Molesworth Club Chairs sold for $55,000

BIDDERS BRAVE SUBZERO TEMPERATURES TO HEAT UP ARTS OF THE AMERICAN WEST AUCTION IN DENVER

  • November 18, 2014

Leslie Hindman Auctioneers' November 13th Arts of the American West auction was lively and successful despite the early winter weather that hit the Front Range. While temperatures plummeted, prices ...

George Beline's Provincetown net-mending scene.

ELDRED’S FALL AMERICANA AUCTION A FULL AND DIVERSE SALE

  • Robert C. Eldred Co., Inc.
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  • November 18, 2014

The Robert C. Eldred Co.’s annual Fall Americana Auction, held this year November 20, 21 and 22, will include a wide array of fresh-to-market items from private estates and collections. Highlights ...

A 3-piece Renaissance Revival bedroom suite sold for $28,750 at Witherell's Fall Auction.

Furniture prices picked up at Witherell's Fall Auction

  • November 18, 2014

At the Witherell’s fall auction, furniture did exceedingly well with sale prices picking up. At $28,750, a monumental, 1870’s, 3-piece Renaissance Revival bedroom suite sold for more than ...

Lot 587, Alexander Calder (American, 1898-1976), Girouette, $207,750.

Rago Achieves Year's Top Price for Calder Work on Paper at $207,750 in a $2 Million Dollar Auction

  • Rago Arts and Auction Center
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  • November 18, 2014

Rago Arts and Auction Center’s Fine Art auctions on November 15 brought in an impressive $2 million in sales, including the highest price paid in the U.S. in 2014 for a work on paper by Alexander ...

KRAAKWARE CHARGER OR BASIN.  China, ca.1610-1630.  Blue and white decoration featuring a central medallion of a bird in a garden setting, surrounded by a border of reserves filled with flowers and auspicious symbols.  Scalloped edge.  Two small hairlines.  3.75"h.  19.75"d.  Estimate $ 8,000-10,000

Bidders to Gather for Garth’s 54th Annual Thanksgiving Americana Auction

  • November 15, 2014

On Friday, November 28th beginning at 10am, Garth’s Auctioneers and Appraisers will host  the 54th Annual Thanksgiving Americana Auction. “Over the years, this annual event has granted us the ...

Michael Charron, "East of Pearl," oil on canvas, 48 x 60 inches

Michael Charron: Pictorial Essays from Colorado Journeys 2014 Set To Open In Denver

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  • November 17, 2014

The Gilmore Art Center will open an exhibition of Colorado conceptual realist artist Michael Charron's work at its Denver location on November 17, 2014. The opening reception for "Pictorial ...

Lot 2557, Largest Known Near-Round Natural White Saltwater Pearl, Estimate $100,000+

Rago to Auction a Record-Sized Pearl, Royal Silver and Master’s Decoy, December 5, 6, 7

  • Rago Arts and Auction Center
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  • November 14, 2014

A RECORD-SIZED PEARL ON A CRACKER OF DIAMONDS, ROYAL SILVER AND A MASTER’S DECOY WILL AUCTION IN RAGO’S DECEMBER 5,6,7 GREAT ESTATES WEEKEND.   Lambertville, NJ: Rago rounds out 2014 ...

Lot 1: Very Fine & Rare Edgefield Stoneware Face Pitcher, circa 1860

Fine American Collections at Auction

  • Wooten & Wooten Auctioneers
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  • November 13, 2014

On November 22 & 23, 2014 Wooten and Wooten Auctioneers presents “Fall Estates and Collections,” a high-powered catalog auction uncovering items from noted estates along the East Coast. The ...

Browse approximately 250,000 objects from the Fogg, Busch-Reisinger, and Arthur M.  Sackler Museums online or take a digital tour at http://www.harvardartmuseums.org/

Harvard Art Museums Launch Redesigned and Expanded Website Ahead of Weekend Opening

  • November 12, 2014

Redesigned harvardartmuseums.org provides new digital platform to enrich visitor experience and increase access to collections. The Harvard Art Museums announce the launch of their ...

This 19th century oil on tin Continental School painting, titled Man Smoking a Pipe, framed, will be sold to the highest bidder November 22.

19th century Continental School paintings will be featured at Crescent City Auction Exchange's inaugural sale, Nov. 22nd

  • Crescent City Auction Gallery
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  • November 13, 2014

NEW ORLEANS, La. – The global demand for antiquities at auction has increased and New Orleans is no exception. Crescent City Auction Gallery, one of the top three auction companies in New Orleans, ...