This rare and handsome circa 1940s Longines men's wristwatch sold for $50,600 at an auction held May 31st by Cottone Auctions.

Rare and handsome Longines men's wristwatch from the 1940s sells for $50,600 at auction

  • Cottone Auctions
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  • June 6, 2014

GENESEO, N.Y. – A rare, handsome men’s Longines wristwatch, originally purchased around the time of World War II and descended in the same Buffalo, N.Y., family ever since, sold for $50,600 at an...

Lot 511: Rare Mary Balch School Needlework Sampler

RARE RHODE ISLAND SAMPLER AT GROGAN’S JUNE AUCTION

  • Grogan & Company
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  • June 3, 2014

Dedham, MA:  On Sunday, June 8th, Grogan and Company will conduct their annual spring auction featuring over 600 lots from various estates and collections.  Collectors will be treated to...

Untitled Still Life, by the German born, American painter Severin Roesen (1815-1872)

WITH SOMETHING FOR EVERY COLLECTOR’S TASTE, NYE AND COMPANY SPRING AUCTION NOW LIVE ON iGAVEL

  • June 3, 2014

As spring days lengthen and mercury rises with the coming summer season, Nye and Company has one hot auction on tap for June. The 809 lots are now posted to www.igavelauctions.com through June...

Helen Drutt

Rago Auctions Open House Features a Talk on Contemporary Craft by Doyenne Helen Drutt on June 10.

  • Rago Arts and Auction Center
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  • June 3, 2014

Rago Auctions Open House Features a Talk on Contemporary Craft by Doyenne Helen Drutt on June 10.   Lambertville, NJ:  The Rago Arts and Auction Center hosts an open house on...

The largest painting ever to come to auction by Harrison Bird Brown (American, 1831-1915) also set a new global record for the artist.  Titled, “Picnic by the Falls (White Mountains, Maine), this work achieved $23,800, solidly surpassing its $10,000 to $15,000 estimate.

Artist Record for Harrison Bird Brown in $3.2 Million Clars Auction

  • June 2, 2014

Clars Auction Gallery’s May 17, 18, 19, 2014, Fine Art, Jewelry and Decoratives Auction will go down in the firm’s history as their largest sale to date generating $3.2 million. Closing the 8th...

'Schweben'(Levitation) Based on an original design from 1938

Rare Kandinsky Jewellery to be offered by London Specialist Lucas Rarities at Art Antiques London, Kensington Gardens, 12th-18th June 2014

  • Haughton International Fairs
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  • June 3, 2014

A recently acquired collection of jewellery designed by influential Russian painter and art theorist, Wallisly Kandinsky (1866 –1944) will be offered for sale by the Mayfair, London jewellery...

"Dragon and Flaming Pearl".  Japan, Meiji period, Silk thread embroidery, 96 x 60 in.

Exquisite Stitch: Japanese Embroidery at Heather James Fine Art

  • Heather James Fine Art
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  • May 31, 2014

Heather James Fine Art is pleased to present Exquisite Stitch, an exclusive exhibition of 19th century Japanese embroidery.  The Meiji era produced some of the highest quality silk...

This Tiffany Studios Arrowroot table lamp with 20-inch diameter conical form shade, 26 inches tall, will come up for bid June 21st.

Tiffany lamp, sculpture by Cipriani, more to be sold June 21st by Fontaine's in Pittsfield, Mass.

  • Fontaine's Auction Gallery
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  • June 2, 2014

PITTSFIELD, Mass. – The entire contents of Somerset – an extraordinary English country estate manor located in West Stockbridge, Mass. – will headline a cataloged antique auction scheduled for...

Lot 29: Eugune Boudin, one of two oils in the June 8th auction.

BOUDIN PAINTINGS FEATURED IN GROGAN’S JUNE AUCTION

  • May 27, 2014

Dedham, MA:  On Sunday, June 8th, Grogan and Company will conduct their annual spring auction featuring over 700 lots from various estates and collections.  Collectors will be treated to...

This large 19th century Chinese porcelain four-panel screen has a pre-sale estimate of $30,000-$40,000.

Large and important 19th century Chinese porcelain screen will headline Elite Decorative Arts' June 14 auction

  • Elite Decorative Arts
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  • May 28, 2014

BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. – A large and important 19th century Chinese porcelain screen, an extraordinary and intricately carved Chinese red coral figural grouping and a gorgeous pair of 19th century...

This oil on canvas painting by Henry John Yeend King (Br., 1855-1924), titled Wait For Me, is expected to realize $25,000-$40,000.

Works by British painters Yeend King, David Bates, W.D. McKay, others will headine June 7 auction

  • Stevens Auction Company
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  • May 28, 2014

ABERDEEN, Miss. – The lifetime estate of the late Zoe Spedale – a socialite, true Southern lady and wife of a world-renowned surgeon, who appointed their spectacular Louisiana home with the finest...

This original oil on academy board painting by William Aiken Walker is expected to fetch $2,500-$4,500 at auction.

Original works by William Aiken Walker, Alfred Dubucand, others will be sold at auction June 7-8 in New Orleans

  • Crescent City Auction Gallery
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  • May 27, 2014

NEW ORLEANS, La. – An important oil on academy board painting by South Carolina artist William Aiken Walker (1838-1921), a French Belle Epoch Louis XV-style marble-top bombe chest, three...

Lot 622: Paul Evans, Important Sculpture Front cabinet, $100,000 – 150,000

Work by George Nakashima, Paul Evans, Phil Powell, Josef Hoffmann, Karl Kipp, Peter Voulkos and Dale Chihuly among Highlights of Rago’s June 14-15 Auctions

  • Rago Arts and Auction Center
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  • May 22, 2014

Work by George Nakashima, Paul Evans, Phil Powell, Josef Hoffmann, Karl Kipp, Peter Voulkos and Dale Chihuly among Highlights of Rago’s June 14-15 Auctions    Other top lots...

The Show and Sale of Early Texas Art will be back at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center August 8-9, 2014.

Texas Art Collector On Tap for August

  • May 21, 2014

This affordable, intimate and usually packed show is open to dealers, galleries and self-representing artists focusing on Early Texas Art.. The Show and Sale of Early Texas Art will be back at...

Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828–1882) and Henry Treffry Dunn (1838-1899) Lady Lilith 1867 Watercolor and gouache on paper, 20 3/16 x 17 5/16 in.  (51.3 x 44 cm)

Metropolitan Museum Initiative Provides Free Access to 400,000 Digital Images

  • May 20, 2014

Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, has announced that more than 400,000 high-resolution digital images of public domain works in the Museum’s world-renowned...