Rendering of new entrance to the Art Museums

Colonial Williamsburg Foundation Board Approves $40 Million Expansion of its Art Museums

  • November 21, 2016

The first large-scale expansion and upgrade to the building that houses the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum and the DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum since its opening in 1985 is ...

The Archangel Israfil, late 14th–early 15th century.  Made in Egypt or Syria.  Opaque watercolor and ink on paper.

Holidays at the Met Includes Current Exhibition 'Jerusalem 1000-1400: Every People Under Heaven'

  • November 20, 2016

The Metropolitan Museum of Art will celebrate the winter holidays at all three of its locations—The Met Fifth Avenue, The Met Cloisters, and The Met Breuer—with a variety of holiday-themed events ...

Massive pair of cloisonne chargers, each one 36 inches in diameter, featuring a beautiful blue background with colorful bamboo, floral, butterfly and bird motif.

Cloisonne pieces, Native American objects, art glass, more at Woody Auction, December 3rd

  • Woody Auction
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  • November 17, 2016

DOUGLASS, Kan. – A large and diverse antique auction featuring massive, single-owner collections of Native American items, cast iron toys, art glass, cloisonné and more will be held on Saturday, ...

Sugar Dish Thomas Shields Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, ca.  1775 Silver Gift of Ellen Rumford Barrett, 2015-415

Early American Craftsmanship to be Celebrated at the 69th Colonial Williamsburg Antiques Forum, February 24-28, 2017

  • November 15, 2016

Renowned as one of the leading annual decorative arts gatherings in the country that attracts curators, scholars, collectors and aficionados each winter, the 69th Colonial Williamsburg Antiques ...

 Regis Francois Gignoux (1816-1882), Winter Landscape with Skaters, c.  1860, oil on canvas.

Comforts, Cures, and Distractions: Winter at Fruitlands Museum

  • Fruitlands Museum
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  • November 14, 2016

HARVARD, Mass. – The Trustees today announced that Fruitlands Museum, its newest property, presents Comforts, Cures, and Distractions: Winter at Fruitlands Museum, beginning November 19, 2016 and ...

Frank Stella relief etching, part of Eldred's Fall Americana and Paintings Auction

Americana, Asian Art Auctions Cap Off Eldred's Stellar Fall Season

  • Robert C. Eldred Co., Inc.
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  • November 10, 2016

East Dennis, Mass. – On the heels of the Marine Art Auction that saw three lots of scrimshaw from the Thomas Mittler Collection sell for over $100,000, and the Fine and Decorative Art auction, ...

Lot 1 – A Rare Victorian Centennial Table, 1776-1876

WORLD’S FAIR: THE COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION 1893 AT GRAY’S

  • November 8, 2016

Cleveland, Ohio – (November 8, 2016) Gray’s Auction on November 21st features a vast collection of memorabilia from the World’s Fair Columbian Exposition, Chicago 1893, as well as a selection of ...

Carved Polychrome and Gilt Eagle Plaque, America, 19th century (Lot 602, Estimate: $8,000-12,000)

Skinner Presents Fall Auction of American Furniture & Decorative Arts

  • Skinner, Inc.
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  • November 7, 2016

BOSTON, MA  – Skinner, Inc. will present an auction of American Furniture & Decorative Arts on Saturday, November 19 at 10AM in their Boston Gallery. The auction of nearly 700 lots will feature ...

This oil on canvas work by Henry MacGinnis (Am., 1875-1952), titled Erie Canal Sunset, is expected to hammer for $2,000-$4,000.

Artworks from the estate of Christian Buchheit (1885-1974) will headline Burchard Galleries' Nov. 12-13 auction

  • Burchard Galleries
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  • November 7, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - A trove of nearly 100 artworks from the estate of Christian Buchheit (1885-1974), who served for 50 years as Building Superintendent for The Art Students League in New York, ...

The solar year, defined by the Earth’s orbit around the Sun.  From Andreas Cellarius.  Harmonia macrocosmica.  Amsterdam, 1661.  Collection: Linda Hall Library of Science, Engineering & Technology

The Evolution of Clocks and Timekeeping Rare Books from the 15th century to the present at the Grolier Club

  • November 3, 2016

From sundials to atomic clocks, the exhibition On Time: The Quest for Precision explores the history of precise timekeeping through rare books that taught readers techniques of timekeeping, ...

Lovely decor seen on an Antiquarius Holiday House Tour

Greenwich's Antiquarius to Kick off the Holidays In High Style

  • November 2, 2016

Whether you're a lover of fine antiques, eager to catch a glimpse of Greenwich's most spectacular homes or simply ready to start celebrating, Antiquarius, the Greenwich Historical Society's annual ...

Brunk Auctions Announces November 18-19 Auction

  • Brunk Auctions
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  • October 10, 2016

Over 1000 lots will be available at Brunk Auctions during their auction on the third weekend of November, 2016. The auction will include large selections of jewelry, silver, and American & ...

Eldred's sold a rare Patek Philippe split second chronograph watch for $276,000 on Saturday.

PATEK PHILIPPE WATCH NETS $276,000 AT ELDRED’S FINE & DECORATIVE ART AUCTION

  • Robert C. Eldred Co., Inc.
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  • October 31, 2016

East Dennis, Mass. – Twelve phone bidders and at least one competitive floor bidder chased a rare Patek Philippe 18kt gold chronograph wristwatch to a final price of $276,000 during Eldred’s Fine ...

Autographed copy of John F.  Kennedy's Presidential Inaugural Address.

Presidential Memorabilia Timed Auction - Election Day

  • November 1, 2016

Weschler’s is pleased to announce November 8th’s Election Day Presidential Memorabilia auction, which will feature memorabilia from the Roosevelt to Reagan administrations. The majority of the ...

Painted in 1874, Greenwood Lake, New Jersey is one of Jasper Francis Cropsey’s (American, 1823-1900) finest works and will be offered for $80,000-120,000.

Thomas J. Perkins Estate, Important Hudson River School Fine Art, and Rare Vintage Couture Collection Lead Clars November 12-13, 2016 Auction

  • October 31, 2016

Clars Auction Gallery’s November 12 and 13, 2016 sale will feature many major highlights from highly notable estates and special collections. Prominently represented in this sale will be property ...