A J.H.  Belter “Fountain Elms” pattern pierced carved laminated rosewood Rococo sofa ($20/30,000) has elaborate carved crests with flowers, fruit, filigree and cornucopias over the serpentine S-scroll framework, 49½ by 88½ by 32 inches.

Striking Statement Pieces Abound At Fontaine Auction Gallery Jan. 19

  • Fontaine's Auction Gallery
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  • January 08, 2019

     Traditional and sumptuous antiques will be at the forefront at Fontaine’s Auction Gallery on Saturday, January 19, at 11 am. Auction previews the week of the sale are Friday, 10 am to 5 pm, ...

888 Auctions’ First Auction of the Year Set to Feature Fine Art, Paintings & Asian Antiques January 17

  • 888 Auctions
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  • January 06, 2019

Richmond Hill, ON – January 17, 2019 marks the first auction of 2019 where 888 Auctions will be ushering in the new year with 418 fresh-to-market items showcasing Fine Art, Paintings and Asian ...

Hermaphroditus.  Last quarter 1st century B.C.  (cameo).  Late 16th - early 17th centuries (mount).  Sardonyx, gold, enamel, garnets, emeralds.  Inv.  n.  14464.  From the collection of Leonardo Agostini, Rome; then collection of Cardinal Leopoldo de’ Medici.

Historic Medici and Lorraine Gem Collection on view for the first time thanks to Friends of Florence

  • Friends of Florence
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  • December 28, 2018

Historic Medici and Lorraine Gem Collection on view for the first time in new section of National Archeological Museum of Florence thanks to the Friends of Florence Florence, Italy…The newly ...

The top lot of the sale was Cesare Lapini’s marble sculpture, “Odalisca,” that attained $62,500.

Prices Go Through the Roof At Clarke Auction Gallery

  • Clarke Auction Gallery
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  • December 28, 2018

A trend in auctions these days is that the best is the best and the rest is the rest but for Clarke Auction Gallery’s December 2 sale, strong performers going well above estimate was the norm, ...

Leading fine art in the sale is this Afro (Italian, 1912-1976) watercolor collage, “Stagione a Procida,” 1957, signed and dated ($15/20,000).

From Pontiac To Picasso Plate, Clarke Auction Has It All Jan. 13

  • Clarke Auction Gallery
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  • December 28, 2018

A wide-ranging auction will kick off the new year at Clarke Auction Gallery on Sunday, Jan. 13, at 10 am, featuring a sale to whet all appetites, featuring Oriental carpets, lighting, bronzes, ...

One of three known acrylic on canvas paintings of the letter ‘B’ by Robert Indiana (American, 1928-2018), signed and inscribed to the consignor, a personal friend (est.  $60,000-$90,000).

Robert Indiana acrylic on canvas of the letter 'B' -- one of three known -- will be in Weiss Auctions' Jan. 23-24 sale

  • Philip Weiss Auctions
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  • December 27, 2018

LYNBROOK, N.Y. – One of just three acrylic on canvas paintings of the letter ‘B’ by renowned Pop Artist Robert Indiana (American, 1928-2018), plus several lithographs signed by the artist, and a ...

Kate Bunce, Musica, ca.  1895–97.  Oil on canvas, 40 3/16 x 30 3/16 x 1 3/4 in., Birmingham Museums Trust (1897P17).

'Victorian Radicals' Traveling Exhibition Begins Multiyear U.S. Museum Tour

  • December 06, 2018

An unprecedented selection of paintings, works on paper, and decorative arts—many never shown outside the UK—by three generations of revolutionary British artists and designers.  On view now ...

This work, titled The Lotus Pond, 1967, by Zhang Daqian will be offered with an estimate of $150,000-200,000.  Provenance: back cover of the May 10-31, 1970 exhibition catalog at Laky Gallery in Carmel, CA.

Important Paintings by Zhang Daqian to be Presented at Clars’ December 16th, 2018 Auction

  • December 06, 2018

Two paintings by Zhang Daqian (Chinese, 1899-1983) will headline Clars December 15th & 16th Fine Art, Decorative Art, Furniture, Jewelry and Asian Art Auction. Complementing the Daqians will be ...

Neue Auctions Lot 194: Opal, Diamond and Emerald n Necklace

Cleveland’s newest auction house – Neue Auctions features Jewelry, Fine Watches and Objets de Vertu for Holiday Auction

  • December 05, 2018

(CLEVELAND) December 5, 2018 – Neue Auctions, Cleveland’s newest auction house will host a Jewelry, Fine Watches and Objets de Vertu online auction on Saturday, December 8, 2018. You can view the ...

Comments on the Art Market

Celebrating 18 Years Of Comments On The Art Market

  • Rehs Galleries, Inc.
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  • December 01, 2018

Rehs Galleries Inc., a New York gallery specializing in 19th and 20th-century works of art, announces the release of Comments on the Art Market – Volume 216.   The first edition of the ...

Circa 1960s Rodania Geometer gentleman’s wristwatch in remarkable condition, with ‘tropical’ dial exhibiting the perfect degree of uniform degradation (CA$25,960).

1960s Rodania Geometer men's wristwatch brings CA$25,960 at Miller & Miller auction, Nov. 24

  • Miller & Miller Auctions, Ltd.
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  • December 04, 2018

NEW HAMBURG, Ontario, Canada – A platinum ring with 11-carat diamond center stone sold for $103,250, a circa 1960s Rodania Geometer gentleman’s wristwatch in remarkable condition brought $25,960 ...

Coastal Maine atmospheric seascape watercolor by the avant-garde artist of the Boston School, George Hawley Hallowell (Mass., 1871-1926) ($3,125).

Coastal Maine atmospheric seascape watercolor by George Hallowell brings $3,125 at Bruneau & Co. auction

  • Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers
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  • December 03, 2018

CRANSTON, R.I. – An adorable circa 1920 Tiffany & Co. platinum repeater pocket watch sold for $12,500 and a 2003 U.S. $25 Liberty Eagle gold coin climbed to a record $4,688 at an Estate ...

Lot 297: 315-294 BC Macedon Silver Tetradrachm

888 Auctions’ December 06 Auction Ushers in Holiday Season with Numismatic Coins, Fine Art & Chinese Antiques

  • 888 Auctions
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  • November 28, 2018

Richmond Hill, ON – 391 fresh to market items will be available to the discerning buyers and collectors in 888 Auctions’ December 06 auction featuring the finest in Numismatic Coins, Fine Art & ...

Oil on panel landscape painting by Albert Bierstadt (German-American, 1830-1901), titled Valley of Meringen (sic), Switzerland (1858), inscribed with location and artist’s name ($8,750).

Artworks by Bierstadt and Foujita perform well at Andrew Jones Auctions, November 18th

  • Andrew Jones Auctions
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  • November 29, 2018

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – A striking pair of Art Deco silver mounted ruby glass vases by Jean Puiforcat sold for $28,750, a pair of retro Van Cleef & Arpels gold, diamond and ruby ear clips fetched ...

Lot 70: Ricardo Salas for MATL Mexico, coral & turquoise necklace, going up for bid December 9 at Turner Auctions + Appraisals.

JUST IN TIME FOR HOLIDAY GIFT-GIVING, TURNER AUCTIONS + APPRAISALS PRESENTS ESTATE JEWELRY & MORE ON SUNDAY, DECEMBER 9

  • Turner Auctions + Appraisals
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  • November 26, 2018

Turner Auctions + Appraisals is pleased to present Estate Jewelry & More, offering fine and costume jewelry. Featuring over 185 lots from multiple collectors and estates, the sale offers ...