René-Jules Lalique (French, 1860–1945).  Necklace, ca.  1897–99.  Gold, enamel, opals, amethysts, overall diam.  9 1/2 in.  (24.1 cm).  The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Gift of Lillian Nassau, 1985 (1985.114)

Exhibition at The Met Examines the Purpose and Power of Jewelry

  • October 17, 2018

What is jewelry? Why do we wear it? What meanings does it convey? Opening November 12 at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the exhibition Jewelry: The Body Transformed will traverse time and space to ...

The top lot of this auction was a pair of gilt bronze 15-light chandeliers, with three figural maidens, that sold above high estimate at $51,425.

Statement Antiques Go Big At Fontaine’s Antiques, Fine Art Auction

  • Fontaine's Auction Gallery
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  • October 09, 2018

   In recent years, Midcentury Modern has been attracting a big buzz at auctions but traditional antiques made a big splash at Fontaine’s Auction Gallery’s antiques and fine art auction on ...

Oil on canvas painting by William Langson Lathrop (Am., 1859-1938), titled October Evening (1922), 30 inches by 40 inches, signed lower right ($100,300).

Oil on canvas painting by William Langson Lathrop climbs to $100,300 at Cottone Auctions

  • Cottone Auctions
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  • October 08, 2018

GENESEO, N.Y. – Five gorgeous early 20th century Tiffany Studios (N.Y.) table lamps gaveled for a combined $465,510 and a dazzling five-carat fancy vivid yellow diamond ring slipped onto a new ...

Oil on canvas painting by Michelangelo Lovelace, Sr.  (Am., b.  1960), titled Stand Up and Be Counted, 48 inches by 45 inches, signed and dated “10/2008” lower right, signed verso (est.  $3,000-$5,000).

Artworks by prominent African-American artists will headline Gray's October 10th auction in Cleveland

  • Gray's Auctioneers, LLC
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  • October 02, 2018

CLEVELAND, Ohio – A collection of fine art by prominent and important African-American artists will be a featured part of Gray’s Auctioneers’ upcoming Fine Art, Furniture, Jewelry & Decorative ...

View of The Winter Show 2018, Courtesy The Winter Show.  Photo by Simon Cherry

The 65-Year-Old Winter Antiques Show Gets a Reboot With New Name, Executive Director and Exhibitors

  • October 01, 2018

The Winter Show, previously known as The Winter Antiques Show, has announced the participating exhibitors of its 2019 edition, to be held at the historic Park Avenue Armory in New York City from ...

This untitled James Martin painting appears to depict fellow artist Vincent Van Gogh, 13 ½ by 11 ¾ inches.

James Martin Art To Cross Block At The Benefit Shop Foundation Oct.10

  • Benefit Shop Foundation, Inc.
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  • September 24, 2018

Sometimes described as a storyteller or jazz improvisationist, James Martin (born 1928), has been creating art for decades that is an integral part of the Pacific Northwest scene. Reminiscent of ...

Myung Urso.  Composition, 2014, Canvas, linen, hanji( Korean mulberry paper), Asian ink, thread, resin, plastic beads, Image courtesy of the artist

The Society of Arts + Crafts Announces Fall Shows in Boston

  • Society of Arts and Crafts
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  • September 24, 2018

New exhibition explores cutting-edge contemporary studio jewelry from 20th century to present and biennial cups show returns Boston, MA – The Society of Arts + Crafts announces two new ...

Childe Hassam, Bathers and Cloud Reflections, 1914.

American Art, Jewelry from Estate of Barbara Sinatra Head to Auction

  • September 19, 2018

Sotheby’s will offer property from the estate of Barbara Sinatra across a series of auctions this December in New York. A reference to Barbara Sinatra’s best-selling memoir, Lady Blue Eyes: ...

Lot 74: HENRI MATISSE French 1869-1954 Gouache/Paper

888 Auctions’ September 27 Sale Featuring Modern Paintings, Fine Art & Asian Antiques

  • 888 Auctions
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  • September 19, 2018

Richmond Hill, ON – 396 fresh to market items will be available to the highest bidder Thursday, September 27, 2018 with knowledgeable collectors and discerning buyers participating and competing ...

289.  June Lathrop (American, 1920-2000) "Inner Yellow", stripes, canvas in gilt wood frame, named upper right near, signed "Lathrop '84" to rear canvas lower right.  Provenance: Dr.  Richard T.  Stern, purchased June 1965.  [75 x 54 inches].  Estimate: $800-1,000.

ROLAND AUCTIONS TO SELL FINE JEWELRY, CENTRAL ASIAN, CONTEMPORARY ART, CLASSIC FURNITURE AND ARTWORK SEPTEMBER 22

  • September 17, 2018

It’s always hard to move a business away from its long-time home base, but after decades in Manhattan, Bill and Rob Roland moved Roland Auctions to Glen Cove in February this year. The move has ...

Neue Auctions’ September catalogue has something for everyone, from the first-time auction goer to seasoned collectors

  • Neue Auctions
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  • September 15, 2018

The maker and artisan movement is everywhere: people crafting and building things with their hands, a few tools and one grand vision. At neueauctions.com you can view a collection of several ...

Daniel Jocz, Pot Shots, An American's Riff on the Millstone Ruff, 2007.  Courtesy of Daniel Jocz © Daniel Jocz.

Outrageous Ornament: Extreme Jewelry in the 21st Century

  • September 11, 2018

Outrageous Ornament: Extreme Jewelry in the 21st Century, opening at the Katonah Museum of Art (KMA), Katonah, NY on October 21, 2018, reimagines the traditional boundaries of body ornamentation. ...

This unique pierced decorated bronze entryway, weighing several hundred pounds ($20/30,000) features a transom with geometric quatrefoil decorated panels and filigree decoration, 125 ½ by 111 1/2 inches.

Fontaine’s To Tap Into Interior Design At Its Fine Art, Antiques Auction Sept. 22

  • Fontaine's Auction Gallery
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  • September 10, 2018

     As children return to school and the leaves begin to change colors, fall is also the season when many people re-decorate their homes or add special decorating touches. From offering statement ...

Circa 1885 oak-framed chromo-litho poster for the California Powder Works, the first U.S.  explosive powder making company west of the Rockies ($6,000).

Over 2,100 lots of Americana in many categories come up for bid at Holabird's Aug. 24-26 auction in Reno

  • Holabird Western Americana
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  • September 07, 2018

RENO, Nev. – Silver and gold lots reigned supreme at Holabird Western Americana Collections’ Americana auction, held August 24th-26th in Reno, as a Rothchild & Sons silver ingot from 1935 ...

Rare oil on window shade painting rendered circa 1950 by the renowned folk artist Clementine Hunter, titled Saturday Night at the Honky Tonk, signed lower right (est.  $30,000-$50,000).

Artworks by Clementine Hunter, Otto Hoffmann, many others in Crescent City's Sept. 22-23 auction

  • Crescent City Auction Gallery
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  • September 06, 2018

NEW ORLEANS, La. – A Russian icon of the Virgin Akhtirskaya made in Moscow between 1896 and 1908, a rare oil on window shade painting rendered circa 1950 by the renowned folk artist Clementine ...