Punch bowl, 1768.  French, Sèvres Porcelain Factory, Decorated by Jean-Jacques Pierre, Soft-paste porcelain.  Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Gift of J.  Pierpont Morgan, 1917.1050.

More Than 100 Objects Illuminate Groundbreaking Art Collection of Financier J. Pierpont Morgan, at Wadsworth Atheneum

  • September 19, 2017

The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art will celebrate the unprecedented art-collecting career of financier J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in "Morgan: Mind of the Collector." Morgan traveled the globe ...

English three quarter suit of armor, c.1630

EN GARDE! Get Your Armor On!

  • Gray's Auctioneers
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  • September 15, 2017

A knight in shining armor introduces the next auction, on October 4th, at Gray’s Auctioneers. Several lots of armor from a private collector display an armory from centuries past and from many ...

Highwood Starving Artists Show

  • September 16, 2017

Immerse yourself in great art at great prices at the Highwood Starving Artists Show taking place in Highwood on Saturday, September 23rd and Sunday, September 24th from 10 am to 5 pm each day. The ...

Marcel Boucher (or "MB") early signature pearlized enamel bonsai tree pin, very rare (est.  $5,000-$7,500).

First of a series of planned annual auctions for a vast vintage costume jewelry collection will be held Sept. 25th

  • Ripley Auctions
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  • September 14, 2017

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Fresh off an exhaustive series of 16 auctions conducted over a span of nearly 15 months that saw the complete liquidation of the Bonny Yankauer collection of vintage costume ...

Photos include: Alexandra Hart, metals artist / Tea Ninkovic, couturier / Raymond Elstad, photographer / Laura Ricci, model

Jewelry As Wearable Art in "Symbiosis." Alexandra Hart's Solo Show Combines Metalsmithing with Biology

  • Sparks Gallery
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  • August 24, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: JEWELRY AS WEARABLE ART IN “SYMBIOSIS” ALEXANDRA HART’S SOLO SHOW COMBINES METALSMITHING WITH BIOLOGY   SAN DIEGO (August 24, 2017) ‑ Sparks Gallery is pleased to ...

Icy jade pendants.  Lot 5.  Gianguan Auctions, September 9.

Neolithic Chinese Jade Jewelry Adorns Gianguan Auctions Saturday Sale

  • August 30, 2017

As every woman knows, there is jewelry and then there are statement pieces. Whether the choice is a contemporary Chinese carved jade pendent, precious prayer beads or indeginous jewelry ...

Regency Turquoise Chandelier Earrings, 18 carat, circa 1840; Glorious Antique Jewelry

New York City Jewelry & Watch Show will showcase rare historic items at the Metropolitan Pavilion this October 27-30, 2017

  • September 6, 2017

The New York Jewelry & Watch Show produced by the Palm Beach Show Group returns to the New York Metropolitan Pavilion this October 27 – 30th, 2017. Set to display extravagant collections from ...

Iris van Herpen (b.  1984), The Netherlands, Refinery Smoke, Dress, July 2008, untreated woven metal gauze and cow leather, Groninger Museum, 2012.0196.  Photo by Bart Oomes, No 6 Studios

Walk the runway with Iris van Herpen: Transforming Fashion at the Cincinnati Art Museum, October 13, 2017–January 7, 2018

  • September 6, 2017

The exhibition is co-organized by the High Museum of Art, Atlanta, and Groninger Museum, The Netherlands. The exhibition was curated by Sarah Schleuning, High Museum of Art, and Mark Wilson and ...

(left to right) Museum Director Kathleen Harleman, Kenyan Ambassador Robinson Njeru Githae, U of I Chancellor Robert Jones, Director General of the National Museums of Kenya Mzalendo Kibunjia at Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

World on the Horizon Opens at Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; U of I Chancellor, Kenyan Dignitaries Welcome Visitors to Exhibition

  • August 31, 2017

World on the Horizon Opens at Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign U of I Chancellor, Kenyan Dignitaries Welcome Visitors to Exhibition     CHAMPAIGN, Ill., ...

Oil on canvas painting by British-born American artist Thomas Sully (1783-1872), titled Portrait of a Young Woman with Wheat and Flowers on her Bonnet , done in 1841 (est.  $1,500-$2,500).

Paintings by Sully, Sheppard and New Orleans and other regional artists will be auctioned Sept. 16-17

  • Crescent City Auction Gallery
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  • August 29, 2017

NEW ORLEANS, La. – Fine collections of Newcomb Pottery, bronzes and Asian items, original artwork by American artists (much of it from New Orleans and other regional painters), silver, estate ...

Sam Gilliam (b.1933), Fan Fire IV

Weschler's Sept. 15 Auctions Mark Grand Opening of New Galleries

  • Weschler's
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  • August 25, 2017

Weschler's to auction noted Baltimore estate & Capital Collections sale ROCKVILLE, MD - Weschler’s, the Washington area's oldest auction house, will inaugurate its new location with two ...

Tiffany & Co mantle clock

A Cornucopia of Treasures

  • August 21, 2017

The end of summer is upon us, and you can harvest a bumper crop of fine art, furniture, decorative art & jewelry at Gray’s Auctioneers. The August 30th auction includes over 500 lots from ...

Wonderfully rendered oil portrait attributed to the French artist Jean Paul Laurens (1838-1921), depicting an unknown man of means (est.  $2,000-$3,000).

Oil portrait attributed to Jean Paul Laurens (Fr., 1838-1921) will come up for bid August 25th

  • Converse & Company
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  • August 7, 2017

MALVERN, Pa. – A colorful cloisonné tripod censer of three enameled cranes is expected to bring $3,000-$5,000 and a wonderfully rendered oil portrait attributed to the French artist Jean Paul ...

Port Clinton Art Festival Celebrates 34th Year in Downtown Highland Park

  • August 5, 2017

The 34th Annual Port Clinton Art Festival, recognized as one of the top ten art shows by Sunshine Artist Magazine, returns to downtown Highland Park for its 34th year, Saturday, August 26 and ...

Lincolnshire Art Festival Celebrates 20 Years

  • August 2, 2017

Celebrating its 20th year, the award-winning Lincolnshire Art Festival returns to Lincolnshire’s beautiful Village Green on Saturday and Sunday, August 12th and 13th from 110 am to 5 pm each day. ...