Third Phase Navajo Chief’s Blanket.  Bruce Museum Collection 68.25.05.

A Continuous Thread: Navajo Weaving Traditions

  • August 14, 2018

On August 18, 2018, the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, Conn., will open A Continuous Thread: Navajo Weaving Traditions. This exhibition will trace the history of the Navajo weaving tradition from the ...

One of JFK's iconic rocking chairs, this one used at the White House.  Sold for $60,000 at Eldred's.

ICONIC JOHN F. KENNEDY ROCKING CHAIR SELLS FOR $60,000 AT ELDRED’S AMERICANA & PAINTINGS AUCTION

  • Eldred's
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  • August 09, 2018

East Dennis, Mass. – A rocking chair used by President John F. Kennedy at the White House sold at auction for $60,000 August 3. The chair was part of a prominent collection of the president’s ...

A magnificent Hopewell Culture cache in Cowan's Auctions' Ancient Art of the Eastern Woodlands -- the Art Gerber Collection auction sold on Bidsquare for $162,000.

Magnificent Hopewell Culture cache of prehistoric artifacts soars to $162,000 on Bidsquare

  • August 07, 2018

NEW YORK, NY — One of the most significant assemblages of Hopewell Culture prehistoric art ever collected more than doubled its high estimate selling for $162,000 on bidsquare.com during Cowan's ...

Black leather crescent rocker designed by Wendell Castle (Am., 1932-2018) ($17,500).

Black leather crescent rocker designed by Wendell Castle brings $17,500 at Nye & Co. auction

  • Nye & Company
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  • August 06, 2018

BLOOMFIELD, N.J. – It didn’t come with a sushi roll, ginger salad and miso soup, but a darling cinnabar bento box, offered together with a cloisonné teapot and dish, gaveled for $23,750 to take top ...

Rose B.  Simpson, Santa Clara, Pueblo, Maria, 2014.  1985 Chevy El Camino.  Collection of the Artist.  © 2014 Rose B.  Simpson.  Image: © Kate Russell

Mia To Present First Major Museum Exhibition Exploring the Achievements of Native Women Artists

  • July 24, 2018

In June 2019, the Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia) will present the first major thematic exhibition exploring the artistic achievements of Native women. The exhibition, which will travel ...

Jeffrey Gibson (Mississippi Band Choctaw/ Cherokee), I PUT A SPELL ON YOU, 2015.  Repurposed punching bag, glass beads, artificial sinew, and steel; 40 × 14 × 14 in.  Collection of the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina.  Museum purchase, 2015.11.1.  Image courtesy of Jeffrey Gibson Studio and Roberts Projects, Los Angeles, California.  Photograph by Peter Mauney.

Mississippi Museum of Art Announces New Exhibition "Jeffrey Gibson: Like A Hammer" on view Sept. 8, 2018 - Jan. 27, 2019

  • Mississippi Museum of Art
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  • July 12, 2018

MISSISSIPPI MUSEUM OF ART ANNOUNCES NEW EXHIBITION JEFFREY GIBSON: LIKE A HAMMER September 8, 2018 ‒ January 27, 2019 Media Preview: Tuesday, September 4, 2018; 10:30 a.m.‒noon Jackson, ...

Five-ounce Chinese 'Beloved Unicorn' gold coin, one of only 99 minted and in proof condition ($32,535).

Five-ounce Chinese 'Beloved Unicorn' gold coin brings $32,535 at Holabird's June 22-26 auction

  • Holabird Western Americana
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  • July 17, 2018

RENO, Nev. – Who says there’s no such things as unicorns? A five-ounce Chinese ‘Beloved Unicorn’ gold coin sold for $32,535 to take top lot honors at Holabird Western Americana Collections’ ...

Original calendar art by Howard Pyle (Am., 1853-1911), signed "H.  Pyle" lower left and depicting a woman with a jug and ravens, plus 11 loose calendar pages.

Original calendar art by Howard Pyle (Am., 1853-1911) will be in Nye & Company's July 25-26 auction

  • Nye & Company
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  • July 13, 2018

BLOOMFIELD, N.J. – Items from the estate home in Cold Spring Harbor, Long Island known as “Wawapek” – the Queen Anne-style residence of the de Forests, a family so deeply rooted in New York history ...

Oil on canvas figural landscape painting by the Latvian-born German painter Johann Valters-Walter Kurau (1869-1932), in a gold gilt frame, 62.5 inches by 61.5 inches (est.  $50,000-$100,000).

Oil painting by Latvian-born German painter Johann Valters-Walter Kurau (1869-1932) will be in Helm Auction's July 7th online-only sale

  • Helm Auction, Inc.
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  • July 03, 2018

EL CAJON, Calif. – Helms Auction, Inc.’s Tribal & Native American Summer Shindig planned for this coming Saturday, July 7th, is packed with over 460 lots of Navajo weavings and Pueblo pottery; ...

An Early 19th Century Sinhalese Ebony and Specimen Wood Center Table, Sri Lanka

Galvanized by the Success of Last Year’s Inaugural Fine Art & Antiques Show, The Art and Antique Dealers League Announces Its Distinguished Dealer Roster for 2018

  • June 12, 2018

When the Art and Antiques Dealers League of America (AADLA) announced last year that it was launching a new fair, inveterate pessimists had a field day. Another fair in the busy October season? ...

Babe Ruth, Lefty O'Doul, Lefty Grove and others Signed Baseball (1927-1930)

A Signed Babe Ruth Baseball Featured in Witherell’s 
Mantuary Online Auction Just Before Father’s Day

  • Witherells
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  • May 30, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Media Contact: Lilly Wyatt 925.408.2737 http://lilly@lillywyattpr.com     A Signed Babe Ruth Baseball Featured in Witherell’s Mantuary Online Auction Just ...

Palm Beach Show Group Kicks Off Show Season this Summer with the 38th ANNUAL BALTIMORE ART, ANTIQUE & JEWELRY SHOW

  • June 05, 2018

Palm Beach Show Group looks forward to another exciting show season ahead.   The Baltimore Art, Antique & Jewelry Show, now in its 38th year, is Maryland’s largest antiques event and one ...

Lot 19: Thomas Paine, The American Crisis, Parts I & II, first separate edition, first state, Philadelphia, 1776-77.  Sold April 12, 2018 for $50,000.

Swann’s $1M Americana Auction Continues Upward Trend

  • Swann Galleries
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  • April 17, 2018

Swann Galleries’ auction of Printed & Manuscript Americana on April 12 was the department’s highest-grossing sale in four years, continuing an upward trajectory as each offering of Americana ...

$2 silver certificate from 1891, the only year that had William Windom, the 33rd Treasurer of the United States, pictured on the front, signed by Tillman and Morgan ($1,125).

Silver certificates, stock certificates, mining collectibles and more score big at Holabird's May 7-10 auction in Reno

  • Holabird Western Americana
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  • June 04, 2018

RENO, Nev. – A mid-1930s Watling three-reel 5-cent slot machine sold for $3,250 and an 1871 general and business directory for the residents of four counties in Nevada realized $2,875 at an ...

Pictorial Man’s Wearing Blanket, Chief’s Blanket The Navajo Nation, 1855-1865 Native handspun wool, bayeta and natural dye The Lucke Collection, T073-2017, 4

Navajo Weavings: Tradition and Trade, A Unique Exhibition of Southwestern American Art, Opens at the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg in Summer 2018

  • May 29, 2018

For generations, anonymous Navajo women working on hand looms created brilliantly colored, boldly designed pictorial blankets and rugs as was their longstanding cultural and artistic tradition. ...