The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, opened its $504 million Art of the Americas Wing in Nov.  2010.

2010 in Review: Most Popular Art & Antiques News on ARTFIXdaily

  • December 30, 2010

  Top 5 most-read ArtWire press releases of 2010: 1. RARE MUSEUM QUALITY MASTERPIECES AT TEFAF MAASTRICHT MARCH 12-21, 2010 2. Legendary Street Artists Mear One, Kofie, Retna, and El ...

An Edwardian lady’s platinum, diamond and seed pearl pendant watch by Vacheron & Constantin took center stage and sold to a phone bidder for $28,200.

Jewelry Dazzles at Weschler's; Australian & Indonesian Works of Art Have a Solid Performance

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  • December 28, 2010

On Saturday, December 4th, the Jewelry, Coins & Watches, American & European Fine Art and 20th Century Decorative Arts sessions gave a solid performance at Weschler’s, totaling over ...

Sale 2413, Lot 56 A Magnificent Silver and Mixed-Metal Gourd-Form Tray Designed by Edward C.  Moore.  Mark Of Tiffany & Co., New York, Circa 1878 31½ in.  (80 cm.) long; 263 oz.  (8,184 gr.) gross weight.  Estimate: $200,000 - $300,000 and Sale 2413, Lot 59 A Fine Silver and Mixed-Metal Centerpiece Designed by Edward C.  Moore.  Mark of Tiffany & Co., New York, Circa 1880.  19½ in.  long (49.5 cm.) long; 128 oz.  (3,987 gr.) gross weight.  Estimate: $80,000 - $120,000.

Americana Week 2011 at Christie's

  • December 27, 2010

Christie’s New York is pleased to announce Americana Week 2011, a fortnight of sales and viewings devoted to American craftsmanship in all its forms, including important furniture, folk art, ...

Highlights from Rau include Norman Rockwell's "Billiards is Easy to Learn" ($1,450,000).


  • December 03, 2010

New Orleans will continue to stoke the fires of the holiday shopping season with its very own Winter Art and Antiques Show to be held at the landmark US Mint Building in the historic French Quarter ...

C.S.Price 1946 Oil on Panel

Clarke Auction's Holiday Sale - Antiques, Midcentury, Art Deco, Fine Art - Sunday, Dec. 5th, 2:00 pm

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  • December 02, 2010

Fine Art by Istvan Pekary, Avni Arbas, Komar & Melamid, Neil Williams, CS Price; French 18th C. and Empire; English Regency; Period American Antiques; Baccarat and Art Deco Chandeliers; ...

Pair of spice boxes with internal partition and twin covers Chinese Famille Verte porcelain.  China, Kangxi period (1662-1722).  H 4.5 x W 12.9 cm.

Museum Mayer van den Bergh exhibit at Brussels Antiques & Fine Art Fair

  • November 12, 2010

  As guest of honour at the Brussels Antiques & Fine Art Fair (BRAFA 2011), Museum Mayer van den Bergh will, as a rare exception, exhibit some twenty works of art outside of its own ...

Lot 1022- New York Classical mahogany secretary bookcase attributed to Duncan Phyfe, circa 1815-20.

Charlton Hall to Offer the Collection of the late Savannah Antiques Dealer-Francis D. “Skeeter” McNairy

  • November 23, 2010

  Charlton Hall is honored to be offering the estate of Francis D. “Skeeter” McNairy, a prominent Savannah, Georgia antiques dealer, historic preservationist, patron of the arts and friend ...

CHINESE FIGURE OF A KNEELING OFFICIAL.  Painted pottery, remnants of colorful pigments, Tang Dynasty, 8th c.  12 1/4" x 10" x 13".  Auction Date: Sat, December 04, 11AM.  Estimate: $12,000 - $15,000


  • November 19, 2010

  Rago's is proud to feature property from three substantial collections in its December 4 auction. These include a fine selection of early Chinese figural sculpture from the Anthony ...

Winter joys by Theobald Michau (Tournai 1676-1765 Antwerp) Oil on copper, 47.5 x 64 cm.  Signed.  Brilliant example of his art as landscape painter in the tradition of Breughel.

The Brussels Antiques & Fine Arts Fair (BRAFA) the beating heart of art in Brussels ...

  • November 19, 2010

It's part of a tradition dating back more than 50 years. Every January, for a period of ten days Brussels becomes the European capital of the arts with the Brussels Antiques & Fine Arts Fair ...

Everett Shinn (American 1876-1953), Masquerade, pastel on paper mounted on board, image size: 30-1/2 x 21-1/8 in.

Work by Everett Shinn to Highlight Weschler's December 4 Auction

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  • November 15, 2010

ALSO FEATURING TIFFANY STUDIOS LIGHTING AND AUSTRALIAN & INDONESIAN WORKS OF ART. An array of American and European art, including a collection of prominent Australian and Indonesian works of ...

An offering to the nude, circa 1956, by Marc Chagall (Vitebsk 1887-1985 Saint-Paul de Vence).  Indian ink wash, gouache, indian ink, charcoal, and coloured pencils and pencil on paper, wood panel backing, 42.7 x 43.5 cm.  Signed lower left.  Certificate by the Comitee Marc Chagall

January will soon be here, and with it BRAFA once again marks the arrival of the New Year’s art market…

  • November 12, 2010

A tradition that goes back more than 50 years – each January, Brussels hosts the Brussels Antiques & Fine Arts Fair (BRAFA) and for a highly anticipated ten day period becomes the European ...

Antique Helper Auctions

Antique Helper Partners with The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis for Virtual Appraisal Event Nov. 10

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  • November 05, 2010

Antique Helper Auctions is pleased to announce a partnership with The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis through a sponsorship of the museum’s Collectors Connection group. This partnership ...

Hector Guimard - Signed,Excellent Condition

Clarke Auction Opens Winter Season with The Roberta Peters Collection - Sun., Nov. 7th

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  • November 04, 2010

Operatic Memorabilia, Art, Georg Jensen, and Antiques from the home of the legendary opera star along with Midcentury Modern, Art Deco, 120 pounds of Silver including Irish Georgian, Listed Fine ...

On Nov.  4, the Delaware Antiques Shows presents an opening night lecture by honorary chair Martha Stewart for Sponsor ticket holders.

MARTHA STEWART OPENS THE 47TH DELAWARE ANTIQUES SHOW November 5-7 at the Chase Center on the Riverfront

  • October 29, 2010

More than 60 of the nation’s most distinguished antiques dealers will descend on Wilmington’s Chase Center on the Riverfront November 5–7 to entice both collectors and the merely curious with ...

Three highlights of the upcoming event

Guardian Spirit: Mira Nakashima, Roxanne Swentzell and Carol Krena

  • Four Winds Gallery
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  • October 22, 2010

Four Winds Gallery presents Guardian Spirit new and retrospective works by  Roxanne Swentzell, Ceramicist Carol Krena, Metalsmith Mira Nakashima, Woodworker October 22 - ...