Catawba Wine bitters bottle with embossed grapes, circa 1860-1866, with overall crudity and pontiled variant, making it the finest example known ($18,400).

Beautiful western bottles from the 1800s soar to record prices at American Bottle Auctions

  • American Bottle Auctions
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  • April 21, 2017

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – A Lacour’s Sarsapariphere Western bitters bottle, made circa 1866-1875, the early variant number one and in a color that is highly desirable to collectors, and an E. G. Lyons ...

Charles Fasoldt's Patent Inverted Dial Regulator, Albany, for H.  Eckert, Troy, New York, c.  1865 (Lot 70, Estimate: $60,000-80,000)

Back to the Future: Skinner Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments Auction Features Mechanical Marvels, April 28

  • Skinner, Inc.
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  • April 20, 2017

Skinner, Inc. is pleased to present an auction of Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments on Friday, April 28 at 10 AM in Marlborough, MA. Robert Cheney, Director of Clocks, comments that the ...

Raphaelle Peale, Orange and Book, c.  1817, Oil on canvas, the Frank and Michelle Hevrdejs Collection.  Thomas R.  Dubrock, photographer.

A Feast for the Eyes: 200 Years of American Still-Life Painting from the Hevrdejs Collection

  • April 21, 2017

Featuring rarely seen works by major American artists—including James Peale, John F. Peto, Thomas Hart Benton, Georgia O’Keeffe and Andrew Wyeth—this traveling exhibition, at the Memphis Brooks ...

John Ruskin (British, 1819-1900) sunset, distant view of Abbeville and St.  Wulfran church, watercolor over pencil enhanced with bodycolor


  • CRN Auctions, Inc.
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  • April 20, 2017

CRN Auctions, Inc. of Cambridge, MA will be holding their Annual Spring Auction at their gallery at 57 Bay State Road on Sunday, April 30 at 11 a.m. Offered is the usual eclectic mix of American, ...

Charles E.  Chambers 1883-1945

Historic Artists at Salmagundi Club

  • Alexander Katlan Conservator Inc
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  • May 9, 2017

Patrons' Gallery, May 12, 2017 - May 20, 2017, Salmagundi Club 47 Fifth Ave., NYC 212 255-7740 This exhibition and sale of fine oil paintings from a private collection includes Historic American ...

Artist Charles E.  Chambers (1883-1945) Night Scene, Oil/Linen

Historic Artists at Salmagundi Club

  • May 11, 2017

Historic Artists At Salmagundi Club 47 Fifth Ave. NYC  Tel 212 255-7740 From a Private Collection and Ateliers Patrons Gallery, May 12, 2017 to May 20, 2017 This exhibition and sale of fine ...

Christina Prescott-Walker

Christina Prescott-Walker Named New Chairman of Asia Week New York

  • April 19, 2017

Christina Prescott-Walker has been named the new Chairman of Asia Week New York, the collaboration of over 4-dozen international Asian art galleries, five major auction houses, and numerous museums ...

Tête d’Homme Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) Oil on canvas Signed lower right ‘Picasso’ and dated on the reverse ‘2.4.65.IV’ 1965

TEFAF New York Spring Offers First Look at its Inaugural Fair, May 4-8, 2017

  • April 19, 2017


Marc Porter

Marc Porter Exits Sotheby's, Returns to Christie's as Chairman, Americas

  • April 19, 2017

Christie’s announced Wednesday the appointment of Marc Porter as Chairman, Americas, reporting into Guillaume Cerutti, Chief Executive Officer. He will lead the region’s expanding client and ...

Vladimir Kagan Trisymmetric Coffee Table

Popularity of Modern Design Still High as Clarke Offers 100+ Lots in April

  • Clarke Auction
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  • April 19, 2017

The modern design offering of nearly 100 lots for April 23rd follows a wildly successful March auction in which a pair of Gio Ponti commodes realized $40,000. The success of a collection of Paul ...

Imperial Guardian Lion Mystery Clock, 1929; Produced by Maurice Couet (French, 1885-1963) for Cartier (Paris, France); Carved nephrite, enamel, gold, cabochon emeralds, cabochon rubies, carved citrine, rose-cut diamonds, carved coral, pearls, platinum; 17 × 9.3 × 16.2 cm (6 11/16 × 3 11/16 × 6 3/8 in.); Photo: Doug Rosa

Jeweled Splendors of the Art Deco Era: The Prince and Princess Sadruddin Aga Khan Collection

  • April 19, 2017

“Jeweled Splendors of the Art Deco Era: The Prince and Princess Sadruddin Aga Khan Collection” at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum features more than 100 extraordinary examples of luxury ...

"The New Yorker" (Jazz) Punch Bowl, 1931; Designed by Viktor Schreckengost (American, 1906–2008); Manufactured by Cowan Pottery Studio (Rocky River, Ohio, USA); Glazed, molded earthenware; 29.9 x 42.2 cm (11 3/4 x 16 5/8 in.); Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, Gift of Mrs.  Homer Kripke, 1980-21-7; Photo: © Smithsonian Institution

Groundbreaking Exhibition of Jazz Age Objects Debuts at Cooper Hewitt

  • April 19, 2017

The first major museum exhibition to focus on American taste in design during the exhilarating years of the 1920s, “The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s” will debut this spring at Cooper ...

Carta particolare della Virginia Vecchia è Nuoua Sir Robert Dudley, Cartographer; Engraved by Antonio Francesco Lucini Florence, 1647 Black and white line engraving Gift of Virginia Cartographical Society, 2017-205

One of the Finest Collections Ever Assembled of Early Virginia-Related Maps Acquired by the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

  • April 19, 2017

The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation has acquired one of the finest collections of early Virginia-related maps ever assembled. Through a part gift/part purchase agreement, the Foundation has added ...

The auction will feature a wide array of Coca-Cola memorabilia, including these items pictured here, all of which will be desirable to Coke collectors.

Rare Coke collectibles, museum-quality wax figures at public auction May 13th in Gettysburg, Pa.

  • April 19, 2017

GETTYSBURG, Pa. – An exceptional collection of about 60 life-size wax figures, including a one-of-a-kind figure of Albert Einstein that was signed and inscribed by Einstein himself, will headline ...

Several Lladro figures will be featured in the sale, to include this enchanting #2128 gres matte Venus figure.

Lladro and Cybis nude sculptures, plus works by Dali and others, all at The Specialists of the South, April 22nd

  • The Specialists of the South, Inc.
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  • April 19, 2017

PANAMA CITY, Fla. – A live and internet multi-estates auction packed with more than 400 lots in a rainbow of collecting categories will be held on Saturday, April 22nd, by The Specialists of the ...

Mickalene Thomas, Racquel Leaned Back, 2013 © Mickalene Thomas.  Courtesy the artist; Lehmann Maupin, New York and Hong Kong; and Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Virginia MOCA's Summer Exhibitions Celebrate Contemporary Photography with Renowned Artist Mickalene Thomas and a Journey Through the South

  • April 18, 2017

The Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) announces the opening of their Summer Exhibitions on view May 12 through Aug. 13, 2017, celebrating the art form of photography with renowned artist ...

Portrait Head of Drusus Minor, probably after AD 23.  Roman, North Africa.  Marble; h.  35 cm.  Leonard C.  Hanna Jr.  Fund 2012.29.

Cleveland Museum of Art to Transfer Roman Sculpture of Drusus Minor to the Republic of Italy

  • April 18, 2017

The Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA) and The Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism of the Republic of Italy (Ministry) on Tuesday announced that they have reached an agreement for ...

Carol Brown Goldberg, Extravagant Eden 19, 2016, Pen and ink on paper with polymer particles

Frost Museum Exhibition Explores the Metaphysical Relationship Between the Arts, Science and Nature

  • April 18, 2017

̶  Nature, Science and Art Intertwine at the Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum FIU through May 21  ̶ The new exhibition "Carol Brown Goldberg: Tangled Nature" at the Patricia and Phillip ...

Art Institute of Chicago

Art Institute of Chicago Names New Chair and Curator of American Art

  • April 18, 2017

President and Eloise W. Martin Director James Rondeau announced Tuesday that after an in-depth national search, Sarah Kelly Oehler has been appointed the new Field-McCormick Chair and Curator of ...

Lisandro Trepeu, Singin’ in the Rain, 2009.  Silkscreen, 29 15/16 x 20 1/16 inches.  Instituto Cubano del Arte e Industria Cinematográficos (ICAIC).  Courtesy of the Center for the Study of Political Graphics

Hollywood in Havana: Five Decades of Cuban Posters Promoting U.S. Films

  • April 18, 2017

Hollywood in Havana: Five Decades of Cuban Posters Promoting U.S. Films, on view at the Pasadena Museum of California Art (PMCA) August 20, 2017–January 7, 2018, assembles approximately 40 Cuban ...