Frank E.  Schoonover (1877-1972), Trappers On The Lake, 1932, oil on canvas, 20 by 44 inches, Estimate: $100,000-$150,000

The Winter Sale 2017

The American Theater
446 King St
Charleston, South Carolina

On Friday, February 17, Copley Fine Art Auctions, the nation’s premier decoy and sporting art auction house, will offer over 450 lots of the finest antique and contemporary decoys and American sporting art at the American Theater in Charleston, South Carolina. Copley’s sporting sales have led the field with first-rate offerings and results for the past decade. Highlights include a Frank Schoonover painting Trappers on the Lake ($150/250,000), important watercolors by Frank W. Benson, two quintessential Edmund Osthaus oil paintings, the Ernest and Carolyn Kramer Collection of American Prints, and exemplary works by sporting art masters. Decoy highlights include a stellar selection of works by A.E. Crowell, such as a rare “dust jacket” plover in original paint and emerging plumage ($30/40,000). Also set to cross the block is a rare Charles Birch swan ($60/70,000) and a flying mallard pair with outstretched wings carved and painted by the Ward brothers of Crisfield, Maryland ($40/50,000).

Online bidding on over 450 items will be available through Bidsquare and Copley Live. A full-color catalog will be available. The auction will take place at the American Theater in Charleston, South Carolina. Bidding will commence at 11 am on Friday, February 17, with a preview from 8:30 am to 10:30 am. For more information, a full schedule of events, or to order a catalog, please send an email to info@copleyart.com, call 617.536.0030, or visit copleyart.com.

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Beautiful Cizhou ware meiping vase from northern China and made during the Song-Jin dynasty, with a slip-decorated foliate design, 17 inches tall (est.  $10,000-$15,000).
  • February 22-23, 2018
  • West Columbia, South Carolina

Charlton Hall, the contents of Turtle Walk, Feb. 22-23

Charlton Hall Auctions
7 Lexington Drive
West Columbia, South Carolina

http://www.charltonhallauctions.com

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  • New York, New York
  • February 23 - March 11, 2018
  • New York, New York
Lady of the Labyrinth, 2017 © Stephen Chambers, photography by SCS.  Images courtesy The Heong Gallery at Downing College, Cambridge.
  • February 24 - May 20, 2018
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
LCAD students will sell art, clothing and more at a pop up market in Downtown Laguna Beach
  • February 24-25, 2018
  • Laguna Beach, California

LCAD Art Market

Laguna College of Art and Design

LCAD Art Market Pop Up
370 Ocean Ave
Laguna Beach, California

https://www.facebook.com/events/1336032379834468/

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Daum Nancy French cameo art glass vase, 4.75 inches tall, signed, with gorgeous colors and a fall season decor, one of many Daum Nancy pieces in the auction.
  • February 24, 2018
  • Douglass, Kansas

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ANSEL ADAMS, Richard Kobayashi, farmer with cabbages Manzanar Relocation Center, 19.  Courtesy of Library of Congress
Two Views: Photographs by Ansel Adams and Leonard Frank
Crocker Art Museum exhibition looks at Japanese internment and incarceration in the early 1940s
February 19 - May 14, 2017
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Capital Collections Estate Auction - Weschler's

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