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Cubist painting by the Russian Federation artist Frantisek Reichenthal (Slovakian-American, 1895-1971), of a woman holding a bird in a vibrant color palette (est.  $3,000-$5,000).

Painting by Frantisek Reichenthal and one attributed to Albert Bierstadt will headline Bruneau & Co.'s Jan. 26 auction

Released: January 15, 2019

CRANSTON, R.I. – An oil landscape painting attributed to Hudson River School artist Albert Bierstadt (German-American, 1830-1902), a Cubist painting by the Russian Federation artist Frantisek Reichenthal (Slovakian-American, 1895-1971), palace-size Persian rugs, furniture, Asian arts and petroliana will all be part of Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers’ January 26th auction.   The 373-lot Estate Antiques & Fine Art Auction will be held online and in the Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers gallery, at 63 Fourth Avenue in Cranston, starting at 12 noon Eastern time. A 200-lot pre-sale, beginning...


Frog and Lotus by Y Y Ting.  Exhibition at Gianguan Auctions January 24 - February 7.  Lecture, Sunday, January 27.

Lecture On "The Art of YY Ting & Bada Shanren" Slated for January 27

Released: January 11, 2019

The Renwen Society of China Institute will host a lecture on “The Art of Y Y Ting & Bada Shanren”  at Gianguan Auctions on Sunday, January 27. The speaker will be Kwong Lum, a disciple of Y Y Ting   The exhibit, “The Art of Y Y Ting & Bada Shanren” runs from January 24 through February 7. It offers a rare comparison of the work of the two artists, who lived five hundred years apart.  A native of Maoming, Guangdong Province, Y Y Ting née Ding Yanyong (1902-1978) was sent, at the age of eighteen, to study western painting in Japan. The experience opened his eyes not only to techn...


"No Birds in Mountain" by Bada Shanren, Ming artist.  From the YY Ting & Bada Shanren exhibit at Gianguan Auctions.

The Art of YY Ting and Bada Shanren On Exhibit at Gianguan Auctions

Released: January 07, 2019

An exhibition of calligraphy and one-stroke paintings by the renown Chinese naturalist YY Ting (1902-1978) opens at Gianguan Auction on Thursday, January 24 and  runs through February 7.  Making the display unique are comparative works by Ming Dynasty naturalist Bada Shanren (1521-1527), who Ting credited with inspiring his oeuvre. “The Art of YY Ting and Bada Shanren” marks the fortieth anniversary of Ting’s passing.  A native of Maoming, Guangdong Province, YY Ting (née Ding Yanyong) was sent, at the age of eighteen, to study western painting in Japan. The experience opened his eyes no...


The top lot of the sale was Cesare Lapini’s marble sculpture, “Odalisca,” that attained $62,500.

Prices Go Through the Roof At Clarke Auction Gallery

Released: December 28, 2018

A trend in auctions these days is that the best is the best and the rest is the rest but for Clarke Auction Gallery’s December 2 sale, strong performers going well above estimate was the norm, especially for fine art and followed closely by robust results in jewelry and decorative arts. “Prices on most of our top lots were through the roof with paintings and sculpture doing very well,” said owner and auctioneer Ronan Clarke. “We were thrilled that this was a very strong sale that performed well above expectation.” Among the lots surpassing their estimates was the auction’s top lot — a ...


A snakeskin luxury handbag, marked for Florence Manelli, handmade in Italy, with detachable shoulder strap, will cross the block.

Benefit Shop Foundation Banking On Brooklyn Brownstone At Jan. 9 Auction

Released: December 28, 2018

Pam Stone and her crew at The Benefit Shop Foundation, Inc., have been logging a lot of miles on the road lately. From last month’s auction featuring a Westport, Conn., estate to this month’s sale, they have made multiple treks back and forth to New York City to scout out and then pick up the contents of a Brooklyn brownstone, which makes its auction debut here Wednesday, Jan. 9, at 10 am. From its lively stoop culture to hip shops and restaurants, Brooklyn is an eclectic borough and this estate is equally eclectic. It comes from longtime Brooklyn residents who are now downsizing in thei...


Leading fine art in the sale is this Afro (Italian, 1912-1976) watercolor collage, “Stagione a Procida,” 1957, signed and dated ($15/20,000).

From Pontiac To Picasso Plate, Clarke Auction Has It All Jan. 13

Released: December 28, 2018

A wide-ranging auction will kick off the new year at Clarke Auction Gallery on Sunday, Jan. 13, at 10 am, featuring a sale to whet all appetites, featuring Oriental carpets, lighting, bronzes, Midcentury Modern, American and Continental furniture, sterling silver, designer jewelry and accessories. The sale runs the gamut from a 1966 Pontiac GTO to a Pablo Picasso “Brilliant Owl” Madoura rectangular dish from 1955 having decoration in engobes in black, white, blue, and 12 ½ by 15 ½ inches. Both lots are estimated at $10/15,000. “This auction will feature a number of important pieces ...


A Rare and Distinguished Image of Avalokiteshvara China, c.  18th century, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Style 15 1/2 cm.

Asia Week New York Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary With An All-star Roster

Released: December 13, 2018

The Asia Week New York Association announces that forty-eight international galleries and six auction houses —Bonhams, Christie’s, Doyle, Heritage Auctions, iGavel, and Sotheby’s will participate in the 10th anniversary edition of Asia Week New York 2019, the ten-day celebration of Asian art and culture that spans the metropolitan region from March 13 through 23, 2019. “On the occasion of this 10-year milestone, we are pleased to announce the outstanding roster of international specialists,” says Christina Prescott-Walker, chairman of Asia Week New York. “The breathtaking range of their ...


"After Georges Seurat's Sunday Afternoon.  Hsia Yan.  Gianguan Auctions.  December 12 sale.

'70s Chinese Ink Meets 11th C. Traditional In Mid-Week Auction December 12

Released: December 10, 2018

In a rare meeting of contemporary and traditional Chinese ink, Gianguan Auctions brings to the podium on December 12 both the creativity of the New York art scene in the '70s and that of 11th century court painting.  Then the cast iron district, SoHo was the breeding ground for cross cultural pollination. This is where reputations of many current blue-chip artists were born. Among them, a circle of Chinese artists who approached abstraction, pop, mixed-media and text based works with a heritage of the power of the brush. Hsia Yan, (Xia Yang) b. 1932 and still active, brought a tri-cult...


This work, titled The Lotus Pond, 1967, by Zhang Daqian will be offered with an estimate of $150,000-200,000.  Provenance: back cover of the May 10-31, 1970 exhibition catalog at Laky Gallery in Carmel, CA.

Important Paintings by Zhang Daqian to be Presented at Clars’ December 16th, 2018 Auction

Released: December 06, 2018

Two paintings by Zhang Daqian (Chinese, 1899-1983) will headline Clars December 15th & 16th Fine Art, Decorative Art, Furniture, Jewelry and Asian Art Auction. Complementing the Daqians will be numerous important and investment level offerings in Asian art, paintings, decorative art and antiques from private collections, institutions and California estates Also to be presented at this sale will be exceptional fine estate jewelry created by some of the major design houses including Cartier and Bulgari. Following are the highlights from this important upcoming sale. ASIAN FINE ART &amp...


In "Faith and Empire," Hevajra (central detail); China; Ming dynasty, Yongle Period, ca.  1417–1423; silk embroidery; 81 x 131 cm; Pritzker Collection

Rubin Museum Revolves 2019 Exhibitions, Programs Around the Theme of Power Within and Between Us

Released: December 05, 2018

The Rubin Museum of Art will dedicate its 2019 exhibitions, programs, and experiences to the theme of power, focusing on how visitors can activate the power that exists “within and between us.” Drawing on a diverse range of sources and perspectives, from contemporary art to scientific theories to Buddhist philosophies, the Rubin Museum will explore secular and religious systems of power as well as personal and collective agency. “Given the tectonic shifts in existing power dynamics globally, many of us struggle with feelings of powerlessness. The art and philosophies in our collection of...


The top lot of the auction was this Diego Giacometti cast bronze,“Chat maitre-d’hotel,” circa 1967, in a pleasing reddish-brown patina, that earned $81,250.  It and many of the sale’s other top lots came from the collection of Eugene V.  and Clare E.  Thaw.

Storied Provenance Drives Millea Bros. Select Auction

Released: December 05, 2018

Realtors like to say it’s all about location, location and location. For Millea Bros., their November 15-17 Select auction was all about provenance, provenance and provenance. Renowned art dealer, collector and philanthropist Eugene Thaw died at age 90 in January, leaving behind a large estate that was auctioned at Christie’s and Millea Bros. His wife, Clare, had died in 2017. The treasure trove on offer here evinces Thaw’s keen eye and includes fine antiques, American folk art, European art spanning antiquities to Impressionism, Victorian era architectural models, and post-Impressionist...


Coastal Maine atmospheric seascape watercolor by the avant-garde artist of the Boston School, George Hawley Hallowell (Mass., 1871-1926) ($3,125).

Coastal Maine atmospheric seascape watercolor by George Hallowell brings $3,125 at Bruneau & Co. auction

Released: December 03, 2018

CRANSTON, R.I. – An adorable circa 1920 Tiffany & Co. platinum repeater pocket watch sold for $12,500 and a 2003 U.S. $25 Liberty Eagle gold coin climbed to a record $4,688 at an Estate Antiques & Fine Art Auction held Thanksgiving weekend, November 24th, by Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers, online and in the Bruneau & Co. gallery located at 63 Fourth Avenue in Cranston.   Offered were about 500 lots of fine jewelry, sterling silver, original artworks, furniture, art glass, sculpture, folk art, Asian objects and more. Online bidding was via bidLIVE.Bruneauandco.com, LiveAuctio...


Parcel Gilt Bronze Figure of Tara, Ming/Qing Dynasty

iGavel Fall Asian Sales Reflect a Strong Middle Market

Released: November 29, 2018

Lark Mason Associates and iGavel Auctions fall sale of Asian Works of Art, held from October 2 through 23, delivered strong results with sales totaling $1,483,643.  Numerous international participants competed for early ceramics, paintings, jade and jadeite carvings, and bronze vessels and figures offered from Chinese, Japanese, SE Asian, and other cultures.   Held in their New York City and New Braunfels, Texas sales rooms, the exhibitions displayed works from collections primarily of solid, middle-market material.  Works that were conservatively reserved soared above the estimates whil...


Qing Dynasty noblewoman’s robe.  Gianguan Auctions.  December 12 sale.

Luxurious Royal Robes Adorn Gianguan Auctions December 12 Sale

Released: November 28, 2018

Two antiques Chinese garments made for a noblewoman and a high ranking child come to the podium at Gianguan Auctions on Wednesday, December 12. Chinese robes have long been held in esteem as the some of the finest textile art in the world. Generally of silk, which was first woven in China more than 6,000 years ago, the elaborately decorated robes often give insights into their wearer’s status. A fine example of this is the xiapei featured in Gianguan’s upcoming sale. The loose waistcoat features a Second Civil Rank Pheasant badge on front and back, denoting the wife of a man of the sam...


Oil on panel landscape painting by Albert Bierstadt (German-American, 1830-1901), titled Valley of Meringen (sic), Switzerland (1858), inscribed with location and artist’s name ($8,750).

Artworks by Bierstadt and Foujita perform well at Andrew Jones Auctions, November 18th

Released: November 29, 2018

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – A striking pair of Art Deco silver mounted ruby glass vases by Jean Puiforcat sold for $28,750, a pair of retro Van Cleef & Arpels gold, diamond and ruby ear clips fetched $13,750 and a Rolex Steve McQueen Explorer II stainless steel wristwatch hit $17,500 at Andrew Jones Auctions’ Nov. 18 holiday edition of the Design for the Home & Garden Auction.   The auction was held online, via LiveAuctioneers.com and Invaluable.com, and in the Andrew Jones Auctions gallery at 2221 South Main Street in Los Angeles. Featured were several private collections, notably t...


19th century American Horn and Hide Armchair

iGavel Auctions Presents Online Decorative Arts Gifts for the Holidays

Released: November 27, 2018

Who doesn’t know the traditional gifts for the 12 Days of Christmas—partridge, doves, golden rings, and so on. That’s why this season iGavel is offering a different lineup of gifts for the 12 days of Christmas—and they are anything but traditional. And why would they be? iGavel broke with tradition long ago when it launched as one of the first online auction sites to offer unique items from the world of antiques, collectibles and fine art. So grab your songbook and sing along to iGavel’s version of “The 12 Days of Christmas” and start bidding on www.igavelauctions.com! On the 12 days...


Horse by Xu Beihong.  Gianguan Auctions, December 12 sale.

Traditional Chinese Arts Highlight Gianguan Auctions' December 12 Sale

Released: November 24, 2018

The value of the offerings in Gianguan Auctions December 12 sale rest not only on the standards of rarity, design and craftsmanship but also on the symbolism projected. While Western collectors may overlook deeper meanings of the subject matter in paintings, on ceramics and carved into jade, Chinese collectors will take into account the messages of longevity, harmony, prosperity and happiness.  A highlight of this approach is “Snow Mountain,” an 11th century hanging scroll featured on the catalog cover. Created by court painter Guo Xi (1023-1085), who utilized idiomatic brushstrokes, the...


Dog-shaped Box on a Low Table, late 17th - mid-18th century, Wood covered in lacquer.  Musée national des Châteaux de Versailles et de Trianon Repro.  Credit: Photo: Thierry Ollivier.  © RMN-Grand Palais / Art Resource, NY

Peek at Tiny Treasures from Versailles in Getty Exhibit

Released: November 15, 2018

Marie Antoinette's Cherished Japanese Lacquer Collection in Rare Loan Exhibit at Getty until January 6, 2019 Marie-Antoinette (1755-1793) possessed one of the finest collections of Japanese lacquer boxes in Europe and counted them among her most cherished possessions. A group of these precious objects, rarely exhibited because of the delicate lacquer’s vulnerability to light, is now on display at the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles. A Queen’s Treasure from Versailles: Marie-Antoinette’s Japanese Lacquer features lacquer boxes from Marie-Antoinette’s private collection, several of ...


One of two works in the sale by Dorothy (Mann) Dehner is this steel abstract sculpture, signed and dated 1987, 34 ¼ by 28 ½ by 75 inches ($10/15,000).

From Dehner to Daum, Clarke Auction Is Place To Be Dec. 2

Released: November 14, 2018

Clarke Auction Gallery will offer a wide-ranging auction on Sunday, December 2, at 10 am, running the gamut from Chinese carved furniture to Daum Nancy and Galle vases but fine art will definitely take center stage. Crossing the block early in the sale is an important oil on canvas painting by Gustave Jean Jacquet (French, 1846-1909), circa 1869-70, “Normande Young Girl Holding Chalice,” 39½ by 28 inches, ($8/12,000) from a Connecticut estate. Other fine paintings on offer include a playful David Burliuk (Russian, 1882-1967) oil on board painting, “The Man With 13 Pipes,” 12 by 9 inches ...


This elegant home was filled with high end furnishings and striking antiques.  The room size rug and the chandelier here are among the items on offer.

Waterfront Westport Estate To Lead Benefit Shop Foundation Auction Dec. 5

Released: November 14, 2018

When John Edelman bought his Westport, Conn., home that sits on the water, it came with a collection of high-end design furniture and European antiques. John, who is CEO of Design Within Reach in Stamford, and his wife, Bonnie, favor the Midcentury Modern aesthetic however so they are donating the entire collection to The Benefit Shop Foundation, which will showcase it in its monthly Red Carpet auction on Wednesday, December 5, at 10 am. The auction will include important European furniture, period Regency pieces, George III antiques, finely tailored English antiques, French Country, Asi...


888 Auctions’ November 22 Auction Featuring Fine Art, Jewelry & Chinese Paintings

Released: November 13, 2018

Richmond Hill, ON – 456 fresh to market items will be available to the highest bidder in 888 Auctions’ winter auction featuring the finest in Fine Art, Jewelry & Chinese Paintings. Taking place in the afternoon, discerning collectors and buyers will participate in what will likely be one of the busiest sale of the season. Competing against one another over an eclectic group of items on display at 888 Auctions, there will be incredible interest in the items set to be offered to the highest bidder.   Lot 212, a silkscreen lithograph framed and signed Banksy is the star lot of the auc...


‘Les coteaux de Sèvres’.  Oil on canvas.  Albert-Charles LeBourg (1849-1928).  40 x 71 cm.  Courtesy of Walker Galleries © Walker Galleries

BADA 2019 Adds Exhibitors for 27th Edition in London Next Spring

Released: November 13, 2018

BADA, the British Antique Dealers’ Association, has announced that it will be returning to Duke of York Square in March for the 27th edition of its annual celebration of fine art, design and antiques, BADA 2019. Showcasing more than 5,000 objects, spanning ancient antiquity to modern and contemporary, BADA 2019 will offer collectors, curators and art lovers the opportunity to browse and buy exceptional items of incomparable craftsmanship and provenance from 100 of the UK’s finest dealers. Among the leading galleries exhibiting at BADA 2019 will be Godson & Coles, specialists in Engli...


Anonyme regla y constitutiones de la cofradia

42nd Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair, November 16-18

Released: November 13, 2018

The annual fall gathering for booklovers, the Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair returns to the Hynes Convention Center in Boston’s beautiful Back Bay for its 42nd year, November 16-18, 2018. Featuring the collections and rare treasures of 132 booksellers from the U.S., England, Canada, Netherlands, France, Germany, Russia, Denmark, and Argentina, the Boston Book Fair gives visitors the opportunity to see, learn about, and purchase the finest in rare and valuable books, illuminated manuscripts, autographs, graphics, maps, atlases, photographs, fine and decorative prints, and much m...


Qing Dynasty Imperial ‘chicken’ Cup not seen on the market for fifty years will go under the hammer at Chiswick Auctions in November.

18th Century Qing Dynasty Imperial 'Chicken' Cup Found in Attic

Released: November 05, 2018

Chiswick Auctions in London has announced the discovery of an 18th century Qing Dynasty Imperial Cup. The stunning piece of porcelain was found in an attic, where it had been packed away with other items and forgotten about for thirty years. Decorated with a cockerel and hen group and two chicks, the cup was made in tribute to the 15th Century Imperial chicken cup, which holds the record price for a piece of Chinese porcelain (£21.5 million) [$36 million at auction in Hong Kong]. It will be offered in Chiswick Auctions Asian Art sale on November 12, 2018. Lazarus Halstead, Head of Chis...


Original oil on canvas figural landscape painting by the Latvian-born German painter Johann Valters, better known as Walter Kurau (1869-1932), framed (est.  $40,000-$55,000).

Oil on canvas figural landscape painting by Walter Kurau (1869-1932) will be in Helm's Dec. 1st auction

Released: October 31, 2018

EL CAJON, Calif. – Helm Auction, Inc.’s end-of-year Holidaze! auction on Saturday, December 1st, will be jam-packed with over 550 lots of Native American artifacts (such as Navajo weavings and Pueblo pottery), pre-Columbian artifacts, other pre-historic items (like arrowheads and stone tools), oil paintings and other fine artwork, Oceanic, African and Asian tribal artifacts and more.   The catalog also includes Native American and Mexican jewelry from the 20th century. Many pre-Columbian artifacts are from a high-end Rancho Santa Fe, California estate, collected by a dentist and descen...


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