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Oil on board painting by Wayne Thiebaud (Am., b.  1920), titled Lollipop Tree (1969), 13 inches by 10.25 inches, signed and dated (est.  $400,000-$800,000).

Oil on board painting by Wayne Thiebaud should bring $400,000-$800,000 at Nadeau's Jan. 1st auction

Released: December 13, 2017

WINDSOR, Conn. – An oil on board painting by Wayne Thiebaud (Am., b. 1920) titled Lollipop Tree, a lovely art glass vase by Ercole Barovier (It., 1888-1974), and one of the finest collections of Victorian furniture ever offered at auction are just part of what bidders can expect at Nadeau’s Auction Gallery’s annual New Year’s Day auction on Monday, January 1st, at 11 am Eastern.  “This promises to be the most important sale we’ve held to date, one that will be even bigger and more special than previous New Year’s Day auctions,” said Ed Nadeau of Nadeau’s Auction Gallery. “In the past we ...


Jon Seydl has been named as the ninth director of Krannert Art Museum at the University of Illinois

Curator and Art Historian Jon Seydl Joins Krannert Art Museum as Director

Released: December 11, 2017

Jon Seydl, an art historian specializing in Italian Renaissance art, has been named the new director of Krannert Art Museum. Jon Seydl is currently the senior director of collections and programs and curator of European art at Worcester Art Museum in Massachusetts. His appointment at Krannert Art Museum will be effective in February, pending approval of the University of Illinois Board of Trustees. “I've known about KAM's work for a long time, and I'm very proud to join such a great institution,” Seydl said. “KAM's commitment to research, its outstanding curators and nationally recogni...


Ruby Chrysanthemum Pin Rubies, black diamonds, Brazilian hematite, red PVD plated German silver

Pairing Art Nouveau Art Pottery with Contemporary Jewelry, All that Glitters: William Ehrlich and Clément Massier, Opens at the Jason Jacques Gallery, December 14

Released: December 6, 2017

Jason Jacques Gallery presents All that Glitters­, an exhibition that combines the talents of contemporary jeweler William Ehrlich and ceramist Clément Massier (1845-1917). The pairing of masterworks by the two artists, presented side-by-side for the first time, seeks to explore the connections between art pottery and jewelry as an homage to Art Nouveau design. The show opens on December 14, 2017 and continues through January 28, 2018, at 29 East 73rd Street. “Ehrlich and Massier share the insatiable desire to transcend conventional definitions of design, form, and ornamentation,” says J...


Peter Voulkos, Rondena

Masterwork by Ceramist Peter Voulkos to Lead Phillips’ December Design Auctions

Released: November 27, 2017

On Tuesday, 12 December, Phillips will host its final Design auctions of the year with the Evening and Day Sales in New York.  These auctions will present an opportunity for collectors of all levels and interests to acquire exceptional examples of 20th and 21st century Design. The Day Sale will begin at 10am, offering over 100 lots, with works by Fausto Melotti, Harry Bertoia, and Carlo Scarpa, among others. The Evening Sale will take place at 5pm, including 31 lots with works by Peter Voulkos, Jean-Michel Frank, Alberto Giacometti, and Eugene Schoen. Six works from the esteemed collection...


One of two mountainous landscape Zisha teapots by Ming master Hui Meng Chen’s in Gianguan Auctions December 9, 2017 sale.

$19,000 Zisha Teapot Inspires Gianguan Auctions' December 9th Collection

Released: November 28, 2017

In June, 2017, Gianguan Auctions saw a Zisha teapot by Gu Jingzho's open at $3,700 and soar to $19,000 before the hammer came down. The popularity of the purple clay teapots has inspired collectors to consign. Gianguan Auctions' Saturday, December 9 sale features a strong collection of Zisha teapots ranging from Ming Dynasty makers to contemporary pottery artists. Two from Ming master Hui Meng Chen’s are perhaps the oldest of the collection. Lot 261 is compact teapot (just 2.5 inches tall) with applied mountainous landscape and inscription  It is signed  A similar pot by the Ming master ...


Lot 1 - Still Life by Severin Roesen

Bountiful Masterpieces at Gray's

Released: November 21, 2017

The 19th century Prussian immigrant Severin Roesen’s masterful American still life paintings feature the abundance of the new world’s bountiful harvest.  The vibrant colors of an autumnal yield of fruits, flowers and glasses of wine glow against a subdued background of dark greys and browns in the magnificent painting offered at lot 1 in Gray’s November 29th auction. Inspired by 17th century Dutch still life painters Roesen’s works are elegantly composed leading the eye across the overflowing table, leaving the viewer sated but hungry for more. Lot 2, also by Roesen, depicts a table filled...


Oil on canvas painting of Gaspe Peninsula in southeastern Quebec, Canada, rendered around 1960 and attributed to Eugene Klimoff (1901-1990) (est.  $1,500-$3,000).

Oil painting of Gaspe Peninsula in Canada, rendered by Eugene Klimoff around 1960, will be sold Dec. 1-3

Released: November 20, 2017

RENO, Nev. – Holabird Western Americana Collections, LLC is gearing up for a huge three-day auction event December 1st, 2nd and 3rd, one that’s packed with over 2,200 lots of railroad passes, Express collectibles, Western and postal history, mining memorabilia, rare bottles, Americana and more, online and in Holabird’s gallery located at 3555 Airway Drive (Suite 308) in Reno.   Start times all three days will be 8 am Pacific time. Online bidding will be provided by the platforms iCollector.com, Invaluable.com, eBay Live and Auctionzip.com. Phone and absentee bids will also be accepted....


Sam Francis Painting, Original Work, Estimate $70,000-90,000

FRESH TO MARKET ARTWORKS AND DESIGN LEAD PALM BEACH MODERN AUCTIONS NOVEMBER SALE ON BIDSQUARE

Released: November 17, 2017

A wealth of modern design, fresh to market artworks and a highly select offering of fine jewelry are ready for bidding on Bidsquare in Palm Beach Modern Auctions' Modern Art, Design and Luxury Goods sale November 25. Highlights include a distinguished Miami collection of early, exotic Murano glass purchased directly from artists; prized Pablo Picasso pottery; sought-after Mid-century furniture and more. Three extremely desirable Sam Francis original works on paper are backed by scholarship from the Sam Francis Foundation. Each is signed and bears a Sam Francis Estate stamp. The highest-v...


Fused glass by Marcie Tauber, Wilmngton, Del

ARTISTS EXHIBIT ASTONISHING GLASS & CERAMICS AT THE 5TH AMERICAN FINE CRAFT SHOW AT THE BROOKLYN MUSEUM NOV. 18-19

Released: November 16, 2017

In addition, exhibitors will fill the Museum’s Beaux-Arts Court  Nov. 18-19 with furniture makers, fashion designers, milliners, jewelers, sculptors & photographers   Work of glass artists and ceramists will enhance the fifth American Fine Craft Show Brooklyn at the Brooklyn Museum Nov. 18-19. They will join furniture makers, fine artists and sculptors as well as jewelers and fashion designers—90 exhibitors in all--in the majestic Beaux-Arts Court in the landmark museum. In addition to foreign cultures and nature, their inspirations come from the character of the materials they kno...


A pair of good quality Louis XVI style gilt bronze mounted porphyry covered urns, 19th century (estimate: $8,000 - 12,000)

Elegant Home Auction to Offer Nearly 900 Diverse Pieces at Bonhams Los Angeles November 13-14

Released: October 27, 2017

Bonhams will offer nearly 900 diverse antique pieces from estates and private collections across the country at The Elegant Home auction on November 13-14. The sale will be an opportunity for collectors and decorators to acquire quality curated pieces of European and American furniture, chandeliers, tapestries, paintings, mirrors, clocks, sconces, candelabra, bronze and marble sculpture, ceramics and glassware, silver, works of art, and Oriental rugs spanning the 16th through the 20th century. “The Elegant Home is a great example of European and American antiques sourced from coast to ...


Limerance, 2017 Stoneware 22h x 44w x 16d inches

Beth Cavener: The Other Opens at the Jason Jacques Gallery, November 15 Through December 5

Released: November 8, 2017

Jason Jacques Gallery presents The Other, its inaugural exhibition of work by Beth Cavener, one of the leading ceramic artists of our time. The opening reception with the artist is 6 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, November 15. The show runs through December 5. Cavener, previously represented by Garth Clark – the highly influential curator, scholar and gallerist – has been working for several years on this highly anticipated exhibition, which crystallizes themes that she has been exploring throughout her career. The Other includes a selection of Cavener’s signature stoneware sculptures of ominou...


Early Soviet porcelain tea service made at the Lomonosov Porcelain Factory in 1931.  Estimate £40,000-60,000.

Early Soviet Porcelain at Bonhams Russian Art Sale

Released: November 8, 2017

An early Soviet porcelain tea service decorated with industrial motifs in the Constructivist style, and made at the Lomonosov Porcelain Factory in Leningrad in 1931 features in Bonhams Russian Art sale in London on Wednesday 29 November. It is estimated at £40,000-60,000. The service was a collaboration between the leading ceramicist Sergei Chekhonin – also the Lomonosov Porcelain Factory director during the 1920s – and the illustrator L. V. Protopopova, who was responsible for the ornamentation. Bonhams Russian Art specialist, Daria Chernenko, said, “This rare service is an excellent ...


George Caleb Bingham (1811-1879), The Jolly Flatboatmen, 1877-78.  oil on canvas.  26 ¼ x 36 ¼ in.Terra Foundation for American Art, Daniel J.  Terra Collection, 1992.15.

Mississippi Museum of Art Presents Major Exhibition Celebrating the State's Bicentennial

Released: November 7, 2017

MAJOR EXHIBITION PRESENTS 175 WORKS BY 100 ARTISTS RESPONDING TO MISSISSIPPI OVER TWO CENTURIES  Picturing Mississippi, 1817–2017: Land of Plenty, Pain, and Promise, on view December 9, 2017–July 8, 2018, celebrates state’s bicentennial Jackson, MS… Picturing Mississippi, 1817–2017: Land of Plenty, Pain, and Promise, the landmark exhibition exploring Mississippi identity, commemorates the 200th anniversary of Mississippi’s statehood. Illuminating the perception and depiction of Mississippi over more than 200 years, the exhibition showcases 175 works by 100 artists who either resided in...


David Hockney Featured in Modern Art, Jewelry & Asian Art Auction November 9

David Hockney Featured in Modern Art, Jewelry & Asian Art Auction November 9

Released: November 6, 2017

Richmond Hill, ON – A David Hockney oil on canvas and a slew of modern paintings feature heavily in 888 Auctions’ Modern Art, Jewelry & Asian Furniture auction on November 9, 2017. Furthermore, with the drop in temperature and the mad dash towards the holiday season, 888 Auctions is proud to feature a quality offering of jewelry and Asian art for the discerning collector.   54 Modern paintings, lead the way in the November 9 sale. Highlighting the list of paintings is Lot 84, a David Hockney (b. 1937) oil on canvas painting featuring quite possibly the most famous of his subjects: ...


Oil on board painting by South Carolina artist William Aiken Walker (1838-1921), titled Cabin Scene, 5.5 inches by 11.5 inches, signed lower left (est.  $10,000-$15,000).

Oil on board painting by William Aiken Walker (S.C., 1838-1921) will lead Crescent City's Nov. 17-19 estates auction

Released: November 2, 2017

NEW ORLEANS, La. – A 19th century oil on board painting by South Carolina artist William Aiken Walker (1838-1921), an oil on cardboard work by folk artist Clementine Hunter (1887-1988), and a bronze figural group from around 1900 by French sculptor Alfred Boucher (1850-1934) will all come up for bid at Crescent City Auction Gallery’s Nov. 17th-19th estates auction.   The three-day event will be held in the firm’s gallery at 1330 St. Charles Avenue in New Orleans, starting at 1 pm on Friday, November 17th (340 lots); at 9 am on Saturday, November 18th (750 lots); and at 10 am on Sunday,...


Michael and Alexandra Miller, “Circleine,” cabinet of maple faced plywood and colored veneer marquetry, Everyman Works, LLC, Brooklyn

THE BROOKLYN MUSEUM HOSTS THE FIFTH AMERICAN FINE CRAFT SHOW BROOKLYN, NOVEMBER 18-19, 2017

Released: October 26, 2017

90 exhibitors, the country’s prominent jewelers, fashion designers, furniture and art glass makers--to fill the museum’s Beaux-Arts Court, timed for gift-giving Handpicked exhibitors—90 jewelers, fashion designers, ceramists, art glass makers, fine artists, sculptors and furniture makers--fill the museum's Beaux-Arts Court at the fifth annual American Fine Craft Show Brooklyn at the Brooklyn Museum Nov. 18-19, timed for gift-giving.                                                                                                                                                              ...


Untitled (2015) by John Ashworth, acrylic on paper on panel, 48 x 48 inches

CODA Gallery Group Exhibition and Reception

Released: October 20, 2017

PALM DESERT, CA — Painted, laminated, and cut glass. Ceramic and bronze torsos with crochet wire and crystals. Paintings ranging from minimalist color field to bold and nostalgic graphics and comic strip-style images (think Lichtenstein without dots). CODA Gallery celebrates its 31st season with all of the above and more in the New Artists Group Show highlighting its specialty: offering a variety of mediums and styles by both emerging, midcareer, and established artists. Running Nov. 3-24, the exhibition begins with an opening reception on Nov. 3 from 5 to 8 p.m. in conjunction with El...


Elegant oil on canvas figural rendering by the French painter Charles J.F.  Soulacroix (1825-1879), titled Enchantee (est.  $50,000-$80,000).

Beautifully detailed figural rendering by Charles J.F. Soulacroix (Fr., 1825-1879) will be auctioned Oct. 30

Released: October 23, 2017

PALM BEACH, Fla. – An elegant oil on canvas figural rendering by the French painter Charles J. F. Soulacroix (1825-1879), an exceptional pair of cased French dueling pistols from around 1840 and a Hermes shiny crocodile Birkin women’s handbag are three expected top lots at A. B. Levy’s 300-lot Jewelry, Art, Antiques & Asian Works of Art Auction set for Monday, Oct. 30th. The sale will be held in A. B. Levy’s gallery, located at 211 Worth Avenue in Palm Beach, starting at 2 pm Eastern. Exactly 300 lots will come up for bid, featuring property from Palm Beach estates. The list of artis...


Beautiful 19th century painting done in the manner of Antonio Canaletto (It., 1697-1763), depicting Nero's Castle at Lake Maggione, Italy.

19th century painting in the manner of Canaletto, depicting Nero's Palace in Italy, will be sold Oct. 28

Released: October 23, 2017

PANAMA CITY, Fla. – Items from the estate of Norma Godwin of Panama City – collections and quality items gathered over the course of several generations by Mrs. Godwin, her husband and her parents – will be the main attraction at a live and internet estates auction scheduled for Saturday, October 28th, by The Specialists of the South, Inc., at the firm’s Panama City gallery.   The auction will begin promptly at 8 am Central time, with previews the week of auction, from 9 am to 4 pm, and on auction day from 7 am until the start of sale at 8. For those unable to attend in person, online ...


Roy Lichtenstein, Les Nymphéas, Color linocut, woodcut, lithograph and screenprint, 1993, 26 1/4 x 35 7/8 inches.  Est.  $20,000-30,000

Works by Lichtenstein, Picasso and Man Ray Highlight Doyle's Nov 1 Auction of Prints & Multiples

Released: October 20, 2017

A fine selection of prints and multiples from the 17th through the 21st centuries will be offered in Doyle’s auction of Prints & Multiples on Wednesday, November 1 at 10am. European prints are highlighted by Joan Miró’s Constellations portfolio, the complete set of two signed and numbered color lithographs and 22 color pochoir reproductions after gouaches by the artist, 1959 (est. $50,000-70,000) and Man Ray’s iconic Les Amoureux, A L’heure de L’observatoire, color lithograph, 1970, which depicts the monumental floating lips of Lee Miller, the artist’s photography assistant and lover ...


Rene Herbst, Tassel Vase, 1923, Glazed stoneware, 8 3/4 in.  high

Jason Jacques Top 12 European Pottery Finds in Heritage Auctions' Design Sale

Released: October 17, 2017

For the novice or seasoned collector wanting to dip their feet into the field of European art pottery, the Jason Jacques collection is a perfect way to start. Here are Jason's top 12 picks with estimates starting as low as $350 for such amazing pieces offered in the Heritage Auctions' Design Sale on October 24 in Dallas. No one is more in tune with the field than Jason who has been carrying on a love affair with everything ceramic. *Rene Herbst, Tassel Vase, 1923 *Henri-Leon Charles Robalbhen, Red Basket, circa 1895 *Lucien Gaillard, Iris Ewer, circa 1905, Atelier de Glatigny *Cl...


October 26, 2017: RARE COINS, CHINESE NUMISMATICS & ASIAN ART

1988 Fine Gold Panda Coin Leads Way in Rare Coins, Chinese Numismatics & Asian Art Auctions

Released: October 16, 2017

Richmond Hill, ON – Thursday, October 26 marks 888 Auctions’ inaugural auction dedicated to numismatic items with a special focus on Chinese gold and silver panda coins. The 426-lot auction will also be featuring rare coins from all over the world and will also be accompanied by 888 Auctions’ usual complement of Asian fine and decorative arts, including finely carved jadeite objects, porcelain ceramics, furniture and jewelry.   Released for the first time in 1982 (Gold) and 1983 (Silver) by the People’s Bank of China, the Chinese Panda continues to be one of the most eagerly awaited co...


A Chinese Huanghuali Canopy Bed, dating to the early Qing Dynasty

iGavel Auctions Announces Robust Fall Schedule of Asian Works of Art

Released: October 16, 2017

Lark Mason Associates 2017 fall Asian art sales on the iGavel Auctions platform are now underway through the end of November with five specialized sales spanning all the arts of Asia. The season got off to an excellent start in New York during September Asian Art week with an exhibition of Snuff Bottles, Jades, and Ceramics from a Southern Collector. The sale’s closing on October 3rd realized a total of $267,550 well above the high estimate of $160,100. In addition, visitors from around the world poured over selections from four other fall Asian art auctions. Japanese Prints and Asian ...


Peacock 1.  20th century Chinese porcelain bird, 18th century Chinese porcelain fragments and mixed media

The New York Ceramics & Glass Fair Announces Outstanding 2018 Line-up

Released: October 4, 2017

When the 19h annual New York Ceramics & Glass Fair—the only fair of its kind in the United States—opens its doors on January 18th, twenty-nine internationally renowned specialists will swell the historic Bohemian National Hall with a panoply of historic and contemporary treasures that span five centuries, from the Middle Ages to right this minute. “Liz Lees and I are delighted to welcome several new participants to the New York Ceramics & Glass Fair this year,” says Meg Wendy, who with Ms. Lees produces the fair. Among the newcomers are Elise Abrams from Stockbridge Massachusetts...


George II Silver Cake Basket, Paul de Lamerie, London, 1742.  Property from a Prominent Philadelphia Family.  Est.  $150,000-250,000.

English and Continental Furniture, Silver and Old Masters Highlight Doyle's October 25 Auction

Released: October 5, 2017

Doyle will hold an auction of English and Continental Furniture and Decorative Arts, Including Old Master Paintings and Drawings on Wednesday, October 25 at 10am. The sale will present a broad selection of furniture and decorative arts, including Georgian silver, porcelain, mirrors, clocks, chandeliers, tapestries and rugs. Old Master paintings and drawings offer landscapes, still lifes, portraits and religious subjects by European artists from the Renaissance to the 19th century. Featured in the sale is property from the Estate of Anne Marie Aberbach. This exceptional collection compris...


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