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Unmarked, 17.5-inch-tall Wave Crest vase (10 inches across handles), with a hand-painted scenic decor on front and back and gilt metal feet.

The Lyle collection of Wave Crest, American Brilliant Cut Glass, Kelva and Nakara will be auctioned Sept. 7-8

Released: August 01, 2018

DOUGLASS, Kan. – The lifetime collection of Don and the late Carrol Lyle – dedicated collectors of Wave Crest, Nakara, Kelva and American Brilliant Cut Glass whose items have been featured in books, trade publications and museum exhibits – will be sold without reserve in a two-day auction slated for Sept. 7th-8th by Woody Auction, in the firm’s auction hall at 130 East Third Street in Douglass, Kansas.   The Lyles, who hail from Washington state, began collecting glassware pieces decades ago, with their main focus being on items produced by the C.F. Monroe Company (Meriden Conn., 1882-...


Cycle of Life: Within the Power of Dreams and the Wonder of Infinity, 2009-2014.  Detail of “Sky” and “Desire.” Blown, cast, and acid-etched glass, and welded steel with patina, 105 x 30 x 12 feet.  Knoxville Museum of Art, gift of Ann and Steve Bailey
© 2014 Elizabeth Felicella Photography

Knoxville Museum of Art Announces Major New Publication Celebrating Richard Jolley’s Monumental Masterwork Cycle of Life

Released: June 22, 2018

Knoxville Museum of Art Announces Major New Publication Celebrating Richard Jolley’s Monumental Masterwork Cycle of Life June 22, 2018 (Knoxville, TN) – The Knoxville Museum of Art (KMA) announced a new publication celebrating Richard Jolley’s masterwork Cycle of Life: Within the Power of Dreams and the Wonder of Infinity (2014), one of the world’s largest figural glass-and-steel sculptures that is on permanent display at KMA. The hardbound 144-page volume Richard Jolley: Cycle of Life includes essays by KMA Curator Stephen Wicks and distinguished scholars and authors J. Richard Gruber, ...


Five-ounce Chinese 'Beloved Unicorn' gold coin, one of only 99 minted and in proof condition ($32,535).

Five-ounce Chinese 'Beloved Unicorn' gold coin brings $32,535 at Holabird's June 22-26 auction

Released: July 17, 2018

RENO, Nev. – Who says there’s no such things as unicorns? A five-ounce Chinese ‘Beloved Unicorn’ gold coin sold for $32,535 to take top lot honors at Holabird Western Americana Collections’ five-day June Treasures from Pacific Shores auction held June 22-26 in Reno. The runner-up lot was an astounding ore specimen collection from Nevada’s mining past ($15,625).   The auction was loaded with nearly 3,600 lots covering many categories, including numismatics, mining, minerals, general Americana, railroad, tokens, antique bottles, gaming, firearms and weaponry, Wells Fargo and Express coll...


Original oil painting by Clarence Millet (La., 1897-1959), titled Moss-Laden Oak Trees, signed lower left (est.  $4,000-$6,000).

Oil paintings by Louisiana artists Millet and Molinary will be part of Crescent City's July 21-22 estates auction

Released: July 04, 2018

NEW ORLEANS, La. – An exceptional early 20th century French Louis XV-style carved walnut seven-piece bedroom suite, beautiful early 20th century Russian icons and original oil paintings by Marie Madeleine Seebold Molinary (New Orleans, 1886-1948) and Clarence Millet (La., 1897-1959) will headline Crescent City Auction Gallery’s next big sale planned for July 21-22.   The two-day Important Summer Estates Auction will be held in Crescent City Auction Gallery’s showroom located at 1330 St. Charles Avenue in New Orleans, starting at 9 am Central time on Saturday, July 21st (lots 1-650) and...


The auction will feature a run of Drake's Plantation Bitters, including a green example and a purple variant, both in mint condition.

Antique bottles from coast to coast will be in American Bottle Auctions' online sale, June 29-July 8

Released: June 19, 2018

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – American Bottle Auctions’ next big sale – Auction 65, with bidding set to start on Friday, June 29th and end on Sunday, July 8th – will cater to collectors from coast to coast, with rare and important Western whiskies, rare bitters examples from East and West, soda bottles from Kentucky and Arizona, plus Western, early American and Masonic flasks.   Also offered will be a thorough selection of medicine bottles – Eastern and Western examples – as well as some great teakettle inkwells and master inks that are certain to garner attention. Most American Bottle Auctions...


Fantastic Asian Material well represented at the 38th Annual Baltimore Art, Antique & Jewelry Show

Released: June 08, 2018

Baltimore Art, Antique & Jewelry Show Features Many of the Top Asian Art & Antique Exhibitors   The Baltimore Art, Antique & Jewelry Show, now in its 38th year, returns Labor Day Weekend (August 30 – September 2, 2018) transforming the Baltimore Convention Center into an epic experience for all who attend. Over the years, the Baltimore Show has become a must attend event for buyers and collectors seeking out Asian collectables. Asian antiques and artifacts have seen an increase in popularity in the last few years as more pieces come overseas from China, Japan and Korea. As ...


An Early 19th Century Sinhalese Ebony and Specimen Wood Center Table, Sri Lanka

Galvanized by the Success of Last Year’s Inaugural Fine Art & Antiques Show, The Art and Antique Dealers League Announces Its Distinguished Dealer Roster for 2018

Released: June 12, 2018

When the Art and Antiques Dealers League of America (AADLA) announced last year that it was launching a new fair, inveterate pessimists had a field day. Another fair in the busy October season? What an imprudent idea, especially because the AADLA fair would be going up against the juggernaut of TEFAF. But AADLA proved the naysayers wrong: The inaugural show was a ringing success, garnering applause from every quarter. Now AADLA is announcing their follow-up: The second show—with 26 dealers—will open at the St. Ignatius Loyola Church in Wallace Hall, 980 Park Avenue, on October 26 and run...


American Brilliant Period Cut Glass at Brunk Auctions this July

American Brilliant Period Cut Glass Set to Dazzle at Brunk Auctions

Released: June 07, 2018

Brunk Auctions will be hosting their next auction on July 12 – 14, 2018. Over the course of three sessions, more than 1,500 lots will be sold.   Starting the auction on Thursday, July 12th is over 500 lots of American Brilliant Period Cut Glass. Multiple estates and collections will be featured, including:   The Collection of George Siek, Founder of The Museum of American Cut & Engraved Glass Property from the Collection of G. C. Whiticar, Stuart, Florida American Brilliant Period Cut Glass Collection of R. Gray and Suzanne Sexton Private Collection, Texas Private Col...

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Babe Ruth, Lefty O'Doul, Lefty Grove and others Signed Baseball (1927-1930)

A Signed Babe Ruth Baseball Featured in Witherell’s 
Mantuary Online Auction Just Before Father’s Day

Released: May 30, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Media Contact: Lilly Wyatt 925.408.2737 http://lilly@lillywyattpr.com     A Signed Babe Ruth Baseball Featured in Witherell’s Mantuary Online Auction Just Before Father’s Day   What:               Mantuary Auction (Online) When:              Opened Monday, May 28, 2018, at 10:00 a.m.                         Closes Monday, June 11, 2018, starting at 10:00 a.m. Annex Preview: Tuesday, June 5 - 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Where:             Preview at Witherell’s, 1925 C Street, Sacramento 95811 Exclusively on http://www.bidsquare.com/ Who:  ...


RS Prussia fall season bowl, 9.75 inches in diameter, with poppy highlights, stipple mold, with cobalt blue border and strong gold trim and gold stenciling.

Three RS Prussia marked bowls in the rare cobalt blue color sell for a combined $33,000 at Woody Auction

Released: June 06, 2018

DOUGLASS, Kan. – Three RS Prussia marked bowls – each one boasting a gorgeous portrait and scenic décor of one of the four seasons – sold as single lots for a combined $33,000 at the Part 1 sale of the lifetime collection of RS Prussia antique porcelain of the late John and Lavaun Headlee, nearly all the pieces in the rare cobalt blue color, held May 26th by Woody Auction in the firm’s Douglass gallery.   The top earner was the fall season bowl, 9 ¾ inches in diameter with poppy highlights ($15,000). The summer season bowl, 9 inches in diameter with pink poppy highlights, changed hands...


Palm Beach Show Group Kicks Off Show Season this Summer with the 38th ANNUAL BALTIMORE ART, ANTIQUE & JEWELRY SHOW

Released: June 05, 2018

Palm Beach Show Group looks forward to another exciting show season ahead.   The Baltimore Art, Antique & Jewelry Show, now in its 38th year, is Maryland’s largest antiques event and one of the most important and anticipated shows of the summer for dealers and collectors. With countless international exhibitors drawn from the United States, Canada, France, Italy, England, China and Japan, the Baltimore Show attracts tens of thousands of patrons including knowledgeable collectors, museum curators, dealers, decorators and shoppers from all over the World. Show guests can discover ma...


Richard Hambleton (1954-2017), Horse and Rider, 2016.  Est.  $15,000-20,000

Alberto and Diego Giacometti to Highlight June 6 Auction of Design and Art at Doyle

Released: May 29, 2018

On Wednesday, June 6 at 10am, Doyle will hold the popular Doyle+Design auction showcasing furniture, design and art by prominent designers, makers and artists of the 20th and 21st centuries. This exciting sale presents design that has transformed the way we use living spaces while questioning where we draw the line between fine art and furniture and decorative objects. Swiss sculptor and designer Diego Giacometti (1902-1985) often rendered animals in bronze and incorporated them into his furnishings. Le Chat Maître d’Hôtel is a popular form that he cast for clients throughout the 1960s. ...


"Resurgence" by Carol McCord

Contemporary Art Gallery Online Announces an International Call for Artists to Participate in the Sixth Annual “Water/Seascapes” Competition & Exhibition.

Released: May 25, 2018

Contemporary Art Gallery Online announces their 6th Annual International 2018 “Water/Seascapes” Online Art Competition to be held from May 21st, 2018 to June 17th, 2018.  Contemporary Art Gallery Online encourages entries from all 2D and 3D artists regardless of their experience or education in the art field.  A group exhibition of all entrants will be held online at Contemporary Art Gallery Online from June 19th, 2018 to July 15th, 2018.  Artists should submit their best representational and non-representational art.  This competition will be judged on Painting/Drawing, Photography/Digita...


Brilliant Period Cut Glass pedestal crescent vase, signed Libbey in the Herringbone pattern, 12.5 inches tall, the largest size in one of the rarest shapes ($22,000).

Brilliant Period Cut Glass pedestal crescent vase by Libbey brings $22,000 at Woody Auction, May 12th

Released: May 22, 2018

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – A rare pedestal crescent vase by Libbey in the Herringbone pattern knocked down for $22,000 and a large round tray, also by Libbey, in the Diana pattern, realized $17,000 to take top lot honors at the sale of several outstanding collections of Brilliant Period Cut Glass held on May 12th by Woody Auction, online and at the Crowne Plaza St. Louis Airport Hotel, not far off I-70 in St. Louis.   The auction comprised just under 400 lots of Brilliant Period Cut Glass, many of them rare, beautiful and stunning pieces. Featured was the continuation of the Bill Chandler collec...


Fusion Art's 2nd Annual Skies Art Competition is Now Accepting Entries.  www.fusionartps.com

2nd Annual Skies Art Competition Announced by Fusion Art

Released: May 18, 2018

Fusion Art is pleased to announce it is now accepting entries for the 2nd Annual Skies international art competition. For this competition, both 2D & 3D artists are encouraged to submit their best art and photography depicting the sky. The sky is everything that lies above the surface of the Earth, including clouds, rainbows, aurorae, lightning, precipitation and storms, stars, planets, moon, celestial events, the night sky, the day sky, dusk and dawn - just as long as the sky is the primary focus. The exhibition will be hosted on Fusion Art’s website during the month of July 2018....


James Lynwood Palmer (British, 1868-1941) Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt Arriving At Brighton, Driving his Coach "Venture," 1909.

Property of Wendy Vanderbilt Lehman, Alfred G. Vanderbilt, and Norman and Lili Israel Highlight Doyle’s May 23 Auction

Released: May 16, 2018

On Wednesday, May 23 at 10am, Doyle will hold an auction of English and Continental Furniture and Decorative Arts, including Old Master Paintings and Drawings. The sale presents a broad selection of furniture and decorations, including Georgian silver, porcelain, mirrors, clocks, chandeliers, tapestries and rugs. Old Master paintings and drawings will offer landscapes, still lifes, portraits and religious subjects by European artists from the Renaissance to the 19th century. A special section of the sale is devoted to property from the Estate of Wendy Vanderbilt Lehman. Wendy was born in...


Two-part marble statues of a little girl with a cat, 31 inches tall, signed "Napoleone Ruffini".

Quality merchandise from across the South will be offered in Stevens Auction Company's May 18-19 sale

Released: May 14, 2018

ABERDEEN, Miss. – A gorgeous Prudence Mallard five-piece bedroom suite, a Sevres three-sided capped urn, a bronze sculpture of fighting bulls signed by the French artist Jean Baptiste Clesinger (1814-1883), a fully restored 1933 V-8 Cadillac in showroom condition, and a two-piece marble statue of a little girl and cat signed “Napoleone Ruffini” will all come up for bid.   They’re just a few of the expected top lots in a massive, two-day antique estate auction slated for Friday and Saturday, May 18th (at 5 pm Central) and 19th (10 am), by Stevens Auction Company, in the firm’s gallery a...


An expected standout among clocks in the sale is this E.  Howard & Co.  No.  57 wall regulator ($60/80,000) retaining its original 14 inch silvered dial signed “E.  Howard & Co., Boston, Mass.”

Fine Antiques, Clocks & Lighting To Highlight Fontaine’s May 19 Auction

Released: May 07, 2018

All manner of traditional antiques will cross the block at Fontaine’s Auction Gallery on Saturday, May 19, at 11 am, in an antiques, clocks and fine art auction that of course, features several choice European and American clocks. Absentee and Internet bidding is available on Fontaine’s Live, LiveAuctioneers, Invaluable, Auction Zip and Ebay Live. This auction will feature 300 lots, including fine clocks and watches, bronze and marble statuary, art glass and cameo glass, Royal Vienna and KPM porcelains, gold and diamond jewelry, fine silver, 19th and 20th Century lighting by Tiffany Studio...


Back in 1966-67, the “Souper” dress, inspired by the famous Soup Can art series by Andy Warhol, married art and advertising when paper dresses were in vogue.  If one mailed in two labels from Campbell’s soup cans to the company along with $1, this dress was their reward.

Benefit Shop Foundation Auction Goes From Soup (Can) To Nuts May 16

Released: May 07, 2018

The Benefit Shop Foundation, Inc., usually has merchandise  that runs the gamut from soup to nuts in its monthly Red Carpet auctions. This is especially true for its next auction on Wednesday, May 16, at 10 am, which features an Andy Warhol “Souper” soup can paper dress, which was only made 1966-67. Absentee and Internet bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers. “Our auctions mostly are soup to nuts affairs with a little bit of everything,” said owner and founder Pam Stone. “This sale has a very strong pop culture sensibility with the Andy Warhol dress as well as a couple of very str...


SAVE THE DATE • 38TH ANNUAL BALTIMORE ART, ANTIQUE & JEWELRY SHOW

Released: May 07, 2018

 SAVE THE DATE 38TH ANNUAL BALTIMORE ART, ANTIQUE & JEWELRY SHOW AUGUST 30 – SEPTEMBER 2, 2018  •  Labor Day Weekend Baltimore Show kicks off its 38th edition at the Baltimore Convention Center, Downtown at the Inner Harbor. More than 350 exhibitors from over 25 countries and 30,000 attendees anticipated.   ABOUT:  38th ANNUAL BALTIMORE ART, ANTIQUE & JEWELRY SHOW Already considered one of the largest international art, antique & jewelry shows in the United States, with 30,000 attendees last year, the Baltimore Art, Antique & Jewelry Show continues to expand i...


ARABESQUE, by ROBERT MOTHERWELL

Modern and Contemporary Art Sales Abound at Second Edition of TEFAF New York Spring

Released: May 06, 2018

The second edition of TEFAF New York Spring opened on Friday, May 4, 2018 at the historic Park Avenue Armory, following a packed preview day on Thursday, May 3. In the first two days, the Fair saw the attendance of major collectors and international institutions, resulting in significant sales across the Fair. The opening coincided with the launch of the TEFAF Art Market Report: Art Dealer Finance written by Anders Petterson of ArtTactic. Focused on art dealer finance, the report is the first survey of its kind, and the second edition of TEFAF’s new in-depth reports that concentrate on a v...


Am West Hill with frame

Witherell’s American West at Auction has a newly discovered Thomas Hill painting of Yosemite Valley, a Grace Hudson and an Horatio Nelson Poole live and online.

Released: May 03, 2018

A newly discovered painting by Thomas Hill, “Silver Strand Falls,” that shows Yosemite Valley in its untouched beauty, a Grace Hudson of a Pomo child and a Horatio Nelson Poole Hawaiian landscape highlight Witherell’s Mary 17, 2017 American West at Auction live and online.    WHO: Brian Witherell, Antiques Roadshow appraiser and Witherell’s Chief Operating Officer   WHAT: American West at Auction   WHEN: Auction: Thursday, May 17, 2018, 10:00 a.m. start, live and online             Preview: Tuesday, May 8, 2018, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.   WHERE: Witherell’s Annex, 1925 C Street,...


Oil on Masonite painting by Rhoda Brady Stokes (La., 1901-1988), titled Cotton Wagon Going Into the Barn, signed and dated (est.  $1,500-$2,500).

Artworks by Rhoda Stokes, Pal Fried, Marietta Berman, others in Crescent City's May 19-20 Estates Auction

Released: May 03, 2018

NEW ORLEANS, La. – A gorgeous 19th century American Classical carved mahogany full tester bed and an exceptional French bronze and black marble figural mantel clock from around 1880 are expected star lots in Crescent City Auction Gallery’s upcoming Important Estates Auction, set for the weekend of May 19th and 20th, online and in the gallery at 1330 St. Charles Avenue.   Offered will be over 1,000 quality lots, to include items from the estate of Dr. Charles “Tony” Currier, former councilman from Baton Rouge, La.; art deaccessioned from the private collection of Freeport-McMoRan, Inc. ...


Lot 1118 - Zsolnay Leopard Vase $9,000-12,000

George Nakashima, Harry Bertoia, Paul Evans, Thomas Molesworth, Wendell Castle, Dale Chihuly, Therman Statom among highlights of Rago’s May 19-20 Auctions

Released: May 01, 2018

Lambertville, NJ - On Saturday, May 19th and Sunday, May 20th the Rago Arts and Auction Center will hold its auctions of Early 20th Century and Modern Design. Early 20th C. Design: Saturday, May 19 at 10:00AM, 276 lots Featuring ceramics by Rookwood, Fulper, Grueby, Marblehead, John Bennett, early Van Briggle, Newcomb College, Teco, and North Dakota School of Mines. European pottery by Martin Brothers, Pierre-Adrien Dalpayrat, Zsolnay, Moorcroft, and Clement Massier. Furniture by Gustav Stickley, Roycroft, L. & J.G. Stickley, Limbert, and Rose Valley. An important and rare table...


Marked R.S.  Prussia plate, 11.75 inches in diameter, stipple mold, with a fall season portrait decor having poppy highlights and a wonderful cobalt blue border.

Part 1 of a mostly cobalt blue lifetime collection of R.S. Prussia will be auctioned May 26th

Released: April 27, 2018

DOUGLASS, Kan. – Part 1 of the lifetime collection of R.S. Prussia antique porcelain from the late John and Lavaun Headlee of Illinois – nearly all the pieces in the rare cobalt blue color – will be sold at public auction on Saturday, May 26th, by Woody Auction, in the firm’s new Douglass gallery located at 130 East Third Street, starting at 9:30 am Central time. It will be an absolute auction, with no reserves.   The Headlees were beloved members of the R.S. Prussia Collectors Club, and word quickly spread that their 40-year collection focused almost exclusively on cobalt blue example...


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