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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...


Candy Dishes, designed in 1925.  Designed by Oswald Haerdtl (Austrian 1899–1959); manufactured by J.  & L.  Lobmeyr.  Glass, mold-blown, tooled, ground and polished.  H.  22.9 cm, Diam.  12.7 cm; H.  15.3 cm, Diam.  7.7 cm.  The Corning Museum of Glass (64.3.43).

Corning Museum of Glass to Host Exhibition Exploring Developments in Modern Austrian Glass Design

Released: November 16, 2017

The Corning Museum of Glass (CMoG) will be the first museum in the United States to present the exhibition Glass of the Architects: Vienna, 1900–1937, A cooperation of the MAK and LE STANZE DEL VETRO from June 23, 2018 to January 7, 2019. The exhibition will explore a transformative moment in Austrian design. Glass design of this period emerged from a confluence of ideas, individuals, and cultures and reflected a spirit of modernity. The exhibition will include a total of 172 works, 50 of which are from CMoG’s permanent collection and introduced to the presentation in Corning. At CMoG, the...

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Gorgeous circa 1860s English repousse silver pitcher by R&S Garrand of London, with marks dating it to London around 1861, 8 inches tall (est.  $4,000-$6,000).

Asian objects will be sold along with items from the Western culture at Converse's East Meets West auction, Dec. 1st

Released: November 14, 2017

MALVERN, Pa. – An English repousse silver pitcher made by R&S Garrand of London around 1861, a seven-piece sterling silver tea service made in Germany, and a fine selection of Tibetan Buddhist thangkas (religious paintings) are key lots in Converse Auctions’ next East Meets West Sale, an online-only auction scheduled for Friday, December 1st, starting at 10 am Eastern time.   Those are just a few items in a 474-lot auction where Asian objects will be sold along with items from the Western culture – hence the title East Meets West. Internet bidding will be provided by LiveAuctioneer...


Pair of Vladimir Kagan Upholstered Walnut Contour Lounge Chairs, designed 1958.  Est.  $12,000-18,000

Auction of Modern and Contemporary Furniture, Design and Art at Doyle

Released: November 13, 2017

Doyle’s popular Doyle+Design auction on Tuesday, November 21 at 10am showcases furniture, design and art by some of the most prominent designers, makers and artists of the 20th and 21st centuries. The 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. Furniture by George Nakashima (1905-1990) is renowned for its organic forms that incorporate the natural unfinished edge of the wood plank, as seen in two chests of drawers in the sale (est. each $30,000-50,000). Often chosen...


Oil on canvas landscape painting by the Scottish-born abstract modernist William Gear (1915-1997), titled Paysage, Mai 50 (1950) (est.  $10,000-$20,000).

Oil painting by Scottish abstract modernist William Gear (1915-1997) will lead Bruneau & Co.'s Nov. 25th auction

Released: November 13, 2017

CRANSTON, R.I. – An oil on canvas landscape painting by the Scottish-born abstract modernist William Gear (1915-1997), titled Paysage, Mai 50 (May Landscape, 1950), is the expected headliner in a 436-lot Estate, Antiques, Fine & Decorative Art Auction planned for Saturday, November 25th, by Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers, in their Cranston gallery at 63 Fourth Avenue.   The auction will begin promptly at 12 noon Eastern time and will be preceded by a live-only DiscoverIt Estates Auction (no online bidding) starting at 10 am. The noon auction will feature furniture, fine art, sculptu...


Oil painting by the Italian artist Nicola Simbari (1927-2012), titled Near Amalfi, signed and dated 1965 ($5,700).

Artworks by Simbari, Soulacroix, Lamotte all perform well at A. B. Levy's Oct. 30th auction

Released: November 10, 2017

PALM BEACH, Fla. – A 17th century Chinese polychrome-decorated, carved wood figure of a seated bodhisattva (in Buddhism, a spiritually enlightened person) sailed well past its pre-sale estimate of $8,000-$12,000 to sell for $60,000 at A.B. Levy’s Jewelry, Art, Antiques & Asian Works of Art Auction held October 30th, online and at A.B. Levy’s gallery in Palm Beach, Fla.   “Walking into the Palm Beach home of the person who owned it, I was instantly fascinated with the carved bodhisattva figure and looked forward to the opportunity of bringing it to auction,” said Albert Levy of A.B....


Lovely 8.75-inch pickle castor with amberina swirl ribbed art glass insert, set on a Derby #1917 silverplate frame in the shape of a two-wheel cart with a large butterfly.

Figural napkin rings, pickle castors, art glass and more will come up for bid Dec. 2nd at Woody Auction

Released: November 3, 2017

DOUGLASS, Kan. – Part 2 of the Fred and the late Maxine Zumthurn collection out of California – which features figural napkin rings and quality pickle castors but also includes art glass pieces, Wave Crest, Mount Washington, R. S. Prussia and Victorian antiques – will be held Saturday, December 2nd, by Woody Auction, online and in the Woody Auction gallery, at 120 Third Street in Douglass, Kansas.   Maxine Zumthurn passed away years ago and Fred has decided that now is the right time to share their vast collection with the buying and collecting public. The auction will get underway at ...


Furniture maker Bok Read's organic wood table.  Media, Pa.

SIX FURNITURE MAKERS EXHIBIT A RANGE OF STYLES & MEDIA AT THE 5TH AMERICAN FINE CRAFT SHOW AT THE BROOKLYN MUSEUM NOV. 18-19

Released: November 2, 2017

90 exhibitors in all will fill the Museum’s Beaux-Arts Court  Exhibitors of furniture as art at the fifth American Fine Craft Show at the Brooklyn Museum represent styles ranging from traditional and eclectic to contemporary and classic using materials such as wood and upholstery to glass, aluminum and steel. Some find new life in repurposed wood and highlight its natural beauty. Others add humor or imaginative color combinations to 19th Century style floral upholstery.  Japanese design, jewelry, fine art, print and papermaking have inspired a few. The furniture makers will join glassmak...


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,...


Eisenberg sterling vermeil mermaid figural pin brooch with blue crystal jewels (est.  $1,000-$2,000).

Visually stunning high-end costume jewelry pieces will be auctioned Monday, November 6th

Released: October 30, 2017

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Session II of the Portzline Collections – a spectacular single-owner collection of high-end costume jewelry from designers such as MB Boucher, Corocraft, Reja, Mazer, Trifari & TKF, Eisenberg, Nettie Rosenstein, DeRosa, Mosell, DuJay, Sandor and Hattie Carnegie – will be held on Monday, November 6th, by Ripley Auctions, online and in the gallery.   Session II will comprise 239 lots, most of them lovely pins and brooches, plus some jewelry sets and other items. The auction will get underway promptly at 3 pm Central time. Ripley Auctions’ gallery is located at 27...


Oil on canvas portrait from the Circle of Sir Thomas Beech (Br., 1738-1806), titled Miss Ann Congreve with Three Children (1780), signed and dated (est.  $8,000-$12,000).

Oil painting from the Circle of Sir Thomas Beech (Br., 1738-1806) will be auctioned Nov. 11

Released: October 30, 2017

ATLANTA, Ga. – The estate of Thomas Ruben Jones (1929-2014), a prominent Atlanta businessman, patron of the arts and avid lifelong collector of 18th and 19th century American and European antiques, fine art and decorative arts, will be sold without reserve on Saturday, November 11th, on-site at Mr. Jones’ former plantation estate in north Georgia, at 11 am Eastern.   For security reasons, the address of the estate won’t be revealed until the week before the sale. It has a 30513 zip code, however, and out-of-town guests are encouraged to secure lodging in either Blue Ridge or Ellijay, G...


Never-before-seen cover painting for The Saturday Evening Post from 1922 by Joseph Leyendecker (Am., 1874-1951), expected to soar to $100,000-$150,000.

Rare cover art for The Saturday Evening Post by Joseph Leyendecker from 1922 will be auctioned

Released: October 30, 2017

LYNBROOK, N.Y. – A never-before-seen cover painting for The Saturday Evening Post from Dec. 30, 1922 – the New Year’s issue – by Joseph Leyendecker (Am., 1874-1951) is expected to soar to $100,000-$150,000 at a two-day auction of iconic collectibles planned for November 15th and 16th by Weiss Auctions, online and in the firm’s gallery at 74 Merrick Road in Lynbrook.   Joseph Leyendecker was one of the most influential American illustrators of the early 20th century. Between 1896 and 1950, he painted over 400 magazine covers; 322 of those were for The Saturday Evening Post. No other art...


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...


Old Master portrait of an artist from the Circle of Caspar Nescher (Heidelberg, 1639-1684, The Hague), half-length, 16.5 inches by 13.5 inches, signed (est.  $10,000-$20,000).

Old Master oil portraits attributed to Caspar Nescher and Nicolaes Maes will be in Nye's Nov. 1st auction

Released: October 25, 2017

BLOOMFIELD, N.J. – Nye & Company Auctioneers’ upcoming Fall Estate Treasures Auction on Wednesday, November 1st, will feature French furniture and decorative items from a private collection on Park Avenue in New York City, a large group of American Aesthetic Movement furniture and decorations from a former Manhattan dealer, and a pair of Old Master oil paintings.   Some other items in the auction – 123 lots of the 818 up for bid – will be sold to help fund the restoration of buildings and water features at Greenwood Gardens, an historic mansion home and the 28 acres of cultivated g...


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 ...


17th century oil on canvas painting by Bartolome Esteban Murillo (1618-1682), unsigned and overall 74 inches by 52 inches (est.  $10,000-$20,000).

Paintings by Bartolome Murillo, Raffaello Sorbi will be part of John McInnis' Oct. 27-28 auction

Released: October 20, 2017

AMESBURY, Mass. – A Tiffany Studios floor lamp with a Magnolia shade is conservatively estimated at $300,000-$600,000, while an oil on canvas painting by Raffaello Sorbi (It., 1844-1931) and an exceptionally large brilliant period cut glass punch bowl made in 1905 for Tiffany & Company are also expected to excel at a huge two-day auction planned for October 27th-28th. They’re just a few of the star lots in John McInnis Auctioneers’ two-session estates auction, to be held online and in the firm’s gallery at 76 Main Street in Amesbury. The Friday, Oct. 27 session, at 1 pm Eastern, will...


UNIVERSITY OF THE ARTS AWARDS FIFTH ANNUAL IRVIN BOROWSKY INTERNATIONAL PRIZE IN GLASS ARTS TO ANJALI SRINIVASAN

Released: October 5, 2017

International Panel of Judges Selected Winner; Srinivasan will Present Lecture at UArts Nov. 9                   Philadelphia - October 5, 2017: An international panel of glass experts has awarded the University of the Arts’ fifth annual Irvin Borowsky International Prize in Glass Arts to glass artist and educator, Anjali Srinivasan. The Borowsky Prize is given each year to an artist whose work is conceptually daring, exemplifies technical skill and innovation, and advances the field of contemporary glass. The prize carries with it a $5,000 award and a lecture at the University. Sriniv...


Museum-quality cranberry cut to clear Dorflinger ewer, 17 inches tall, with an extensive sterling silver base, body and handle.

Two major collections of American Brilliant Cut Glass will be auctioned Nov. 18 in Kansas City

Released: October 10, 2017

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Two major collections of American Brilliant Cut Glass – from Tom Grabb of Indiana and Bill Chandler of Tennessee, whose collections include many rare patterns such as Pueblo, Waldorf, Bellevue, Crystal City, Atom, Rex and others – will co-headline a cut glass auction planned for Saturday, November 18th, by Woody Auction, at the Hilton Kansas City Airport in Kansas City.   Highlight lots will include an extremely rare amberina Russian pattern bowl, with clear cut buttons, in possibly the rarest color in all of American Brilliant Cut Glass; and a museum-quality cranber...


Beautifully carved Pang (also known as Mountain Sheep, a game animal) kachina, crafted by the Hopi artisan Melvin Miles, 16 inches tall (est.  $1,000-$1,500).

Native Americana, kachina dolls, antique bottles, more at Holabird's Oct. 19-23 auction in Reno

Released: October 9, 2017

RENO, Nev. – A massive, five-day auction featuring nearly 3,000 lots spanning many collecting categories – to include minerals, mining, Native Americana, bottles and glass, gaming, cowboy, tokens, numismatics (coins), railroad and Express items, postal history and philatelic history, firearms, weaponry, military collectibles, political, general Americana and ephemera – will be held October 19-23 by Holabird Western Americana, LLC, online and in the firm’s Reno gallery.   Internet bidding will be facilitated by several platforms: iCollector.com, Invaluable.com and Auctionzip.com. Holabi...


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...


The HMA Art Auction features Lot 92: a landscape painting by Luigi Lucioni (American, 1900-1988) and Lot 90: a glass bowl by Kelsey Murphy (Ohio/West Virginia, 20th/21st c.).

HMA to Host Art Auction Fundraiser on October 15

Released: October 4, 2017

The Huntington Museum of Art will host a fine art auction on Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017.  The museum is proud again to be partnering with Garth’s Auctioneers & Appraisers of Delaware, Ohio. Garth's CEO and principal auctioneer, Jeff Jeffers, will run the live auction which features nearly 150 works of art supplied by private donors, living artists, as well as a number of galleries doing business with the museum. The funds generated at the auction will continue to support the Museum and its many programs. "We are very excited to be hosting this fundraiser up at the museum," said Geoffre...


Pair of Wedgwood Fairyland Lustre Pillar Vases, England, c.  1925 (Lot 384, Estimate $4,000-6,000)

Fine Ceramics and Silver Lead Skinner Auction of European Furniture & Decorative Arts, October 13

Released: September 29, 2017

BOSTON, MA – Skinner, Inc. will present an auction of European Furniture & Decorative Arts in its Boston Gallery on Friday, October 13. With over 700 lots on offer, the auction will feature an expansive selection of fine ceramics and silver as well as European furniture and decorative arts of the 16th through early 20th centuries. The auction opens on Friday at 10AM with over 200 lots of silver featuring a broad range of flatware and hollowware from the United States, England, and Europe. Prominently featured are numerous tea sets particularly from strong American makers such as Ti...


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