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Roman Redware Lamp, ca.  400 CE.  Est.  $500-$750

Artemis Gallery LIVE’s Spring Variety Sale to feature Ancient and Ethnographic Art

Released: April 14, 2014

Boulder County, CO – Out with the old… to make room for the new!  Artemis Gallery LIVE is cleaning house this April with a fun specialty sale guaranteed to please collectors and dealers alike.   Ancient/Ethnographic Spring Variety Auction, slated for Wednesday, April 16, 2014, offers a wide array of guaranteed ancient and ethnographic art from all over the world, all at unreserved prices.   “This is a great opportunity to really bulk up your collection, and maybe to nab a few pieces you typically wouldn’t spring for at auction.  Almost every lot starts below ...

U.S. Antique Shows Reports Robust Sales for Spring Pier Antique Show

Released: April 3, 2014

U.S. Antique Shows, the world’s leading producer of indoor antique shows, recently concluded their first year hosting the March Pier Antique Show to increased sales and significant opening day attendance. The event was hosted at Pier 94, March 29-30, 2014. “We were thrilled to report that exhibitors’ experienced a dramatic uptick in sales, far greater than in recent years,” said Dan Darby, Emerald Expositions vice president and U.S. Antique Shows group show director.  “We also had more than 50 percent of dealers renew their booths for next year before the show was over, whi...

The Offering of the Book to Anne de Graville Berosus (fl.  300 B.C.), Chaldean History In French, illuminated manuscript on parchment France, Paris, 1505-6 One full-page miniature by Jean Pichore; genealogical tables in color

Les Enluminures’ Flowering of Medieval French Literature Exhibition and Colloquium

Released: April 1, 2014

“Au parler que m’aprist ma mere”: Flowering of Medieval French Literature New York Exhibition: April 2 to 26, 2014 Paris Exhibition: May 13 to 20, 2014 Paris INHA Colloquium: May 17, 2014 Presenting a “new” history of medieval French literature based largely upon the impact of historical and social phenomena, scientific advancements, and linguistic and cultural singularities, Les Enluminures’ comprehensive project (exhibition, catalogue, and colloquium) centers on a group of 15 manuscripts written in the French language between c. 1300 and c. 1550.  While the earliest ...

Art Antiques London, 12-18 June 2014 Kensington Gardens, London


Released: March 27, 2014

Haughton International Fairs is delighted to announce an exciting new initiative at Art Antiques London, Kensington Gardens, 12-18 June 2014.  This year, for the first time, the fair will host an Asian Art in London ‘Pavilion.’  21 participating dealers from Asian Art in London will exhibit a wide range of antique and contemporary Asian art together in one large pavilion at this year’s fair.  This selling exhibition will showcase a range of outstanding Asian art such as Chinese works of art and textiles, Japanese art, Indian and Islamic paintings and sculpture, Southeast Asi...

Highlights unveiled for Chicago International Art, Antique & Jewelry Show, April 24-28

Released: March 18, 2014

More than 100 of the world’s most notable art, antique and jewelry dealers will convene in Chicago to showcase their collections at the inaugural Chicago International Art, Antique & Jewelry Show, at Navy Pier’s Festival Hall, 600 East Grand Avenue, April 24-28, 2014. Presented by the esteemed Palm Beach Show Group, the Chicago Show will feature fine art, antique and estate jewelry, Asian antiquities, sculpture, textiles, American and European Silver, furniture, contemporary art and jewelry, and more. “The Chicago International Art, Antique & Jewelry Show offers something for ev...

"Big Reds" by Nancy Phelps

Solvang Antiques Fine Art Gallery Opens Spring Art Show

Released: March 18, 2014

It’s that time again to welcome spring and new art work into the Solvang Antiques Fine Art Gallery. Rain or shine, flowers are on the horizon and ready to bloom, in delicate hues or bold vibrations from the artists palette. Bold and bright tones radiate from the new works by Nancy Phelps. The exhibit features “Big Reds,” a 40” x 30” oil painting of oversized red geraniums. Another beauty is “Field of Ice,” a 36” x 36” oil of loosely growing, colorful Iceland poppies. “Nancy is one of our popular local artists, and she is recognized for her many mural projects,” said Judith Hale, of Solv...

Chinese Porcelain Plaques

Asia Week NY 2014 Starts in Westchester.

Released: March 11, 2014

To help kick off Asian Week 2014 in New York City, Clarke Auction will offer a quality selection of Chinese and Asian art and objects in their March 16th sale.                The Chinese and Asian offerings include quality objects of Chinese porcelain in many forms.  The stand-out Chinese porcelain lots include two similarly designed vintage Chinese porcelain barrel form garden seats (est. $800/$1,200), two separate pairs of vintage signed Chinese porcelain plaques (est. $1,000/$1,500 each), a Chinese vase mounte...

Victory Vaserely, "Calcis" Oil on Board, Est.  $40,000/$60,000.

International Appeal and Artistic Diversity to Headline at Clarke

Released: March 8, 2014

After an impressive showing in February’s African-American centered art selection, Clarke will return to a more internationally diversified offering of fine art on Sunday, March 16th.                The featured lot in the upcoming sale at Clarke is an original oil painting by the renowned optical artist, Victor Vasarely. The Hungarian artist is known primarily for his colorful and optically confounding paintings and the piece to be offered by Clarke demonstrates the artists style in full. The oil on board is inscribe...

Lot 409, Chinese Nephrite Jade Four Panel Screen, $12,000-18,000.

An Exceptional Estates Auction at Rago on March 22 - Monumental Silver, Ancient Coins, Presidential Ephemera, Russian Imperial Ware and Classic Furnishings Among the 700+ Offerings

Released: February 28, 2014

The Rago Arts and Auction Center will hold a Great Estates auction on Saturday, March 22, 2014, with 700 lots of 18th, 19th and early 20th c. furnishings, decorative and fine arts including bronzes, paintings, Asian art and antiques, ethnographic, Native American, glass and porcelain, autographs, books, coins including a collection of ancient coins, clocks, lighting, rugs, canes and silver. “This is a classic estate auction – furnishings, rugs, silver, and art intermixed with beautiful, unexpected finds from homes and collections across the country,” says Miriam Tucker, partner at Rago....

Scott Diament, Palm Beach Show Group President/CEO and Audrey Gruss, HDRF Founder and Chairman

2014 Palm Beach Jewelry, Art & Antique Show Smashes All Records

Released: February 24, 2014

(February 21, 2014 -- Palm Beach, FL) The Palm Beach Jewelry, Art & Antique Show came to a close on Tuesday, February 18 after five days of impressive numbers and spectacular attendance, solidifying its status as the premier event of the season. The Palm Beach County Convention Center was transformed into one of the finest art, antique and jewelry exhibitions in the world, drawing enthusiastic crowds to view the offerings of more than 175 international exhibitors over Presidents’ Day Weekend.   The positive energy was reflected in the sales that were consistently g...

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U.S. Antique Shows Kicks Off Spring with the Pier Antique Show

Released: February 20, 2014

U.S. Antique Shows announced today that the internationally famed and ever popular Pier Antique Show will once again return to Pier 94 on March 29-30, 2014. Recognized as New York City’s largest antique event, the show will feature more than 400 exhibitors of quality antique furniture, jewelry, decorative and fine arts. “Our exhibitors are really excited to bring a wide range of merchandise back to Pier 94 for our March show,” says Fair Development Director Andrea Canady. “We also have several new exhibitors that will be showcasing collections never before seen in the New York area. We ...

Mark Lurie


Released: February 14, 2014

 Launched just one year ago, LOFTY.COM the online, expert-vetted marketplace for valuable fine art, antiques, jewelry and collectibles, announced today that they have received an investment of $3 million, led both by Founders Fund Angel, a venture capital firm co-founded by Peter Thiel of Paypal, and by successful internet entrepreneur Fabrice Grinda. “We believe that LOFTY is radically transforming the art and antiques market,” says founder Mark Lurie, “and we are encouraged by the recent backing and vote of confidence from Founders Fund Angel and Fabrice Grinda.” O...

U.S. Antique Shows Reports Another Successful Year of Record Attendance at The Original Miami Beach Antique Show

Released: February 11, 2014

U.S. Antique Shows, the world’s leading producer of indoor antique shows, recently announced a four percent increase in overall attendance at the 53rd Annual Original Miami Beach Antique Show. Known as the world’s largest indoor antique show, this five-day event showcased nearly 1,000 established national and international dealers at the Miami Beach Convention Center, Jan. 30 – Feb. 3, 2014. “For our 53rd year, we’re excited that we continued to see a record number of people attending and buying antiques,” said Dan Darby, group show director for U.S. Antique Shows and vice president of ...

Lot 54.  Henry John Yeend King (United Kingdom, 1855-1924) est.  $3,000-5,000

Aspire Auctions Online Art Auction 2/6-7

Released: February 4, 2014

Aspire Auctions February auction is host to a collection of 121 paintings, mostly from one collectior, to be sold this Thursday February 6th, starting at 10:00am. These range from fine portrait miniatures to large scale canvases, including Scottish Highland paintings, Race Horse portraiture, stunning pastorial scenes and Dutch style still lifes. There are Old Master engravings such as Hans Sebald Beham, a woodcut from Der Weisskunig, Adriaen Jansz van Ostade and Wenceslaus Hollar as well as a collection of antique and rare maps. Other categories in this auction include ...

Scott Snyder, 2013 HOPE Designer Showcase


Released: February 4, 2014

Award-Winning Interior Designers Show How the Best of the Past Can Enhance Today’s Interiors The Hope for Depression Research Foundation (HDRF) has brought together five outstanding interior designers to create the HOPE Designer Showcase as a central highlight of the Palm Beach Jewelry, Art & Antique Show, February 14-18, 2014.  In the Showcase, the designers have created five fascinating room settings that show how art and antiques can be integrated into today’s major decorating trends.  These rooms show how the best of our past can be used to enhance and elevate the envi...

Two Antique Shows – One Blockbuster Weekend

Released: February 3, 2014

U.S. Antique Shows, the world’s leading producer of indoor antique shows, recently hosted the inaugural year of two fantastic antique shows – the Miami National Antique Show in Miami and The Armory Antique Show in New York City, the weekend of January 24-26, 2014. “This year’s shows both reported stellar sales both between dealers and attendees that travelled far and wide to come. With the first year producing these events behind us, we’ve discovered ways to grow and improve for the upcoming years. The attendee experience is always at the forefront of our minds and we plan to explore ma...

‘Portrait of a bay hunter in a wooded landscape, a church in the distance’ by Daniel Clowes, 1819

Luxury Antiques Weekend at The Mere

Released: February 3, 2014

The much anticipated Luxury Antiques Weekend at The Mere, held in association with Bentley Manchester and organised by The Antiques Dealers Fair Limited, returns to The Mere Golf Resort & Spa, Chester Road, Mere, Knutsford, Cheshire WA16 6LJ from Friday 7 to Sunday 9 February 2014. The Mere Golf Resort & Spa is the ideal location for a top class boutique-style antiques fair being one of the most luxurious hotels in Cheshire and within easy reach of Chester, Manchester and Liverpool.  Visitors can either enjoy the fair for a few hours, the whole day or take advantage of the new...

Gradual, (Olivetan Use) In Latin, illuminated manuscript on parchment with musical notation Italy, Lombardy [Santa Maria di Baggio near Milan?], c.  1430’s

Sacred Song: Chanting the Bible in the Middle Ages and Renaissance

Released: January 23, 2014

The 30 manuscripts comprising this exhibition, on view at Les Enluminures New York, 23 East 73rd Street, from January 24 to February 21, 2014, will reflect the extraordinary scope of the Gregorian chant tradition by exploring the distinctive artistry, history, and mystery of these early biblical readings. Representing the earliest substantial body of music preserved in written form, Gregorian chant has continued as a living tradition throughout the medieval age and well into the modern era. Featured in the liturgical services of the Roman Catholic Church, this sacred chant owe...

Head of a Friar Wearing a Cowl by Fra Bartolommeo


Released: January 16, 2014

  Jean-Luc Baroni Ltd., one of the world's leading international fine art specialists, proudly announces an exhibition of masterworks, which will run during Master Drawings Week from January 25 to February 1, 2014, at the Carlton Hobbs Gallery, 60 East 93rd Street, New York City. Composing the show are 55 rare and highly important old master paintings and drawings from the 16th to the early 20th centuries. “What makes this exhibition especially exciting is that there are a number of long-unseen or newly rediscovered works—by Ligozzi and Reni, to name two—that have been either un...

Arthur B.  Carles (1882-1952) Flowers (Abstract Still Life)

2014 Palm Beach Show Lecture Series Schedule Released

Released: January 14, 2014

RIVETING DISCUSSIONS: A CURATED LECTURE SERIES AT THE PALM BEACH JEWELRY, ART & ANTIQUE SHOW Lecturers include: Paula Crevoshay, Carolle Thibaut-Pomerantz, Brian J. McCarthy, Edward Faber, Peter Trippi, Liza Laserow and Gordon Lewis The Palm Beach Jewelry, Art & Antique Show, now in its eleventh year, is proud to announce the 2014 series of curated lectures. The show will take place over Presidents’ Day Weekend, February 14-18 and all lectures are free to the general public, as well as attendees of the show. Saturday, February 15 at 1:00 pm BAROQUE PERIOD: Then and...

The Original Miami Beach Antique Show Hosts Two Distinctive Events for its Attendees

Released: January 7, 2014

U.S. Antique Shows, the world’s leading producer of indoor antique shows, plans to host two special events at this year’s Original Miami Beach Antique Show to enhance the attendees’ shopping experience. Have a treasure or family heirloom to be appraised? On Saturday, Feb. 1 from 12-6 p.m., The Original Miami Beach Antique Show, in partnership with Skinner Auctioneers & Appraisers, presents Appraisal Day. All attendees, with a valid ticket to the show, are invited to bring one item to be appraised by one of Skinner’s experienced appraisers. Each appraiser will provide an unbiased, ex...


Released: December 27, 2013

HOST COMMITTEE INCLUDES LOS ANGELES MAYOR GARCETTI,  AMBASSADOR FRANCOIS DELLATRE, GABRIELLE, DUTCHESS OF SCHOENEBERG, JULIE DELPY, LILY COLLINS, CHEECH MARIN, MICHAEL GOVAN & TOM LABONGE,  AMONG OTHERS   The 19th LA Art Show will kick-off with a high-profile Opening Night Premiere Party on Wednesday, January 15 at the Los Angeles Convention Center benefiting the Sister Cities of Los Angeles, and their program Bordeaux-Los Angeles A 50 Year Partnership. The event marks the beginning of a  yearlong collaboration, Bordeaux-LA 2014, in celebration of the enduring...

Martin Brothers Bird Tobacco Jar


Released: December 20, 2013

Rago Arts and Auction Center announces its auction schedule for winter/spring 2014.   Rago Unreserved: Saturday, January 18 and Sunday, January 19, 2014. Over 1300 lots of unreserved property, where the high bid, no matter how low, wins the lot. On Saturday, look for Early 20th c. design decorative arts and furnishings, with pottery by Fulper, George Ohr and Rookwood, furnishings by Stickley and Limbert, Scandinavian furniture & fittings, glass by Tiffany and Galle, artwork by Chagall and Dali. Unreserved modern pieces will be sold on Sunday, including furnishings by N...

U.S. Antique Shows Premieres Its Second Inaugural Show of 2014

Released: December 12, 2013

For the second time in January 2014, U.S. Antique Shows has announced they will be premiering another stellar antique show, the Miami National Antique Show on Jan. 24-26, 2014 at the Miami Airport Convention Center. Further strengthening their position in the southeast Florida antique marketplace, U.S. Antique Shows acquired the show from Dolphin Promotions in early 2013. “We’re thrilled to introduce the Miami National Antique Show to our exciting 2014 line up in the greater Miami area,” says Fair Development Director Andrea Canady. Identifying January as “Miami Antique Month,” deale...

Lot 1238, Myochin School Iron Articulated Snake, Sold for: $195,750.

Rago’s December 2013 Estate, Jewelry, Silver and Coin Auctions Bring the Year to a Close with $3.8 Million in Sales

Released: December 11, 2013

Tiffany & Co. Japanesque mixed metal centerpiece sells for $117,750. Myochin School iron articulated snake sells for $195,750.   Lambertville, NJ:  Rago Arts and Auction Center ended the year in spectacular style with a three day sale that totaled $3,814,469 (reflects buyer’s premium of 25%). “This weekend’s results speak to Rago’s strength with property other than the 20th c. material for which David Rago is best known. It was entirely satisfying to succeed for the Tenaglia family, whose property formed the nucleus of the auction. That property soared above its...