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Very Fine Antique Chinese Carved Jade Boulder on Stand

Wooten and Wooten Auctioneers: Fine Items Sold to a Global Audience

Released: July 18, 2014

Wooten and Wooten Auctioneers presents Summer Estates and Collections, a diverse catalog sale that reinforces the company’s strengths and offers a variety of stand-out pieces from prestigious, nationwide estates. In keeping with the success of online auctions, for the first time bidders will be able to participate through four online platforms, Live Auctioneers, Invaluable, Auctionzip, and Asia’s EpaiLive, in addition to in-house, phone, and absentee bidding. With its high quality items and worldwide marketplace, Wooten and Wooten sits poised at the forefront of the auction world. The July...


Rago Auctions Announces Its Fall 2014 Auction Schedule

Released: July 9, 2014

RAGO AUCTIONS ANNOUNCES ITS FALL 2014 AUCTION SCHEDULE   Great Estates: Friday, September 12 and Saturday, September 13, 2014   Estate auctions bring a broad selection of exceptional, fresh-to-market American, English and Continental property from the Northeast’s fine homes, collectors and estates. Furniture; porcelains and glass; sculpture; mirrors; clocks; lighting; historic art; rugs; fine and monumental silver and plate; and coins and currency. Styles from the early Renaissance and Baroque to the Belle Époque, as well as the Chippendale, Federal, Victorian and Ren...


U.S. Antique Shows Reports Mid-Year Success for The Original Miami Beach Antique Show

Released: June 24, 2014

The world’s leading producer of indoor antique shows, U.S. Antique Shows, recently announced that 95 percent of all booths are sold for the upcoming 54th Annual Original Miami Beach Antique Show, including a completely sold out jewelry ballroom. Known as the world’s largest indoor antique show, this five-day event showcases nearly 1,000 recognized national and international dealers at the Miami Beach Convention Center, Jan. 30-Feb. 3, 2015. Seven months prior to the event, U.S. Antique Shows has also reported a 90 percent renewal rate from previous exhibiting dealers and secured antique...


Leda Catunda, Knots, Projeto Night Club, 2014

The International Fine Print Dealers Association Announces Plans for 2014 IFPDA Print Fair

Released: June 16, 2014

The International Fine Print Dealers Association (IFPDA) has announced that ninety of its members will exhibit at the 23rd edition of  IFPDA Print Fair, which opens to the public for a four-day run on  November 6 at New York’s historic Park Avenue Armory.  With a wide spectrum of material spanning five centuries, The IFPDA Print Fair remains the largest art fair dedicated to a single medium and draws a dedicated iternational audience of curators, collectors, scholars, artists, and art enthusiasts. “We are delighted to welcome our distingished roster of exhibitors to the I...


Lot 14.  Continental School, After Parmigianino 14.  Continental School, After Parmigianino

Two Prominent Trusts of Art & Antiques at Auction

Released: June 13, 2014

Aspire Auctions is proud to present our June 2014 auction catalog, comprising 682 lots of the finests antiques, object de vertu, bronzes, paintings and French furniture. The contents are from the prominent Fairmount Boulevard home of two gentlemen, one of who is a retired curator of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Online bidding starts June 13th starting at 10:00 am est. Lots close the following week over two days, June 19th and 20th. Please view the auciton catalogue at http://www.aspireauctions.com. 


Francis Picabia.  Est.  $60,000 - $80,000

Picabia, Duchamp, Barison and Beyond

Released: June 10, 2014

This sale, which has 400 lots of assorted estate fresh merchandise, is highlighted by some of the best European paintings offered this year by Clarke.  Among the many great French works is a wonderful and recently authenticated post-impressionist Parisian oil on canvas, Ponte Marie, by famed Dada artist, Francis Picabia. The painting, executed in 1904, was originally purchased by the local consignor's parents in London in 1957 and has remained in the family until now. Post-impressionist paintings by Picabia are rare and have increased in importance and value as recent market example...


LOT 2: Massive Mosasaurus Prognathodon Fossilized Skull

Egyptian Sarcophagus with passport leads Artemis Gallery's June 13 auction

Released: June 4, 2014

BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. – On Friday, June 13th, Artemis Gallery LIVE will conduct a 350-lot auction of rare and outstanding ancient art, together with select classical and Pre-Columbian antiquities; and both prehistoric and historic Native-American art. A special section of the sale is devoted to the Dennis and Linda Brining collection of East African cultural art, which was appraised by The Smithsonian Institution’s expert Africanist Edward Cutler and deemed “of unparalleled quality.” Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers. The Egyptian category – and the sale ov...


'Schweben'(Levitation) Based on an original design from 1938

Rare Kandinsky Jewellery to be offered by London Specialist Lucas Rarities at Art Antiques London, Kensington Gardens, 12th-18th June 2014

Released: June 3, 2014

A recently acquired collection of jewellery designed by influential Russian painter and art theorist, Wallisly Kandinsky (1866 –1944) will be offered for sale by the Mayfair, London jewellery dealer Lucas Rarities, at this year’s Art Antiques London.  The jewellery was manufactured in the 1960's under licence from Nina Kandinsky based on her husband's jewellery designs from the early 20th century.  This will be the first time since their creation that the 14 pieces will be offered for sale.  The jewellery was manufactured in Munich, in 1969 by Cornelia Roethel and Max Pol...


Lot 582, Paul Guiragossian (Lebanese, 1925-1993), Untitled, Sold for: $87,500.

Rago Arts and Auction Center’s Fine Art Auctions on May 17 Bring an Impressive $1,795,906

Released: May 20, 2014

Rago Arts and Auction Center’s Fine Art Auctions on May 17 Bring an Impressive $1,795,906.   Lambertville, NJ:  Rago Auctions Fine Art auctions on May 17 totaled $1,795,906 in sales. Top results included a Louise Nevelson sculpture and Paul Guiragossian painting, which each sold for $87,500. Other strong sales in the Post-War and Contemporary Art sale included work by Andy Warhol, Keith Haring, Richard Pettibone and Willem de Kooning.  The 19th/20th C. American and European Art auction was led by work from Fern Isabel Kuns Coppedge, John F. Folinsbee, Joan Miro, Jean D...


Lot 72: Rare Hohokam Sacatan Vessel, Lizard Motif, ca.  900-1100 CE.

Ancient / Ethnographic Art abounds in Artemis Gallery Live’s May 21 auction

Released: May 13, 2014

Boulder County, CO –Time for Round 2!  Artemis Gallery Live’s Ancient/Ethnographic Spring Variety Sale Part II will take place on May 21, 2014, hot on the heels of its wildly successful April predecessor. The sale will offer a wide range of ancient and ethnographic art, with nearly every lot starting below $400.      “So many bidders took advantage of our last variety sale to really add to their collections,” says Teresa Dodge, co-owner of Artemis Gallery Live. “Part II will offer the same authentic ancient art at knockout prices.”      Th...


Lot 75.  School of Donatello, an important polychrome stucco relief of Madonna and Child, 36”tall.

A SINGLE-OWNER AUCTION - A PASSION FOR THE RENAISSANCE

Released: May 12, 2014

On Saturday, May 31st. CRN Auctions is pleased and honored to be selling, unreserved, with no additions, the contents of the estate of the late David Abbate of New York and New Jersey comprising two generations of discriminating collecting.    David Abbate’s passion for 15th, 16th and 17th  century fine arts and furnishings was inspired by his father, Peter Abbate, himself an avid collector of Italian artifacts.  Peter was born in America in 1910 shortly after his parents emigrated from Partinico, Italy. He was both an artist and a photographer. By trade he was a com...


Lot 75, Walter Emerson Baum (American, 1884-1956), Untitled, Oil on Masonite, Sold for $5,313, Fine Art, November 2013.

Locals Prosper at Rago Auctions' Free Walk-In Appraisal Days

Released: April 19, 2014

LOCALS PROSPER AT RAGO AUCTIONS' FREE WALK-IN APPRAISAL DAYS.   ITEMS VALUED AT $20,000+ DISCOVERED RECENTLY.   Lambertville, NJ:  Walk in to the Rago Arts and Auction Center with your treasures on most Mondays from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. for a free, no obligation valuation from our specialists, many of whom you’ll recognize from appearances on Antiques Roadshow. Fine art, silver, jewelry, antiques, decorative art, memorabilia and furniture are all welcome with a six piece limit. If the piece is too large to bring in, the specialists can work from photographs.  ...


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

ART ANTIQUES LONDON WELCOMES ASIAN ART IN LONDON 12-18 JUNE 2014 Kensington Gardens

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...


HG Limited

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

LOFTY.COM, THE NEW ONLINE MARKETPLACE FOR FINE ARTS, ANTIQUES AND COLLECTIBLES, IGNITES INVESTMENT OF $3 MILLION FROM FOUNDERS ANGEL FUND

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 ...