Press Releases tagged with royal vienna

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...

Oil on Masonite painting by the Indian-American artist Francis Newton Souza (1924-2002), titled Head in a Landscape, 35 inches by 47.5 inches ($235,000).

Large oil painting by Francis Newton Souza (Indian-American, 1924-2002) brings $235,000 at Weiss Auctions

Released: May 31, 2018

LYNBROOK, N.Y. – A large oil on Masonite painting by the Indian-American artist Francis Newton Souza (1924-2002) climbed to $235,000, and three artworks by the Russian artist Mihail Chemiakin (b. 1943) – a painting and two sculptures – combined to bring $44,800 at an auction held May 17th by Weiss Auctions, online and in the firm’s Lynbrook gallery at 74 Merrick Road.   The Souza painting was by far the top lot of the auction. Titled Head in a Landscape, the work was impressive at 35 inches by 47 ½ inches. It was also completely fresh to the market, making the important estate find tha...

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...

19th century white marble sculpture by Cesare Lapini (It., 1848-1893), depicting Diana (est.  $15,000-$25,000).

Fine artworks and gorgeous French clocks will head the list of expected top lots at Fontaine's May 20 auction

Released: May 04, 2017

PITTSFIELD, Mass. – Gorgeous French-made clocks will command center stage at Fontaine’s Auction Gallery on Saturday, May 20th, when the firm conducts an Antiques & Fine Art Auction where seven of the top 20 high-estimate lots are clocks made in France. The sale will be held in Fontaine’s gallery, located at 1485 West Housatonic Street in Pittsfield, at 11 am Eastern time.   But clocks won’t be the only items on the menu. The 325-lot auction will also feature 19th and 20th century lighting, fine watches, American oak and Victorian furniture, paintings, bronze and marble statuary, Ro...

Several Lladro figures will be featured in the sale, to include this enchanting #2128 gres matte Venus figure.

Lladro and Cybis nude sculptures, plus works by Dali and others, all at The Specialists of the South, April 22nd

Released: April 19, 2017

PANAMA CITY, Fla. – A live and internet multi-estates auction packed with more than 400 lots in a rainbow of collecting categories will be held on Saturday, April 22nd, by The Specialists of the South, Inc., online and in the firm’s gallery at 544 East 6th Street in Panama City, beginning promptly at 8 am Central time. An in-house preview will be held April 17-21 from 9 am to 4 pm.   Items will include carnival glass lamps, Chinese carvings, Asian wooden dolls, Cybis and Lladro nude sculptures, artwork (including pieces by Salvador Dali, regional African-American painter Dean Mitchell ...

Set of four J & R Lamb Studios stained glass windows, crafted circa 1900, 72 inches tall by 23 inches wide (est.  $12,000-$15,000).

Stunning set of four J & R Lamb Studios stained glass windows will be auctioned April 22nd by Fontaine's

Released: April 04, 2017

PITTSFIELD, Mass. – An exceptional Victorian carved walnut three-piece marble-top bedroom set attributed to John Jelliff, a gorgeous 14-inch Tiffany Studios domical leaded glass Daffodil lamp shade, a heavily carved R. J. Horner figural mahogany bookcase and a stunning set of four J & R Lamb Studios stained glass windows will all cross the auction block Saturday, April 22nd. They’re just a few of the expected top lots in Fontaine’s Auction Gallery’s two-session Antiques & Fine Art Auction, online and in the firm’s gallery at 1485 West Housatonic Street in Pittsfield, beginning at...

Unsigned oil on canvas portrait of George Washington, attributed to Thomas Sully (Br./Am., 1783-1872), 37 inches by 33 inches, framed (est.  $20,000-$30,000).

Oil portrait of Washington attributed to Sully will come up for bid March 25th at Fontaine's

Released: March 07, 2017

PITTSFIELD, Mass. – A Seth Thomas No. 8 office double-dial calendar clock with exceptional finish and in excellent condition, and a late 18th / early 19th century English triple fusee animated bracket clock that plays a selection of four different tunes on the hour, are expected top lots in Fontaine’s Auction Gallery’s Antique & Fine Arts Auction, scheduled for Saturday, March 25th.   The auction will be held in Fontaine’s showroom, located at 1485 West Housatonic Street in Pittsfield, beginning promptly at 11 am Eastern time, as well as online, via, Invaluable....

17th century rendering of the legendary Roman figure Lucretia, attributed to the Italian artist Francisco Albani (1578-1660).

17th century painting from the estate of a Holocaust survivor will be sold at auction Jan. 22nd in Florida

Released: January 06, 2017

BOCA RATON, Fla. – A 17th century oil on canvas figural rendering, attributed to the Italian painter Francisco Albani (1578-1660) with provenance, from the estate of Holocaust survivor Edith Alexander (1922-2016), is estimated to sell for $4,000-$12,000 at an auction planned for Sunday, Jan. 22, by Auction Life, online and at the Ramada Suites Boca hotel, 701 NW 53rd St.   The 34 inch by 26 inch painting shows Lucretia, a legendary figure from ancient Rome. She is depicted as a semi-recumbent person in armor, flanked by bathing women, another woman behind her, a group of five angels pl...

Oil on canvas painting by Heywood Hardy (British, 1842-1933), estimated to bring $8,000-$15,000.

Works by British artists Heywood Hardy, Robert Weir Allen will headline Antiques & Modern Auction Gallery's debut sale, Jan. 23rd

Released: January 13, 2016

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – The south Florida auction scene will get a major new player when Antiques & Modern Auction Gallery conducts a grand opening auction on Saturday, Jan. 23rd, at 809 Belvedere Road in West Palm Beach, beginning at 1 p.m. Eastern time. About 250 lots will come up for bid, mostly antiques, porcelain, bronze, sterling, original artwork and Asian objects. “It’s an exciting time to be in the auction business and this promises to be an exciting auction,” said a spokesperson for Antiques & Modern Auction Gallery. “The merchandise in our inaugural sale has been pulle...

This oil on canvas landscape painting by Samuel Colman (Am., 1832-1920) is expected to fetch $6,000-$8,000 at Fontaine's October 3rd auction.

Artworks by Samuel Colman, Steven Stelz will be part of Fontaine's two-session auction, Oct. 3rd

Released: September 23, 2015

PITTSFIELD, Mass. – Gorgeous and highly desirable early 20th century lamps from the Tiffany Studios, magnificently crafted furniture pieces by J. & J.W. Meeks and other noted 19th century American makers, and a dazzling 5.1-carat Ashoka diamond ring from William Goldberg, in the original box, are just a few items that will come up for bid Oct. 3rd at Fontaine’s Auction Gallery. The two-session Saturday auction will be held in Fontaine’s gallery, at 1485 West Housatonic Street in Pittsfield. The action will get underway with an uncatalogued sale (no internet bidding) of 100 lots that ...

Tiffany scenic leaded window and lamps, plus Howard & Davis and Seth Thomas clocks will headline Fontaine's May 30th auction

Released: May 14, 2015

PITTSFIELD, Mass. – A one-of-a-kind Howard & Davis astronomical regulator clock and a rare Seth Thomas No. 20 standing regulator clock with Grande Sonnerie strike and repeat could both reach or surpass $100,000 at a cataloged antique auction scheduled for Saturday, May 30th, by Fontaine’s Auction Gallery, at 1485 West Housatonic Street, starting at 11 a.m. Eastern time. The clocks are part of a massive assemblage of more than 500 items in many categories. In addition to over 200 antique clocks (a specialty of Fontaine’s), these categories will include antique lamps by makers such as...

This large and beautiful Royal Vienna painted charger, 24 inches in diameter, titled The Wave & the Rock, will be sold Oct.  18.

Royal Vienna charger, lamps by Tiffany and Pairpoint will be in Fontaine's Oct. 18 auction

Released: October 13, 2014

PITTSFIELD, Mass. – A monumental 14-piece figural carved oak dining room suite by R. J. Horner, an equally impressive five-piece marble-top Renaissance Revival bedroom suite, a 22-inch Tiffany Studios banded Dogwood table lamp and a rare Pairpoint Puffy Apple Tree table lamp are just a few of the 429 lots to be sold at Fontaine’s Auction Galleries’ next big auction. The cataloged antique auction is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 18th, at 11 a.m. Eastern time, in Fontaine’s spacious gallery located at 1485 West Housatonic Street in Pittsfield. Headlining the event will be wonderful turn...

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