A c.  1910 vase from Tiffany Studios, a recent acquisition that will be presented for the first time in the Morse Museum’s new exhibition, Iridescence—A Celebration.

'Impermanence, Fragility and Magic' Shown With 50 Iridescent Objects in New Exhibition

  • January 20, 2019

In two installations opening on February 12, The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art in Winter Park, Florida, celebrates late 19th- and early 20th-century decorative art and interior design ...

George Sugarman, American (1912-1999), 'Small Sanctuary,' Painted Aluminum, 1987

Low Estimates for 2 Winter Sales of Fine and Decorative Works of Art Will Warm the Heart of Bidders on iGavelauctions.com

  • January 15, 2019

Over 700 lots are up for bidding on iGavelAuctions.com through Lark Mason Associates and Everard Auctions & Appraisals in January and early February, with exhibitions in New York, Texas, and ...

Cubist painting by the Russian Federation artist Frantisek Reichenthal (Slovakian-American, 1895-1971), of a woman holding a bird in a vibrant color palette (est.  $3,000-$5,000).

Painting by Frantisek Reichenthal and one attributed to Albert Bierstadt will headline Bruneau & Co.'s Jan. 26 auction

  • Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers
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  • January 15, 2019

CRANSTON, R.I. – An oil landscape painting attributed to Hudson River School artist Albert Bierstadt (German-American, 1830-1902), a Cubist painting by the Russian Federation artist Frantisek ...

A J.H.  Belter “Fountain Elms” pattern pierced carved laminated rosewood Rococo sofa ($20/30,000) has elaborate carved crests with flowers, fruit, filigree and cornucopias over the serpentine S-scroll framework, 49½ by 88½ by 32 inches.

Striking Statement Pieces Abound At Fontaine Auction Gallery Jan. 19

  • Fontaine's Auction Gallery
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  • January 08, 2019

     Traditional and sumptuous antiques will be at the forefront at Fontaine’s Auction Gallery on Saturday, January 19, at 11 am. Auction previews the week of the sale are Friday, 10 am to 5 pm, ...

Book Launch - 'The Cabinetmaker's Account: John Head's Record of Craft & Commerce in Colonial Philadelphia, 1718-1753'

  • January 06, 2019

Book Launch - The Cabinetmaker's Account: John Head's Record of Craft & Commerce in Colonial Philadelphia, 1718-1753, by Jay Robert Stiefel English joiner John Head (1688–1754) immigrated to ...

The top lot of the sale was Cesare Lapini’s marble sculpture, “Odalisca,” that attained $62,500.

Prices Go Through the Roof At Clarke Auction Gallery

  • Clarke Auction Gallery
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  • December 28, 2018

A trend in auctions these days is that the best is the best and the rest is the rest but for Clarke Auction Gallery’s December 2 sale, strong performers going well above estimate was the norm, ...

A snakeskin luxury handbag, marked for Florence Manelli, handmade in Italy, with detachable shoulder strap, will cross the block.

Benefit Shop Foundation Banking On Brooklyn Brownstone At Jan. 9 Auction

  • Benefit Shop Foundation, Inc.
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  • December 28, 2018

Pam Stone and her crew at The Benefit Shop Foundation, Inc., have been logging a lot of miles on the road lately. From last month’s auction featuring a Westport, Conn., estate to this month’s sale, ...

Leading fine art in the sale is this Afro (Italian, 1912-1976) watercolor collage, “Stagione a Procida,” 1957, signed and dated ($15/20,000).

From Pontiac To Picasso Plate, Clarke Auction Has It All Jan. 13

  • Clarke Auction Gallery
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  • December 28, 2018

A wide-ranging auction will kick off the new year at Clarke Auction Gallery on Sunday, Jan. 13, at 10 am, featuring a sale to whet all appetites, featuring Oriental carpets, lighting, bronzes, ...

One of three known acrylic on canvas paintings of the letter ‘B’ by Robert Indiana (American, 1928-2018), signed and inscribed to the consignor, a personal friend (est.  $60,000-$90,000).

Robert Indiana acrylic on canvas of the letter 'B' -- one of three known -- will be in Weiss Auctions' Jan. 23-24 sale

  • Philip Weiss Auctions
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  • December 27, 2018

LYNBROOK, N.Y. – One of just three acrylic on canvas paintings of the letter ‘B’ by renowned Pop Artist Robert Indiana (American, 1928-2018), plus several lithographs signed by the artist, and a ...

Barry Faulkner,  Manship Toasting the Angels, 1923, Oil on board, mounted and hinged as a screen, 6' x 10’, Collection of the Farnsworth Art Museum, museum purchase with support from the Friends of the Farnsworth Collection, 2008; 2009.1 

New Exhibition at the Farnsworth: The Screen Show

  • Farnsworth Art Museum
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  • December 14, 2018

On Saturday, February 9, 2019, the Farnsworth Art Museum in Rockland, Maine will open a juried exhibition of new works by Maine artists that explores the screen form. The Screen Show will be on ...

Anthea M.  Hartig will lead Smithsonian's National Museum of American History

Smithsonian Names Woman to Lead National Museum of American History

  • December 13, 2018

Anthea M. Hartig, currently executive director and CEO of the California Historical Society, has been named the Elizabeth MacMillan Director of the Smithsonian's National Museum of American ...

The top lot of the auction was this Diego Giacometti cast bronze,“Chat maitre-d’hotel,” circa 1967, in a pleasing reddish-brown patina, that earned $81,250.  It and many of the sale’s other top lots came from the collection of Eugene V.  and Clare E.  Thaw.

Storied Provenance Drives Millea Bros. Select Auction

  • Millea Bros.
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  • December 05, 2018

Realtors like to say it’s all about location, location and location. For Millea Bros., their November 15-17 Select auction was all about provenance, provenance and provenance. Renowned art ...

Coastal Maine atmospheric seascape watercolor by the avant-garde artist of the Boston School, George Hawley Hallowell (Mass., 1871-1926) ($3,125).

Coastal Maine atmospheric seascape watercolor by George Hallowell brings $3,125 at Bruneau & Co. auction

  • Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers
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  • December 03, 2018

CRANSTON, R.I. – An adorable circa 1920 Tiffany & Co. platinum repeater pocket watch sold for $12,500 and a 2003 U.S. $25 Liberty Eagle gold coin climbed to a record $4,688 at an Estate ...

George Washington’s Mount Vernon Appoints New Executive Director of Historic Preservation and Collections

  • George Washington's Mount Vernon
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  • November 28, 2018

MOUNT VERNON, VA— After an extensive national search, the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association (MVLA) has selected Mount Vernon’s Robert H. Smith Senior Curator, Susan P. Schoelwer, as its new ...

Betty Woodman ceramic cups

Betty Woodman Contemporary Ceramics Lots Featured in Schwenke November 30th Fine Estates Auction

  • November 28, 2018

Also Featuring Estate Sterling, Continental and English Furniture and Decorations, Estate Oriental Rugs and Interesting Tobacciana Collection Woodbury, CT – On Friday, November 30th Schwenke ...