David Boudon (Switzerland, 1778-c.1816)

Estates Excel in the Brunk Auctions January Sale

  • Brunk Auctions
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  • January 30, 2018

Brunk Auctions hosted another successful auction in their Asheville, North Carolina gallery over the weekend of January 26th and 27th, 2018. The January sale at Brunk Auctions brought $1.76 million ...

The Diamond Eagle presented to George Washington

Museums Wager 'Cradle of Liberty' Talks on Super Bowl

  • January 28, 2018

Philadelphia has loved a good underdog story ever since the Continental Army took on the British Empire during the Revolutionary War (spoiler alert: they won). Today, the Museum of the American ...

Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company, Eighteen-Light Lily Table Lamp, prior to 1902, bronze, blown glass.  Photograph by John Faier.  © 2018 Driehaus Museum

'Louis Comfort Tiffany: Treasures from the Driehaus Collection' Exhibition Travels Across U.S.

  • January 25, 2018

Spanning 30 years of Louis Comfort Tiffany’s design career and showcasing a wide range of his objects and ingenuity, Louis Comfort Tiffany: Treasures from the Driehaus Collection presents a superb ...

Pair Georgian Rococo Sterling Candlesticks

Early English Decorative Arts From The Estate of Mrs. George S. Franklin, Jr. Featured in Schwenke Auctioneers January 31st Auction

  • January 25, 2018

On Wednesday, January 31st  Schwenke Auctioneers will hold its January Fine Estates Auction with an offering of over 500 lots of freshly consigned estate property from estates throughout ...

Victory desk.  Wendell Castle

Wendell Castle, Renowned ‘Father of the Art Furniture Movement,’ Remembered

  • January 21, 2018

Wendell Castle, treasured Artist in Residence at Rochester Institute of Technology and widely recognized as the “father of the art furniture movement,” died in his Scottsville, N.Y., home on Jan. ...

Oil on canvas painting by the renowned Swedish-born American artist Birger Sandzen (1871-1946), titled Cedars and Rocks, one of four Sandzens in the auction.

Four original oil paintings by Birger Sandzen (1871-1946) will headline Woody Auction's Feb. 24 grand opening event

  • Woody Auction
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  • January 17, 2018

DOUGLASS, Kan. – Woody Auction will celebrate the grand opening of its new Douglass gallery with a major antique and fine art auction on Saturday, February 24th, one that will be highlighted by ...

Aki by Toshiko Takaezu (1922 - 2011), is among a selection of contemporary artworks that will be featured in the Museum’s planned loan exhibition, Philadelphia Collects Philadelphia, at this year's Show.  c.1968.  Polychrome glazed porcelain.10 1/2 x 1 x 10 1/2 inches.  Bequest of Melvin Richman, 2002.

Philadelphia Museum of Art and Penn Medicine Join Forces in support of the 56th Philadelphia Antiques and Art Show

  • January 16, 2018

The 56th  Philadelphia Antiques and Art Show will be held at South 11th Street & Kitty Hawk Avenue in the Philadelphia Navy Yard from April 20-22, 2018 and will jointly benefit the Philadelphia ...

(Lot 228) a rare Chinese Export famille rose and grisaille porcelain circular dish from the Lee of Coton Hall service, circa 1735.

Rare Chinese Export Plate From The Estate of Mrs. George S. Franklin, Jr. Featured in Schwenke Auctioneers January 31st Auction

  • January 16, 2018

On Wednesday, January 31st  Schwenke Auctioneers will hold its January Fine Estates Auction with an offering of over 500 lots of freshly consigned estate property from estates throughout ...

The sale's top lot was this fine bronze sculpture by Mexican-born realist Enrique Alferez (1901-1999), dated 1983 and titled The Bather ($13,750).

Bronze sculpture by Mexican-born realist Enrique Alferez (1901-1999) brings $13,750 at Bruneau

  • Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers
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  • January 16, 2018

CRANSTON, R.I. – A fine bronze sculpture of a female nude by Mexican-born realist Enrique Alferez (La./Tex., 1901-1999), titled The Bather (1983), climbed to $13,750, and a beautiful Tiffany & ...

19th century oil on board painting by South Carolina artist William Aiken Walker (1838-1921), titled Cabin Scene, signed lower left (est.  $12,000-$15,000).

Artworks by William Aiken Walker, Clementine Hunter, Bill Hemmerling will lead Crescent City's Jan. 27-28 auction

  • Crescent City Auction Gallery
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  • January 15, 2018

NEW ORLEANS, La. – Original paintings by renowned Southern artists William Aiken Walker and William Hemmerling, a mug and a vase from the studios of George Ohr (the “Mad Potter of Biloxi”), and a ...

Modernism Week Showcase Home – Moroccan Modern

Winter Destination: Modernism Week in Palm Springs

  • January 11, 2018

Modernism Week’s signature February festival will take place February 15-25, 2018, highlighting midcentury modern architecture, art, interior and landscape design, and vintage culture in the Palm ...

REMBRANDT PEALE (1778- 1860) AFTER CHARLES WILLSON PEALE (1741-1827) Portrait of George Washington as a Colonel of the Alexandria Militia, early 19th Century.  Oil on canvas.  Estimate: $400,000-600,000

Peale's Washington, Eisenhower's Silver and a Tour-de-Force Tall Case Clock at Christie's Americana Sales

  • January 11, 2018

Christie’s Americana Week 2018, a series of auctions, viewings and events, will be held January 12-19 with sales comprised of Chinese Export Art featuring 100 Lots from Marchant, est. 1925 on ...

Tommy Hilfiger: “I was drawn to the scrimshaw pieces right away because I love Nantucket, Martha’s Vineyard and that part of the world.” Rare and Important Carved Cherrywood, Scrimshaw and Tortoiseshell Marriage Mantle Ornament Initialed J.C.  and A.A.H., Circa 1870.  Estimate $15,000–25,000.

Tommy Hilfiger Selects His Favorite Pieces from Sotheby's Americana Week Sales

  • January 11, 2018

2 Auctions Offering 1,250+ Lots Spanning 4 Centuries Of Furniture, Silver, Folk Art, Ceramics, Maps and More At Sotheby’s New York, the New Year begins with Americana Week. In 2017, Americana ...

Liquitex on paper by Tom Wesselmann (1931-2004), of a nude female bust (est.  $30,000-$50,000).

Liquitex on paper by Tom Wesselmann (1931-2004) will headline Nye & Company auction, Jan. 31

  • Nye & Company
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  • January 10, 2018

BLOOMFIELD, N.J. – Folks pouring into New York City for Americana Week beginning January 15th would be wise to consider sticking around for Nye & Company Auctioneers’ big Collectors’ Passion ...

Pol Mara, Nu et Jambes, 1970 Oil on canvas

Jason Jacques Gallery Presents A Mash-up of Pop Paintings and Contemporary Ceramic Sculpture at FOG Design + Art Fair, January 11-14

  • January 8, 2018

Jason Jacques Gallery will present rare pop paintings with contemporary ceramic sculpture at the FOG Design + Art Fair, which opens with a gala preview on Wednesday January 10 and continues through ...