Monumental portrait painting of American inventor Thomas A.  Edison by Ellis M.  Silvette, signed by both men, 47 inches by 96 inches in the frame (est.  $70,000-$80,000).

Larger-than life portrait painting of Thomas Edison, signed by him and the artist, will be auctioned Aug. 29

  • University Archives
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  • August 21, 2017

WESTPORT, Conn. – A fantastic selection of autographed documents, manuscripts, books and relics are up for bid in an internet-only auction already online by University Archives, based in Westport. ...

Conjoined tianhuang seal with coiling Qilin atop.  Height: 2 in.  Width: 31⁄2 in.  Lot 49.  Gianguan Auctions, September 9 sale.

Chinese Signature Seals - Best Sellers at Gianguan Auctions

  • August 16, 2017

There's a trend in the works and it's coming from a decidedly traditional place - the emporers and scholars of China. Everyone wants one of the carved signature seals that were originally used to ...

HUAC (House Un-American Activities Committee) slate print by William Kent, is as relevant today as when it was created a half century ago.  Photo courtesy of: Marc Chabot Fine Arts, an exhibitor in the new Works on Paper gallery section of the Brooklyn Antiquarian Book Fair.

THE FOURTH ANNUAL BROOKLYN ANTIQUARIAN BOOK FAIR DEBUTS A NEW “WORKS ON PAPER’ GALLERY SECTION WHEN IT RETURNS TO THE BROOKLYN EXPO CENTER, SEPTEMBER 8-10, 2017

  • August 14, 2017

There’s even more to experience, more to enjoy and – best of all -- more to buy, when the Brooklyn Antiquarian Book Fair returns to the Brooklyn Expo Center in Greenpoint, September 8-10, 2017.  ...

Magnificent, original cased yellow and orange cut velvet art glass brides basket with enamel floral decor, set on an unmarked Wilcox silverplate frame.

Part 1 of an outstanding art glass collection will be auctioned Sept. 9th, online and in Kansas

  • Woody Auction
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  • August 14, 2017

Fred and Maxine Zumthurn of California accumulated so many pieces of art glass and other antiques over the course of their long and fruitful lives (Maxine has passed away), it will take at least ...

Wonderfully rendered oil portrait attributed to the French artist Jean Paul Laurens (1838-1921), depicting an unknown man of means (est.  $2,000-$3,000).

Oil portrait attributed to Jean Paul Laurens (Fr., 1838-1921) will come up for bid August 25th

  • Converse & Company
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  • August 7, 2017

MALVERN, Pa. – A colorful cloisonné tripod censer of three enameled cranes is expected to bring $3,000-$5,000 and a wonderfully rendered oil portrait attributed to the French artist Jean Paul ...

Watercolor depiction of homes in a bucolic countryside setting by Ogden Minton Pleissner (Am., 1905-1983), signed and titled Avallon (est.  $2,000-$4,000).

Paintings by Kharlampi Kostandi, Reginald Marsh and Ogden Minton Pleissner will headline Nye & Co.'s Aug. 16 auction

  • Nye & Company
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  • August 7, 2017

BLOOMFIELD, N.J. – Paintings by the Russian Federation artist Kharlampi Kostandi (1868-1939), Reginald Marsh (Am., 1898-1954) and Ogden Minton Pleissner (Am., 1905-1983), plus items from the ...

Wilderness Stories Theater in Life in the Adirondacks permanent exhibition at Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake.  Photography by ADKX.  Courtesy Adirondack Experience.

New permanent exhibition "Life in the Adirondacks" opens at Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake in upper NY state

  • Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake
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  • August 2, 2017

NEW GALLERY INSTALLATION “LIFE IN THE ADIRONDACKS” AT ADIRONDACK EXPERIENCE PROVIDES AN IMMERSIVE, INTERACTIVE EXPLORATION OF ADIRONDACK HISTORY, CULTURE, AND PEOPLE New permanent exhibition ...

Cambridge Wildflower dolphin candlesticks.

Important collection of Cambridge glass in the Wildflower pattern will be auctioned August 19th

  • The Specialists of the South, Inc.
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  • August 4, 2017

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. – The lifetime single-owner collections of Kenneth and Joan Cole – a wide array of items, to include Cambridge glass in the Wildflower pattern, 100+ cake plates, crystal and ...

Uncle Sam's Monogram Whiskey self-framed tin sign, one of over 200 signs and calendars in the auction.

Cowboy and Native American Indian artifacts up for bid Sept. 29-Oct. 1 at Showtime Auction

  • Showtime Auction Services
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  • August 2, 2017

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – What will quite possibly be the largest and most important collection of Cowboy and Native American Indian items ever offered at auction will come up for bid on the weekend of ...

Casablanca movie poster

The International Museum of World War II Commemorates Casablanca With 75th Anniversary Exhibition

  • July 28, 2017

A special exhibition at The International Museum of World War II in Boston will open November 8, 2017, 75 years to the day when America entered World War II, dispatching its own soldiers to North ...

Molded and Painted Sheet Copper Goddess of Liberty Weathervane, Cushing & White, Waltham, Massachusetts, c.  1865-75 (Lot 494, Estimate $30,000-50,000)

Americana Exceptionalism: Skinner’s August Americana Auctions Celebrate Over 200 Years of the Nation’s Ingenuity and Artistry

  • Skinner, Inc.
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  • July 28, 2017

Skinner’s upcoming August Americana auctions are comprised of a varied and interesting array of early American furniture, paintings, needle works, objects of historical interest, and maritime ...

Oil on canvas landscape by Mychajlo Moroz (Ukrainian, 1904-1992), showing the Esopus Creek along the east side of the Catskill Mountains, one of three works by Moroz in the auction ($2,000).

Three paintings by Ukrainian artist Mychajlo Moroz (1904-1992) come up for bid at Bruneau & Co.'s July 22nd auction

  • Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers
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  • July 28, 2017

CRANSTON, R.I. – A men’s Patek Philippe platinum perpetual calendar chronograph watch soared to $88,750, a ladies’ platinum 5.99-carat diamond engagement ring slipped onto a new finger for $33,750, ...

Early to mid-1900s Southern Plains war shirt, a museum quality beaded hide example as picturesque as it gets and in very good condition (est.  $20,000-$40,000).

American Indian artifacts, art and related collectibles at Best of Santa Fe, August 12-13

  • Allard Auctions
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  • July 27, 2017

SANTA FE, N.M. – Over 800 pieces of American Indian artifacts, art and related collectibles, to include two major collections and other items in a variety of categories, will come up for bid at ...

Rare, 16th century Spanish (or Italian) combed morion, or tall dome-shaped infantry helmet, profusely etched ($7,675).

Rare 16th century Spanish or Italian infantry helmet brings $7,675 at Mohawk Arms' Auction #77

  • Mohawk Arms
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  • July 26, 2017

BOUCKVILLE, N.Y. – A rare, 16th century Spanish or Italian combed morion (tall dome-shaped infantry helmet featuring a rim and upswept front and rear peak) sold for $7,675 to take top lot honors at ...

Butterfly kachina doll by Lawrence Acadiz (1964-2014), a member of the Deer and Kachina clans of the Hopi tribe, dated 1995 (est.  $300-$500).

Kachina dolls, Western art and Americana, beautiful saddles, more at Holabird's Aug. 6 auction in Reno

  • Holabird Western Americana
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  • July 24, 2017

RENO, Nev. – Holabird Western Americana Collections, LLC will conduct a 370-lot auction of Western Americana on Sunday, August 6th, starting at 12 high noon Pacific time, in the firm’s gallery at ...