17th century oil on canvas painting by Bartolome Esteban Murillo (1618-1682), unsigned and overall 74 inches by 52 inches (est.  $10,000-$20,000).

Paintings by Bartolome Murillo, Raffaello Sorbi will be part of John McInnis' Oct. 27-28 auction

  • John McInnis Auctioneers
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  • October 20, 2017

AMESBURY, Mass. – A Tiffany Studios floor lamp with a Magnolia shade is conservatively estimated at $300,000-$600,000, while an oil on canvas painting by Raffaello Sorbi (It., 1844-1931) and an ...

Beautiful gilt metal chess set and board by the Italian visual artist and sculptor Giuseppe Vasari (1934-2005), depicting the Battle of Waterloo, artist signed (est.  $2,000-$3,000).

Beautiful gilt metal chess set and board by Giuseppe Vasari (It., 1934-2005) will be sold Oct. 28

  • Antiques & Modern Auction Gallery
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  • October 19, 2017

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – A pair of Georg Jensen Danish sterling silver compotes in the grape pattern – at 12 inches in height, the largest Georg Jensen makes – boasting a total weight of 117.5 troy ...

Marvel Comics Amazing Fantasy issue #15 (Aug.  1962), signed by the legendary comic illustrator Stan Lee (est.  $8,000-$12,000).

Copy of Amazing Fantasy #15, signed by Stan Lee, will be auctioned October 28th

  • Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers
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  • October 18, 2017

CRANSTON, R.I. – An astounding collection of Hasbro G.I. Joe action figure dolls from the collection of a former Hasbro employee in Rhode Island, plus a copy of Marvel Comics Amazing Fantasy #15 ...

October 26, 2017: RARE COINS, CHINESE NUMISMATICS & ASIAN ART

1988 Fine Gold Panda Coin Leads Way in Rare Coins, Chinese Numismatics & Asian Art Auctions

  • 888 Auctions
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  • October 16, 2017

Richmond Hill, ON – Thursday, October 26 marks 888 Auctions’ inaugural auction dedicated to numismatic items with a special focus on Chinese gold and silver panda coins. The 426-lot auction will ...

John Quincy Adams photograph, 1843, by Philip Haas.  The National Portrait Gallery purchased the portrait for $360,500 at the Sotheby’s photographs auction held Oct.  5 in New York City.

National Portrait Gallery Acquires Earliest Known Photograph of a U.S. President

  • October 11, 2017

The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery announced today that it has acquired the earliest known photograph of a U.S. President for its permanent collection. Dating from 1843, the photograph of ...

Arie L.  Kopelman, Chairman Emeritus of the Winter Antiques Show

Arie L. Kopelman Named Chairman Emeritus of the Winter Antiques Show and Honored by East Side House Settlement

  • Winter Antiques Show
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  • October 5, 2017

New York, NY –  The East Side House Settlement Board of Managers is pleased to announce that Arie L. Kopelman, distinguished longtime Chairman of the Winter Antiques Show, becomes Chairman Emeritus ...

Museum-quality cranberry cut to clear Dorflinger ewer, 17 inches tall, with an extensive sterling silver base, body and handle.

Two major collections of American Brilliant Cut Glass will be auctioned Nov. 18 in Kansas City

  • Woody Auction
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  • October 10, 2017

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Two major collections of American Brilliant Cut Glass – from Tom Grabb of Indiana and Bill Chandler of Tennessee, whose collections include many rare patterns such as Pueblo, ...

Heritage Auctions Expanding San Francisco Office

  • October 9, 2017

Heritage Auctions, the largest collectibles auctioneer and the third-largest auction house in the world, has announced it is expanding its San Francisco office to accommodate its growing staff and ...

Chinese early 20th century porcelain avian tile, decorated with sparrows on a wisteria plant above a rocky path, 16.75 inches by 11.50 inches, framed ($5,000).

Lovely early 20th century Chinese porcelain avian tile sells for $5,000 at Bruneau & Co. auction

  • Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers
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  • October 9, 2017

CRANSTON, R.I. – A single-trigger double barrel shotgun made around 1915 by English gun maker Westley Richards hit the mark for $12,500 – more than double its high estimate – to take top lot honors ...

Beautifully carved Pang (also known as Mountain Sheep, a game animal) kachina, crafted by the Hopi artisan Melvin Miles, 16 inches tall (est.  $1,000-$1,500).

Native Americana, kachina dolls, antique bottles, more at Holabird's Oct. 19-23 auction in Reno

  • Holabird Western Americana
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  • October 9, 2017

RENO, Nev. – A massive, five-day auction featuring nearly 3,000 lots spanning many collecting categories – to include minerals, mining, Native Americana, bottles and glass, gaming, cowboy, tokens, ...

Harold Tovish, Head, 1971, lithograph, 15/15, 17 1/2 x 23 7/8 inches (image); 22 x 29 1/2 inches (paper), Gift of the Artist

Cool Medium: Art, Television & Psychedelia, 1960-1980

  • October 5, 2017

On October 6, 2017, deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum in Lincoln, Mass., opens Cool Medium: Art, Television & Psychedelia, 1960-1980, which explores how the emergence of color television and ...

Outstanding Cycladic marble head dating from 2,500 BC with impeccable provenance, from the collection of the late philanthropist Annette Cravens ($188,800).

Ancient Cycladic marble head and an Alexander Calder metal sculpture headline Cottone' Sept. 22-23 auction

  • Cottone Auctions
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  • October 6, 2017

GENESEO, N.Y. – An outstanding Cycladic marble head dating from 2,500 BC with impeccable provenance soared to $188,800 and an elegant sculpture of black-and-red-painted sheet metal circa 1946 by ...

Striped bodysuit for Aladdin Sane tour, 1973.  Sukita.  © The David Bowie Archive.

'David Bowie is' Coming to the Brooklyn Museum

  • October 4, 2017

The Brooklyn Museum will be the final stop on the world tour of the critically acclaimed exhibition David Bowie is, organized by the Victoria and Albert Museum, London. The exhibition is the first ...

Lot 166: Missionary archive of Samuel W.  and Gideon H.  Pond, Minnesota, 1833-93.  Sold September 28, 2017 for $112,500.  (Pre-sale estimate: $30,000 to $40,000).

$112k Family Archive Tops Swann Americana Sale

  • October 3, 2017

Hoards of history-lovers came out to attend the preview for Swann Auction Galleries’ auction of Printed & Manuscript Americana on Thursday, September 28. The sale featured a trove of unique ...

First page of a six-page complete musical manuscript, autographed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and titled Le Bataille (K.535, a contredanse for orchestra).

Items pertaining to Einstein, Mozart and the nature of genius will be exhibited in Manhattan, Oct. 7th

  • Seth Kaller, Inc.
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  • October 3, 2017

NEW YORK CITY – Hand-signed letters and manuscripts, and even the building blocks of legendary theoretical physicist Albert Einstein’s mind will be at the center of a flash exhibit to accompany a ...