Museum-quality cranberry cut to clear Dorflinger ewer, 17 inches tall, with an extensive pattern embossed sterling silver base, body and handle ($75,000).

Rare, museum-quality Dorflinger cranberry cut to clear glass ewer soars to $75,000 at Woody Auction

  • Woody Auction
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  • December 14, 2017

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – An exceedingly rare, museum-quality Dorflinger cranberry cut to clear glass ewer, 17 inches tall, soared to $75,000 at a sale featuring two major collections of American ...

Oil on board painting by Wayne Thiebaud (Am., b.  1920), titled Lollipop Tree (1969), 13 inches by 10.25 inches, signed and dated (est.  $400,000-$800,000).

Oil on board painting by Wayne Thiebaud should bring $400,000-$800,000 at Nadeau's Jan. 1st auction

  • Nadeau's Auction Gallery
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  • December 13, 2017

WINDSOR, Conn. – An oil on board painting by Wayne Thiebaud (Am., b. 1920) titled Lollipop Tree, a lovely art glass vase by Ercole Barovier (It., 1888-1974), and one of the finest collections of ...

Lot 77: Richard Hakluyt, Novus Orbis, engraved folding map, showing first printed use of “Virginia,” Paris, 1587.  Sold December 5, 2017 for $80,000.  (Pre-sale estimate: $40,000 to $60,000)

First Use of “Virginia” Sees $80K at Swann Galleries

  • Swann Galleries
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  • December 7, 2017

Maps were so plentiful at Swann Galleries’ December 5 auction of Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books that one could be forgiven for getting lost. Many buyers chose to bid in ...

En-Ar-Co White Rose double-sided porcelain sign, 48 inches in diameter, in the original frame ($6,480).

Beautiful petroliana signs with dazzling graphics bring high dollars at Route 32 Auctions' inaugural sale

  • Route 32 Auctions
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  • December 11, 2017

CRAWFORDSVILLE, Ind. – Advertising memorabilia showed strong prices at Route 32 Auctions’ debut auction on November 25th, held at Christy’s of Indiana in Indianapolis. Bidders were in attendance at ...

Call for Events! 5th Anniversary Boston Design Week! April 4 - 15, 2018

  • December 7, 2017

Boston, MA – A “Call for Events” has been issued for the Fifth Anniversary Boston Design Week, a 12-day citywide festival taking place April 4 – 15, 2018. Non-profit organizations, professional ...

Acrylic on canvas abstract painting by Paul Jenkins (Am., 1923-2012), titled Phenomena Sleight of Hand, signed and dated 1969 (est.  $4,000-$6,000).

Acrylic on canvas abstract painting by Paul Jenkins (Am., 1923-2012) will be in Nye & Company's Dec. 13-14 auction

  • Nye & Company
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  • December 5, 2017

BLOOMFIELD, N.J. – Quality items from collections in Southampton and Gramercy Park, N.Y, unseen and off the market for decades, will co-headline a Collectors’ Passion & Estate Treasures Auction ...

Peter Voulkos, Rondena

Masterwork by Ceramist Peter Voulkos to Lead Phillips’ December Design Auctions

  • Phillips
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  • November 27, 2017

On Tuesday, 12 December, Phillips will host its final Design auctions of the year with the Evening and Day Sales in New York.  These auctions will present an opportunity for collectors of all ...

Locke art glass liquor decanter with golf theme valued at $250/500 in Witherell's Holiday Auction Dec 6.

Bid on unique gifts December 6 in Witherell's Holiday Auction

  • December 1, 2017

Starting at 10 a.m., people can bid online, call-in or join the fun at Witherell’s gallery in Sacramento for the Holiday Gifts auction December 6, 2017. Bid on unique items of jewelry, watches, ...

Cartier.  A very fine diamond-set jade, onyx, coral, beryl and gold Chinoiserie desk clock (estimate: $40,000 - 60,000)

CARTIER AND ART DECO SHINE IN THE ART OF TIME AT BONHAMS NEW YORK

  • November 30, 2017

New York – A dazzling selection of clocks and watches will be offered in the December 4 auction of The Art of Time at Bonhams New York. Leading the sale is a selection of timepieces from ...

Christopher Robin ceramic tea-set presented to Princess Elizabeth, hand-painted, Ashtead Pottery, 1928 Photograph:Royal Collection Trust/© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2017.

V&A's Winnie-the-Pooh Exhibition Explores the Classic

  • November 30, 2017

Original drawings of Winnie-the-Pooh will go on display at the V&A for the first time in nearly 40 years this December as part of the UK’s largest ever exhibition on Winnie-the-Pooh, A.A. Milne ...

Tony Vaccaro, Georgia O’Keeffe with “Pelvis Series, Red with Yellow” and the desert, 1960.  Georgia O’Keeffe Museum.  Courtesy of Tony Vaccaro studio.

One of America's Most Iconic Artists Shown in New Light

  • November 30, 2017

The Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) presents one of America’s most iconic artists in a new light. Georgia O'Keeffe: Art, Image, Styleis the first exhibition to explore O’Keeffe’s unified, modern ...

Lot 135: Georges Lepape, Après la Tempête, watercolor, ink, graphite and gold highlighting, cover illustration for Vogue, 1919.  Estimate $25,000 to $35,000.

Sendak, Seuss & Bemelmans Lead Swann Illustration Auction

  • Swann Galleries
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  • November 28, 2017

Swann Galleries will close the auction season with their popular sale of Illustration Art on Thursday, December 14. The house’s newest department specializes in original works of art intended for ...

Lot 130: Ian Fleming, The Centenary Edition of the Works of Ian Fleming, one of 26 lettered sets, 18 volumes, London, 2008.  Sold November 2, 2017 for $30,000.  (Pre-sale estimate $25,000 to $30,000).

Literature Auction Reaches $500K at Swann Galleries

  • November 21, 2017

Swann Galleries’ auction of 19th & 20th Century Literature on Tuesday, November 14 offered a veritable library of scarce first editions and inscriptions by authors from the last two centuries. ...

One of two mountainous landscape Zisha teapots by Ming master Hui Meng Chen’s in Gianguan Auctions December 9, 2017 sale.

$19,000 Zisha Teapot Inspires Gianguan Auctions' December 9th Collection

  • November 28, 2017

In June, 2017, Gianguan Auctions saw a Zisha teapot by Gu Jingzho's open at $3,700 and soar to $19,000 before the hammer came down. The popularity of the purple clay teapots has inspired collectors ...

Letter hand-penned in August 1966 by Jacqueline Kennedy to Luella Hennessy, John Jr.'s nanny, written on hand-painted stationery (est.  $3,000-$3,500).

Letter penned in 1966 by Jackie Kennedy, with hand-colored illustrations on stationery and envelope, will be auctioned Dec. 6th

  • University Archives
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  • November 28, 2017

WESTPORT, Conn. – A baseball bat signed by both Babe Ruth and Hank Aaron, a baseball signed by Jackie Robinson, the life raft from Francis Gary Powers’s downed U-2 spy plane and several pieces of ...