Brown's Celebrated Indian Queen, a figural bitters that's prevalent but popular, this one particularly nice in color, deeper than the usual lime green (est.  $5,000-$10,000).

Rare and beautiful vintage bottles will be sold in an online auction, Oct. 13-22

  • American Bottle Auctions
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  • September 11, 2017

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – A terrific selection of rare and vintage bottles from across the United States – to include Western and Eastern sodas, bitters, inkwells, whiskeys and more – will be sold in ...

Lock of Hamilton's hair, and his signature, with a seal and note penned by a descendant in 1868.

Trove of material pertaining to Alexander Hamilton will be exhibited in New York City, Sept. 10

  • September 8, 2017

NEW YORK CITY – Fans of Hamilton the Broadway musical can dive deeper at an exhibit and lecture this coming Sunday, September 10th, titled Hamilton vs. Jefferson: The Rivalry That Shaped America. ...

Palette sketch by John McQuarrie of mural for Sacramento Train Station will be auctioned Sept.  13-27.

For first time, Witherell's holding Sacramento Arts Auction

  • September 7, 2017

For the first time, Witherell’s is holding an auction of Sacramento Arts, highlighting such local figures as Irion Shields, Tarmo Pasto—and a rare find—the John McQuarrie palette sketch for the ...

Jean Hasbrouck House (ca.  1721), Historic Huguenot Street, New Paltz, NY.  Photo by Pieter Estersohn, 2017.  Courtesy Historic Huguenot Street.

Historic Huguenot Street in Hudson Valley NY opens new exhibition showcasing 17th-century Dutch culture

  • HIstoric Huguenot Street
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  • August 30, 2017

Historic Huguenot Street exhibition showcases 17th-century Dutch culture including paintings, furniture, and decorative items from the George Way Collection Complementary display of American and ...

Oil on canvas painting by British-born American artist Thomas Sully (1783-1872), titled Portrait of a Young Woman with Wheat and Flowers on her Bonnet , done in 1841 (est.  $1,500-$2,500).

Paintings by Sully, Sheppard and New Orleans and other regional artists will be auctioned Sept. 16-17

  • Crescent City Auction Gallery
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  • August 29, 2017

NEW ORLEANS, La. – Fine collections of Newcomb Pottery, bronzes and Asian items, original artwork by American artists (much of it from New Orleans and other regional painters), silver, estate ...

Bronze plaque by Roy Lichtenstein, titled Peace Through Chemistry, 27 inches by 46 inches (est.  $80,000-$120,000).

Works by Calder, Lichtenstein, Wyeth, Bertoia, Audubon, others at Cottone Auctions, Sept. 22-23

  • Cottone Auctions
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  • August 25, 2017

GENESEO, N.Y. – Day 1 of Cottone Auctions’ upcoming Fine Art and Antiques Auction, slated for September 22nd and 23rd, will feature the lifetime collection of Annette McGuire Cravens, the ...

Warring States carved jade pillow.  Headrest above two hogs.  Gianguan Auctions Lot 254, September 9.

Chinese Headrests Make For Good Pillow Talk

  • August 24, 2017

The small, personal items from China's long history are as fascinating to collectors as paintings and ceramics. Take, for instance, the "pillow" collection coming to auction at Gianguan Auctions on ...

Oil on board painting by William Aiken Walker (Md./S.C., 1838-1921), depicting a female sharecropper hoeing a cotton field (est.  $5,000-$8,000).

Diminutive genre painting by William Aiken Walker will be part of Bruneau & Co.'s Sept. 16 auction

  • Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers
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  • August 24, 2017

CRANSTON, R.I. – An oil on board genre painting by William Aiken Walker (Md./S.C., 1838-1921), a Chinese Ming dynasty Junyao purple splashed footed pottery bowl, a set of 12 Mintons for Tiffany ...

1948 Original Study for "Tough Call" by Norman Rockwell

World Record Norman Rockwell Price Leads $10.7 Million Heritage Auction Platinum Night Sports Event

  • August 21, 2017

Study for one of the master illustrator’s top works commands $1.68M winning bid Heritage Auctions recorded 14 six-figure sales in its recent Platinum Night Sports auction, but it is the ...

Tiffany & Co mantle clock

A Cornucopia of Treasures

  • August 21, 2017

The end of summer is upon us, and you can harvest a bumper crop of fine art, furniture, decorative art & jewelry at Gray’s Auctioneers. The August 30th auction includes over 500 lots from ...

The only sweeping Madonna would soon be doing would be sweeping up award after award at the Emmys.

Trove of 66 Polaroid photos of Madonna taken in 1983, pre-fame, is for sale at Manhattan Rare Books

  • August 21, 2017

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. – A complete set of 66 original Polaroid photos of Madonna, taken in 1983 by the noted portrait photographer Richard Corman (Am., b. 1954), just six weeks before the release of ...

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 ...