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 ...

Art Deco diamond parrot brooch

The Northern Antiques Fair

  • The Northern Antiques Dealers Fair Ltd
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  • July 19, 2017

An exciting change to the UK antiques fairs calendar is The Northern Antiques Fair, now under new ownership and managed by expert fairs organiser, Ingrid Nilson.  Formerly named The Harrogate Art ...

Framed oil on canvas painting by American artist and renowned "poultry painter" Ben Austrian (1870-1921), dated 1906 and titled Shame on You (est.  $8,000-$12,000).

Original oil by "the poultry painter" -- Ben Austrian (1870-1921) -- will be auctioned July 29th in Florida

  • Antiques & Modern Auction Gallery
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  • July 19, 2017

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – A pair of hexagonal form ‘Chan’ side tables by Philip and Kelvin Laverne and a 1906 oil on canvas painting by American artist Ben Austrian (1870-1921) will be part of ...

Visitors at the Adirondack Experience

Adirondack Experience Files Lawsuit After Town Aims to Take Museum Property

  • July 14, 2017

On Thursday, July 13, Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake, filed a lawsuit to counter efforts on the part of the Village of Lake Placid to seize its property via eminent ...

Benjamin D.  Maxham (1821–1889), Henry David Thoreau, 1856, daguerreotype.  National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of an anonymous donor.

The Morgan Thoroughly Explores Thoreau in Major Exhibition

  • July 12, 2017

Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862) occupies a lofty place in American cultural history. He spent two years in a cabin by Walden Pond and a single night in jail, and out of those experiences grew two ...

Some of the items will be sold at a fixed price, like a tag sale.  Others will be sold to the highest bidder, in an unreserved auction environment.

Props, sets, costumes, other items from a hit TV show will be sold to the public July 13-16 in Georgia

  • Ahlers & Ogletree
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  • July 10, 2017

CONYERS, Ga. – Props, sets, costumes, furniture, an Airstream trailer and other assets used during the production of a popular television show that ran for four years during prime time will be sold ...