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 ...

Apollo 11 Astronaut Edwin Aldrin descends Lunar Module to Walk on the Moon, July 20, 1969

Exploring the Cosmos: An Important Sale of Vintage NASA Photographs Now Live on iGavelAuctions.com

  • October 2, 2017

Exploring the Cosmos: An Important Sale of Vintage NASA Photography, much of it signed by the heroic astronauts who made history venturing into outer space, is now live on iGavelAuctions.com. The ...

Lot 260: Galileo Galilei, Galilæus .  .  .  His Systeme of the World, in Thomas Salusbury's Mathematical Collections and Translations, first edition, London, 1661.  Estimate $10,000 to $15,000.

Early Printed Books Auction Features Feast of Culinary Tomes at Swann Galleries

  • September 21, 2017

Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books come to Swann Galleries on Tuesday, October 17. The wide-ranging auction of some 300 lots covers a plethora of topics and periods. ...

Blues, 1929.  Archibald J.  Motley Jr.  (American, 1891–1981).  Oil on canvas; 91.4 x 106.7 cm.  Collection of Mara Motley, MD, and Valerie Gerrard Browne.  © Valerie Gerrard Browne / Chicago History Museum / Bridgeman Images

The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s

  • September 27, 2017

The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s is the first major museum exhibition to focus on American taste in art and design during the 1920s and early 1930s. Through a rich array of over 300 ...

©Renzo Piano Building Workshop/©A.M.P.A.S./ Images from L’Autre Image

Academy Museum Receives Landmark $50 Million Gift

  • September 27, 2017

The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures announces a landmark donation of $50 million from philanthropists Cheryl and Haim Saban. This commitment—the largest gift to the Academy Museum Campaign—brings ...

Mondrian dresses, 1965

Two Museums Debut in Honor of Fashion Legend Yves Saint Laurent

  • September 27, 2017

Over fifteen years after the haute couture house closed, the Musée Yves Saint Laurent Paris will open on October 3, 2017. It will be located in the legendary hôtel particulier at 5 avenue Marceau ...

George Inness (1825-1894), Delaware River, circa 1860-63, signed, Oil on canvas, 8 1/4 x 10 inches.  Est.  $8,000-12,000

American Paintings Highlight Doyle's October 4 Americana Auction

  • September 27, 2017

On Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at 10am, Doyle will hold an auction of American Paintings, Furniture & Decorative Arts. The sale showcases 18th and 19th century American furniture and decorative ...