Catalog cover with detail of African-American Andirons

Powers Presents: WINNOWED at the Philadelphia Antiques & Art Show

  • Steven S. Powers
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  • April 11, 2018

Powers admits that is not easy coming up with compelling and complex material show after show. But, he claims his current catalog is thinner than usual, but phat as ever—quality over quantity with ...

Morten Løbner Espersen Morten Løbner Espersen Blood Moon #1, 2015 Glazed stoneware 20.47h x 19.69w in.

Jason Jacques Gallery Presents a Lunar-Themed Exhibition at the Dallas Art Fair

  • April 11, 2018

For its inaugural presentation at the Dallas Art Fair the Jason Jacques Gallery will present a curated selection of contemporary ceramic art juxtaposed with rare black- and- white photographs from ...

Outstanding 36-coin "Harts Coins of the West" set of gold coins (or tokens), a colorful commemoration of all U.S.  gold rush locales, in grades from MS 63 to MS 66 ($41,572).

Holabird's March 15-18 auction in Reno was a celebration of America's gold rushes, from Georgia to California

  • Holabird Western Americana
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  • April 09, 2018

RENO, Nev. – There was gold in them thar hills at Holabird Western Americana Collections’ Gold Rush Sale held March 15th-18th, online and in Reno, as an outstanding 36-coin “Harts Coins of the ...

100 Years of History in Decorative Items from the Iconic Hotel Ritz Madrid at Auction

  • April 05, 2018

This spring, a three-day, 1500-lot sale of beautiful items from Hotel Ritz, Madrid will head to auction. Crystal chandeliers, four-poster beds, tables, chairs, tapestries, mirrors and ...

Woodblock poster.  Nottingham, England: Stafford & Co.  (c.  1875).  After the John Gast painting American Progress (1872).  Collection of J.C.McElveen

Mapping the American West at the Grolier Club

  • April 03, 2018

Exploring and settling the American West can be seen graphically in "Westward the Course of Empire: Exploring and Settling the American West 1803-1869,” an exhibition of maps and books from the ...

Roger Medearis (1920-2001), Milking Time, 1947, Signed, dated and inscribed, Egg tempera on board, 14 x 18 inches.  Est.  $4,000-6,000

American Paintings, Furniture & Decorative Arts at Doyle on April 18

  • April 05, 2018

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

Casein paint, ink and pencil on board by Ludwig Bemelmans (Fr./Am., 1898-1962), titled Palma de Mallorca Street Scene, signed and dated 1956 (est.  $6,000-$9,000).

Spanish street scene by Ludwig Bemelmans (Fr./Am., 1898-1962) will headline Bruneau & Co.'s April 14th auction

  • Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers
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  • April 04, 2018

CRANSTON, R.I. – A wonderful selection of exterior architectural antiques and fine artworks that include a Spanish street scene by Ludwig Bemelmans (Fr./Am., 1898-1962), will headline Bruneau & ...

Example of a 1895 Morgan silver dollar

Numismatic Crime Information Center Tip Leads to Arrests in the Rob Gronkowski Break-in During Super Bowl

  • April 01, 2018

While New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski was busy playing in Super Bowl LII on Feb. 5, suspects were busy burglarizing his home, which he shared with three other individuals. The ...

Original watercolor painting by Joan Miro (Sp., 1893-1983), signed lower right ($64,900).

Watercolor, India ink and pastel on paper by Joan Miro shoots to $64,900 at Cottone Auctions

  • Cottone Auctions
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  • March 30, 2018

GENESEO, N.Y. – Tiffany led the list of top lots at Cottone Auctions’ two-day Spring Fine Art & Antiques Auction held March 23rd and 24th, as a rare Tiffany Studios ‘Bamboo’ leaded glass and ...

Come One, Come All, to the World's Fair!

  • March 29, 2018

Once again, Gray’s auctioneers is proud to host a wide variety of memorabilia and collectibles from the historic World’s Fair exhibitions, with another slew of souvenirs and curiosities from the ...

Jean-Michel Basquiat (American, 1960-1988) Mixed Media

Modern and 19th Century Art with Asian Antiques Lead April 12 Auction at 888 Auctions

  • 888 Auctions
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  • March 28, 2018

Richmond Hill, ON – As the temperature rises, so have hammer prices at 888 Auctions. And this is in no small part bolstered by the rising hammer prices achieved by the fine art sold through 888 ...

Extensive archive of material relating to the 1976 hijacking of Air France flight 136 from Tel-Aviv, Israel to Paris, subsequently diverted to Entebbe, Uganda (est.  $10,000-$12,000).

Archive of material relating to the Israeli raid on Entebbe in 1976 will be auctioned April 10th

  • University Archives
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  • March 27, 2018

WESTPORT, Conn. – An extensive archive of material pertaining to the 1976 hijacking of Air France flight 139 from Tel-Aviv, Israel to Paris – a news story so important it was the inspiration for ...

Peacock Vase Vase, ca.  1901; Produced by Tiffany and Co.  (United States); USA; mold-blown and iridized glass; H x W x D: 33.7 x 25 x 14 cm (13 1/4 x 9 13/16 x 5 1/2 in.); Gift of Stanley Siegel, from the Stanley Siegel Collection; 1975-32-11; Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.

Cooper Hewitt to Present 'Saturated: The Allure and Science of Color' This Spring

  • March 26, 2018

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum in New York City presents this spring “Saturated: The Allure and Science of Color,” an exhibition on view May 11 through Jan. 13 that explores the elusive, ...

The finest certified 1787 New York Brasher Doubloon – has been sold for more than $5 million in a private treaty transaction involving Heritage Auctions, Monaco Rare Coins and an anonymous West Coast collector.

Heritage Auctions Brokers Sale of 1787 Brasher Doubloon for Record $5+ Million

  • March 26, 2018

Private transaction is most valuable single item sold in company history The first gold coin struck in the United States – the finest certified 1787 New York Brasher Doubloon – has been sold for ...

Easily the top lot of the auction was the set of French fauteuils a la reine armchairs, circa 1755-1760, which sold for $225,000.

Gorgeous pair of French 18th century fauteuils a la reine armchairs sells for $225,000 at Nye & Company auction

  • Nye & Company
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  • March 26, 2018

BLOOMFIELD, N.J. – A gorgeous pair of French 18th century Louis XV giltwood fauteuils à la reine sold for $225,000 at an Estate Treasures Auction held March 14th and 15th by Nye & Company ...