The successful bidder for this carved ivory vase, the top lot of the sale which sold for $55,813, arrived at the auction with a mission: to buy this lot.  She was so enthusiastic that as the bidding began she kept upping the bid increments shouting "$10,000" and then $15,000" to move the process along.

$55,813 Carved Ivory Vase Tops Garth’s Decorative Arts Auction, Jan. 29th

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  • February 14, 2011

An impressive early 20th century Chinese carved ivory vase was the top lot of Garth’s Auctioneers and Appraisers’ auction of Asian, Continental, & American Furniture, Decorative Arts, & ...

 Antler Club, Tsimshian; Northern British Columbia, circa 1780-1810, caribou antler, length: 19 inches (Donald Ellis Gallery)


  • February 1, 2011

As New York’s Winter Antiques Show came to the end of its ten-day run, 21 to 30 January 2011, Canadian dealer Donald Ellis Gallery reported record sales.  Not only did Ellis establish a new ...

From the Loan Exhibition presented by Historic Charleston Foundation at the Winter Antiques Show is Thomas Sully's Mrs.  Robert Gilmor, Jr.  (Sarah Reeve Ladson), 1823, Oil on canvas, 91.6 x 71.8 cm (36 1/8 x 28 1/4 in.).  Gibbes Museum of Art/Carolina Art Association.


  • January 11, 2011

The Winter Antiques Show celebrates its 57th year as America's most prestigious antiques show, providing museums, established collectors, dealers, design professionals and first-time buyers with ...

18th C.  Continental Commode - 1 of 2

Clarke's 2011 Inaugural Auction - Sunday, January 9th, 2:00 pm Eastern

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  • January 7, 2011

Four Hundred and Seventy-Five lots to include Avni Arbas collection, 19th C oils including JV Bertin; 1914 African-American; Gilt Bronze and Champleve candelabra; Tiffany and Settepass candelabra; ...

Incense burner with a deity with aquatic elements, 700–750; Palenque, Mexico; ceramic; 46 3/4 x 22 1/4 x 7 7/8 in.; Consejo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes - Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia, Museo de Sitio de la Zona Arqueológia de Palenque, Chiapas, Mexico, 10-604759.  Courtesy Peabody Essex Museum, photograph © Jorge Pérez de Lara

Saint Louis Art Museum Presents Fiery Pool: The Maya and the Mythic Sea

  • January 6, 2011

The Saint Louis Art Museum will bring Fiery Pool: The Maya and the Mythic Sea, a breathtaking exhibition showcasing more than 90 works of Maya art to its galleries on February 13, 2011. The works ...

At the Winter Antiques Show, Donald Ellis Gallery sold this Complex Mask (Donati Studio Mask) Yup’ik; Kuskokwim Region, Alaska, circa.  1890-1905, wood, pigment, sinew, vegetal fiber, cotton thread, replaced feathers,height: 34 inches.

Donald Ellis Gallery exhibiting at Winter Antiques Show

  • December 8, 2010

Arguably the most important Native American object to be offered for sale since the 1940s will be unveiled by the Donald Ellis Gallery at the Winter Antiques Show which takes place at Park Avenue ...

Pair of spice boxes with internal partition and twin covers Chinese Famille Verte porcelain.  China, Kangxi period (1662-1722).  H 4.5 x W 12.9 cm.

Museum Mayer van den Bergh exhibit at Brussels Antiques & Fine Art Fair

  • November 12, 2010

  As guest of honour at the Brussels Antiques & Fine Art Fair (BRAFA 2011), Museum Mayer van den Bergh will, as a rare exception, exhibit some twenty works of art outside of its own ...

Winter joys by Theobald Michau (Tournai 1676-1765 Antwerp) Oil on copper, 47.5 x 64 cm.  Signed.  Brilliant example of his art as landscape painter in the tradition of Breughel.

The Brussels Antiques & Fine Arts Fair (BRAFA) the beating heart of art in Brussels ...

  • November 19, 2010

It's part of a tradition dating back more than 50 years. Every January, for a period of ten days Brussels becomes the European capital of the arts with the Brussels Antiques & Fine Arts Fair ...

An offering to the nude, circa 1956, by Marc Chagall (Vitebsk 1887-1985 Saint-Paul de Vence).  Indian ink wash, gouache, indian ink, charcoal, and coloured pencils and pencil on paper, wood panel backing, 42.7 x 43.5 cm.  Signed lower left.  Certificate by the Comitee Marc Chagall

January will soon be here, and with it BRAFA once again marks the arrival of the New Year’s art market…

  • November 12, 2010

A tradition that goes back more than 50 years – each January, Brussels hosts the Brussels Antiques & Fine Arts Fair (BRAFA) and for a highly anticipated ten day period becomes the European ...

Antique Helper Auctions

Antique Helper Partners with The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis for Virtual Appraisal Event Nov. 10

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  • November 5, 2010

Antique Helper Auctions is pleased to announce a partnership with The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis through a sponsorship of the museum’s Collectors Connection group. This partnership ...

Importanat Dan Mask

Antique Helper announces an important sale of African, Oceanic and Native American Tribal Art, October 23.

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  • October 19, 2010

Dan Ripley’s Antique Helper will present an important auction of African, Pre-Columbian, Oceanic and Native American art and artifacts on Saturday, October 23rd..  Gathered from several ...

Exhibitor: Hyde Part Antiques A Charles II Black and Gilt Japanned Cabinet with Original Giltwood Stands and Cresting, circa 1685.


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  • October 4, 2010

Even after decades of leadership in the international art and antique fair arena, Anna and Brian Haughton continue to imbue a sense of excitement and discovery to their flagship fair, the IFAADS, ...

GIOVANNI BATTISTA CROSATO (c.1685-86 - 1758) The Rape of Europa; Meleager presenting the head of the Calydonian Boar to Atalanta; Bacchus crowning Ariadne with a diadem of stars; and Jason and Medea charming the Sleepless Dragon of the Golden Fleece 32 x 39 ins (81.3 x 99.1 cm) A set of four, each oil on canvas

Anna and Brian Haughton Announce Dealers and Plans for the 22nd Annual International Fine Art & Antique Dealers Show October 22-28, 2010 at the Park Avenue Armory New York

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  • June 28, 2010

  New York and London, June 28, 2010  Haughton International Fairs have announced a superb roster of 62 world-class exhibitors -- with an unprecedented dealer return rate– for the ...

STEPHEN ONGPIN FINE ART: HILAIRE-GERMAIN-EDGAR DEGAS Paris 1834-1917 Paris Dancer (Préparation en dedans) Charcoal, with stumping, on buff paper.  Haughton International Fairs Launch a True `Collectors Fair’ In the heart of London June 10-16, 2010

Haughton International Fairs Launch a True `Collectors Fair’ In the heart of London June 10-16, 2010 Incorporating the legendary International Ceramics Fair & Seminar

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  • June 1, 2010

This June, Kensington Gardens will provide the stunning backdrop to Art Antiques London, which runs from June 10-16, 2010, a new art and antiques fair aimed at both the seasoned connoisseur and ...

A finely carved four-inch long Maori nephrite neck pendent (hei tiki) stems from the Rotorua area, North Island, New Zealand.  The desirable pendant, expected to bring as much as $8,000 when offered by Bonhams & Butterfields in San Francisco, saw highly competitive bids, selling for $45,750.  Collected in the 1850s and purportedly traded for gold, the hei tiki had been within an Australian museum collection.

African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art Sold at Bonhams & Butterfields; International bidder interest strong in San Francisco on Feb. 12th

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  • February 20, 2010

The cultural arts scene in the San Francisco Bay Area was celebrated in early February, including a series of exhibits and events in Marin and ‘The City,’ and an auction of African, Oceanic and ...