Luca Carlevaris (Italian, Venetian, 1663–1730) The Molo, Venice, from the Bacino di San Marco, ca.  1709.  Oil on canvas, 19 7/8 x 47 1/8 in.  (50.5 x 119.7 cm).  Robert Lehman Collection, 1975

Italy Observed: Views and Souvenirs, 1706-1899

  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
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  • October 19, 2010

In the 18th century, privileged Europeans embarked on the Grand Tour, traveling principally to sites in Italy, where they visited cherished ruins of the ancient world and the splendid ...

The Messer Chippendale Bookcase

Exceptional private collections to highlight Christie’s October sale of 500 Years: Decorative Arts Europe including Oriental Carpets

  • Christies
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  • October 18, 2010

This autumn, Christie’s is delighted to announce details of 500 Years: Decorative Arts Europe including Oriental Carpets on October 21-22, a two day sale featuring over 600 treasures from the 16th ...

Royal Painted Corner Cabinet attributed to Josephus Moy, probably Franconian, circa 1760.

CARLTON HOBBS HEADS TO CALIFORNIA FOR SAN FRANCISCO FALL ANTIQUES SHOW, OCTOBER 28-31, 2010

  • October 15, 2010

Carlton Hobbs, the renowned specialist in 17th through 19th century British and Continental furniture and decorative arts, returns to the San Francisco Fall Antiques Show, which opens at the ...

This seven-piece bedroom suite was owned by King Farouk I of Egypt.

King Farouk's Massive, $1M Mercury-Gilded Mahogany Bedroom Set Rivals Louis XV's

  • October 13, 2010

When King Farouk died in 1965 in Rome, his death signaled the end of royal lineage of Egyptian rulers.  He took the crown at 16 years of age, was proclaimed  the penultimate King of ...

Autumn Hartford Antiques Show is Oct.  30-31.

Autumn Hartford Antiques Show will feature Old Lyme Art Colony presentation

  • October 07, 2010

Barn Star Productions is pleased to announce the Autumn Hartford Antiques Show will be returning to the Connecticut Expo Center for its second annual event the weekend of October 30 & 31, ...

Pottier & Stymus was one of the greatest furniture making firms of the 19th century.

RAU ANTIQUES GALLERY POSTS SIGNIFICANT SALES AT NYC ARMORY SHOW

  • October 05, 2010

Despite dreary weather and a dip in temperatures, Rau Antiques out-performed its sales expectations at the recent Antiques & Art at the Armory Show held in Manhattan from September 29 to ...

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

OBJECTS OF DESIRE AT THE INTERNATIONAL FINE ART & ANTIQUE DEALERS SHOW OCTOBER 22-28, 2010 THE PARK AVENUE ARMORY 67TH STREET AND PARK AVENUE, NEW YORK CITY

  • Haughton International Fairs
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  • October 04, 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, ...

The Mourners: Medieval Tomb Sculptures from the Court of Burgundy will feature forty sculptures from the tomb of John the Fearless (1371–1419), the second duke of Burgundy.

Medieval Masterworks from Court of Burgundy Leave France for First and Only U.S. Tour in 2010

  • September 30, 2010

 A group of  40 of the greatest masterpieces of medieval sculpture, which have never before been presented together outside of France, will be on view at the Dallas Museum of Art from ...

Outstanding craftsmanship informs this center table by Charles-Guillaume Diehl

Charles-Guillaume Diehl Exquisitely Inlaid Table at Rau Antiques at Armory Antiques Show

  • September 29, 2010

If you were unable to visit the Biennale des Antiquaires in Paris last week, you're in for a surprise when you visit Rau Antiques' booth at the Armory Antiques Show this week.  ...

Moselem Furnace by J.  H Raser

The Annual BERKS COUNTY ART™ Show Opens October 3rd

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  • September 29, 2010

The Annual BERKS COUNTY ART™ Show will be held at Greshville Antiques and Fine Art on Sunday, October 3 through Sunday, October 10, 2010.   Promoting the works by Berks County artists ...

Archaic bronze Lei, Spring and autumn (770-481 BC), Height 44 cm - Width 45,5 cm

The 25th Paris Biennale : a moment of excellence

  • September 23, 2010

The 25th Paris Biennale closes with resounding success. More than 65,000 visitors discovered works of art presented by 80 art dealers and 7 jewellers that turned the Grand Palais into an ephemeral ...

The magnificent pediment features the French symbol of liberty, Marianne, in a place of honor.

Rau Antiques Acquires 1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition Liberty Cupboard

  • September 24, 2010

  This beautifully carved U.S.-France Liberty cupboard was created for the Louisiana State Exhibit at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, or St. Louis World’s Fair, in 1904. Crafted of ...

The Baltimore Summer Antiques Show attracted tens of thousands of visitors.

30TH ANNUAL BALTIMORE SUMMER ANTIQUES SHOW DRAWS INTERNATIONAL COLLECTORS AND RAVE REVIEWS FROM DEALERS

  • September 21, 2010

  The 30th Annual Baltimore Summer Antiques Show attracted tens of thousands of knowledgeable collectors and respected dealers from around the world who traveled from as far as Dubai, ...

The library of the Hôtel Gaulin, Dijon, which was first acquired from its original home by J.P.  Morgan Jr.

CARLTON HOBBS ANNOUNCES FALL ACQUISITIONS

  • September 19, 2010

Carlton Hobbs, the leading specialist in museum quality 17th-19th century British and Continental furniture and decorative arts, has announced that a new selection of rare furniture, paintings and ...

 Lot 100 : A Rococo Revival Bronze Wall Mounted Fountain, 20th Century, with stylized dolphin shell and frog motif.  h:35 w:34 d:13.75 in.  Estimate $ 3,000-5,000

Gray's Auctioneers Fine Furniture and Decorations Auction

  • September 16, 2010

Gray’s Auctioneers announces its Fine Furniture and Decorations auction to be held Thursday, September 30th, 2010, at 1 pm.  This sale features 276 lots with a concentration of English and ...