An important French Empire Giltwood Bed once owned by Talleyrand.  Exhibited by Pelham of Paris at TEFAF.

RARE MUSEUM QUALITY MASTERPIECES AT TEFAF MAASTRICHT MARCH 12-21, 2010

  • March 10, 2010

Quality, rarity and provenance have become the hallmarks of TEFAF Maastricht and the world’s most influential art and antiques fair has an extraordinary range of important works on show at the MECC ...

With an asking price of $845,000, M.S.  Rau Antiques sold a charming composition by Norman Rockwell titled “Little Girl with Lipstick.”

OUTSTANDING COLLECTIONS AND WORLD-RENOWNED DEALERS SPARK STRONG SALES AND RECORD ATTENDANCE AT THE 7TH ANNUAL PALM BEACH JEWELRY, ART & ANTIQUE SHOW

  • Palm Beach Show Group
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  • March 2, 2010

  As the 7th Annual Palm Beach Jewelry, Art & Antique Show came to a close, the show floor was buzzing about the remarkable number of sales that took place during this year’s event at ...

Pieter Bruegel the Younger, The Indoor Wedding Dance, 1622 To be exhibited by De Jonckheere, Paris at TEFAF Maastricht 2010

FROM YACHTS TO OLD MASTERS How investment helped the art market weather the economic crisis

  • February 26, 2010

  A change in luxury spending habits caused by the recession has helped the international art and antiques market weather the global economic storm. This is revealed by a new report ...

Philadelphia hosts a trio of exciting antiques and collecting events during the month of April collectively known as “Antiques Week in Philadelphia."

Antiques Week in Philadelphia, April 16 through 20, 2010

  • February 18, 2010

For the past 16 years Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, a city steeped in history, has been host to a trio of exciting antiques and collecting events during the month of April collectively known as ...

Gavin Spanierman sold a painting titled "Fountain in a Spanish Garden" by F Luis Mora, which had an asking price of $110,000.

ENTHUSIASM, EXCITEMENT AND INTEREST EVIDENT THEMES DURING DAY THREE AT THE PALM BEACH JEWELRY, ART & ANTIQUE SHOW

  • Palm Beach Show Group
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  • February 16, 2010

  Presidents' Day at the Palm Beach Jewelry, Art & Antique Show attracted thousands of enthusiastic collectors eager to admire the more than 200,000 items on display, including fine art, ...

Baldwin House Antiques will offer a tall-case clock, dated 1789, created by noted Philadelphia clockmaker John Heilig to honor George Washington's inauguration as the nation's first president.

One of America's 100 Most Important Clocks on Sale at Hunt Valley Antiques Show

  • Armacoast Antiques Show
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  • February 15, 2010

At this year's Hunt Valley Antiques Show, February 19-21 in Timonium, MD, one lucky shopper can go home owning a true piece of American history. An 18th century grandfather clock featured in the ...

Women on a Terrace, Vilavail ragini from a Ragamala series, Mughal, Lucknow, India ca.1770-80.

San Francisco Arts of Pacific Asia Show Opens at Fort Mason Center

  • February 4, 2010

 The 14th Annual San Francisco Arts of Pacific Asia Show (SFAPA) returns to the Fort Mason Center February 5-7, 2010. One of the top Asian Art Shows in North America, the upcoming 2010 ...

At Christie's Jan 26.  sale of the Collection of Benjamin F.  Edwards III is a very rare pair of verte-imari candelabra, circa 1725 (estimate: $80,000-120,000).

EXCEPTIONAL treasures from THE COLLECTION OF BENJAMIN F. EDWARDS III

  • Christies
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  • January 7, 2010

On January 26, Christie’s New York is honored to present The Collection of Benjamin F. Edwards III, a prominent collector and former Chairman, CEO and President of A.G. Edwards & Sons in St. ...

A discovery, too late to catalog, found that three lots were commissioned by William H.  Vanderbilt in 1880 for his Fifth Avenue, New York City apartment, including a pair of Aesthetic Movement rosewood and mother-of-pearl side chairs that sold for $97,750.

Highlights from Charlton Hall Galleries December 4-6 Auction: From Museum Vaults

  • Charlton Hall Auctioneers
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  • December 29, 2009

The antique world is buzzing over Charlton Hall’s most recent auction From Museum Vaults, held on the 4th, 5th, and 6th of December. Many highlights of this exceptional sale were from a collection ...

Cat Butler by Diego Giacometti, to be exhibited by L’Arc en Seine, Paris.

TEFAF DESIGN Presents Rare and Influential Pieces in 2010; TEFAF MAASTRICHT 12-21 MARCH 2010

  • Netherlands Board of Tourism & Conventions
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  • December 17, 2009

  TEFAF Design, the stylish newcomer to TEFAF Maastricht in 2009, will exhibit works by some of the greatest names in the history of design when the world’s most influential art and ...

Untitled XVI by Willem de Kooning (1904-1997), new exhibitor L&M Arts.

BIGGER AND BETTER THAN EVER BEFORE – TEFAF MAASTRICHT MARCH 12-21, 2010

  • Netherlands Board of Tourism & Conventions
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  • November 23, 2009

TEFAF Maastricht, the world’s most influential art and antiques fair, will have a record number of 260 exhibitors from 17 countries when the 23rd edition opens at the MECC (Maastricht Exhibition ...

Lot 572: Extensive 275-piece Faberge silver flatware service in original case, circa 1908-17.  Pre-sale estimate $30,000-50,000

Very Special & Highly Important Three-Day Auction From Museum Vaults: Deaccessions from the Centennial Museum at the University of Texas at El Paso

  • Charlton Hall Auctioneers
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  • November 16, 2009

Charlton Hall will offer at auction an important collection of porcelain, silver, furniture, fine and decorative art and historic weapons recently deaccessioned from the Centennial Museum at the ...

The November 8th, 300-lot Los Angeles-based sale will feature pieces from François Linke and Paul Sormani, KPM and Meissen porcelain, beautiful examples of gilt bronze and lighting fixtures as well as a discerning selection of furniture, decorative and fine arts from across Europe.

Style on Sunset : 'Grand Salon' Elegance to Highlight Sunset Estate Auction in November

  • October 28, 2009

Style on Sunset: 'Grand Salon' Elegance to Highlight Sunset Estate Auction in November at Bonhams & Butterfields International fine arts auctioneers, Bonhams & Butterfields is pleased ...

Armchair, 1763-1767, Origin: England, London (probably)

New eMuseum feeds history hunger and antiques appetites

  • Colonial Williamsburg
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  • October 27, 2009

The history-hungry and antiques aficionados can now browse online the collections of The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. The collections database with images, descriptions and object histories is ...

Seymour Joseph Guy (American, 1824-1910) The garland makers.  Oil on panel, 13 1/4 x 10 1/4in.  Estimate: $3,000 - 5,000

Property of a Gentle Lady: Estate of Noted Orange County Philanthropist Elizabeth Colyear Vincent on Offer in November

  • Bonhams
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  • October 15, 2009

Bonhams & Butterfields is pleased to announce the November 8, 2009 auction of The Estate of Elizabeth Colyear Vincent, Newport Beach, California.  Assembled over the course of a ...