Quirky to Classic Americana Served Up at Sotheby's

  • Sotheby's
  • January 21, 2016 22:12
The living room of Irvin and Anita Schorsch’s Pennsylvania home, Hidden Glen Farms.

Cornelius Vanderbilt's gold cigar case. A New Orleans Voodoo Clock. And "one of the greatest collections of Americana ever assembled" are what Sotheby's says are on offer this week as part of Americana Week in New York. City-wide auctions, shows, exhibitions and events kicked off on Wednesday, ...

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Adirondack Museum's Antiques Show and Sale Opens This Weekend

  • September 13, 2015 14:38
Baxter Mountain, Keene Valley, Adirondacks, 1865, by William Richardson Tyler (1825 - 1896) is one of the historical fine art pieces presented by Saratoga Fine Art at the Adirondack Museum’s Antiques Show and Sale, Saturday and Sunday, Sept.  19 and 20.

On the heels of its popular Rustic Furniture Fair last weekend, the Adirondack Museum will host the country's top dealers in art, antiques and vintage pieces embodying the mountain "Great Camp" style this Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 19 and 20, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Ablaze in the bright hues of ...

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Americana Week Tops $47 Million in Auction Sales

  • Antiques and the Arts
  • January 26, 2012 18:40
Carl Clemens Moritz Rungius (1869-1959), In the Cedar Swamp, Oil on canvas, 36 by 42 inches, Estimate: $150,000-$250,000.

Nearly $47 million was spent on American art and antiques at five auction houses during Americana Week in New York. About 2,000 lots were offered in sales from January 16 to 22 during the focused series of events that includes a host of related antiques fairs, gallery shows, and museum exhibitions. Five highlights from the sales:

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