Winter Wonderlands, Glittering Treasures

View upcoming auctions, art fairs, new exhibitions, and special objects to ring in the New Year in ARTFIXdaily's slideshow. Happy New Year!

Lockwood de Forest's (1850 - 1932) Full Moon Over Sea, 1906, is part of an exhibition of the artist's work at Sullivan Goss Gallery in Santa Barbara, CA., January 6-April 11, 2011. Priced at $1.5 million, an extraordinary and rare royal silver ice pail by Rundell, Bridge and Rundell (circa 1821), from MS Rau Antiques in New Orleans, is among the gallery's many gift choices for discriminating collectors. The Cooley Gallery in Old Lyme, Conn., has an annual holiday exhibition of art and objects on view through Jan. 3, 2011. At Christie's Americana sales, Jan.  18-26, will be a London Delft Dated Polychrome Dish, 1638, Southwark, Pickleherring Quay or Montague Close, The Underside Painted in Blue with the Initials Ri, Perhaps for Richard Irons.  16½ (41.9 cm.) diameter.  Estimate: $120,000 - 180,000 (Christie's Images) The Woodmere Art Museum in Philadelphia is displaying an exhibition exploring the work of landscape painter John Folinsbee (1892 – 1972) through March 6, 2011. At Martha Richardson Fine Art in Boston, a selection of inventory perfect for gift-giving includes Catherine M.  Wood (British, died 1939) Flowers in a Porcelain Vase.  Signed and dated 1937.  Oil on canvas board, 11-1/8 x 12-1/8 inches. At photo l.a.  XX + artLA projects, Jan.  13-17 in Santa Monica, CA., will be Debra Holt's "Untitled," C-Print, 60x40 inches, from Abba Fine Art. DC Moore Gallery will be moving to 535 West 22nd Street on February 3, 2011, and opening with two exhibitions, Robert Kushner: Wildflower Convocation and Romare Bearden: Idea to Realization, on view from February 3 to March 12. Galerie Florence de Voldère is exhibitng this Theobald Michau landscape in the Brussels Antiques & Fine Arts Fair (BRAFA), one of the world's most prestigious art fairs, Jan. 21-30. Copley Fine Art Auctions will conduct its first Winter Sale, offering 430 lots of top-notch American paintings (including this Pleissner watercolor), decoys and related folk art, on Jan. 17 in New York at the start of Americana Week. Original vintage posters from around the globe are part of the 17th annual holiday poster show, “Favorite Things,” now through January 15 at International Poster Gallery in Boston, MA. Luxurious antique velvet or silk quilts are available from textiles expert Laura Fisher at the FISHER HERITAGE gallery in New York City. On view at Edward and Deborah Pollack Fine Art, 205 Worth Avenue (second floor), Palm Beach, Florida, now through January 14, 2011. Amon Carter Museum of American Art in Fort Worth, Texas, celebrates its 50th Anniversary with "The Allure of Paper: Drawings and Watercolors from the Collection," on view July 9, 2011–October 9, 2011. The Lyme Art Association’s festive art exhibition and sale is the “Deck The Walls” holiday show, on view now through January 9, 2011, in Old Lyme, Conn. Important Native American objects will be unveiled by the Donald Ellis Gallery at the Winter Antiques Show which takes place at the Park Avenue Armory in New York from January 21-30 2011.

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