Paul Evans Sculpture Front Cabinet Hits $200,000 At Rago  [LINK]
LAMBERTVILLE, N.J. — A 98 ½ inch long sculpture front cabinet from Twentieth Century furniture artist and New Hope maker Paul Evans found the top of the block at Rago’s 7-section September 22-24 sale as it made $200,000 including the buyer’s premium. [Read More]
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Paul Evans Sculpture Front Cabinet Hits $200,000 At Rago  [LINK]
LAMBERTVILLE, N.J. — A 98 ½ inch long sculpture front cabinet from Twentieth Century furniture artist and New Hope maker Paul Evans found the top of the block at Rago’s 7-section September 22-24 sale as it made $200,000 including the buyer’s premium. The result stands as the sixth highest result for an Evans cabinet at the auction house, which has had a heavy hand in buil.... [Read More]
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Emil Nolde’s Watercolor Leads At Hargesheimer’s Jubilee Auction  [LINK]
DÜSSELDORF — Hargesheimer Auction celebrated its 10 year anniversary on September 23 with its Jubilee sale. Topping the day was an exquisite watercolor on Japanese paper, by the German Expressionist artist Emil Nolde (1867–1956), “Fire Lily and Bell Flower,” that far exceeded its $23,500 reserve price to sell at $217,765, including the buyer’s premium. [Read More]
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Emil Nolde’s Watercolor Leads At Hargesheimer’s Jubilee Auction  [LINK]
DÜSSELDORF — Hargesheimer Auction celebrated its 10 year anniversary on September 23 with its Jubilee sale. Topping the day was an exquisite watercolor on Japanese paper, by the German Expressionist artist Emil Nolde (1867–1956), “Fire Lily and Bell Flower,” that far exceeded its $23,500 reserve price to sell at $217,765, including the buyer’s premium. (Prices w.... [Read More]
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Gooseneck Tiffany Vase Stretches To Top Lot At Capo Auctions  [LINK]
LONG ISLAND CITY, N.Y. — At Capo Auctions’ September 23 sale a lovely 14-inch-high Tiffany Favrile gooseneck sprinkler vase, with an elongated neck and etched M4356, sported its original paper label. [Read More]
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Gooseneck Tiffany Vase Stretches To Top Lot At Capo Auctions  [LINK]
LONG ISLAND CITY, N.Y. — At Capo Auctions’ September 23 sale a lovely 14-inch-high Tiffany Favrile gooseneck sprinkler vase, with an elongated neck and etched M4356, sported its original paper label. Coming to the block with a $3,5/4,500 estimate, it sold at $12,500, and was the top lot of the day’s sale. The price includes the buyer’s premium. A full review of the sale wi.... [Read More]
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Bonheur’s Equestrians Leap To The Top At Bonhams  [LINK]
LOS ANGELES — A bronze equestrian figural group, entitled ‘The Steeplechase,’ by the french artist Isidore Jules Bonheur, claimed the top lot at Bonhams’ September 19 European furniture, decorative and fine arts sale as the work brought $81,250 including the buyer’s premium. [Read More]
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Souvenir Ruby Glass: Is it flashed or stained?  [LINK]
It may not be an 'age-old question' per se, but whether souvenir ruby glass should be identified as flashed or stained is a topic of debate. One Dr. Anthony J. Cavo takes on. The post Souvenir Ruby Glass: Is it flashed or stained? appeared first on Antique Trader.... [Read More]
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10 essential life lessons from Dr. Seuss  [LINK]
There are more than a few life lessons Dr. Theodor Seuss passed along through his whimsical characters and rhyming style. In recognition of the life he led and the legacy he left behind, Antoinette Rahn shares a few of her favorite kinds. The post 10 essential life lessons from Dr. Seuss appeared first on Antique Trader.... [Read More]
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Winslow Homer’s poem-inspired 1867 painting may command $600K  [LINK]
Artist Winslow Holmer and author Robert Burns may have a few things in common, but for bidders in Leslie Hindman's Sept. 27-28 auction, one thing is just enough. The post Winslow Homer’s poem-inspired 1867 painting may command $600K appeared first on Antique Trader.... [Read More]
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WADA Antiques Show honors Pauline Pottery  [LINK]
Each year, the Wisconsin Antiques Dealers Association (WADA) presents a featured exhibit during its shows. This year's 66th Fall Wisconsin Antiques Dealers Association Show & Sale, Oct. 6-7, carries on that tradition with an exhibition of Pauline Pottery. The post WADA Antiques Show honors Pauline Pottery appeared first on Antique Trader.... [Read More]
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Bierstadt’s “Passing Clouds Over Mountains” tops $102K in $1.7M Sept. sale  [LINK]
Clar's Auction Gallery's final sale of the firm's fiscal year topped $1.7M with artist Albert Bierstadt's American West oil painting "Passing Clouds Over Mountains" leading the way, commanding $102,850. The post Bierstadt’s “Passing Clouds Over Mountains” tops $102K in $1.7M Sept. sale appeared first on Antique Trader.... [Read More]
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Learn All About Slant Front Desks At Antiques Forum On Sept. 23  [LINK]
COLCHESTER, CONN. — Nathan Liverant and Son Antiques is hosting a free forum, “Slant Front Desks,” on Saturday, September 23, from 2-4 pm at 168 South Main Street, Colchester. Slant front desks, with their fitted interiors and secret compartments, combine beauty, function and design. At the forum, a close examination of two slant front desks will include dissecting, comparing and... [Read More]
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Learn All About Slant Front Desks At Antiques Forum On Sept. 23  [LINK]
COLCHESTER, CONN. — Nathan Liverant and Son Antiques is hosting a free forum, “Slant Front Desks,” on Saturday, September 23, from 2-4 pm at 168 South Main Street, Colchester. Slant front desks, with their fitted interiors and secret compartments, combine beauty, function and design. At the forum, a close examination of two slant front desks will include dissecting, comparing an.... [Read More]
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‘Out Of The Box: Unpacking Nantucket Stories’  [LINK]
NANTUCKET – The Nantucket Historical Association (NHA) presents “Out of the Box: Unpacking Nantucket Stories,” a new major exhibition exploring the stories of Nantucket’s people over four centuries with more than 80 artifacts from the NHA’s collections that have rarely, if ever, been displayed before. [Read More]
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Across The Block  [LINK]
From a Meissen tea set to a Soap Hollow chest of drawers and a frothy beer advertising sign, we’ve rounded up a list of notable lots that caught our eye in the recent auction circuit in this week’s Across The Block. [Read More]
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Wonser’s Indian Root Bitters bottle could top $8K  [LINK]
Sasparilla, whiskey, and bitters will be top of mind Oct. 13-22 as bidders look to post the winning bids during American Bottle Auctions' Oct. sale. The post Wonser’s Indian Root Bitters bottle could top $8K appeared first on Antique Trader.... [Read More]
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Out Of The Fifties: New fans are painting by the numbers  [LINK]
How many times have you heard the adage, 'everything old is new again'? When it comes to paint-by-number it's a fitting description. It may be more than six decades since paint-by-number broke onto the hobby scene, but interest is growing. The post Out Of The Fifties: New fans are painting by the numbers appeared first on Antique Trader.... [Read More]
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Russell Stone Harrington Jr, 79, Mover In The Antique Toy Trade  [LINK]
ESSEX, MD — Russell Stone (“Russ”) Harrington Jr, born on August 18, 1938, and actively engaged in antique toys since 1963, passed away on September 7 at age 79. He and his wife Sheila began collecting toys shortly after their marriage. It wasn’t long after that that Russ knew there was a need to be filled. He realized that he had a talent for repairing toys and banks. This... [Read More]
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Russell Stone Harrington Jr, 79, Mover In The Antique Toy Trade  [LINK]
ESSEX, MD — Russell Stone (“Russ”) Harrington Jr, born on August 18, 1938, and actively engaged in antique toys since 1963, passed away on September 7 at age 79. He and his wife Sheila began collecting toys shortly after their marriage. It wasn’t long after that that Russ knew there was a need to be filled. He realized that he had a talent for repairing toys and banks. This... [Read More]
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Philadelphia Furniture Stars At Christie’s  [LINK]
NEW YORK CITY – Christie’s kicked off fall with an eclectic sale of everything from ship’s figureheads to Aesthetic decor and Outsider art. Eighteenth Century Philadelphia furniture took the lead. A symphony of curves, the circa 1740-1755 Reynell-Coates Queen Anne walnut compass-seat side chair topped sales at $137,500 including buyer’s premium. [Read More]
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Philadelphia Furniture Stars At Christie’s  [LINK]
NEW YORK CITY – Christie’s kicked off fall with an eclectic sale of everything from ship’s figureheads to Aesthetic decor and Outsider art. Eighteenth Century Philadelphia furniture took the lead. A symphony of curves, the circa 1740-1755 Reynell-Coates Queen Anne walnut compass-seat side chair topped sales at $137,500 including buyer’s premium. Five other known chairs fro.... [Read More]
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Irma Stern ‘Daisies’ At Alderfer’s Sept. 28 Auction  [LINK]
HATFIELD, PENN. – Alderfer Auction will feature a work by South African artist Irma Stern at its September 28 fine and decorative arts sale. Irma Stern (1894-1966) was born to German Jewish parents in South Africa, but spent much of her youth in Germany, where she also studied art. A versatile artist, she worked in oils, watercolor, gouache, charcoal, ceramics and sculpture. She eventually b... [Read More]
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Irma Stern ‘Daisies’ At Alderfer’s Sept. 28 Auction  [LINK]
HATFIELD, PENN. – Alderfer Auction will feature a work by South African artist Irma Stern at its September 28 fine and decorative arts sale. Irma Stern (1894-1966) was born to German Jewish parents in South Africa, but spent much of her youth in Germany, where she also studied art. A versatile artist, she worked in oils, watercolor, gouache, charcoal, ceramics and sculpture. She eventually .... [Read More]
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