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Aubusson tapestries, carpets starring in Heritage sale Dec. 4
DALLAS – Across the spectrum of highlights on offer in Heritage Auctions’ Fine Furniture & Decorative Arts Auction on Friday, Dec. 4, is a selection of rare Aubusson tapestries – an ideal complement to the five special sessions in the sale. Bid absentee or live online through LiveAuctioneers.
Horse portraits: odds-on favorites
NEW YORK – While images of hunting dogs may first come to mind when thinking of sporting art, horse portraits have long been a storied tradition. Whether it’s a champion jumper, a thoroughbred that won the Kentucky Derby or a beloved family horse that only goes on trail rides, there is great demand and enthusiasm […]
New Mexico tribe celebrates return of pueblo cultural items
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) – Tribal and federal officials celebrated the return Wednesday of dozens of cultural items to Acoma Pueblo’s nearly 1,000-year-old village in New Mexico after the tribe spent years pressing for the repatriations of ceremonial items from galleries, auction houses and private collections worldwide.
Feds: Decline noted in number of US tribal items sold at Paris auctions
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) – A federal report shows the number of Native American cultural items listed for bidding at five Paris auction houses declined after an uproar two years ago led to the halted sale of an Acoma Pueblo ceremonial shield — a piece tribal leaders say was illegally taken from their village in New Mexico.