News about Amphora
DENVER, Pa. – Morphy’s 45,000-square-foot gallery never looks more beautiful than just before the company’s December Fine & Decorative Arts Auction. That’s the time of year when visitors are greeted by a breathtaking array of Tiffany Studios lamps, fine jewelry, paintings, both European and American pottery and glass, and many other superior-quality art objects carefully curated […]
DENVER, Pa. – Bidders had a taste for luxury and rarity at Morphy’s lavish Dec. 8-10 pre-Christmas Fine & Decorative Arts Auction, paying above-estimate prices on many of the sale’s premier lots. The $4.3 million event, with Internet live bidding through LiveAuctioneers, boasted fabulous Tiffany lamps, art glass, high-quality silver, bronzes, coins, fine art, and […]
NEW YORK – When Chinese porcelain reached Europe in the 1300s, its durable, delicate beauty delighted aristocrats and royalty alike, despite its excessive cost. Prices dropped considerably in the 1700s, when German alchemist Johann Friedrich Böttger, facing deception, imprisonment, and court intrigue, replicated its secret formula. The key was kaolin—pure, white “China clay.” Across Europe, […]
DANIA BEACH, Fla. – Kodner Galleries’ Nov. 28 auction will feature an important collection of Amphora Teplitz Art Nouveau pottery. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.