Collectors set sights on Las Vegas Antique Arms Show, Feb. 28-29, March 1

Browsing top-notch antique and sporting arms goes hand in hand with the camaraderie enjoyed by visitors to the Las Vegas Antique Arms Show. Image courtesy of LVAAS

LAS VEGAS – The most important buying event of the year for antique firearms collectors – the Las Vegas Antique Arms Show, International Sporting Arms Show & Custom Knifemakers Show (LVAAS) – will take place on February 28, 29 and March 1 at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino. The spacious venue boasts more than 70,000 square feet of exhibitor space in the Antique Showroom and another 40,000 square feet for sporting arms, custom knifemakers and firearms engravers.

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Kaminski to auction estate of porcelain kingpin Feb. 22-23

Rare Chinese Ming Dynasty blue and white plate. Estimate: $2,000-$3,000. Kaminski Auctions image

BEVERLY, Mass. – Kaminski Auctions’ Feb. 22 sale features fine Asian antiques, while on Feb. 23, Kaminski will present the estate of Alfreda Rochelle Thomas, wife of Alfred Peter Rochelle Thomas of the famous antique porcelain company of J. Rochelle Thomas of Palm Beach, Florida, and New York City. Bid absentee or live online through LiveAuctioneers.

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Art Institute of Chicago acquires monumental Tiffany window

Tiffany Studios landscape window, design attributed to Agnes F. Northrop (American, 1857–1953); Tiffany Studios (American, 1902–32). Hartwell Memorial Window (Light in Heaven and Earth), 1917. Corona, New York. Leaded glass; 701 x 487.7 cm (276in x 192 in). The Art Institute of Chicago image

CHICAGO –The Art Institute of Chicago announced Wednesday the acquisition of an extraordinary memorial window attributed to Agnes F. Northrop and made by Tiffany Studios in 1917. Originally commissioned for the Central Baptist Church (now known as Community Church of Providence) as the gift of Mary L. Hartwell in memory of her husband, Frederick W. Hartwell, the window is a pinnacle achievement in the medium of stained glass.

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Important Ludwig Deutsch painting leads Clars’ Feb. 23 auction

‘Eid al-Fitr,’ (Breaking the Fast), 1902, by Ludwig Deutsch (Austrian/French, 1855-1935) will be offered for $250,000–$350,000 

OAKLAND, Calif. – Clars Auction Gallery’s February 22-23, 2020 auction will present highly significant works by renowned artists, designers and historic collections spanning the categories of Fine Art, Decorative Arts & Furnishings, Jewelry and Asian Antiques and Art. Bid absentee or live online through LiveAuctioneers.

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Chief Black Coal headdress returning to Northern Arapaho

1882 photograph of Chief Black Coal, an influential Arapaho chief who fought to retain peace between the Arapaho and The United States during the Great Sioux War of 1876

ARAPAHOE, Wyo. (AP) — The approximately 250 tribal and community members hadn’t simply come on a Saturday to enjoy a free feast and listen to tribal leaders speak: They wanted to see what sat behind a three-walled barrier.

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European flavor enhances Kamelot’s Feb. 22 Modern Design auction

‘The Confidential’ suite by Alberto Rosselli for Saporiti. Sofa and chairs are covered in Missoni fabric.

PHILADELPHIA – On February 22, Kamelot Auctions will conduct a Modern Design sale featuring French, Italian, and American furniture, lighting, and decorative accessories. Containing nearly 500 lots, this auction is an eclectic mix of designs that will appeal to all kinds of tastes. Bidding will commence at 11 a.m. ET, with absentee and Internet live bidding available through LiveAuctioneers.

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