Baltimore Art, Antique & Jewelry Show rescheduled to 2021

A view of a past Baltimore Art, Antique & Jewelry Show. Image courtesy of Palm Beach Show Group

BALTIMORE – The 2020 Baltimore Art, Antique & Jewelry Show, postponed from August to November, is officially rescheduled to 2021. Recent updates from government officials regarding the use of the Baltimore Convention Center will prevent the show from taking place throughout the remainder of 2020.

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International Photography Hall of Fame reveals inductees

‘V-J Day in Times Square (The Kiss),’ New York City, 1945 © Alfred Eisenstaedt/Magnum Photos

ST. LOUIS (PRNewswire) – The International Photography Hall of Fame and Museum is has announced its 2020 class of Photography Hall of Fame inductees, which will be added to the Hall of Fame and Museum, located in the Grand Center Arts District in St. Louis.

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Clocks, silver, porcelain vie for top bids in online auction Aug. 5

Herend Siang Jaune Masterpiece Silk Road elephant figurine #15846-0-00/SJ, 10in long x 9½in high. Estimate: $2,000-$2,500. Jasper52 image

NEW YORK – Exquisite decorative arts will be offered in a Jasper52 online auction on Wednesday, Aug. 5. Clocks, sterling silver, sculptures and ceramics comprise much of the 300-lot lineup. Bid absentee or live online through LiveAuctioneers.

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Michael Jackson’s sequined glove to star at Heritage, Aug. 8-9

Michael Jackson personally owned crystal-studded glove worn on stage during the Victory Tour, 1984. Estimate: $5,000-$6,000. Heritage Auctions image

DALLAS – It is, quite simply, one of the most recognizable accessories worn on stage in the history of popular music: a Michael Jackson personally owned crystal-studded glove worn on stage during the Victory Tour (1984) will thrill his fans at Heritage Auctions’ Entertainment & Music Memorabilia Auction Aug. 8-9. View the fully illustrated catalog on LiveAuctioneers.

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Gallery Report: Rungius painting scales heights at Abell Auction

ATLANTA – At the start of each month, ACN columnist Ken Hall gathers top auction highlights from around the United States and beyond. Here’s what made headlines since last month’s Gallery Report. All prices include the buyer’s premium.

Rungius oil painting, $372,000, Abell Auction

An oil on canvas painting by Carl Clemens Moritz Rungius (1869-1959), titled Alarmed (Big Horn Rocky Mountain Sheep), sold for $372,000 at a Fine Art & Antiques auction held June 14 by Abell Auction in Commerce, Calif. Also, an 18K gold, platinum and fancy natural gray-blue and pink diamond ring realized $300,000; Bob Kuhn’s (1920-2007) painting of a wading elephant titled Aquacade made $114,000; and Bob Kuhn’s Cool, Cool Sand, circa 1987, reached $102,000. Read more

Early advertising clocks: time to buy

Boasting strong color and graphics, this scarce clock advertising United States Tires made by William L. Gilbert Clock Co. sold for $12,000 + the buyer’s premium in January 2016 at Morphy Auctions. Photo courtesy of Morphy Auctions and LiveAuctioneers

NEW YORK – Advertising is ubiquitous and has appeared on a wide array of everyday products from calendars and signs to tins, pocketknives and more. Advertising clocks have long been a popular collectible with broad crossover appeal. They are pursued by advertising and clock enthusiasts as well as those who collect whatever product a given clock may be promoting.

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Prices climb for Himalaya Birkins at Christie’s auction

A matte white Himalaya niloticus crocodile Diamond Birkin 25 with 18K white gold and diamond hardware. Sold for $300,000. Christie’s image

NEW YORK – Christie’s New York online sale of Handbags & Accessories: Summer in the City that concluded July 28 totaled $2,266,750. It marked the highest total for an online handbag sale at Christie’s, with 88% sold by lot and 117% hammer compared to the low estimate. There was global participation with registered bidders from 29 countries. View the fully illustrated catalog on LiveAuctioneers.

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Asian artworks stand out in Clars auction Aug. 9  

Zhang Daqian (Chang Dai-Chien), ‘Red Leaves and Bird,’ ink and color on paper, mounted and framed, image:13¾in x 32in, overall: 26in x 54½im. Estimate: $15,000-$20,000. Clars image

OAKLAND, Calif. – Clars Auction Gallery’s Aug. 9 sale will feature a fine selection of Asian artwork. Highlights include a Zhang Daqian (Chang Dai-chien), Red Leaves and Bird, ink and color on paper, estimated at $15,000-$20,0000. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Hermès bags, textiles abound in Jasper52 auction Aug. 4

Rare Birkin bag Hermes HAC 40 in Cuivre (copper) Taurillon saddle leather.
Estimate: $32,000-$38,000. Jasper52 image

NEW YORK – Jasper52 will conduct an online auction of some of the world’s rarest and most coveted designer accessories on Tuesday, Aug. 4. The auction is composed of more than 200 lots of one-of-a-kind Birkin bags to limited edition jewelry designs. Bid absentee or live online exclusively through LiveAuctioneers.

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Man who found Forrest Fenn treasure located it in Wyoming

Forrest Fenn’s treasure chest. Image courtesy of The Fen Diagrams,

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) – Famed art and antiquities collector Forrest Fenn says the man who found his hidden treasure last month located it in Wyoming.

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