Entries by Catherine Saunders-Watson

Michaan’s May 14 auction delivers glamorous art, jewels, Old West books

ALAMEDA, Calif. – No matter where you are during this unforgettable season, spring 2020, the fabulous finds at Michaan’s Auctions are within reach. Michaan’s May 15 Gallery Auction, offered for online and absentee bidding only, features a collection of earthly delights curated with care by Michaan’s specialists. Glamorous Art Deco etchings, fine Chinese porcelains, diamonds […]

Black Forest carvings: 200 years of tradition

NEW YORK — The beauty of Black Forest carvings lies not only within the artists’ skill in which they yield their chiseling tools but also within the wood and the tree itself. Carvers have long known certain trees grown in the shade and harvested in winter would provide denser wood that would be better for […]