Entries by Catherine Saunders-Watson

Possibly unique example of Lowe pottery in Case’s Sept. 27 auction

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.-A major Tennessee pottery discovery, a rare complete Audubon octavo set, fine art and numerous Southern antiques are among the highlights of Case Antiques’ Sept. 27 Fall Auction. Among more than 300 cataloged lots is an extensive offering of Southern and European furniture, silver, samplers, paintings, and exceptional engravings. One of the star lots […]

Estate antiques, including Tiffany armchair, highlight Fontaine’s Sept. 27 auction

PITTSFIELD, Mass. – More than 300 lots of outstanding, fresh-to- market merchandise in a broad array of categories will be offered on Saturday, Sept. 27 at Fontaine’s Auction Gallery in Pittsfield. “This auction will feature hundreds of wonderful items from prominent area estates,” said John Fontaine of Fontaine’s Auction Gallery, “and it’s just one of […]

Sept. 20 Glass Now auction benefits Philadelphia’s National Liberty Museum

PHILADELPHIA – Final preparations are under way for the National Liberty Museum’s annual Glass Now gala auction of art glass, with proceeds benefiting the museum’s mission to inspire heroes and defuse violence. The museum’s major fundraiser, Glass Now: Generation to Generation, will take place Sept. 20 at Philadelphia Marriott Downtown starting at 5:00 p.m. More […]

Warhol, Murakami, Wesselman featured in Wittlin & Serfer’s Fall Sale

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Wittlin & Serfer Auctioneers, based in Ft. Lauderdale, have announced details of their 2008 Fall Contemporary Art Auction, which will take place on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 20 and 21. Highlights of the 605-lot auction include artworks by Andy Warhol, Tom Wesselmann, Keith Haring, Robert Rauschenberg, Pablo Picasso, Joan Miró and […]

Warhol execs to lead Three Rivers Arts Festival in Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Two executives from The Andy Warhol Museum have been picked to oversee Pittsburgh’s annual Three Rivers Arts Festival. Colleen Russell Criste, the Warhol’s deputy director, will be acting director of the festival, which celebrates its 50th anniversary next year. Ben Harrison, the museum’s curator of performances, will perform the same function for […]