MELBOURNE, Fla. – A Sept. 27-28 auction conducted by Matheson’s AA Auction will feature fine art and antiques from five estates including one from Miami and one from Palm Beach. Included in the inventory from one of the estates of a long deceased owner, where it sat undisturbed for decades, was a Teco vase designed […]
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SEDONA, Ariz. – An important atlas of China with 42 maps, executed in Paris in 1737 by the renowned French cartographer Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d’Anville, is the anticipated top lot of an online auction (#125) planned for Sept. 10-24 by Old World Auctions. The atlas constitutes the first scientific mapping of China, for the Emperor […]
AUGUSTA, Ga. – On Sept. 21, in celebration of Augusta’s inaugural Westobou Festival, the Morris Museum of Art will unveil Robert Rauschenberg’s August Allegory (Anagrams) in its new location in the auditorium lobby on the museum’s first floor. “Rauschenberg was undeniably one of the great figures in American art,” said Louise Keith Claussen, Director of […]
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Three Russian eggs were the stars of the show at the Aberdeen-Auctions sale of Aug. 2-3. The top cackle rights went to a 5-inch-tall burgundy design with gold exterior decoration made in the manner of Carl Fabergé. It opened to reveal a small bouquet of porcelain and silver flowers. Nestled in […]
BOSTON – On Sept. 16 Skinner will host a Fine Jewelry auction at its Boston gallery, with real-time Internet bidding through LiveAuctioneers.com. Almost 600 lots of Art Deco, Victorian, Art Nouveau and contemporary pieces are entered in the sale, and a free jewelry clinic will be an added attraction of the Sunday, Sept.14 preview.
HATFIELD, Pa. – Alderfer Auction Center of the Sanford Alderfer Companies will present its Fall Fine and Decorative Arts Auction Sept. 10, 11 and 12. The cataloged event will feature fine jewelry and more than 100 clocks in addition to the main categories of fine and decorative art.
BATLEY, ENGLAND – Police in West Yorkshire, England are investigating a major theft of Clarice Cliff Art Deco pottery from an upscale retail establishment in the town of Batley. According to Detective Constable Sophie Lawrence of Dewsbury CID, the apparently premeditated theft of approximately 55 articles – mostly Clarice Cliff pottery, with the addition of […]
LONDON – Now in its fifth year, the Autumn Antiques and Fine Art Fair, held in association with LAPADA (London & Provincial Antiques Dealers Assn.) has become an annual showcase for 60 professional dealers of fine art and antiques. This year the show’s management advises the event will take place a month later than usual, […]
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – A Caille Venus quarter slot machine with music, one of only four known and the best example of the four, is expected to be the top lot at an auction planned for October 10-12 by Showtime Auction Services, at the Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Even though Raymond A. Whyte (American, 1923-2002) was a nationally famous artist and a world-renowned portrait and surrealist painter. While his artworks currently are on display in major collections like those of Malcolm Forbes, J. Paul Getty, Orson Bean and the DeBeers Museum, they are seldom offered for sale. The Burchard event of Aug. 23-24 […]