LONDON – On March 29, Chiswick Auctions will host a Design & Modern Contemporary sale that includes a single-owner collection of beautiful contemporary glass. The 40 pieces, all created by renowned UK and international artists, were assembled by art glass enthusiast Ben Essex between 1978 and 2010. Some were specially commissioned.
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SAVANNAH, Ga. – Everard’s February 28 and March 1 Winter Southern Estates Auction features a luxe array of fine and decorative arts, with many exceptional pieces coming from long-held, high-quality collections. The variety is endless, spanning the traditional fine and decorative art realm from both a Western and Asian point of view. In addition, there are dozens of specialty categories, such as 19th-century lay-down scent bottles, folk art canes, Venetian glass, holy water fonts, Russian lacquer boxes, Royal Vienna porcelain, Sumidagawa pottery, portrait miniatures, antique maps and scientific instruments. Bid absentee or live online through LiveAuctioneers.
DOUGLASS, Kan. – Part 1 of the Ron Blessing estate collection – featuring quality Victorian antiques, French cameo art glass and period American furniture – will come up for bid on Saturday, October 29, beginning at 9:30 am Central time, at Woody Auction. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
WILLOUGHBY, Ohio – When the doors open to Milestone’s auction gallery on Saturday, October 15th, an energized – and eclectic – group of bidders is expected to rush in, grab a coffee and take a last-minute look at the merchandise they hope to bring home.
DENVER, Pa. – A fine and decorative arts selection of incomparable quality awaits bidders at Morphy Auctions on June 8, 9 and 10. The gallery is at its shining best, with rare and beautiful objects at every turn, including 75 leaded and stained-glass lamps, 100 pieces of art glass, 100+ paintings, 50 figural bronzes, 50 lots of silver, and 30 pieces of coveted Amphora pottery. Additionally, there are 30 cylinder and disc music boxes, 15 bird boxes, and long-held private collections containing 100 figural napkin rings, 80 antique, hand-blown colored-glass wedding bells; 50 figural and mechanical gadget canes; and the acclaimed Don and Mary Ann Livingston collection of antique sleigh bells. On day three, Morphy’s will unveil a sumptuous array of fine jewelry plus 30 pocket and wristwatches. Those who are not able to attend in person are invited to absentee or live via the Internet through LiveAuctioneers.
GLEN COVE, N.Y. – Roland Auctions NY will present a two-part Multiple Estates auction on Friday, May 20 and Saturday, May 21, with bidding starting at 10 am Eastern time both days. It will feature a fine selection of Chinese and Asian art, furniture and decorations, and will include many lots consigned from the estate of Herbert and Florence Irving, world-renowned collectors of all things Asian and founders of the Asian Wing of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
NEW YORK — The legacy of Italian art glass, which arose from centuries-old Venetian glassblowing techniques, continues with contemporary glass masters who take ancient traditions and meld them with innovative, modern approaches. Among a new generation of artisans following in the steps of Paolo Venini, Archimede Seguso, Carlo Scarpa and Lino Tagliapietra is Dante Marioni (American, b. 1964-).
DALLAS – Property from the Collection of Jeep & Carla Harned, an assemblage well known to collectors of art glass, will grab a share of the spotlight in Heritage Auctions’ Tiffany, Lalique & Art Glass Including Art Nouveau & Art Deco Signature® Auction April 28. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
SALEM, Mass. — The Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) has received a gift of the glass collection of the New York-based philanthropists Betty and Carl Pforzheimer. The Carl and Betty Pforzheimer collection contains more than 200 works of international studio glass and 40 pieces of historic European and American glass.