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Circa-1920s cast iron doorstop of a wine merchant laden with bottles, est. $1,800-$2,000

Jasper52 delivers Americana, Folk Art, and Outsider Art, May 26

Circa-1920s cast iron doorstop of a wine merchant laden with bottles, est. $1,800-$2,000

Circa-1920s cast iron doorstop of a put-upon wine merchant, est. $1,800-$2,000

NEW YORK – On Thursday, May 26, starting at 6 pm Eastern time, Jasper52 will present a sale of Americana, Folk Art, and Outsider Art. Its 310 lots are, as always, curated by the unimpeachable Clifford Wallach, an expert in tramp art, folk art, and Americana. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Artemis Gallery to auction exceptional antiquities, cultural & fine art, March 24

Rare Ancient Egyptian Pre-Dynastic (Naqada II to Naqada III, circa 3500-3000 BCE) terracotta canoe-form boat model with pinched keel, 19in long. Published in 1909 reference ‘The Light of Egypt,’ by Robert de Rustafjaell, who found the relic at Gebelein, 17 miles from Luxor. Extensive provenance, including Sotheby’s London, January 20-24, 1913. Estimate $40,000-$50,000

BOULDER, Colo. – Discerning collectors of cultural art always look forward to Artemis Gallery’s auctions produced under the “Exceptional Antiquities” banner. That particular series of sales represents the finest ancient, ethnographic and fine art consignments entrusted to the renowned Artemis team for expert vetting, marketing and sale. The next Exceptional Auction is slated for Thursday, March 24, and as always, each item will convey to its new owner with an Artemis Gallery Certificate of Authenticity.

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Signed Mose Tolliver painting on wood, est. $1,500-$2,000

March 24 auction Americana, Folk Art & Outsider Art spotlighted in New York, March 24

Signed Mose Tolliver painting on wood, est. $1,500-$2,000

Signed Mose Tolliver painting on wood, est. $1,500-$2,000

NEW YORK – On Thursday, March 24, starting at 6 pm Eastern time, Jasper52 will hold a sale of Americana, Folk Art and Outsider Art. The 534-lot auction is, as always, curated by Clifford Wallach, an expert on tramp art, folk art and Americana. Featured in the sale lineup are a trio of museum-quality portrait dolls dressed in silk and satin wedding attire, created in the first half of the 20th century; duck decoys, a wood carving of a Great Dane dog, a Southern country abacus, a quartet of Beatrix Potter Vienna bronzes, and a generous selection of quilts, including a circa-1880s Victorian silk crazy quilt.

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Circa-1910 tin pumpkin head Halloween lantern, est. $1,500-$2,000

Jasper52 embraces Americana, folk and outsider art, Feb. 24

Circa-1910 tin pumpkin head Halloween lantern, est. $1,500-$2,000

Circa-1910 tin pumpkin head Halloween lantern, est. $1,500-$2,000

NEW YORK – A needlework sampler stitched in New Hampshire in 1793, a large carved dolphin head from the bannister of a staircase, and a circa-1910 tin Halloween lantern will likely earn top lot status at Jasper52’s Americana, Folk Art, and Outsider Art auction, which will be held Thursday, February 24 at 6 pm Eastern time. Other items in the 558-lot sale include a circa-1920s vanity recovered from an Odd Fellows lodge, fitted with secret compartments; a Staffordshire bust of George Washington; a carved Art Nouveau stand; stoneware jugs; trade signs, including one that boasts the single word ‘CHOICE’ in white letters on a black background; a Bakongo maternity figure; windmill weights and whirligigs; a goose decoy from Prince Edward Island; a swing handle Nantucket basket; an elaborate fretwork bird cage; numerous quilts, including a 1930s example with a Wedding Ring pattern and blue accents; an Art Deco nutcracker in the shape of an elephant’s head and a large folk art robot made from found objects. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Circa-1850s princess feather quilt, est. $1,200-$1,500

Jasper52 showcases Americana, Folk Art & Outsider Art Jan. 20

Circa-1850s princess feather quilt, est. $1,200-$1,500

Circa-1850s princess feather quilt, est. $1,200-$1,500

NEW YORK – On Thursday, January 20, starting at 6 pm Eastern time, Jasper52 will conduct a sale of Americana, Folk Art and Outsider Art. It features more than 600 lots, curated with care, as always, by Clifford Wallach, a noted expert on tramp art, folk art and Americana. Selections include a pair of circa-1770 Dutch delft tobacco jars; an 18th-century New Hampshire School Chippendale cherrywood chest; a pair of mid-18th-century English brass candlesticks; a range of quilts, led by a circa-1850s princess feather quilt with a swag border; paintings and engravings; trade signs; daguerreotypes; an early 16th century alms dish, its bowl decorated with the image of an angel; folk art wood carvings; antique toys, many by Hubley; a Black Forest bear carving that functions as a whip holder; a circa-1900 tramp art box decorated with doves, hearts and horseshoes; needlework samplers, including an 1826 example from Philadelphia; alabaster stone fruits; an articulated felt rabbit doll; and an Art Nouveau Bohemian glass bowl decorated with cobalt and silver overlay. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Diamond 18K yellow gold ring, est. $3,000-$5,000

Michaan’s launches sparkling new year with diamonds and art, Jan. 15

Diamond 18K yellow gold ring, est. $3,000-$5,000

Diamond 18K yellow gold ring, est. $3,000-$5,000

ALAMEDA, Calif. – Michaan’s Auctions greets the new year with a Gallery Auction on Saturday, January 15, starting at 1 pm Eastern time. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Large copper apothecary trade sign, est. $1,500-$2,000

Jasper52 offers Americana, Folk Art & Outsider Art, Dec. 23

Large copper apothecary trade sign, est. $1,500-$2,000

Large copper apothecary trade sign, est. $1,500-$2,000

NEW YORK – On Thursday, December 23, starting at 6 pm Eastern time, Jasper52 will hold a sale of Americana, Folk Art & Outsider Art, numbering 589 lots in all. Included are a mid-18th-century Dutch delft tobacco jar; cast iron door stops; trade signs; Native American jewelry; a circa-1780 turned ash burl bowl; antique checkerboards; needlework samplers, quilts, and other textile arts; a mid-18th-century Connecticut cherry bonnet top chest; stoneware jars; a New England whale form copper weathervane dating to 1950; a Chemehuevi tribal community Native American basket; hand-colored engravings; a 45-star American flag; a mid-18th-century lady’s foot stool; a Victorian-style wicker doll buggy; and hundreds more. As always, the sale is curated by Clifford Wallach, an expert on tramp art, folk art, and Americana. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Circa-1830s cotton stars quilt, est. $800-$1,000

Americana, Folk Art & Outsider Art offered Dec. 9 in NY auction

Circa-1830s cotton stars quilt, est. $800-$1,000

Circa-1830s cotton stars quilt, est. $800-$1,000

NEW YORK – On Thursday, December 9, starting at 6 pm Eastern time, Jasper52 will conduct a sale of Americana, Folk Art and Outsider Art. The generous selection, spanning 410 lots, includes a wide range of American quilts and schoolgirl needlework samplers; a circa-1930s Mickey Mouse inlaid folk art Parcheesi game board; a mid-19th-century primitive horse pull toy; an early 19th-century chest on turned feet; and numerous advertising and trade signs, led by an example touting ‘Cuban Cigars from Havana’s Finest’ in gilded letters. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Nellie Mae Rowe, ‘Dog on Roof With Blue and Green Birds,’ est. $15,000-$20,000

Slotin plans exuberant lineup of self-taught art Nov. 13-14

Nellie Mae Rowe, ‘Dog on Roof With Blue and Green Birds,’ est. $15,000-$20,000

Nellie Mae Rowe, ‘Dog on Roof With Blue and Green Birds,’ est. $15,000-$20,000

BUFORD, Ga. – A changing of the guard among folk art collectors is responsible for making an array of early, museum-worthy works available for the first time at auction. That’s readily apparent in the catalog for Slotin Folk Art Auction’s Fall Self-Taught Art Masterpiece Sale, to be held November 13-14. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Chad Graff and Joann Falkenburg have opened the 6th Floor Gallery in a prominent building in McCook, Nebraska to showcase what might be the largest collection of outsider art in the state. Pictured is ‘Goose’ by Howard Finster, a renowned American outsider artist whose work is representative of the form. Image courtesy of Slotin Folk Art and LiveAuctioneers.

Outsider art finds unconventional exhibition space in Nebraska

Chad Graff and Joann Falkenburg have opened the 6th Floor Gallery in a prominent building in McCook, Nebraska to showcase what might be the largest collection of outsider art in the state. Pictured is ‘Goose’ by Howard Finster, a renowned American outsider artist whose work is representative of the form. Image courtesy of Slotin Folk Art and LiveAuctioneers.

Chad Graff and Joann Falkenburg have opened the 6th Floor Gallery in a prominent building in McCook, Nebraska to showcase what might be the largest collection of outsider art in the state. Pictured here: ‘Goose’ by Howard Finster, a renowned American outsider artist whose work is representative of the genre. Image courtesy of Slotin Folk Art and LiveAuctioneers.

MCCOOK, Neb. (AP) – What may be the largest collection in Nebraska of outsider art is now on display in McCook at a new art space.

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