Tag Archive for: porcelain

Dana Hargrove, ‘Iceland (27),’ mixed media on paper, 6 by 9in, 2018. Courtesy of the Lightner Museum

Lightner Museum unveils spring 2022 schedule

Dana Hargrove, ‘Iceland (27),’ mixed media on paper, 6 by 9in, 2018. Courtesy of the Lightner Museum

Dana Hargrove, ‘Iceland (27),’ mixed media on paper, 6 by 9in, 2018. Courtesy of the Lightner Museum

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. — The Lightner Museum will welcome visitors this spring with two new exhibitions that open on April 1 and continue through December 31. Museum members and St. Augustine residents may preview the exhibitions at a free Community Open House on April 1 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm Eastern time.

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Cobra andirons by Edgar Brandt, est. $30,000-$50,000

Mesmerizing Brandt cobra andirons lead Capsule Auctions’ Feb. 24 sale

Cobra andirons by Edgar Brandt, est. $30,000-$50,000

Cobra andirons by Edgar Brandt, est. $30,000-$50,000

NEW YORK – Capsule Auctions presents Deco and Design: Early 20th Century, a curated auction of ceramics, glass, silver, furniture and objets decoratifs from New York and New England collections, including that of Seymour Stein. The sale takes place Thursday, February 24 at 12:30 pm Eastern time. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Soup plate from Her Majesty’s Own Service, Imperial Porcelain Factory, Saint Petersburg, Russia, circa 1759. Hard-paste porcelain. Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens, acc. no. 25.224. Photo credit: Edward Owen

Hillwood’s ‘Luxury of Clay’ surveys glories of ‘white gold’

Soup plate from Her Majesty’s Own Service, Imperial Porcelain Factory, Saint Petersburg, Russia, circa 1759. Hard-paste porcelain. Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens, acc. no. 25.224. Photo credit: Edward Owen

Soup plate from Her Majesty’s Own Service, Imperial Porcelain Factory, Saint Petersburg, Russia, circa 1759. Hard-paste porcelain. Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens, acc. no. 25.224. Photo credit: Edward Owen

WASHINGTON — The opulence and invention that characterized the evolution of hard-paste porcelain are explored in the special exhibition The Luxury of Clay: Porcelain Past and Present, on view this year at Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens from February 19 through June 26. With more than 125 objects, ranging from 18th-century Meissen, Du Paquier, KPM, and the Imperial Porcelain Factory to contemporary objects that reimagine the enduring art form today, The Luxury of Clay will explore how the important discovery of so-called “true porcelain” in Europe ignited centuries of innovation and creativity.

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Stephenson’s Jan. 1 auction laden with fine jewelry, Faberge, silver, furniture & decorative art 

Ruby, pearl, turquoise, sapphire, opal and emerald Mogul 14K gold choker. Estimate $3,000-$5,000

SOUTHAMPTON, Pa. – For sixty years, family owned and operated Stephenson’s Auctioneers has earned an impeccable reputation from its sales of fresh-to-market art and antiques from the Philadelphia area’s most elegant estates. Traditionally, their most anticipated event of the year is their New Year’s Auction, which, for 2022, will take place on January 1st and feature high-quality furnishings, art and personal property from residences in the Mid-Atlantic region. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Chamberlain soup tureen, cover and stand from the Abergavenny Service, est. £8,000-£12,000. Image courtesy of Bonhams

Bonhams offers peerless British Regency porcelain Sept. 29

Chamberlain soup tureen, cover and stand from the Abergavenny Service, est. £8,000-£12,000. Image courtesy of Bonhams

Chamberlain soup tureen, cover and stand from the Abergavenny Service, est. £8,000-£12,000. Courtesy of Bonhams

LONDON – A collection of British Regency porcelain described as “the finest to appear at auction within living memory” is to be offered at The Twinight Collection sale at Bonhams on Wednesday September 29. The 103-lot sale represents the very best of the products of all the great English makers of the late 18th and 19th century including Chamberlain, Flight, Barr and Barr and Derby. Among the highlights is a Chamberlain soup tureen, cover and stand from the Abergavenny Service, made in around 1813, and estimated at £8,000-£12,000. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Delightful jewelry, estate art await at Aug. 28 Turner auction

EFFY multi-color sapphire, diamond and 14K white gold ring, est. $300-$500

EFFY multi-color sapphire, diamond and 14K white gold ring, est. $300-$500

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO – Turner Auctions + Appraisals will present a Summer Sale on August 28, starting at 10:30 am Pacific time. Besides numerous items from estates and consignors, the auction offers more than 360 lots, including collections of Russian Lomonosov porcelain figures; Victorian Nailsea bells, 19th-century blown glass canes and other whimseys; German ceramic and pewter beer steins; and fine jewelry. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Dallas Auction Gallery presents fine art, luxury goods, English antiques July 28

Pair English gilt sterling silver compotes for Russian market, with female and male figural standards surmounted by bowl in the form of leaves and branches, raised on tripartite base with grape and vine decoration. Each base marked ‘Hunt Roskell Storr Mortimer’

DALLAS — Dallas Auction Gallery announces their summer auction, featuring a large selection of important fine art and antiques from Texas estates. The sale includes consignments from premier Austin homebuilder and art collector Bill Milburn, and items from two of the Dallas area’s most renowned dealers in fine English antiques: Canterbury Antiques, for many years located on Henderson Avenue in Dallas, and The Englishman’s Antiques, which was located in Addison, Texas. Bid absentee or live via the Internet on LiveAuctioneers.

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Rare Tibetan Buddhist butter lamp illuminates Oakridge sale, June 12-13

Tibetan gold butter lamp, estimated at $165,000-$200,000

Tibetan gold butter lamp, estimated at $165,000-$200,000

ASHBURN, Va. – Oakridge Auction Gallery will hold an Asian art & antiques sale on June 12-13, 2021. It will feature more than 500 lots separated into two sessions: Chinese ceramics and works of art on June 12, and Buddhist art and porcelains from private collections on June 13. Both sales commence at 10 am Eastern time. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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