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Everard presents art, antiques & jewelry from premier Southern estates, Feb. 28-Mar. 1

Closeup view of one of the lithographs in Alphonse Mucha’s (1860-1939) ‘The Seasons,’ 1896. Everard will auction the complete suite of four color lithographs with a pre-sale estimate of $20,000-$30,000.

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.

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Stephenson’s to auction Philadelphia estate art, jewelry and furniture, Oct. 14

Abner K. Zook (Lancaster, Pa; 1921-2003), three-dimensional carved painting depicting an Amish barn-raising. Size: 49¾ in x 25¼ in (sight), framed size 57in x 33¾in. Accompanied by lengthy personal letter sent by Zook in 1967 to the person commissioning the painting, explaining aspects of the scene in minute detail. Estimate $10,000-$15,000

SOUTHAMPTON, Pa. – The Philadelphia area’s estate specialists, Stephenson’s Auctions in Bucks County, will conduct a Friday, October 14 sale featuring fine and folk art, platinum and diamond jewelry, and an extensive array of mostly mid-20th-century furniture and decorative accessories, including porcelain and glass. Bid absentee or live online through LiveAuctioneers.

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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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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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