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Kelmscott Press 1896 limited edition of ‘The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer Now Newly Imprinted,’ estimated at $100,000-$125,000

Kelmscott Press Chaucer tops strong lineup at Potter & Potter, Feb. 16

Kelmscott Press 1896 limited edition of ‘The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer Now Newly Imprinted,’ estimated at $100,000-$125,000

Kelmscott Press 1896 limited edition of ‘The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer Now Newly Imprinted,’ estimated at $100,000-$125,000

CHICAGO – Potter & Potter Auctions will hold a Fine Books & Manuscripts, Including Americana Sale, its first in 2023, on Thursday, February 16, starting at 10 am Central time. The 531-lot auction will feature century-spanning works across all categories, as well as signed and presentation editions and maps. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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William Morris for Kelmscott Press edition of ‘The Poems of William Shakespeare,’ $16,800

Fine books, manuscripts surpass $1M mark at Potter & Potter

William Morris for Kelmscott Press edition of ‘The Poems of William Shakespeare,’ $16,800

William Morris for Kelmscott Press edition of ‘The Poems of William Shakespeare,’ $16,800

CHICAGO – Potter & Potter Auctions‘ October 20 Fine Books and Manuscripts sale realized nearly $1.1 million. The auction presented once-in-a-lifetime selections, including a fine collection of materials with provenance to the great explorers of the 18th and 19th centuries.

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Robert Davidson’s (Haida), S’gan mask (Killer Whale mask), carved and painted red cedar, cedar bark, feathers and operculum shells, attained $54,458 plus the buyer’s premium in July 2021. Image courtesy of First Arts Premiers Inc. and LiveAuctioneers.

Indigenous Northwest Coast art speaks to collectors everywhere

Robert Davidson’s (Haida), S’gan mask (Killer Whale mask), carved and painted red cedar, cedar bark, feathers and operculum shells, attained $54,458 plus the buyer’s premium in July 2021. Image courtesy of First Arts Premiers Inc. and LiveAuctioneers.

Robert Davidson’s S’gan mask (Killer Whale mask), fashioned from carved and painted red cedar, cedar bark, feathers and operculum shells, attained $54,458 plus the buyer’s premium in July 2021. Image courtesy of First Arts Premiers Inc. and LiveAuctioneers.

NEW YORK — The arts and objects made by native and indigenous peoples in North America have long been of interest, not just in region where they were made but by collectors and admirers everywhere. This is no less true for the works of the Native American communities of the Northwest Coast of the continent.

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Kelmscott Press printing of ‘The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer,’ est. $70,000-$100,000

Kelmscott Press Chaucer an exciting entry to PBA Galleries’ June 2 sale

 Kelmscott Press printing of ‘The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer,’ est. $70,000-$100,000


Kelmscott Press printing of ‘The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer,’ est. $70,000-$100,000

BERKELEY, Calif. – PBA Galleries announces an auction of Rare Books & Manuscripts to be held Thursday, June 2. The sale comprises a selection of more than 200 lots of rare and significant books, with manuscript material dating from the 14th through 20th centuries. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Interior designers freshen decor by mixing styles

Carsons tufted chaise lounge in burnt orange. Image courtesy of LiveAuctioneers and Regency Auction House

NEW YORK – The freshest style in decor these days is … mixing styles.

Traditional and contemporary often work well together. Think abstract art with an overstuffed chaise, or an 18th century-style toile wallpaper with an ’80s-era lamp. The appeal is in the pleasing tension between the styles; sophisticated, artsy, yet livable.

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Lyon & Turnbull to auction ‘Modern Made’ studio glass collection, April 30

Richard Jolley, ‘Visionary’, 1992, estimated at £4,000-£6,000

Richard Jolley, ‘Visionary,’ 1992, estimated at £4,000-£6,000

LONDON – On April 30, Lyon & Turnbull will offer an important collection of studio and contemporary glass from a private European collection. The consignment, part of its Modern Made auction, features works by leading names in the field from Italy, Britain, Sweden, Japan, and the United States. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
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