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Rare & Unusual Dinosaur Fossils to Headline Philip Weiss Auctions’ Next Big Sale (10/6/14)
This museum-quality bear dog skull is just one of the fossil items that will come up for bid at a mid-week sale at Philip Weiss Auction on Wednesday, Oct. 15.LYNBROOK, N.Y. – Rare and unusual dinosaur fossils, including a bear dog skull, a huge prehistoric crocodile skull and an … More >>

Early Jackson Pollock Figural Painting to lead Elite Decorative Arts Auction (10/6/14)
This oil on board painting attributed to the iconic painter Jackson Pollock (Am., 1912-1956) is expected to realize between $40,000 and $50,000 in a Fine Antiques, Artwork and Decorative Arts Auction on Oct. 11 at Elite Decorative Arts.BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. – An oil on board painting attributed to the iconic American painter Jackson Pollock backed the personalized … More >>

50-Year Lifetime Advertising Collection to be Sold Without Reserve October 3-5 (9/30/14)
This two-sided R & G Corsets porcelain sign in a wrought iron frame with the original hanging bracket is just one of hundreds of lots of vintage adverting belonging to the 50-year lifetime collection of Bud and Sally Bassett that will be sold without reserve the weekend of Oct. 3-5 by Showtime Auction Services, at the Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds in Ann Arbor. ANN ARBOR, Mich. – The single-owner lifetime collection of mostly advertising items from the late Bud and Sally Bassett will … More >>

Ahlers & Ogletree’s Fall Estates Auction Featurs Great 19th-Century American Furniture (9/30/14)
This American rococo carved and laminated rosewood etagere, made circa 1860 by J. & J.W. Meeks, is just one a many pieces of 19th-century American furniture to be at the Ahlers & Ogletree’s Fall Estates Auction, slated for Oct. 4-5.ATLANTA – Marvelous examples of mid-19th century American furniture by renowned makers such as Prudent Mallard and J. & J.W. … More >>

Van Gogh’s ‘Still Life, Vase with Daisies and Poppies’ could Realize $30 to $50 Million (9/30/14)
Vincent van Gogh’s “Still Life, Vase with Daisies and Poppies,” painted just weeks before his death, teems with the intense energy, emotion and sensitivity of this creative genius at the height of his short but renowned career. When it comes up for auction in the Sotheby’s Evening Sale of Impressionist & Modern Art on Nov. 4, it is expected to realize between $30 and $50 million.NEW YORK – Vincent van Gogh’s “Still Life, Vase with Daisies and Poppies,” painted just weeks before his death, shows … More >>

Outdoorsman Revolver Owned & Used by First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt to Cross Block (9/25/14)
This historically important Smith & Wesson cased gun was presented to First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt on her 49th birthday by her long-time personal security guard and companion Earl Miller. It will come up for bid at the Outstanding Firearms Auction to be hosted by James D. Julia, Inc., on Oct. 7-9.FAIRFIELD, Maine – A Smith & Wesson cased revolver belonging to—and used by—First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt is one of many … More >>

Antarctic Sledding Note Delivered by Dog Throws Light on Historic Polar Explorations (9/16/14)
Prints made from glass negative of Captain Scott and members of the crew of Discovery on their arrival at Lyttelton, New Zealand. LONDON – A fascinating collection of sledding notes written by members of Capt. Robert F. Scott’s National Antarctic Expedition during … More >>

Museum-Quality 1890s Pomo Burden Basket Highlights Western and Native Art Sale (9/15/14)
The top lot of the Best of Santa Fe auction, an event held each year by Allard Auctions, Inc. on Aug. 16-17, was this exceptional and large traditional-shaped Pomo burden basket, which realized $23,000.SANTA FE, N.M. – A large, museum-quality Pomo burden basket with beautiful fine geometric designs done in red fern sold … More >>

One of the Most Iconic Works by Georgia O’Keeffe Expected to Realize $10-$15M at Auction (9/12/14)
“Jimson Weed/White Flower No. 1” one of three works by Georgia O’Keeffe to be offered at auction as a benefit for the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum’s acquisitions fund, is estimated to achieve $10 to $15 million in Sotheby’s November sale of American art.NEW YORK – One of the most well-known examples of Georgia O’Keeffe’s celebrated flower paintings—“Jimson Weed/White Flower No. 1”—which stand … More >>

Pottery Museum of Red Wing now open in Factory’s Home Town (9/12/14)
Numerous examples of each type of pottery produced in Red Wing are now on exhibit at the Pottery Museum of Red Wing, where visitors will be able to view early salt glazed crocks and jugs featuring stunning cobalt blue scrolls, birds, and butterflies. RED WING, Minn. – A new, world-class museum has opened in this Mississippi River town, born of the vision of … More >>

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