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  • 12
    Sep

One of the Most Iconic Works by Georgia O’Keeffe Expected to Realize $10-$15M at Auction

[caption id="attachment_2521108" align="alignright" width="248"] “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.[/caption] NEW YORK – One of the most well-known examples of Georgia O’Keeffe’s...

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  • 12
    Sep

Pottery Museum of Red Wing now open in Factory’s Home Town

[caption id="attachment_2521116" align="aligncenter" width="550"] 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.[/caption] RED WING, Minn. – A new, world-class museum has opened in...

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  • 11
    Sep

Trove of Mid-Century Modern Furniture, Original Artwork to Pace Cottone Auctions Sale

[caption id="attachment_2521102" align="aligncenter" width="550"] This gorgeous, 7-foot-long walnut dining table by renowned Danish designer Tage Frid is among the many pieces of Mid-Century Modern items that will be up for sale at the Fall Fine Art & Antiques Auction on Sept. 26 and 27 at Cottone Auctions.[/caption] GENESEO, N.Y. –Mid-Century Modern pieces—including commissioned pieces by the renowned Danish...

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  • 11
    Sep

Items from Estate of Decorated Marine Pilot to be Sold by The Specialists of the South

[caption id="attachment_2521097" align="alignright" width="246"] The auction will offer six “Big Head” Japanese woodblock print Kabuki actors by the artist Sharaku, with micaceous background surface intact.[/caption] PANAMA CITY, Fla. – Nineteenth-century furniture, Southwestern and Asian objects and artwork and ceramic collectibles from the estate of John Townsend Tyler—a highly decorated U.S. Marine officer and pilot— will be sold by...

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  • 11
    Sep

Worthologist’s Kindle Book offers Advice to New Dealers in the Antiques Trade

While driving through a neighboring town, Wayne Jordan was surprised to see that a relatively new antique mall had closed down. It got him thinking about why a venture such as this—an antique mall with every booth rented would go out of business so quickly. With more than 40 years in the antique business as an auctioneer, appraiser,...

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  • 10
    Sep

Antiques Auction Forum Podcast: Anthony Moore on Painting Conservation

[caption id="attachment_2521079" align="aligncenter" width="390"] Art conservationist Anthony Moore at work.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_2521080" align="aligncenter" width="206"] Anthony Moore[/caption] In this edition of the Antiques Auction Forum, I visit York, Maine, and speak with longtime painting conservator Anthony Moore on the importance of professional art conservation. Anthony further discusses some conservation techniques, as well as tells some interesting stories. Listen here:...

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  • 9
    Sep

Paris Street Scenes by Cortes, Picasso to Pace Two-Day Crescent City Estate Auction

[caption id="attachment_2521072" align="alignright" width="300"] A two-day estate auction to be hosted by Crescent City Auction Gallery on Sept. 20-21 will feature two Parisian street scenes by the renowned French painter Edouard Leon Cortes (1882-1969). This one, entitled “Winter, Place de la Madeleine” (1942), and “Grand Boulevard et Porte St. Denis” (1958) are expected to realize $20,000 to $30,000...

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  • 8
    Sep

Now that you have a Comic Book Collection, Here’s how to Keep Track of them All

[caption id="attachment_2521061" align="alignright" width="344"] First launched in 1992, ComicBase is now on version 17. It hosts information on “almost 600,000” comics and comes with a mobile app that allows you to take your collection with you on the go and automatic synch capability.[/caption] If you’ve been collecting comics for a while, then you know how quickly they can...

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  • 4
    Sep

Scrabble is everywhere, making the Word Game more Beloved than Valuable or Collectible

[caption id="attachment_2521053" align="aligncenter" width="550"] It’s estimated that one out of every three homes in the United States has some version of Scrabble in it.[/caption] Scrabble. Chances are, you’ve played it and found yourself wracking your brain over a rack of tiles that seems to only spell out “XYNOBIS” or “ZURENAR.” If you’re like me, you are too prideful...

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  • 3
    Sep

Who gets your Digital Assets when You Die? No One, unless you Prepare

[caption id="attachment_2521039" align="alignright" width="300"] Our lives have become digitized and password protected, and when we die, access to our accounts and rights to the contents thereof die with us—unless we make digital access part of our estate plan.[/caption] Our lives have become digitized and password protected, and when we die, access to our accounts and rights to the...

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