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  • 30
    Sep

Van Gogh’s ‘Still Life, Vase with Daisies and Poppies’ could Realize $30 to $50 Million

[caption id="attachment_2521186" align="alignright" width="303"] 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...

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  • 25
    Sep

Outdoorsman Revolver Owned & Used by First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt to Cross Block

[caption id="attachment_2521165" align="aligncenter" width="550"] 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.[/caption] FAIRFIELD, Maine –...

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  • 24
    Sep

Saved from Scrapheap of History, Manhattan Project Workshop Window Up for Auction

[caption id="attachment_2521156" align="aligncenter" width="550"] This viewing window from the Manhattan Project’s Hanford Site in Southern Oregon, used during the production of plutonium for the atomic bomb known as Fat Man, is expected to sell for between $150,000 and $250,000 in the Bonhams History of Science sale on Oct. 22.[/caption] We often hear of someone or something ending up...

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  • 23
    Sep

‘Thrift Hunters’ Crisscross the Country Looking for Deals as Season Two Premiers Oct. 11

[caption id="attachment_2521149" align="aligncenter" width="550"] “Thrift Hunters,” starring Jason T. Smith (left) and Bryan Goodman, returns to television on Saturday nights as the second season will premiere on Oct. 11 on Spike TV. The boys will be hitting huge thrift stores, small second-hand shops and antique malls in large cities and small towns, and they want you to know...

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  • 16
    Sep

Cari Cucksey’s New Line of RePurpose Paint and Stain Designed with the DIYer in Mind

[caption id="attachment_2521138" align="aligncenter" width="550"] Do you have an old dresser that needs a new lease on life but you’ve never picked up a paintbrush in your life? Novice DIYers can turn out great refinishing jobs with Cari Cuckey’s new RePurpose line of paints and stains.[/caption] When looking at a piece of old furniture—something that could be called antique,...

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  • 16
    Sep

Antarctic Sledding Note Delivered by Dog Throws Light on Historic Polar Explorations

[caption id="attachment_2521129" align="aligncenter" width="393"] Prints made from glass negative of Captain Scott and members of the crew of Discovery on their arrival at Lyttelton, New Zealand.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_2521130" align="aligncenter" width="211"] The previous photo and four other photographs, including one of the Discovery in drydock, will bring between $800 and $1,100.[/caption] LONDON – A fascinating collection of sledding notes...

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  • 15
    Sep

Museum-Quality 1890s Pomo Burden Basket Highlights Western and Native Art Sale

[caption id="attachment_2521121" align="alignright" width="300"] 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.[/caption] SANTA FE, N.M. – A large, museum-quality Pomo burden basket with beautiful fine geometric designs done in red fern sold...

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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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