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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 >>


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 >>


Antiques Auction Forum Podcast: Anthony Moore on Painting Conservation (9/10/14)
Art conservationist Anthony Moore at work. In this edition of the Antiques Auction Forum, I visit York, Maine, and speak with longtime painting conservator Anthony Moore … More >>


Paris Street Scenes by Cortes, Picasso to Pace Two-Day Crescent City Estate Auction (9/9/14)
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 each.NEW ORLEANS – Two original oil paintings by the renowned French artist Edouard Cortes, a Paris street scene done in … More >>


Hongshan Culture Jade Ware Piece Could Reach $500,000 in Asian Arts Auction (8/28/14)
This Hongshan Culture jade ware piece with design of clouds carries a pre-sale estimate of $300,000-$400,000.BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. – Despite heavy calcification and crystallization throughout, a Chinese Hongshan Culture jade ware piece a little more … More >>


EBay & Sotheby’s Partner to Bring World-Class Art, Collectibles to Global Audience (7/14/14)
While there are some listings for fine art lots on eBay now, such as this Cubist tempera painting of a still life signed “Pablo Picasso” which is being for sale for $200 by a seller in Croatia, eBay’s new partnership with international auction Sotheby’s will mean that hundreds of lots of fine art will be sold through the online auction site in the near future.NEW YORK – Move over, sellers of old iPhones, vintage Barbies and second-hand designer clothing, and make way for Rembrandts, … More >>


Portions of Maurice Sendak’s 1930s Mickey Mouse Collection up for bid in Benefit Auction (7/3/14)
Sendak’s self-portrait depicting himself seeing Mickey Mouse in the mirror. According to longtime friend Ted Hake, Sendak viewed Mickey as “energetic and rascally, and he personified—for Maurice—all that is good.”It is a pretty well-known fact that Maurice Sendak—the American illustrator and author of children’s books best known for his … More >>


The Influence of the Triads on the Decorative Arts in China (6/28/14)
The very concept of Triads having any influence on the decorative arts would appear incongruous to most people; it is nevertheless a reality that had considerable momentum in the late 19th century and early 20th century.Incongruous as it may seem, the tumultuous changes in the social order in China and Hong Kong in the early … More >>


Most Expensive Thing in the World is a One-Cent Stamp; Is this a Good Thing? (6/20/14)
Stamps used to be a cheap and easy collection for kids to start. Today, not so much.The new Most Expensive Thing in the World is a stamp; the 1856 British Guiana One-Cent Magenta postage stamp, to … More >>


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