In the Feb. 4, 2015 issue of Antique Trader, Mary Manion explores the work, inspiration and influence of modern art master Alberto Giacometti in her Arts Markets column. While Giacometti's name may not be as recognizable as his contemporaries, the sculptor’s masterpieces helped redefine modern art and are fetching record-setting amounts at auction.
A collection of weathervanes, including a copper grasshopper, will be among the fine art, antiques, folk art, and Asian artifacts presented Feb. 4-6 at James D. Julia, Inc.
The Jan. 19th online auction through Pook & Pook features an eclectic mix, from American decorative arts and porcelain to gameboards, and pewter.
Impressive silver flatware sets, including a 117-piece set of Reed & Barton “Love Disarmed”, were among the highlights of a three-day auction presented by the New Orleans Auction Galleries .
A Federal mahogany musical tall case clock from 1815 is one of hundreds of eclectic pieces set to cross the auction block Jan. 17 during Pook & Pook, Inc.'s first sale of 2015, an Americana auction.
In the latest installment of his Bottle Treasures Uncorked column, Mike Polak sheds some light on stoneware and crocks, which are commonly seen at shows, but rarely a topic of discussion, he says.
The phrase "saving the best for last" certainly applied during New Orleans Auction Galleries Dec. 6-7 auction, as the final lot, a four-panel Asian fine art piece commanded $78K — seven times its presale estimate — to finish as the top lot of the sale.
A black marble sculpture by artist/actor Anthony Quinn, given as a gift to jazz legend George Benson, is among the lots slated for a Jan. 1 auction. The piece is expected to sell for between $6,000 and $8,000.
Hundreds of fresh to the market artwork and jewelry will be offered Jan. 11 by Philip Weiss Auctions, on behalf of the New York City Public Administrator. Expected highlights of the sale include a pencil signed woodblock titled Aspen Red River by Gustave Baumann, and a 3.62-carat circular brilliant diamond.
A marquetry vitrine made of various woods, boasting an intricate design, by Émilé Gallé, is one of several lots expected to draw bidder interest, during one of two February auctions to be offered by Leslie Hindman Auctioneers.