In a new exhibition, Silver: From Mine to Masterpiece, scheduled to open Sept. 12, 2015 at the DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum in Williamsburg, 170 items of silver — from the colonial period to the early 19th century — will be displayed. The exhibition runs through Jan. 7, 2018.
A figural tea caddy in the shape of a royal carriage may be one of the lots to garner much attention during Woody Auction's Part 2 auction of the Dr. Harold and Audrey Eklund collection, Aug. 29.
Commonly thought to be made only of wood, steel and brass, corkscrews have a classically elegant side as well, often one of gold and silver, which is resonating with today’s collectors.
Bonhams’ California & Western Paintings & Sculpture Auction, scheduled for April 28, features a variety of landscape and scenic works, including William Wendt's 1916 oil painting “The Old Coast Road,” which may command upwards of $400,000.
Sculptures, specifically a record-setting piece by Harry Bertoia, captivated the attention of bidders, during Palm Beach Modern Auctions' autumn art auction.
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.
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 .
Although weathervanes certainly played a critical role in weather observations by sea merchants, farmers and others, but today they are popular items of folk art.
Two hanging scrolls by renowned Chinese artist Zhang Daqian will cross the auction block Dec. 15 at Michaan's Auctions, and one will with a presale estimate of $100,000 to $150,000 will likely vie for top lot status.
Kaminski Auctions' Sept. 7 auction is an eclectic mix of items to be sure. The Twentieth Century and Modern Design auction will feature pieces by noted sculptors Diego Giacometti and Alexander Calder, along with a unique collection of memorabilia from famed clown, Bozo.