Be it downsizing, debt or some other factor that may prompt one to consider donating art or antiques, Art Markets columnist Mary Manion offers a friendly reminder of the importance of appraisals in meeting tax requirements of donations.
Examples of fine art, regulator clocks, a stunning chandelier, and vintage medals and badges are coming before bidders during May in June at Bidsquare.
A mid-19th century American Rococo carved and laminated rosewood center table more than doubled its low estimate, finishing at $57,950 recently, during an auction at Neal Auction Co.
While working with a mirror recently consigned for auction, Clars Auction Gallery's Deric Torres discovered a painting by American artist Elliot Daingerfield, hidden underneath the backing. Now that painting may fetch upwards of $6,000 at an April 17 auction.
A 19th century oil depiction of the Madonna, attributed to Giovanni Carnovali, has an estimate of $4,000 to $5,000 heading into the March 26 auction at Antiques & Modern Auction Gallery.
A 48-inch abstract oil painting by American painter Jim Dine finished at $45,000 during Palm Beach Modern Auctions' Feb. 20 sale.
An etching titled "Fly Fishing, Saranac Lake" by Winslow Homer is one of 457 lots in Myers Fine Art’s March 13 auction, which features many fresh-to-market artworks from the estates of several New York artists and novelists.
The online only Decorative Arts auction being presented by Pook & Pook Inc., March 9-10, features more than 1,000 lots, including a few examples of Chippendale furniture.
An early 20th century Newcomb College matte glaze baluster form vase may lead all art pottery, during Crescent City Auction Gallery's 1,400-lot auction, Feb. 27-28.
Cottone Auctions will mark 30 years in business in fine style March 19, in the company of examples of work by famous names including Alexander Calder, Roy Lichtenstein, and Tiffany.