A soapstone seal inscribed with the “Story of the Eight Immortals of the Wine Cup,” a Tang Dynasty poem by Du Fu, earned $210,000 at Litchfield County Auctions' April 25 sale. Heavy interest was also seen in the 20th century modern art and design category.
San Francisco in the '60s brings thoughts of hippies and psychedelic rock, but the counterculture manifested itself in all the arts. Some of the rare 45 R.P.M. recordings from San Francisco bands have become valuable, but for collectors of the era's artifacts, the greatest prizes are often original copies of the posters that promoted...
Thomaston Place Auction Galleries' Spring 2012 Fine Art, Antiques & Asian Treasures Auction will offer a sumptuous collection of items representing more than three centuries of outstanding design.
Clars Auction Gallery is celebrating the largest fine art and antiques sale in the firm’s 40 year history, following its May 19-20, 2012 fine art sale. “It was phenomenal to watch the bidding come in from around the world and energy on the sale room floor,” said Deric Torres, Clars' director of decorative art...
The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco is hosting “The Cult of Beauty through June 17, 2012,” as the first major exhibition devoted to the entire material output inspired by the Aesthetic Movement.
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More than 1,200 lots of antiques and collectibles, including fine art , estate jewelry, period furniture, Persian rugs, chandeliers and lighting, antique clocks and more, will cross the block on May 12-13 at Crescent City Auction Gallery in New Orleans.
A public auction, with live and online bidding, features selections of fine bronzes, antiques, original paintings, art glass, jewelry, Asian antiques and more. A pair of life-size bronze sculptures by South African artist Dylan Lewis, titled “Leopard Crushing Serpent,” is the expected top lot.
This May 14-15 auction holds collection of important and rare English and Irish silver, fine quality Chinese Ming, Qing, and Early Republic jades and porcelains, Vienna enamels, and fine quality American and European antiques and fine art.
Bonhams will present a selection of art from Grateful Dead lead guitarist Jerry Garcia in its Visions of Garcia auction, May 8 in San Francisco. The highly anticipated auction, also simulcast in New York, will offer one-of-a-kind memorabilia, including original and rare works by Garcia and guitars designed specially for him.