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.
Toronto's A.H. Wilkens is hosting a three-session auction April 17-18, 2012 filled with a wide array of rare and unusual objects including silver silver and Judaica. The silver is followed by a wide array of Asian arts featuring Chinese ivory, jade, porcelain and stone.
The April 14-15, 2012 sale at Thomaston Place Auctions will include more than 1,200 lots of fine art, estate jewelry and watches, furniture, porcelain and pottery. The fine art collection will include more than 500 lots of paintings, etchings and lithographs created by American and European artists.
The fine art portion of an April 1, 2012 estate auction encompasses more than 125 lots of European and American works from the 17th to 20th centuries. An unusual collection of nine opium bowls highlights the Asian antiques and art selection.
A colorful Pop Art banner by artist Tom Wesselmann (Am. 1931-2004) earned $15,990 during a Feb. 26 sale of more than 365 lots, of market-fresh fine and decorative arts from estates and collections from coast to coast.
Authentic Japanese woodblock prints from the 18th and 19th centuries can be found through reputable dealers starting at as little as $100. The story of the rise and fall of Japanese woodblock printing is a sad one; it is also the story of the decline of artistic freedom and the rise of totalitarian government....
AntiqueTrader.com features select half- and full-page ads from the print magazine, extending our promise to help our customers find new customers. In this space you’ll see fresh updates to the latest antiques auctions, shows and events: Weekly Antiques Auction & Show Ads- March 22-April 22, 2012.
For the 210th anniversary of Victor Hugo’s birth, Christie’s recently announced the sale of The Hugo Collection April 4, 2012. An important group of nearly 500 books, paintings, drawings, engravings, photographs, furniture and other personal objects, the collection constitutes a remarkable testimony of the lives of Victor Hugo and his descendants.
Roland Auction, located at 80 East 11th St, New York, will sell the estate of Dame Celia Lipton Farris, queen of Palm Beach Society and beloved philanthropist, March 17, 2012.
Aldro Thompson Hibbard’s painting “Winter in New England” set the world record for the highest price ever paid at auction for a work by the artist.