Camille Nixdorf Phelan was a quilter, and from the looks of it, a historian, too. Luckily, she was both, and ended up combining both of her interests to create a masterpiece quilt, the "American History Quilt." The very quilt that is headlining Cowan Auction's Fine & Decorative Art Auction, Feb. 20-21.
Sculptures, specifically a record-setting piece by Harry Bertoia, captivated the attention of bidders, during Palm Beach Modern Auctions' autumn art auction.
The Feb. 8 Winter Estates Auction at Ahlers & Ogletree will feature more than 500 lots, representing a dizzying array of categories, including duck decoys, militaria, collectible coins, vintage guitars, original artwork, baby boomer items, and celebrity and political memorabilia.
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.
John Moran Auctioneers' Feb. 17 auction features Continental furnishings, fine art, and exquisite antique silver, including a shell-form silver bowl.
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.
Works by Henri de Toulouse Lautrec, Pablo Picasso, Marc Chagall, and Tiffany Studios are headlining Los Angeles Auction House's first live Fine & Decorative Arts Sale, Jan. 15.
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.