Displaying single items of artwork or art collections is more than finding an open space, explains Anne Rappa with Huntington T. Block Insurance Agency, Inc. Examining key factors and posing a few primary questions can go a long way to ensuring proper and protective display of art.
Headlining Fontaine's Auction Gallery's Jan. 21 sale is a scarce automaton musical clock, dating to the 15th century. Constructed in the shape of a pagoda and gifted to the Chinese Qing Imperial Court, the clock carries an estimate of $800,000 to $1.2M into auction.
Auctionata is ushering in the holiday season with an extensive auction schedule, with 14 live-stream auctions, beginning Nov. 23. The final sale is Dec. 14.
A 1950 watercolor of Tadd and Todd, by Dr. Seuss, rediscovered after several decades, will cross the auction block Sept. 29 through Swann Galleries.
Prices realized during James D. Julia's annual August sale verifies that American fine art continues to resonate with bidders.
Artemis Gallery will present a myriad of ancient antiquities and art, during a 400+ lot auction slated for Aug. 25. Among the lots expected to prompt a bidding battle is an ancient polychrome-painted clay Egyptian ushabti figure.
Original works by J.M.W. Turner fetch high sums at auction, but etchings of Turner’s works, engraved by other artists, are readily available and affordable.
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.
Several early and mid-20th century paintings exceeded estimates during the May 20 auction presented by Leslie Hindman Auctioneers.