Online antiques auction features Hudson River landscape, fine antique furniture

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A Hudson River landscape by Henry Ary, estimated at $30-50,000, may take top lot honors during Litchfield County Auctions’ summer antique and modern fine art auction. Online bidding takes place June 27-July 11, 2012 on iGavelauctions.com and features items from private estates and collections throughout Connecticut, New York and Massachusetts. Read More +

Former Smithsonian Native American bird artifact may fly to $600K

Native American Indian artifact

“The Smithsonian Bird,” a prehistoric porphyry granite birdstone that is considered the finest discovered thus far could sell for as much as $600,000 in a June 23, 2012 auction hosted by Dan Ripley. Its name is derived from the fact that it was once part of the permanent collection at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C. Read More +