Twenty years ago I purchased an unusual Robert W. Irwin Art Deco dining room set which resembles Eliel Saarinen’s design. The link to Eliel Saarinen is tenuous at best.
It’s hard to say Christie’s is saving the best for last, because every Christie’s auction often features the best of something. Yet, as Christie’s Luxury Week event draws to a close, the sales slated to round out the event are impressive. Christie’s Important 20th Century Decorative Art & Design including Magnificant Tiffany and its...
LOS ANGELES — After an exceptional sale in October, and due to a steady influx of modern material, Los Angeles Modern Auctions (LAMA) announces Part Two of the 20th Anniversary Auction, which is scheduled for Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012, at 12 p.m. (PST). This expertly curated auction of 436 lots features a rare chess...
John Moran Auctioneers is ringing in the holidays with its inaugural Headquarters Auction, a sale of fine jewelry, watches, coins and luxury accessories scheduled for Dec. 6, 2012.
The East Hampton Historical Society announces the return of the East Hampton Antiques Show on Saturday and Sunday, July 21-22, 2012.
Fans of Japanese Art Deco get a double treat in June: Toronto auctioneer A.H. Wilkens is holding a sale of Japanese Art Deco Noritake and the Japan Society is wrapping up its exhibit titled "Deco Japan: Shaping Art and Culture, 1920–1945."
The covers of popular science fiction and horror pulps of the 1930s and '40s were meant to leap at the eye from their perches in dime store magazine racks; few of the artists working in this field have hung on to the attention of aficionados as much as Hannes Bok.
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.
20th Century Cincinnati celebrates the avant garde art, furnishings, architecture and fashions of the 1920s through 1970s.
Over 300 people were in attendance (and more than 450 registered to bid online) during Cordier Auctions' two day antique and fine art auction, the inaugural auction in their new Harrisburg, Pa., salesroom Nov. 5-6. Among the highlights, a lady's Cartier Art Deco diamond wristwatch realized $21,000.