Thousands of antique pitchers and glassware will take center stage Feb. 22-23 during the Houston Museum of Decorative Arts 39th annual Antiques Show & Sale fundraiser.
Many auction houses are finding that variety is a necessity for growth and continued success. This is evident in leading auction houses' triumphs of 2012.
The winter Retro Design & Antiques Fair is set for Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, and features 175 different vendors participating in this fun one-day fair.
Sculpture is strongly represented with a large bronze work by David Aronson estimated at $18,000-$25,000 and a carved elm and polychrome work from 1967, titled "Red Stockings" by David Hostetler estimated at $9000-$12,000 and an unusually large Curtis Jere mixed metals tree with bird and nest, from the late 1960's valued at $600-$1000.
New Orleans Auction Galleries will celebrate a new chapter at a festive grand reopening preview reception to be held on Thursday, Nov. 29, followed by a three-day, 1,700-lot auction Nov. 30-Dec. 2.
European paintings brought the auction much success and helped it generate $272,448 in gross sales. The top lot was "The Adoration of the Magi," an After Sir Peter Paul Rubens oil on canvas, which sold for $6,875.
“Days of the Pioneers,” a premier antique show and sale, will make its debut Sept. 14-15 at the Museum of Appalachia, a Smithsonian Institution affiliate.
More than 3,000 lots of fine art and antiques are expected to change hands at James D. Julia's Aug. 21-24, 2012 auction, the largest in the firm's history. Among the highlights are 30 folk art weathervanes, 725 paintings and 1,200 lots of Asian art and artifacts. A historical item of an entirely different nature...
Nationally known decorative and fine arts experts are speakers at the Foundation for Appraisal Education's decorative arts seminar at Quinn's Auction Gallery Sept. 6-7, 2012.
Three mid-20th century ceramic pitchers by the renowned artist Pablo Picasso are among the nearly 1,400 lots offered at a live and online fine estates auction by Crescent City Auction Gallery of New Orleans.