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.
Toronto's A.H. Wilkens is hosting a three-session auction April 17-18, 2012 filled with a wide array of rare and unusual objects including silver silver and Judaica. The silver is followed by a wide array of Asian arts featuring Chinese ivory, jade, porcelain and stone.
Every corner and aisle at Don Presley's auction gallery is brimming with decorative pieces of old gold, soft silver, rouge marble and jade – key inclusions from among the 1,000+ lots selected for a two-day event packed with antiques 'fit for royalty.'
Facing economic uncertainties and a growing concern for just where the next generation of collectors will come from, several San Francisco groups use public spaces to inspire antiques collecting.
A prime collection of 20th century furniture, art and Art Deco Schneider and Le Verre Francais cameo glass (amassed over 40 years by a prominent Boston collector) will be featured in Kaminski Auctions' March 25 20th Century Art Glass and Modern Design Sale.
Two works of art are expected to fetch $80,000 to $100,000 at an Feb. 25. 2012 antiques auction in Florida. The first of the two top lots is a large acrylic on canvas rendering of a reclining woman on a settee with flowers by iconic American artist Peter Max.