The spring auction and antique show season continues, with a multitude of opportunities to seek specific items and simply explore the many offerings.
As much as collecting is about preserving and celebrating the past, when it comes to planning for the future of a collection, like an art collection, when it is passed on to heirs, understanding various elements of tax laws is imperative, explains Kevin Yardumian, vice president of Gumbiner Savett.
A mid-19th century American Rococo carved and laminated rosewood center table more than doubled its low estimate, finishing at $57,950 recently, during an auction at Neal Auction Co.
While working with a mirror recently consigned for auction, Clars Auction Gallery's Deric Torres discovered a painting by American artist Elliot Daingerfield, hidden underneath the backing. Now that painting may fetch upwards of $6,000 at an April 17 auction.
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.
A 48-inch abstract oil painting by American painter Jim Dine finished at $45,000 during Palm Beach Modern Auctions' Feb. 20 sale.
An etching titled "Fly Fishing, Saranac Lake" by Winslow Homer is one of 457 lots in Myers Fine Art’s March 13 auction, which features many fresh-to-market artworks from the estates of several New York artists and novelists.
The online only Decorative Arts auction being presented by Pook & Pook Inc., March 9-10, features more than 1,000 lots, including a few examples of Chippendale furniture.
Cottone Auctions will mark 30 years in business in fine style March 19, in the company of examples of work by famous names including Alexander Calder, Roy Lichtenstein, and Tiffany.
More than 300 lots of Continental furnishings, fine art, and mid-century modern designs will come before bidders Feb. 23 during John Moran Auctioneers' Decorative Art Auction.