Natural history and art come together in the form of the shell mosaics known as sailors’ valentines. A traditional 19th or early 20th century shell mosaic from Barbados usually includes a flower design. It also includes some form of heart, and perhaps a special verse or message. Among the sentiments featured...
Three wooden carvings of spiritual figures dating to the 15th century are among the uncommon lots featured in Thomaston Place Auction Galleries Summer Auction, Aug. 25-27.
Eldred's will bring to auction July 20 a scrimshaw whale's tooth dating to the early 19th century, made and America's first master scrimshaw artist, Edward Burdett.
Eldred's and Decoys Unlimited, Inc. are embarking on a new partnership, allowing for both businesses to meet individual goals, and most importantly, bring expertly curated antique and decorative decoys and bird carvings to market.
Don Presley Auctions is paying tribute to late founder, Don Presley, with a May 21 "Mighty Fine May Antique, Art Deco & Porcelain" auction.
Come Nov. 19, the inaugural event of a shared venture between Pook & Pook and Stuart Kingston will be presented in a tax-free jewelry, fine art auction.
Paintings featuring seascapes, ships in harbors and facing fierce storms, commanded well above estimates during Thomaston Place Auction Galleries Aug. sale.
A collection of scrimshaw pieces, collected over the course of three decades, will headline Eldred's 540-lot Marine Art auction, Oct. 15.
Celebrating its community's marine and seafaring history, Thomaston Place Auction Galleries will present several examples of marine artwork, among other items, during an Aug. 27-29 auction.