A Haida argillite totem, the work of master carver Charles Edenshaw, soared to $120,000 before the gavel fell, making it the top lot of a November 2015 auction offered by Fairfield Auction.
In his new position with Morphy’s, Orbe will oversee all fine art consignments, assessing and cataloging works for authenticity, attribution, condition and value. Additionally, he will manage all consignor and buyer relationships that pertain to fine art entrusted to Morphy’s.
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.
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...
20th Century Cincinnati celebrates the avant garde art, furnishings, architecture and fashions of the 1920s through 1970s.
A colorful Pop Art banner by artist Tom Wesselmann (Am. 1931-2004) earned $15,990 during a Feb. 26 sale of more than 365 lots, of market-fresh fine and decorative arts from estates and collections from coast to coast.
Modernism is the stuff of the 1933 Chicago World’s Fair “Century of Progress,” the boundless optimism of post-World War II America, the sleek comic lines and manic music of Tex Avery’s MGM 1949 “House of Tomorrow” cartoons, and the ever-present acres of the suburban ranch house that subsequently spread endlessly across the nation.