Art and Antiques News

DETROIT — An oil on canvas painting by American artist Daniel Ridgway Knight (1839–1924) was the top lot of DuMouchelles’ May 17–19, 1,428-lot sale as it sold for $124,000. The 28-by-32-inch painting depicts two young women going about their chores in a garden before a bucolic river landscape. The painting came to market from the […],
BOSTON — On Saturday, May 18, Skinner sold the Native American collection of well-known Americana dealer Jim Grievo and his wife, Sheryl. Unexpectedly, the top two items in the sale were masks: a late Nineteenth Century Eskimo carved wooden mask with two faces, cut-out eyes and teeth, made by the Yupik peoples of Alaska, who […],
ASHEVILLE, N.C. — A rare Virginia Chippendale walnut dressing table from the Rappahannock area, circa 1760–80, made the top price of $55,200 at Brunk Auctions’ May 16–18 sale. Estimated at $15/25,000, the table retained a two-board top, single drawer with original brass pull and bold trifid feet. Excited bidders battled it out online, on the […],

May 31, 2019 - Wed, 22 May 2019 13:02:23 +0000

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Toulouse-Lautrec And The Stars Of Paris - Wed, 22 May 2019 11:01:48 +0000

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BUFORD, GA. – Standard and Poor Index move over! The new measure of the American economy is the Slotin Folk Art Index. After weathering a period of some softness and a distinct shift in what and how serious collectors were,

10th Annual Nautical Antiques Show: A Whale Of A Show - Wed, 22 May 2019 09:50:00 +0000

NEW BEDFORD, MASS. – The 10th annual Nautical Antiques Show on May 10 kicked off the 31st annual Scrimshaw Weekend, which is hosted by the New Bedford Whaling Museum and consists of a series of lectures,
CHESTER, N.Y. – Latecomers to Bill and Andrea Jenack’s final sale were forced to stand. Not as any sort of punishment, but rather because every seat was filled for the May 5 sale as longtime consignors, buyers and friends,

Frank John Elia, 67, Above The Crest Antiques - Tue, 21 May 2019 21:14:24 +0000

SHELTON, CONN. — Frank John Elia, age 67, passed away on May 6. Born on November 7, 1951, he was the beloved son of the late Alfred and Mary Sardo Elia. While working in his father’s HVAC business, Frank realized his real passion was in the culinary arts. He was known to prepare lavish meals […],

Q&A: Casey Rogers - Tue, 21 May 2019 15:20:59 +0000

Casey Rogers is a specialist head of Christie’s Nineteenth Century furniture and decorative art department in New York. Rogers joined the department in 2003 and currently oversees business and client development, as well as expertise across various decorative and fine art sales. In her role as head of “The Collector” sales, Rogers works with a […],