Art and Antiques News

Q&A: Will Quam - Fri, 24 Jan 2020 04:10:01 +0000

For the last several years, Chicago teacher Will Quam has engaged in deep conversation with the brick walls that line his city’s streets. And if you listen to him, you will find that they have a lot to say. Quam’s interest in brick began with a thought experiment and soon gave way to learning a […],

Across The Block - Thu, 23 Jan 2020 13:13:27 +0000

As usual, the notable subjects detailed in our January 31, 2020 issue met and often surpassed their high estimates. At Roland Auctions, a pair of Chinese ribbed turquoise vases, estimated at a modest $75/125, opened at $40 and after 20 more bids jumped to $3,250. At Applebrook Auctions’ online January sale, a pair of 14K […],
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – When people think about the history of New York City, the first places that come to mind are probably Manhattan and Brooklyn. And that is rightly so, but there is a lot more to the city’s history than these two boroughs,
LARCHMONT, N.Y. — An 18K yellow gold Patek Philippe men’s Nautilus wristwatch caught the spotlight when it sold for $118,750 in Clarke Auction Gallery’s January 19 sale. The 1982 self-winding watch came with a Patek Philippe “Extract from the Archives” to validate its manufacture and history. The watch weighed in at 101.2 dwt with a […],
ORLANDO, FLA. — A Fr. 193 $100 1863 Compound Interest Treasury Note (PMG Very Fine 30 EPQ) sold for $228,000 to claim top-lot honors in the 2020 Florida United Numismatists (FUN) auction condu,

Tiffany Floor Lamp Tops Fontaine’s At $151,250 - Wed, 22 Jan 2020 18:49:29 +0000

PITTSFIELD, MASS. — Art Nouveau lighting, led by a Tiffany Studios Peony Border floor lamp, which finished at $151,250, led a strong sale at Fontaine’s Auction Gallery January 18. Both the base and shade were signed, it was an elaborate base and there were imperfections to the shade. The sale included several other Tiffany lamps […],

January 31, 2020 - Wed, 22 Jan 2020 13:38:34 +0000

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WASHINGTON DC – The 65th Washington Winter Show was conducted January 10-12 at the Katzen Arts Center on the campus of American University. Balmy temperatures provided a marked contrast to the previous edition,

Americana Reigns At Two-Day New Haven Auctions Sale - Wed, 22 Jan 2020 09:50:00 +0000

NEW HAVEN, CONN. – Fred Giampietro’s first New Haven Auction of 2020 was a two-day event, January 11 and 12, that saw continued strength in Americana with great provenance, and there were glimmers of hope for,