Art and Antiques News

Asian Arts Passion Unbridled As Vase Defies Estimate - Fri, 28 Apr 2017 13:50:23 +0000

FALLS CHURCH, VA. — On April 20 in the closing moments of the sale of Quinn’s Auction Galleries’ Asian, ancient, and ethnographic works of art auction, a Chinese cloisonné bottle vase crossed the block in an auction carried online on iGavel.,

Asian Arts Passion Unbridled As Vase Defies Estimate - Fri, 28 Apr 2017 13:48:50 +0000

FALLS CHURCH, VA. — On April 20 in the closing moments of the sale of Quinn’s Auction Galleries’ Asian, ancient, and ethnographic works of art auction, a Chinese cloisonné bottle vase crossed the block in an auction carried online on iGavel. Estimated at $400-600, the vase slowly began building and kept climbing until it sold […],
WILLIAMSBURG, VA. — Nearly two and a half years after announcing the public phase of a $40 million capital campaign with its goal met, the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg held a groundbreaking ceremony April 27, on the site where construction is set to begin on the first large-scale expansion and upgrade to its building.,
  WILLIAMSBURG, VA. — Nearly two and a half years after announcing the public phase of a $40 million capital campaign with its goal met, the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg held a groundbreaking ceremony April 27, on the site where construction is set to begin on the first large-scale expansion and upgrade to its […],
SCHAUMBURG, ILL. — One of only 10 known surviving examples, the 1866 Double Eagle survived an attempted theft, was donated to a Valparaiso church and was sold by Heritage Auctions on April 27, for $517,000, including the buyer’s premium.,
SCHAUMBURG, ILL. — One of only 10 known surviving examples, the 1866 Double Eagle survived an attempted theft, was donated to a Valparaiso church and was sold by Heritage Auctions on April 27, for $517,000, including the buyer’s premium. An Indiana church’s rare, Nineteenth Century gold coin featuring one of the earliest uses of the […],

Sturbridge Doll, Toy, Bear & Holiday Show - Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:33:56 +0000

STURBRIDGE, MASS. – It could have been Santa’s workshop, or maybe Willy Wonka’s or Mister Geppetto’s – but, no, it was Kimberly Kittredge’s annual gathering of about 100 of her friends at the Sturbridge Host Hotel and Conference Center.,
DALLAS, TEXAS – One of the world’s most important private collections of Islamic art is receiving the largest public presentation in its history at the Dallas Museum of Art (DMA) with the inauguration of its Keir Collection of Islamic Art Gallery.,
YORK, MAINE – The April 1 snowstorm, the same day of Hap Moore’s sale, was much heavier inland than it was along the coast where the auction took place, so many hardy New Englanders were still able to get there, though some were not. Moore does not use the internet, so you almost have to […],
PHILADELPHIA, PENN. — Selling high above the rest at Freeman’s April 26 American furniture, folk and decorative arts sale was an Eighteenth Century painting from Jamaican born multi-talented artist Samuel Felsted.,