NY Times Antiques News

Q&A: Gary Anderson - Fri, 18 Oct 2019 16:57:28 +0000

On a wet and chilly week in October, we reached out to Gary Anderson, a carver of figureheads, eagles, signs and horses from Stonington, Conn. Fittingly, he was headed to Watch Hill, R.I., to start breaking down the historic Flying Horse Carousel as its season of entertaining children is over. Anderson removed the carousel’s large, […],

Across The Block - Fri, 18 Oct 2019 16:54:35 +0000

It is always worthwhile comparing estimates to sale results. This week’s selections see the final at anywhere from one-and-a-half-times the high estimate up to 11 times that. Such is a surprise that was presented in the form of a case of an early wooden mask at Copake’s September auction. Possibly of the Northwest Coast, the […],

CRN Sale Lives Up To Its Billing & Grosses $500,000 - Thu, 17 Oct 2019 16:46:47 +0000

CAMBRIDGE, MASS. – Carl Nordblom and Karin Philips of CRN Auctions advertise their sales as “varied,” and the October 6 sale was exactly that. It included American formal and painted furniture, paintings, silver, midcentury furniture and accessories, toys, European furniture, Asian items, Louis Vuitton trunks, bronzes and Oriental rugs. An early Twentieth Century room-size Serapi […],
OTTAWA, ONTARIO, CANADA – Peter Baker, who readers may know from his annual stand at Midweek in Manchester, began dealing in early rural Canadian furnishings and accessories in 1976. He lives in Elgin, Quebec, equidistant to Montreal and Plattsburgh, N.Y., each about 1½ hours away, and is especially knowledgeable about Quebec material of the Eighteenth […],

Bonhams Sells Virginia House Contents In Los Angeles - Wed, 16 Oct 2019 17:49:27 +0000

LOS ANGELES — One of the top lots of Bonham’s sale of The Contents of a Virginian Country House was this large pair of Chinese cloisonné horses, which sold for $37,575 against an estimate of $15/20,000. The October 10 sale comprised 280 lots of fine and decorative art and Asian works of art from the […],
MARLBOROUGH, MASS. — Skinner’s October 11 Clocks, Watches and Scientific Instruments sale was led by a Rolex “Padellone” Triple Calendar stainless steel wristwatch that sold at $135,000. The Reference 8171, circa 1950 watch featured a champagne and white two-tone dial with blue outer calendar track. The consignor said the watch had been in their family […],

Tom Deupree, 79 - Wed, 16 Oct 2019 13:52:20 +0000

Tom Deupree quietly passed away in his sleep on October 5. He was 79. Nearly 40 years ago, as young dealers peddling our wares, it was suggested by many that we show our goods to the Deuprees. From the moment we first met them a lifelong friendship was forged. Through the birth of our children, […],

James Goodman, Gallery Founder, 90 - Wed, 16 Oct 2019 13:45:12 +0000

NEW YORK CITY — The James Goodman Gallery regretfully shares the news of the death of its founder, James Goodman (1929-2019), on September 3. Jim was 90. A dedicated husband, father and art dealer, Jim founded the James Goodman Gallery more than 60 years ago to focus on secondary market sales of Modern and contemporary […],

October 25, 2019 - Wed, 16 Oct 2019 13:10:35 +0000