Tag Archives: Sculpture

Great Collections: September 2017

Great Collections: September 2017

J. Pierpont Morgan Hartford native John Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913), founder of a banking dynasty still in operation today, was one of the great financial figures of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Well known for his successes as a

Inuit Sculpture

Inuit Sculpture

By Sarah P. Turnbaugh Photos by William A. Turnbaugh As crisp cooler days and long evenings usher in autumn, our thoughts turn to cold-weather activities, collectibles, and art. Stone sculptures of marine mammals or birds, parka-clad hunters, or similar carvings,

Gavels ‘N Paddles: Queen Anne tea table (Va.), $299,000, Cottone Auctions

Gavels ‘N Paddles: Queen Anne tea table (Va.), $299,000, Cottone Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A lovely 18th century Virginia Queen Anne tray-top tea table with a scalloped skirt, pad feet and a fine old refinish sold for $299,000 at a Fine Art &

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Hovsep Pushman painting, $50,000, Ahlers & Ogletree

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Hovsep Pushman painting, $50,000, Ahlers & Ogletree

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Hovsep Pushman painting, $50,000, Ahlers & Ogletree Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall An oil on wood panel painting by the Armenian-American artist Hovsep Pushman (1877-1966), titled Sacred Lotus of the Nile, sold

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles – Myochin School iron snake, $37,500, Rago Arts & Auction

Gavels 'n' Paddles - Myochin School iron snake, $37,500, Rago Arts & Auction

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles – Myochin School iron snake, $37,500, Rago Arts & Auction Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A Myochin School iron articulated snake sold for $37,500 at a Great Estates Auction held Sept. 12-14

Camargo sculptural relief, $302,500, Bonhams (N.Y.)

Camargo sculptural relief, $302,500, Bonhams (N.Y.)

Camargo sculptural relief, $302,500, Bonhams (N.Y.) Gavels ‘n’ Paddles Recent Auctions from Near & Far By Ken Hall A sculptural relief composition by artist Sergio Camargo, titled Relief 329 (1970), sold for $302,500 at a Contemporary Art Auction held May

Figure Skating and the Arts

Figure Skating and the Arts

Figure Skating and the Arts By Frances Dafoe When I started working on the book Figure Skating and the Arts: Eight Centuries of Sport and Inspiration, I had no idea of the treasures I would find in private and public

Ken’s Korner: Flat-faced figures were built on Keros, but why?

Ken’s Korner: Flat-faced figures were built on Keros, but why? – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – May 2006 Archaeologists are planning a major dig on the Greek island of Keros in an attempt to explain just why the

Ken’s Korner: Brits are flabbergasted over theft of sculpture

Ken’s Korner: Brits are flabbergasted over theft of sculpture – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – March 2006 Britain is still buzzing over the incredible theft (in broad daylight, and captured on video surveillance cameras) of a 2-ton sculpture. The bronze work,

Collecting Indian Art: Baskets, Beadwork, Carvings, Jewelry, Paintings, Pottery, Sculptures, and Textiles

Collecting Indian Art: Baskets, Beadwork, Carvings, Jewelry, Paintings, Pottery, Sculptures, and Textiles – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – August 2002 This is the first in a series of feature articles on collecting American Indian arts and crafts by