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The Glass Artistry of DeVilbiss

The Glass Artistry of DeVilbiss

The Glass Artistry of DeVilbiss By Marti DeGraaf  and Toby Mack Company History Dr. Allan DeVilbiss, a medical doctor specializing in nose and throat medicine, founded the DeVilbiss Manufacturing Company in Toledo, Ohio in 1888. The company’s primary purpose was to manufacture and sell DeVilbiss-invented spray atomizers, designed to apply soothing medicinal coatings to patients’ […]

Telling America’s Story through the Art of Norman Rockwell and America’s Illustrators

Telling America’s Story through the Art of Norman Rockwell and America’s Illustrators Shaping National Conversation on American Illustration Art (1969 – 2014) By Laurie Norton Moffatt, Director/CEO, Norman Rockwell Museum From soaring ideals of freedom and social justice, to heartwarming and humorous moments of the commonplace — America’s illustrators defined the story of our nation […]

Whats Selling on eBay: March 2015

Deborah Abernethy

By Deborah Abernethy  $2,550 (150 bids): John F. Kennedy Antique Painted Armoire. John F. Kennedy antique painted Swiss armoire having an architectural molded cornice with canted front corners above a frieze centered by the painted date “1853”, the lower cabinet of conforming shape, centered by a full paneled cupboard door opening to a fitted interior. […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Harry Bertoia sculpture, $48,800, Palm Beach Modern

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Harry Bertoia sculpture, $48,800, Palm Beach Modern

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Harry Bertoia sculpture, $48,800, Palm Beach Modern Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall Three monumental sculptures by Harry Bertoia (including the one in the middle, which sold for $48,800) were a huge hit at a Modern Art, Decorative Art & Sculpture Auction held Nov. 1 by Palm Beach […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: 19th century Russian icon, $24,400, Crescent City

Gavels 'n' Paddles: 19th century Russian icon, $24,400, Crescent City

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: 19th century Russian icon, $24,400, Crescent City Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A 19th century oil on curved panel Russian icon, possibly of St. Maximus the Confessor, 12 inches by 10 inches, sold for $24,400 at an Estates Auction held Nov. 15-16 by Crescent City Auction Gallery […]

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 for $50,000 at a Fall Estates Auction held Oct. 4-5 by Ahlers & Ogletree in […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles – Konrad Cramer oil, $9,000, Hudson Valley

Gavels 'n' Paddles - Konrad Cramer oil, $9,000, Hudson Valley

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles – Konrad Cramer oil, $9,000, Hudson Valley Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall An oil on panel surreal landscape painting by Konrad Cramer sold for $9,000 at an auction held Sept. 8 by Hudson Valley Auctioneers in Beacon, N.Y. Also, a Vargueno desk changed hands for $6,000; a […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles – Brian Coole oil on board, $19,800, Kaminski Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles - Brian Coole oil on board, $19,800, Kaminski Auctions

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles – Brian Coole oil on board, $19,800, Kaminski Auctions Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall An original oil on board painting by the English-born American artist Brian Coole (b. 1939), titled Boston From Chelsea Shore, sold for $19,800 at an auction held Aug. 24 by Kaminski Auctions in […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles – Birger Sandzen painting, $43,125, Manitou Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles - Birger Sandzen painting, $43,125, Manitou Auctions

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles – Birger Sandzen painting, $43,125, Manitou Auctions Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall An original oil on board painting by Birger Sandzen (1871-1954), titled Kansas Landscape, sold for $43,125 at an annual auction held Aug. 17-18 by Manitou Auctions in Santa Fe, N.M. Also, a C. C. Starr […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles – Fernando Amorsolo oil, $100,725, James D. Julia

Gavels 'n' Paddles - Fernando Amorsolo oil, $100,725, James D. Julia

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles – Fernando Amorsolo oil, $100,725, James D. Julia Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall An original oil painting of laborers working the rice fields in the shadow of a distant volcano by Philippine artist Fernando Amorsolo sold for $100,725 at an Antiques & Fine Art Auction held Aug. […]