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Civil War Era Tobacco Pipe Highlights Machaan's May 12 Gallery Auction

Civil War Era Tobacco Pipe Highlights Machaan's May 12 Gallery Auction

Civil War collectors take note: a  gold mounted Civil War era Tobacco Pipe carved with scenes of Appomattox Surrender is a featured item at Michaan’s Gallery Auction May 12, 2018.  This  unique historical artifact has an estimated auction value of $1,500-$2,000. The auction will also feature decorative arts, Asian art, jewelry and fine art. The auction […]

James D. Julia’s Can’t Miss Late Fall Auction

James D. Julia’s Can’t Miss Late Fall Auction

…to Present a Phenomenal Selection of Museum-Quality Rare Lamps, Glass, Decorative Arts, and Fine Jewelry This highly anticipated, $3+ million dollar auction features over 750 lots of gorgeous, highly sought after merchandise, just in time for the holiday shopping season. Fairfield, Maine, November 11, 2017- James D. Julia, Inc. is excited to announce its annual […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Van Briggle/Rookwood vase, $187,500, Rago Arts & Auction

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall An early Artus Van Briggle/Rookwood vase sold for $187,500 at a 20th Century Decorative Arts & Design Auction held June 4-5 by Rago Arts & Auction Center in Lambertville, N.J. Also, a Paul Evans sculpture front cabinet brought $175,000; a Dale Chihuly chandelier lit […]

Gavels n Paddles: 1880s mantel clock, $28,125, John Moran

Gavels n Paddles: 1880s mantel clock, $28,125, John Moran

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A large scale patinated and gilt bronze mantel clock, dating to the 1880s and signed by maker Deniere & Cailleaux, sold for $28,125 at a Decorative Arts Auction held July 28 by John Moran Auctioneers in Pasadena, Calif. Also, an oil on canvas depiction […]

Gavels n' Paddles: Grotto bust of Neptune, $9,000, John Moran

Gavels n' Paddles: Grotto bust of Neptune, $9,000, John Moran

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A “grotto” bust of Neptune attributed to Anthony Redmile, with columnar stand, sold for $9,000 at a Decorative Arts Auction held June 16 by John Moran Auctioneers in Pasadena, Calif. Also, a chair designed by the Italian decorator and artisan Carlo Bugatti (1856-1940) realized […]

Gavels 'N Paddles: Pablo Picasso pottery, $36,000, John Moran

A polychrome glazed and knife-engraved pottery pichet a glace (or ice pitcher), designed by Pablo Picasso for Madoura, sold for $36,000

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A polychrome glazed and knife-engraved pottery pichet a glace (or ice pitcher), designed by Pablo Picasso for Madoura, sold for $36,000 at a Decorative Auction held April 28 by John Moran Auctioneers in Pasadena, Calif. Also, a newly restored  Swiss singing bird box with […]

Gavels ‘N Paddles: Noguchi "Rudder" group, $110,000, John Moran

Gavels ‘N Paddles: Noguchi "Rudder" group, $110,000, John Moran

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A set of three Noguchi “Rudder” stools and table, offered as single lots, collectively sold for just over $110,000 at a Decorative Arts Auction held Feb. 17 by John Moran Auctioneers in Pasadena, Calif. Also, a Regence-style Vernis Martin vitrine cabinet, with gilt bronze […]

Gavels ‘N Paddles: Paul Evans cabinet, $183,750, Rago Arts

Gavels ‘N Paddles: Paul Evans cabinet, $183,750, Rago Arts

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A Paul Evans sculpture front cabinet sold for $183,750 at a 20th Century Decorative Arts & Design Auction held Feb. 13-15 by Rago Arts & Auction Center in Lambertville, N.J. Also, a Wendell Castle laminated desk also reached $183,750; a pair of Lino Tagliapietra […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles – Arts and Crafts chandelier, $26,910, Stair Auctioneers

Gavels 'n' Paddles - Arts and Crafts chandelier, $26,910, Stair Auctioneers

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles – Arts and Crafts chandelier, $26,910, Stair Auctioneers Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A W.A.S. Benson English Arts and Crafts copper and brass 3-light chandelier sold for $26,910 at a Decorative Arts Auction held Sept. 5 by Stair Auctioneers & Appraisers in Hudson, N.Y. Also, an Aesthetic […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Three Paul Evans chairs, $47,200, Briggs Auction

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Three Paul Evans chairs, $47,200, Briggs Auction

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Three Paul Evans chairs, $47,200, Briggs Auction Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall Three rare lounge chairs (two shown), by the New Hope, Pa., artist Paul Evans, on welded and patinated steel frames, sold as single lots for a combined $47,200 at a Fine Antiques & Decorative Arts […]