Tag Archives: Pablo Picasso

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Tiffany Aquatic Fish Lamp, $193,600, Fontaine's Auction

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Tiffany aquatic fish lamp, $193,600, Fontaine's Auction

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Tiffany Studios (N.Y.) leaded glass aquatic fish lamp sold for $193,600 at an auction held September 14th by Fontaine’s Auction Gallery in Pittsfield, Mass. Also, a Pablo Picasso Taureau faience pitcher, just over 12 inches tall, made $54,450; a large group of religious […]

Early Photos Defined

Early Photos Defined

The very idea of capturing a picture by reflecting an image onto a light-sensitive surface in order to create a more permanent image vs. simply creating a temporary reflection truly started to materialize in the early 19th century. Putting the two together happened by observing how reflections of an object could be “fixed” onto a […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Navajo Ute-style chief’s blanket, $132,000, John Moran Auctioneers

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Navajo Ute-style chief’s blanket, $132,000, John Moran Auctioneers

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Navajo Ute-style First Phase chief’s wearing blanket sold for $132,000 at a three-session auction held April 25th by John Moran Auctioneers in Monrovia, Calif. Also, an abstracted dragon in lacquer on panel by the Japanese artist Shiryu Morita (1912-1999) went for $84,000; a […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Leger pencil drawing, $125,000, Swann Auction

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A pencil drawing by Fernand Leger, titled La Lecture (1924), sold for $125,000 at a 19th & 20th Century Prints and Drawings Auction held Sept. 22 by Swann Auction Galleries in New York City. Also, a pair of terre de faience ceramic vases depicting […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Picasso ceramic sculpture, $14,400, John Moran

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A circa 1955 ceramic sculpture by Pablo Picasso (Sp., 1881-1973) for Madoura, titled Lampe Femme, sold for $14,400 at a Decorative Art Auction held Sept. 10 by John Moran Auctioneers in Monrovia, Calif. Also, a 1970 Dodge Charger 500 roared off for $23,100; a […]

Jeffrey S. Evans Antiques, Fine & Decorative Arts Auction April 30

CRAWFORD, VA, April 4, 2016 Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates will hold a cataloged auction of fine and decorative arts on April 30 beginning at 9:30 am ET. The large auction consists of a diverse range of offerings and features Virginia, Mid-Atlantic, and New England collections and estates, including objects from the private collection of […]

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: Claude Monet painting, $27 million, Christie’s

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: Claude Monet painting, $27 million, Christie’s

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: Claude Monet painting, $27 million, Christie’s Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World An oil on canvas painting by Claude Monet (Fr., 1840-1926), titled Nympheas (1907), sold for $27 million at an Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale held May 6 by Christie’s in New York City. Also, an oil on […]

Ken’s Korner: Nazi-looted artwork totals about $1.3 billion

Ken’s Korner: Nazi-looted artwork totals about $1.3 billion

Ken’s Korner: Nazi-looted artwork totals about $1.3 billion News & Views From the World of Antiques & Collectibles By Ken Hall By now you may have heard about the raid German authorities made on a Munich apartment that uncovered more than 1,400 artworks – by artists such as Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Marc Chagall and […]

Picasso linoleum cut, $572,500, Leslie Hindman

Picasso linoleum cut, $572,500, Leslie Hindman

Picasso linoleum cut, $572,500, Leslie Hindman Gavels ‘n’ Paddles Recent Auctions from Near & Far By Ken Hall An unsigned linoleum cut by Pablo Picasso, titled Buste de Femme d’apres Cranach le Jeune, sold for $572,500 at a Modern and Contemporary Art Auction held May 14 by Leslie Hindman Auctioneers in Chicago, Ill. Also, a […]