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DORFLINGER CRANBERRY CUT TO CLEAR EWER SELLS AT WOODY AUCTION

DORFLINGER CRANBERRY CUT TO CLEAR EWER SELLS AT WOODY AUCTION

. January 2, 2018

An exceedingly rare, museum-quality Dorflinger cranberry cut to clear glass ewer, 17 inches tall, soared to $75,000 at a sale featuring two major collections of American Brilliant Cut Glass, held November 18th by Woody Auction, online and at the Hilton Kansas City Airport. It was the final major cut glass auction of the year for […]

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ITEMS FROM A PAIR OF PROMINENT NEW YORK ESTATES TO HEADLINE NYE & CO.’S SALE

ITEMS FROM A PAIR OF PROMINENT NEW YORK ESTATES TO HEADLINE NYE & CO.’S SALE

. December 9, 2017

Quality items from collections in Southampton and Gramercy Park, N.Y, unseen and off the market for decades, will co-headline a Collectors’ Passion & Estate Treasures Auction slated for Wednesday and Thursday, Dec. 13th -14th, by Nye & Company Auctioneers. Session 1 (December 13th) will be live only (498 lots) in Nye & Company Auctioneers’ gallery, […]

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Exhibition pairs video installation by Elizabeth Price with artifacts related to work of archaeologist Sir Arthur Evans

Exhibition pairs video installation by Elizabeth Price with artifacts related to work of archaeologist Sir Arthur Evans

. November 20, 2017

Restoring the Minoans: Elizabeth Price and Sir Arthur Evans is an exhibition which presents A RESTORATION, an immersive video by artist Elizabeth Price in which images drawn largely from Evans’s excavation, on Crete, of the Bronze Age culture of the Minoans are transformed into a work of art for the digital age. The video, made […]

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Milestone to auction comic character toy collection

Milestone to auction comic character toy collection

. November 10, 2017

When antique toy collectors gather and talk about the truly great comic character collections of the past, the names of a certain few trailblazers in the hobby invariably come up. However, it has been many years since a virtually unknown collection of fine, early comic character toys has appeared at auction, which is exactly what […]

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Boningtons Auctioneers to sell Princess Margaret’s jewellery and objets d’art on Nov. 15

Boningtons Auctioneers to sell Princess Margaret’s jewellery and objets d’art on Nov. 15

. November 9, 2017

EPPING, U.K. – In the world of fine jewels, provenance is second only to inherent quality. If a jewel has previously been owned by a celebrity – Elizabeth Taylor, for example – that connection becomes a permanent part of its history and allure. But an even greater level of cachet is added when jewelry has […]

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