Archive for September, 2009

New York American Furniture, Folk Art & Prints Auction

New York American Furniture, Folk Art & Prints Auction

. September 30, 2009

Rare survivals of American craftsmanship from the 18th and 19th centuries and a rediscovered duck decoy are among the highlights of the upcoming mid-season sale of Important American Furniture, Folk Art & Prints at Christie’s New York. The September 30 auction includes over 100 historic items and is expected to realize in excess of $1.8 […]

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BOSTON VINTAGE MUSICAL INSTURMENTS AUCTION

BOSTON VINTAGE MUSICAL INSTURMENTS AUCTION

. September 29, 2009

Skinner, announced its Fine Musical Instruments Auction will be held on Sunday, October 11th in its Boston gallery at noon. Vintage Guitars This sale will feature a generous offering of twelve vintage guitars and one collectible ukulele from C.F. Martin & Co. Highlights include highly decorated 19th century guitars and two large body “prewar” instruments. […]

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19th Century Works Triumph During Sale of European Furniture and Decorative Arts

19th Century Works Triumph During Sale of European Furniture and Decorative Arts

. September 29, 2009

Bonhams & Butterfields was pleased to offer Fine European Furniture and Decorative Arts on September 14, 2009 in Los Angeles. The highly curated 300-lot auction featured a select array of works, showcasing pieces from the 16th through 20th centuries with a focus on English, French, Italian, Spanish and German items. “The September 14th auction offered […]

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100 Sculptures from the Mao Era at the Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt

100 Sculptures from the Mao Era at the Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt

. September 28, 2009

In conjunction with China’s appearance as Guest of Honor at the 2009 Frankfurt Book Fair, the Schirn will be showing, for the first time ever in the West, the spectacular Chinese sculptural group Rent Collection Courtyard (Chin.: Shouzuyuan). This ensemble of more than 100 life-size figures is among the most important works in modern Chinese […]

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Exhibition of Ancient Egyptian Artifacts from Brooklyn Museum Explores the Afterlife

Exhibition of Ancient Egyptian Artifacts from Brooklyn Museum Explores the Afterlife

. September 28, 2009

Pyramids and Pharaohs. Sphinxes and Sarcophagi. The Ten Commandments. The Book of the Dead. Crocodiles, Cobras, and Cleopatra. What other culture evokes such rich imagination and echoes of immortality as ancient Egypt? On October 14, the Nile comes to Norfolk with the public debut of To Live Forever: Egyptian Treasures from the Brooklyn Museum. This […]

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