Archive for July, 2010

Gallery Talk and Book Event with Second Generation California Craftsman Arthur Espenet Carpenter III

. July 31, 2010 . 0 Comments

The 20th Century Decorative Arts Department at Bonhams & Butterfields, as part of its ongoing design lecture series, is pleased to announce a gallery talk with Tripp Carpenter (Arthur Espenet Carpenter III) on Saturday, October 2, 2010, at 2:00 pm. The event, which will be held at the firm’s prestigious Sunset Boulevard galleries in Los […]

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Bonhams Chess Playing Cards and Games Sale

Bonhams Chess Playing Cards and Games Sale

. July 28, 2010 . 0 Comments

Bonhams announces the sale of an extremely rare game, ‘The Game of War’ to be sold on the 13th October 2010 in Knightsbridge in the Chess, Playing Cards and Games auction. Dating from 1890, this intricate 600 piece game is estimated to sell for £1,500-£2000, and was designed to train British army officers at a […]

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American Indian Archive Unveiled at the New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA)

American Indian Archive Unveiled at the New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA)

. July 28, 2010 . 0 Comments

A little known American Indian archive will be unveiled at the New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) through October 24, 2010. Ancestors and Descendants: Ancient Southwestern America at the Dawn of the Twentieth Century will be the first comprehensive exhibition of nineteenth century photography, southwestern artifacts and archival research from the George Hubbard Pepper Native […]

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Clarke Auction Offers Antique Furniture, Midcentury Modern, Sterling and Judaica and an Exceptional Steinway Baby Grand

. July 25, 2010 . 0 Comments

On Monday, July 26th at 6:00 pm, Clarke Auction will sell over 350 lots consigned from estates throughout the Greater New York area. Midcentury Modern includes a desk and credenza by Jens Risom, a pair of Dorothy Draper bachelor’s chests, a Roche Bobois leather and suede sofa; Walnut Stereo Speakers on Saarinen-type Bases; a LaVerne […]

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Living Earth Festival 2010 at the National Museum of the American Indian

Living Earth Festival 2010 at the National Museum of the American Indian

. July 23, 2010 . 0 Comments

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian on the National Mall will host a three-day Living Earth Festival, Friday, Aug. 6, through Sunday, Aug. 8, that acknowledges Native contributions to managing the environment and sustaining lifeways and foodways. The festival will include an outdoor fresh-produce market, fine-art market, symposium, hands-on activities for kids and […]

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