Archive for December, 2010

African Art and Culture Selections From the Neuberger Museum Collection

. December 30, 2010 . 0 Comments

The African Collection of the Neuberger Museum of Art provides an introduction to the richness and complexity of the artistic traditions of Africa. Focusing on central Africa, the collection spans a broad geographic range from Mali to Mozambique, offering artistic insight into over thirty cultures. Of the major works on display, many come from the […]

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Auction of European Furniture and Decorative Arts to Feature Large Collection of Wedgwood Wares

. December 29, 2010 . 0 Comments

Skinner, Inc. will host an auction of European Furniture and Decorative Arts in two sessions on Friday, January 7th and Saturday, January 8th in its Boston gallery. The first of four European Furniture and Decorative Arts sales Skinner will host in 2011, this sale will offer more than 1,000 lots of material. Approximately 500 lots […]

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Bonhams Chess Games and Cards Sale

Bonhams Chess Games and Cards Sale

. December 24, 2010 . 0 Comments

A selection of intricate and varied Chess sets from around the world will be offered by Bonhams in the Chess, Games and Cards sale taking place on January 17th 2011 at Bonhams Knightsbridge. From Europe a very rare, 300yr old south German, ivory and ebony figural chess set is estimated to sell for £15,000 – […]

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New York Winter Antiques Show Celebrates 57th Year

. December 21, 2010 . 0 Comments

The Winter Antiques Show celebrates its 57th year as America’s most prestigious antiques show, providing museums, established collectors, dealers, design professionals and first-time buyers with opportunities to see and purchase exceptional pieces showcased by 74 exhibitors. This year, specialists in 17th to 19th century American furniture and decorative arts, old master drawings and European sculpture, […]

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Crosby Garrett Roman Helmet Appeal Ends

. December 20, 2010 . 0 Comments

Following the auction of the Crosby Garrett Roman helmet Tullie House are now ending the ‘Keep it in Cumbria Appeal’. In the three weeks leading up to the auction Tullie House were able to raise £1.96 million. Richard Speirs, Chairman of the Friends of Tullie House said: “I have been amazed by the breathtaking response […]

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