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PAGODA FORM AUTOMATON MUSICAL CLOCK FOR FONTAINE’S SALE

. December 22, 2016

An exceedingly rare 18th century English-made pagoda form automaton musical clock, produced for the Chinese Qing Imperial Court, is expected to soar to $800,000-$1.2 million at an Antique & Fine Arts Auction planned for Saturday, Jan. 21st, by Fontaine’s Auction Gallery, in the firm’s showroom at 1485 Housatonic Street in Pittsfield, at 10 am EST. […]

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DRAGONS Jades of China ca. 3500 BCE –  1911 CE

DRAGONS Jades of China ca. 3500 BCE – 1911 CE

. December 13, 2016

DRAGON LORE IN EARLY CHINA Catalog Essay by John S. Major at Throckmorton Fine Art in New York March 2nd – April 22nd, 2017 NEW YORK – Throckmorton Fine Art (www.throckmorton-nyc.com) has assembled for exhibit one of the finest collections of jade dragons representing the art of early China. Emerging out of the northern boundaries […]

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Enigma Machine Sells for World Record at Bonhams Sale

Enigma Machine Sells for World Record at Bonhams Sale

. December 12, 2016

An M4 Enigma Machine, designed for use by the German Navy during World War II, was sold on 7 December for $463,500 at Bonhams History of Science and Technology Sale in New York. This is a world record price at auction for an M4 Enigma surpassing the previous highest price of $350,000 also set by […]

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Art Carved Cabinet Becomes a Family Affair

Art Carved Cabinet Becomes a Family Affair

. December 12, 2016

When Herbert Broadfoot II and his wife, Nancy, called Great Gatsby’s Auction Gallery in Atlanta to consign a beloved heirloom – a tour de force Cincinnati carved cabinet by William H. Fry – they knew this piece needed to find ‘the right home.’ In the midst of downsizing, and devastated that they could no longer […]

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eBay Collective Launched for Furniture, Antiques, Contemporary Design and Fine Art Buyers

eBay Collective Launched for Furniture, Antiques, Contemporary Design and Fine Art Buyers

. December 12, 2016

eBay has announced, eBay Collective, an elevated shopping experience to provide interior designers and consumers with curated inventory of furniture, antiques, contemporary design and fine art. The bespoke experience has been specifically developed for eBay’s 164 million active buyers looking for sought-after products from trusted dealers and galleries. Dealers featured on the destination have been […]

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