An important Louis XV style gilt bronze and coramandel lacquer mounted ebonized commode Paul Sormani fourth quarter 19th century.  Sold for $122,000 inclusive of Buyer's Premium

Bonhams & Butterfields’ December 7th Furniture Sale Shows Strength in Private Collections

  • Bonhams
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  • December 16, 2009

Auctioneers Bonhams & Butterfields capped off a strong year of fine European and American furniture and decorative arts sales in San Francisco on Dec. 7, 2009 with its $1.6-million auction ...

Untitled XVI by Willem de Kooning (1904-1997), new exhibitor L&M Arts.

BIGGER AND BETTER THAN EVER BEFORE – TEFAF MAASTRICHT MARCH 12-21, 2010

  • Netherlands Board of Tourism & Conventions
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  • November 23, 2009

TEFAF Maastricht, the world’s most influential art and antiques fair, will have a record number of 260 exhibitors from 17 countries when the 23rd edition opens at the MECC (Maastricht Exhibition ...

Ligne Revolving Chair, Shoki Collection, George Nakashima Woodworker.

GEORGE NAKASHIMA WOODWORKER INTRODUCES “SHOKI” COLLECTION; New furniture from her father’s early designs by Mira Nakashima

  • Moderne Gallery
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  • November 10, 2009

  The studio of George Nakashima Woodworker introduces the Shoki Collection (pronounced show-kee and meaning “early years”), a new line of furniture based on recently discovered drawings ...

Estimated at $30/40,000, Franz Bergman's "Prince & Mandolin Player" lamp (c.  1900) is undoubtedly one of the highlights of the Matt Wyse collection.

Several Outstanding Collections Highlight 20th Century Sale at Bonhams This December

  • Bonhams
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  • October 28, 2009

A number of rare pieces and notable collections mark Bonhams' upcoming 20th Century auction. Taking place on December 9th the sale will offer a diverse and meticulously chosen selection of ...

Armchair, 1763-1767, Origin: England, London (probably)

New eMuseum feeds history hunger and antiques appetites

  • Colonial Williamsburg
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  • October 27, 2009

The history-hungry and antiques aficionados can now browse online the collections of The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. The collections database with images, descriptions and object histories is ...

Sam Maloof (American, 1916-2009), 1970-71, circular dining table and eight chairs in walnut, sold for $39,650 inclusive of Buyer's Premium.

Design of the Century Early Works and Hand Crafted Items Highlight September Auction of 20th Century Decorative Arts

  • Bonhams
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  • October 8, 2009

Bonhams & Butterfields held its Fall auction of 20th Century Decorative Arts on September 29, 2009.  The 400 lot sale offered a diverse group of high quality pieces spanning a century of ...

"Baby's First Kiss" by Eugenio Zampighi (1859-1944) brought $30,500, including buyer's premium.

The Collection of Spiritual Leader JZ Knight Brings More than $1-Million at Bonhams & Butterfields

  • Bonhams
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  • September 29, 2009

Bonhams & Butterfields was honored to present The JZ Knight Collection on September 27, 2009.  Amassed over a decade, the Collection featured eclectic and unique examples of period ...

A Tiffany Studios Favrile glass and bronze Fleur de Lys lamp Estimate: $15,000 - 25,000

From Hand Carved to Cutting Edge, California Design to Highlight Fall Auction of 20th Century Decorative Arts

  • Bonhams
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  • September 16, 2009

Design of the Century & the Art of Cool - Neon Signage and Works of Art from Award Winning Film and Television on the Auction Block Bonhams & Butterfields will hold its fall auction of ...

Barbra Streisand's collection at Julien's this fall.

JULIEN'S AUCTIONS TO OFFER PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF BARBRA STREISAND BENEFITING THE STREISAND FOUNDATION

  • Julien's Auctions
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  • August 16, 2009

Julien’s Auctions to offer property from the Collection of Barbra Streisand, the multi-award-winning international star, in a live and online auction at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, Calif. ...

Bonhams is pleased to celebrate the esteemed career of Nyquist in his 50th year as a designer by offering six pieces from his Long Beach, California, home.

Design of the Century - Personal Collection of John Nyquist to Highlight Fall Auction of 20th Century Furniture & Decorative Arts

  • Bonhams
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  • August 7, 2009

Bonhams & Butterfields will hold its Fall auction of 20th Century Decorative Arts on September 29, 2009. The Los Angeles sale will feature a diverse group of Arts & Crafts, Art Nouveau, Art ...

The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, presents the Art and Craft of Greene and Greene, July 14-Oct.  18, 2009

A ‘NEW AND NATIVE’ BEAUTY: THE ART AND CRAFT OF GREENE & GREENE AT THE MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, BOSTON, CELEBRATES THE VISION OF RENOWNED 20TH-CENTURY ARCHITECTS CHARLES AND HENRY GREENE

  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
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  • August 5, 2009

Famous for the ‘Ultimate Bungalow,’ the Designers Helped to Create the California Style Beauty with a purpose was the guiding aesthetic for Charles and Henry Greene, acclaimed architects and ...