A massive Imperial Roman solid gold ring of angular wide shouldered style, a raised circular boss on the bezel.  Intact, 3d - 4th Centuries AD, eastern Mediterranean.

The Curator's Eye Presents an Ancient, Asian, and Ethnographic Jewelry Auction - Nov 30th

  • The Curator's Eye, LLC
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  • November 1, 2016

The Curator's Eye (TCE) has announced their next virtual live auction which will be held on November 30th. This will be The Curator's Eye's third virtual auction, presenting an impressive catalog ...

Album with more than 130 Civil War-era signatures, including Abraham Lincoln and his cabinet, and signed by 18 Presidents, 1864-2010.  At auction November 1, 2016.  Estimate $60,000 to $90,000.

Fourteen Presidential Signatures on a Single Page At Swann Galleries’ Fall Autographs Auction

  • October 11, 2016

On Tuesday, November 1, Swann Auction Galleries will hold a sale of Autographs, with an emphasis on American political signatures in a nod to the upcoming presidential election. A Civil War-era ...

Sir Isaac Newton, Opticks, first edition, first issue, London, 1704.  Sold October 18, 2016 for $87,500.

First Edition Isaac Newton Brings $87k at Swann Galleries Oct 18 Auction

  • October 20, 2016

Swann Auction Galleries held a successful sale of Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books on Tuesday, October 18, with especial offerings of early scientific and mathematical ...

Monumental Carved and Gilded Perpetual Calendar Wall Clock, Calendar Clock Company, Hartford, Connecticut, c.  1855 (Lot 718, Estimate: $25,000-45,000)

Monumental Calendar Wall Clock Leads Skinner’s Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments Auction, October 28

  • Skinner, Inc.
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  • October 21, 2016

MARLBOROUGH, MA – Skinner, Inc.’s upcoming auction of Clocks, Watches and Scientific Instruments will be held in their Marlborough gallery on October 28 at 10AM. The auction includes timepieces ...

Alfred Stevens, "Bibelot exotique," 19th century

A Fall Cornucopia of Art Treasures to Be Revealed During October Art Week, October 20 to 26

  • October 14, 2016

When the inaugural edition of October Art Week opens on October 20, sixteen of the Upper East Side’s premier art galleries will be celebrating with special openings. Within an area from East 63rd ...

Euclid, Elementa geometriae, Venice, 1482.  Estimate $60,000 to $80,000.  At auction October 18.

Historical Mathematical Texts and Navigational Works at Swann Galleries’ Early Printed Books Auction

  • September 21, 2016

On Tuesday, October 18, Swann Galleries will hold an auction of Early Printed, Medical, Scientific & Travel Books, featuring works of major theoretical and historical importance with a focus on ...

Washington, George (1732-1799) Washington Receiving a Salute on the Field of Trenton.  New York: Published by John McClure at Goupils, [c.  1863].  (Lot 5, Estimate $500-700)

Important Collection of George Washington Material Leads Skinner’s Fine Books & Manuscripts Auction, October 30

  • Skinner, Inc.
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  • October 11, 2016

BOSTON, MA – Skinner’s October 30 Fine Books & Manuscripts auction will feature one of the most notable collections of original signed George Washington material to be offered at auction in ...

(left to right): Cat's Head, Egypt, Roman Period, 30 B.C.E.–3rd century C.E., bronze and gold, Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 36.114; Sphinx of King Sheshenq, Egypt, Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 22–Dynasty 23, c.  945–718 B.C.E., bronze, Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 33.586; Standing Lion-Headed Goddess, Egypt, Late Period or later, 664–30 B.C.E., faience, Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.943E

'Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt' Exhibition at Dallas Museum of Art

  • October 6, 2016

Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt showcases the diverse representations of felines from the world-famous Egyptian holdings of the Brooklyn Museum. From domesticated cats to mythic symbols of ...

First constructed during the reign of Augustus, the Pantheon was restored and draws both its aesthetic and historical importance from the magnificent and unique dome added by Hadrian in the 2nd century A.D.  The rare marble portrait of the famous philhellenic emperor, Hadrian belonged to an impressive, larger-than-life sculpture and shows the emperor as commander in chief and Pater Patriae (Father of the Country).

ANCIENT INFLUENCES: Phoenix Ancient Art Recreates the Pantheon at TEFAF New York Fall October 22-26, 2016 at the Park Avenue Armory, New York

  • October 4, 2016

New York -- An exhibition of objects inspired by the Pantheon in Rome, recalling the architectural masterwork of the Emperor Hadrian, will be the highlight of the inaugural edition of TEFAF New ...

William Adolphe Bouguereau (French, 1825-1905) Estimated $300,000 - $500,000

French Masterpiece Highlights Fall Fine & Decorative Art Auction

  • Cowan's Auctions, Inc.
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  • October 3, 2016

Cowan’s Auctions is excited to offer a long-lost portrait by a master of French Realism at its October 15th Fine & Decorative Art Auction. The auction will also feature a strong and varied ...

Randy Holden Rustic Adirondack Brandy Cabient

Rare Rustic Adirondack Brandy Cabinet Among 790 Lots In Schwenke October 2nd Auction

  • Schwenke Auctioneers
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  • September 30, 2016

Schwenke Auctioneers will conduct its Connecticut Estates Auction with a remarkable offering of 790 lots consigned from several separate estates and consignors from Connecticut, New York, New ...

A wide range of antique, Mid-Century Modern and contemporary furnishings, fine art and design is offered at the Boston Home Decor Show.  Shown: Charles Spada Antiques & Interiors

Boston Home Decor Show Features Special Guests, Benefit for DIFFA

  • Fusco & Four/Ventures, LLC
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  • September 28, 2016

Boston, MA --- The only show of its kind in New England, the second annual Boston Home Decor Show, November 17-20, will once again feature an array of fine art galleries, antiques, Mid-Century ...

Calligram.  Signed by Mustafa Edirnavi.  From Turkey, 1800–1.Ink and gold on cream and light blue paper, mounted on board, 28 x 43.5 cm© Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford

POWER AND PROTECTION, Islamic Art and the Supernatural

  • September 28, 2016

Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford, will present POWER AND PROTECTION, Islamic Art and the Supernatural, from October 20, 2016–January 15, 2017. Showcasing over a hundred spectacular objects ...

 GASPARE TRAVERSI (Napoli 1722 ca.  - Roma 1770) The Monk, the Novice, and the Maiden Oil on canvas 24 3/8 x 29 1/8 inches (62 x 74 cm.)

A Top-Notch Roster of Upper East Side Galleries Launch October Art Week in New York

  • September 26, 2016

Fifteen of the city’s preeminent galleries—all clustered on the Upper East Side—are hosting simultaneous opening-night receptions to kick off the first edition of October Art Week, October 20 to ...

Shana Dumont Garr

The Trustees of Reservations Names Shana Dumont Garr Curator at Fruitlands Museum

  • Fruitlands Museum
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  • September 23, 2016

Boston, MA – September 19, 2016 – The Trustees of Reservations is pleased to announce that curator, arts writer, and educator Shana Dumont Garr has joined the organization as Curator at ...