Archive for September, 2010

GORGEOUS LATE 17th OR EARLY 18th CENTURY WOOL TAPESTRY BRINGS $4,844 AT ON-SITE AUCTION HELD AUG. 28 BY SPECIALISTS OF THE SOUTH IN FLORIDA

GORGEOUS LATE 17th OR EARLY 18th CENTURY WOOL TAPESTRY BRINGS $4,844 AT ON-SITE AUCTION HELD AUG. 28 BY SPECIALISTS OF THE SOUTH IN FLORIDA

. September 3, 2010 . 0 Comments

(MARIANNA, Fla.) – A gorgeous late 17th or early 18th century wool tapestry, measuring 71 inches by 103 inches and depicting a hunter with his bugle, dog and sword in a woodland setting was the surprise top lot at an on-site auction held Aug. 28 by Specialists of the South, Inc., of Panama City. The […]

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Bonhams to Auction Marine Views of Jamaica

Bonhams to Auction Marine Views of Jamaica

. September 3, 2010 . 0 Comments

A rare early 19th century view of Jamaica by John Lynn (1828–1838), The barque Woodmansterne calling for a pilot off Port Royal, Jamaica, upon arrival after her maiden voyage, 1829,i s to be sold at Bonhams, New Bond Street, as part of The Marine Sale on 28 September 2010. It is believed to be one […]

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Arthur Blumenthal appointed Senior Numismatist at Heritage Auctions New York

Arthur Blumenthal appointed Senior Numismatist at Heritage Auctions New York

. September 3, 2010 . 0 Comments

Heritage Auction Galleries has announced that Arthur Blumenthal has been appointed Senior Numismatist by the company, working out of Heritage’s recently opened New York offices at 445 Park Avenue (at 57th Street). “Arthur brings a tremendous amount of experience to his position with Heritage,” said Greg Rohan, President of Heritage. “His expertise encompasses the numismatic, […]

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Quinn’s to Auction Train Art by Manville Wakefield

Quinn’s to Auction Train Art by Manville Wakefield

. September 3, 2010 . 0 Comments

The history of the legendary New York, Ontario and Western Railway comes to life in the paintings of American railroad artist, historian and educator, Manville Burton Wakefield (1924-1975). Born in Grahamsville, N.Y., Wakefield spent his career studying and documenting the area surrounding Sullivan County, New York. Four rare oil paintings by Wakefield surfaced recently in […]

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Rago to Host 20th Century Decorative Arts and Furnishings Aucton

Rago to Host 20th Century Decorative Arts and Furnishings Aucton

. September 3, 2010 . 0 Comments

On Friday, October 1, Saturday, October 2 and Sunday, October 3, 2010 at noon, the Rago Arts and Auction Center will hold a 1,300+ lot auction of 20th C. Decorative Arts and furnishings, the vast majority new to the market, fresh from private collections secured in the US and abroad. Among the top property in […]

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