Archive for May, 2016

MID-CENTURY MODERN FURNITURE PIECES BY KARL SPRINGER AND PHILIP & KELVIN LAVERNE WILL HEADLINE ANTIQUES & MODERN’S JUNE 18th AUCTION

MID-CENTURY MODERN FURNITURE PIECES BY KARL SPRINGER AND PHILIP & KELVIN LAVERNE WILL HEADLINE ANTIQUES & MODERN’S JUNE 18th AUCTION

. May 28, 2016

The 300+-lot event will be held in the firm’s gallery at 809 Belvedere Road in West Palm Beach. WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Wonderful Mid-Century Modern furniture creations by the father-son team of Philip and Kelvin LaVerne and the German-born New York designer Karl Springer, porcelains, sterling silver, bronzes, art glass, sculptures, estate jewelry, Chinese […]

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Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Asian Rarities Join Tribal & Viking Art in Artemis Gallery’s June 2 Auction

Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Asian Rarities Join Tribal & Viking Art in Artemis Gallery’s June 2 Auction

. May 28, 2016

BOULDER, CO – While predicting the future is an exercise that fascinates all ages, looking back on various early civilizations and imagining how they lived, evolved and blended is just as intriguing. “It’s like assembling a giant, global jigsaw puzzle,” said Bob Dodge, co-owner of Artemis Gallery in Boulder, Colorado. “With every collection we view […]

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Hart Davis Hart Wine Co. Announces  John Hart To Retire As Chairman

Hart Davis Hart Wine Co. Announces John Hart To Retire As Chairman

. May 27, 2016

The Board of Directors of Hart Davis Hart Wine Co. announced today that John H. Hart, Co-Founder and Chairman, will become Chairman Emeritus at the Chicago-based wine auction and retail firm, effective at the Annual Shareholders Meeting on July 1, 2016. Hart will continue to provide counsel to Hart Davis Hart. “The management team under […]

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RARE ANTIQUE CHINESE ANIMATED TRIPLE FUSEE BRACKET CLOCK SOARS TO $1.27 MILLION AT FONTAINE’S MAY 21st ANTIQUE & CLOCK AUCTION IN PITTSFIELD, MASS.

RARE ANTIQUE CHINESE ANIMATED TRIPLE FUSEE BRACKET CLOCK SOARS TO $1.27 MILLION AT FONTAINE’S MAY 21st ANTIQUE & CLOCK AUCTION IN PITTSFIELD, MASS.

. May 26, 2016

The clock was the top lot in a sale that grossed $2.5 million and had more than 4,300 online bidders. PITTSFIELD, Mass. – A rare antique Chinese animated triple fusee bracket clock roared past its pre-sale estimate of $500,000-$750,000 to sell for $1.27 million at Fontaine’s Auction Gallery’s cataloged antique and clock auction held May […]

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A 1900 PROSTITUTE’S BOX, A BRONZE ANIMAL SCULPTURE BY HENRI TRODOUX AND OUTSTANDING MEISSEN PIECES WILL BE SOLD JUNE 4-5 BY CRESCENT CITY

A 1900 PROSTITUTE’S BOX, A BRONZE ANIMAL SCULPTURE BY HENRI TRODOUX AND OUTSTANDING MEISSEN PIECES WILL BE SOLD JUNE 4-5 BY CRESCENT CITY

. May 21, 2016

The 1,058-lot auction will be held in the firm’s New Orleans showroom on St. Charles Avenue. NEW ORLEANS, La. – A “prostitute’s box” from Dodge City, Kansas dating to around 1900, a fine collection of 20th century Meissen figures, a handsome 19th century English George II-style inlaid carved walnut chest-on-chest, and a bronze sculpture by […]

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