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Artemis Feb. 9 Ancient Antiquities, Asian & Ethnographic Auction Strong on Provenance and Variety

Artemis Feb. 9 Ancient Antiquities, Asian & Ethnographic Auction Strong on Provenance and Variety

. February 7, 2017

BOULDER, CO – Artemis Gallery’s Thursday, February 9th Varity Auction lives up to its name and then some, with hundreds of fine-quality pieces to suit all tastes and budgets. From relics of early Middle Eastern civilizations through to the Pre-Columbian and Spanish Colonial periods of the Americas’ rich history, there are many wonderful “gems” to […]

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ONLINE-ONLY WINTER ASIAN AUCTION FEATURING 400 LOTS OF CHINESE AND OTHER ASIAN ANTIQUES WILL BE HELD FEBRUARY 17 BY CONVERSE AUCTIONS

ONLINE-ONLY WINTER ASIAN AUCTION FEATURING 400 LOTS OF CHINESE AND OTHER ASIAN ANTIQUES WILL BE HELD FEBRUARY 17 BY CONVERSE AUCTIONS

. February 4, 2017

Previews will be held Feb. 15 & 16 in the firm’s gallery at 57 Lancaster Avenue in Malvern, Pa. MALVERN, Pa. – An online-only Winter Asian Auction featuring 400 lots of fine Chinese and Asian items, to include carvings in jade and other hard stones; Chinese, Japanese and Korean porcelain; bronze Buddhas and more will […]

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MID-CENTURY MODERN PIECES WILL TAKE CENTER STAGE ALONGSIDE FINE ART, POTTERY AND MORE AT JOHN McINNIS AUCTIONEERS’ FEB. 19th AUCTION

MID-CENTURY MODERN PIECES WILL TAKE CENTER STAGE ALONGSIDE FINE ART, POTTERY AND MORE AT JOHN McINNIS AUCTIONEERS’ FEB. 19th AUCTION

. February 4, 2017

The sale will be held in the company’s gallery, at 76 Main Street in Amesbury, Massachusetts. AMESBURY, Mass. – An auction largely dedicated to Mid-Century Modern pieces but also to include furniture and furnishings from the Art Deco period, fine paintings, pottery and decorative accessories – more than 500 lots in all – will be […]

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Under the Deep Blue Sea: Unearthing History with the ‘Nanking Cargo’

Under the Deep Blue Sea: Unearthing History with the ‘Nanking Cargo’

. February 4, 2017

ATLANTA, Ga. – When the Geldermalsen ship crashed into a reef and sank in the South China Sea during its return journey to the Netherlands in January of 1752, it claimed the lives of eighty crew members who went down with the vessel’s precious cargo of tea, textiles, gold, silk, lacquer, and porcelain. As part […]

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ENGLISH AUTOMATON CLOCK FALLS JUST UNDER THE $1 MILLION MARK AT FONTAINE’S JANUARY 21st AUCTION, GAVELING FOR AN IMPRESSIVE $998,250

ENGLISH AUTOMATON CLOCK FALLS JUST UNDER THE $1 MILLION MARK AT FONTAINE’S JANUARY 21st AUCTION, GAVELING FOR AN IMPRESSIVE $998,250

. January 31, 2017

The auction was held in Fontaine’s gallery, at 1485 West Housatonic Ave., in Pittsfield, Mass. PITTSFIELD, Mass. – An exceedingly rare 18th century English-made pagoda form automaton musical clock, produced for the Chinese Qing Imperial Court, fell just shy of the $1 million mark when it sold for $998,250 (including buyer’s premium) at Fontaine’s Auction […]

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