News about Dutch Antique
Gaudy Dutch pottery: bold and favored for 200 years
NEW YORK — Bold and colorful, Gaudy Dutch pottery stands out admirably but also marries well with other hand-painted wares and folk art. Made in England by Staffordshire, Derby and Worcester potters for the American market between 1810 to 1820, Gaudy Dutch had a short production run — only 16 patterns have been identified — but […]
Dutch police make arrest in thefts of Van Gogh, Hals works
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) – Dutch police arrested a suspect Tuesday in the theft last year of two valuable paintings by Vincent van Gogh and Frans Hals from different museums, a spokeswoman said. The paintings, however, remain missing.
Dutch court refuses to return painting to Jewish heirs
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) – A Dutch court on Wednesday rejected a restitution case brought by heirs of a Jewish family that originally owned a painting by Wassily Kandinsky that was bought by the city of Amsterdam at an auction in 1940.
Impressionist work a Dutch treat at Bruneau auction
CRANSTON, R.I. – A painting by the Dutch Impressionist Siebe Johannes Ten Cate (1858-1908) sold for $4,688, and a jazz-themed lithograph by the renowned African American artist Romare Howard Bearden (N.Y./N.C., 1911-1988) hit $2,125, in an Estate Fine Art & Antiques Auction held Aug. 27 by Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers. Absentee and Internet live bidding […]