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Egypt draws ire with artifacts’ move to busy Tahrir Square
CAIRO (AP) – Egypt’s recent decision to transport ancient Pharaonic artifacts to a traffic circle in the congested heart of Cairo has fueled fresh controversy over the government’s handling of its archaeological heritage.
Crescent City Estates Auction Jan. 18-19 boasts nearly 900 lots
NEW ORLEANS – A gorgeous carved oak nine-piece dining room suite in the style of the 19th century New York furniture maker R. J. Horner, an oil on board painting by the renowned Louisiana folk artist Clementine Hunter (1886-1988), a fine selection of Newcomb Pottery (to include pieces by Sadie Irvine), and an early 20th […]
Andrew Jones Auctions to offer 500 lots of art, design Oct. 21
LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Fresh off a successful inaugural auction in September that grossed over $1 million and saw the sale of a lovely Tiffany Studios drop head Dragonfly lamp for $200,000, Andrew Jones Auctions will come back strong with a DTLA Collections & Estates Auction on Sunday, Oct. 21. Absentee and Internet live bidding […]
Continental decorative art, paintings in spotlight at John Moran Auctioneers June 20
MONROVIA, Calif. – On June 20, Moran’s will present a stand-alone Traditional Collector auction session, featuring porcelain, bronzes, art glass, paintings and Continental decorative objects consigned from private collections across Southern California. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.