News about Chandeliers
Reinvention fuels success of glass legend Daum
NEW YORK – Daum, a luxury art glass company founded in 1878 in Nancy, France, is famed for its eclectic range of innovative and delightful creations. While Daum reached the apex of its cultural influence during the Art Nouveau period, it has survived and flourished by pointedly refusing to rest on its beautifully gilded laurels.
Gallery Report: Newly discovered Mucha study achieves record $965K
ATLANTA – At the beginning of every month, ACN columnist Ken Hall delivers top auction highlights from around the United States and the world at large. Here’s the January 2022 edition of his Gallery Report. All prices include the buyer’s premium, except where noted. Alphonse Mucha study, $965,000, Toomey & Co. Auctioneers A newly discovered 1920 […]
Spectacular chinoiserie drew top prices at Andrew Jones sale
LOS ANGELES – Andrew Jones Auctions had great expectations going into Part 2 of the John Nelson Collection, held December 12. After all, Part 1, in October, more than doubled its presale estimate to total $1.6 million. Part 2 did not disappoint, as 18th-century European style from England to Italy led the 271-lot white glove […]
Works in marble enlivened Andrew Jones sale of Nelson collection
LOS ANGELES – Works in marble achieved marvelous results in Andrew Jones Auctions‘ October 24 auction of The John Nelson Collection, Part I, which more than doubled its presale estimate to realize $1.6 million. Leading the sale were two magnificent life-size Italian Carrara marble models of dogs, both from the 19th century, that brought $62,500.