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Skinner offers choice pieces from Connecticut collection, Oct. 7
MARLBOROUGH, Mass. – Skinner presents A Gilded Age: New England Collects Europe, an online auction that closes on October 7. View the fully illustrated catalog on LiveAuctioneers.
Bird whirligig turns into a favorite at Neue Auctions
BEACHWOOD, Ohio – A simple but charming garden bird whirligig yard ornament standing about 5 feet 6 inches tall with a central post, attached to which were seven spinning branches, each with a bird on either end, proved irresistible to bidders in Neue Auctions’ online-only Summer Art & Antiques Auction held July 25. After spirited […]
Capodimonte: royal passion for porcelain
NEW YORK – Capodimonte porcelain was born of secrecy, love and passion. In 1738, the height of the porcelain craze, Bourbon King Charles VII of Naples and Sicily wed Maria Amalia of Saxony, whose grandfather founded Meissen, the first hard paste porcelain factory in Europe. Its secret formula replicated the strength, fragility, translucence and heat-resistance […]
Lladro: three brothers’ passion for porcelain
NEW YORK – A century after Meissen, Sevres and Capodimonte revolutionized the European porcelain industry in the 18th century, three brothers from Spain went and did it again.