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Antiques & Collectibles: Whitman Salmagundi box a tin treat

It is 7½ inches long, 4 inches wide and 2 inches deep, decorated with colorful lithographed mosaic tiles and the art nouveau style portrait of a woman with long, flowing hair. "SALMAGUNDI" is printed below the picture while "Tindeco" and "S.F.& S. Inc …

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Why Are Victorian Houses So Creepy?

Art historian Sarah Burns wrote about the phenomenon for the academic journal American Art back in 2012. "Certainly, there are other sorts of … "It was fashionable especially among nouveau riche of 1860s," Burns explains. "In the 1860s, 1870s, 1880s …

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Traveldesk: cruising the Amazon and a gin palace

Gale South Beach (1690 Collins Ave; galehotel.com; room from $300) Despite being a modern megaresort, the South Beach art deco aesthetic permeates this terrific hotel, whose interiors are influenced by the Mid-Century Modern movement – think arts and …

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Winter Antiques Show Celebrates its 61st Year as America's Preeminent Fine Art …

Pomegranate shaped vessel. Egypt, 12th century BCE. Core-formed glass. 3 ¾ in. x 3 ¾ in. Newark Museum. Angel. William Edmondson (1874-1951). American, 1932-1938. Carved stone. 25 in. x 13 4/5 in. x 16 3/5 in. Newark Museum.

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Old Masters discovered by Gray's to be sold at auction Oct. 8

A collection of paintings – including Old Masters, 17th, 18th & 19th century European and American paintings last seen on the market in the early 20th century – is being offered at Gray's on October 8 in their Fine Art, Antiques and Decorative Arts …

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Prized Porcelain Made for Augustus the Strong's Japanese Palace Hits Auction …

An important single owner collection of German Porcelain worth over £500,000 is to be sold at Bonhams in London on 8 October. The Hasse Collection has been assembled over the past 30 years by an anonymous English private enthusiast and contains …

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National Portrait Gallery to Present First Exhibition of John Singer Sargent's …

Organised in partnership with the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, the exhibition will bring together, for the first time, a collection of the artist's intimate and informal portraits of his impressive circle of friends, including Robert Louis …

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New Science Peels Through da Vinci's Process

Pascal Cotte, co-founder of Lumiere Technology in Paris, employed his layer amplification method (LAM) for three years using reflective light technology to examine da Vinci's Lady with an Ermine, painted circa 1489-1490. His method beams a series of …

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Art Nouveau, Artisan Crafted Retro Bracelet | Clive's Unique …

How about an Art Nouveau bracelet to go with that lovely pendant? The center brass nymph measures 3″ long by 2″ wide. The total length of the bracelet is about 5 1/2″ long. The medallion is secured by a double brass …

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Beauty for the sake of being beautiful

… of enthusiasm on the part of the designer, they were a breath of fresh air in the last decades of the Victorian era and the Aesthetic Movement opened the way for the flowering of Art Nouveau and the Arts and Crafts Movement at the turn of the 19th …

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TV Antiques expert set to value items in Ragley Hall

A talk with Mr Knowles, entitled 'Rene Lalique Master Jeweller, Master Glass Maker,' will take place between 11.30am and 12.30pm. Tickets cost £10 per person. Knowles has made appearances on Series 4 of BBC 2's Put your Money where your Mouth Is …

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Estate Sale Roundup: October 31-November 2: Keeping it core: Allandale …

(coffee, tea, sugar, creamer) hand-chased sterling tea service; Reed & Barton "Francis I" sterling tray; Reed & Barton "Winthrop" tray; Art Nouveau serving bowl. Lanecedar … There is a table of vintage jewelry as well as many kitchen items and …

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Mariners and markets in Lisbon

You can't miss the fabulous art nouveau facade of this 1905 coffee palace beside the Baixa-Chiado subway station. Brasileira's terrace tables are prime real estate from which to observe smart Lisbon society rubbing shoulders with hordes of tourists in …

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Just follow the right path. – Dafna Rahminov about the struggle in us.

A spread of collages in a poetic- dadaistic medley surrounds the new body of Accessible Art Fair Brussels (October 16-19, 2014) with works by Dafna Rahminov. Inundated with visual metaphors, her artwork appears in a tactile interplay of spaces, signs, …

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Retrospective of Iconic 20th Century American Master Peter Blume to Open at …

The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) presents Peter Blume: Nature and Metamorphosis, the first retrospective of the American modernist Peter Blume (1906-1992) since 1976, on view November 14, 2014 – April 5, 2015. Nature and …

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Julia Restoin Roitfeld on her film-making debut and subtle sexiness

JRR: There's not really a story, it's more of a feel good film, like the whole essence of Stuart Weitzman is to feel good in the shoes and extremely sexy but they are also super comfortable. This morning I put these boots on I'm wearing today and for …

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Morris the Cat Talks Brand Endorsements, Naps and How He Really Feels …

No doubt, the inexplicable popularity of those nouveau spokescats had something to do with Morris' “reboot,” to use the company term. But one thing's sure: … It's been so much fun to expand my work as an artist and thought leader. To stay creative, I …

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Invaluable Announces Partnership with France's Le Figaro to Power Le Figaro's …

Invaluable, the world's largest online live auction marketplace, today announced a new strategic partnership with LeFigaro.fr, France's leading information website. Through the new partnership, Invaluable's technology will power Le Figaro's online …

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WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO

The 11th annual event explores the theme of “Sensuality Meets Symmetry: Art Nouveau to Art Deco” with a month of multimedia fun, educational and entertaining events all benefiting the VAC. 210 Maud St. 639-8810 or visualartcenter.org. THEATER.

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Film Art Dominates 2014 Turner Prize

Traditional painting and sculpture are not seen at this year's Turner Prize exhibition of under-50 British art talents. Audio, video, craft and design comprise the selections, and are woven together, with projected imagery taking center stage. The …

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Estate Jewelry – Everything You Need To Know and More …

Art Deco Jewelry (1915-1935). Mct_07_04_09_Z art deco. This type of design was a transition from the Art Nouveau period and was inspired by the art of the American Indian, ancient Egypt and Greek Roman architecture.

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Happy Hydro Majestic-ween!

… creating a unique range of carpets, paints, wallpapers and furnishings with Australian designers and suppliers based on period influences referencing the austere beauty of the Edwardian, the generosity of the Art Nouveau of the Belle Époque and …

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Brink

CONCEPTION GALLERY PRESENTS 'BRINK' LOCATION – THE CONCEPTION GALLERY, The Falchi Building, 31-00 47th Avenue, Long Island City Grand Opening Reception for Brink is 7pm to 1am THURSDAY, OCTOBER 2nd 2014. Exhibition runs until …

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Beyond Fabergé's Easter eggs | Artstor Blog

But did you know there is much more to Fabergé than just eggs? The reason the eggs became so famous began in… … The reason the eggs became so famous began in 1885, a year after Carl Fabergé was appointed court jeweler for Tsar Alexander III. Alexander commissioned the House of Fabergé to make an […]

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Katara's Royal Savoy to reopen in June 2015

As a part of its international expansion strategy, the company bought the hotel in 2007 and is revamping it in neo-Baroque and Art Nouveau style. The official re-opening of the Swiss property is planned for June 2015, after four years of redevelopment …

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Museum & Gallery Listings for Oct. 31-Nov. 6

They represent a marvelous variety of styles and influences, including Art Nouveau, Arts and Crafts, classic Chinese traditions and European folk art. What they share is a love for processes and materials and a candid way with the human touch.

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The Society of Memorial Sloan Kettering's 26th Annual Preview Party for The …

The 26th Annual Antique Show Preview Party Co-Chairmen are Catherine Carey, Karen Klopp, and Melanie Holland. The Design Committee Chairman is Michael Boodro, Editor in Chief, ELLE Decor, and the International Chairman is Dee Dee Taylor …

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What is the Color of the Wind ? – Rieko Karrer's Recent Works

A spread of paintings in a meditative medley surrounds the new body of Rotterdam International Art Fair with works by Rieko Karrer. Inundated with visual metaphors, her artwork appears in a tactile interplay of spaces and geometrical forms using a …

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Paintings by Edward Moran, Irving Ramsey Wiles could fetch $150000-$250000 …

Other Hudson River School artists in the auction will include William Louis Sonntag (Oh./N.Y., 1822-1900); the famous German-born Western landscape artist Albert Bierstadt (1830-1902); Hermann Herzog (Pa./Calif./Germ., 1832-1932); and Alfred Thompson …

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Art Nouveau, Artisan Crafted, Retro Pendant | Clive's …

Here is a beautiful brass Art Nouveau pendant of a garden nymph or fairy whichever you prefer. The pendant is 3″ long about 1 1/2″ wide. It is artisan crafted and you may purchase this in two ways: 1. Pendant only or 2.

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S1 Homework this week – Who is Charles Rennie …

Use the internet and library resources to answer the following questions as fully as you can: Who is Charles Rennie Mackintosh? What did … Charles Rennie Mackintosh designed building, jewelry and stain glass windows. 3.

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Wondrous works will be on show in M'boro

FORMER Maryborough resident David Behrens will return to the Heritage City during November, bringing his "unique style of artwork" to the Maryborough Art Gallery. Maryborough artist Hayley George said inspired by Art Nouveau and Symbolism, Behrens' …

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Photos: Residents get a glimpse of king of meat's mansion in Rutherford

… of Henry Thumann, the founder of Thumann's Inc. Four floors of the Bauhaus-style designed home were packed with collectibles and fine furniture including Murano chandeliers and Tiffany lamps; a Knabe Baby Grand piano; Art Nouveau objects d'art by …

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Brussels Is Craving Cubes

Instead of landmark Art Nouveau or Art Déco mansions, says David Chicard, director of Brussels Sotheby's International Realty, his clients “all want white cubes.” The Fort Jaco section of Uccle is known for its shops. ENLARGE. The Fort Jaco section of …

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Lonan church closed due to 'risk of fire'

… to many tens of thousands of pounds". The church was built in 1834 and houses two war memorials designed by art nouveau designer Archibald Knox. The church council said all services would be temporarily moved to the newly-refurbished Christ Church …

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