Browsing Month August, 2013

Interwoven Globe: The Worldwide Textile Trade, 1500-1800

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Exhibition Date: September 16, 2013 – January 5, 2014 Location: The Metropolitan Museum of Art 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York Beginning in the sixteenth century, the golden age of European exploration in search of spice routes to the east brought about the flowering of an abundant textile trade. Textiles often acted as direct currency for spices,

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Antique Exhibitions

Jewellery (Christie’s) on Sep 4, 2013

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Auction Date: Sep 4, 10:30 am Preview: Aug 30, 9 am - 5 pm Aug 31, 11am – 5pm Sep 1, 11am – 5pm Sep 2, 9am – 7:30pm Sep 3, 9am – 5pm Location: Christie’s Saleroom 85 Old Brompton Road, London Source:

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Antique Auctions

Freeman’s (Photographs & photobooks) on Sep 10, 2013

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Auction Date: Tuesday, 10 September 2013 11:00 am Preview: Friday, 6 September 2013 10am – 5pm Saturday, 7 September 2013 12pm – 5pm Monday, 9 September 2013 10am – 5pm Location: 1808 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA Freeman’s September 10th auction of Photographs & Photobooks will feature ‘Works from the Avon Collection’—a 90 lot

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Antique Auctions

New Britain Museum of American Art receives donation from Charles and Irene Hamm

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The New Britain Museum of American Art announced that they have received the gift from Art collectors Charles and Irene Hamm, which consists of $1 million donation and 165 paintings by the leading American artists of 19th and 20th centuries. The donation will support the museum’s capital campaign to build a new 18,000-sq. ft. wing in 2014. The Collection

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1792 U.S. Federal Bond Signed by George Washington Will Be Auctioned

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A rare and important 1792 U.S. Federal bond, signed by George Washington will be auctioned in October by Archives International Auctions. This bond measures 173/4 inches by 51/2 inches. This kind of certificates was the first securities traded on New York Stock Exchange after it was founded in 1792. One of the known examples is in the Museum of American Finance and the

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Two Japanses Masterpieces Rescued From Rusting Hulk In Portuguese Harbour To Be Sold At Bonhams

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Two important fully-documented works by the major 20th century Japanese artist, Kitaoji Rosanjin (1883–1959), that were found, long forgotten, in the darkness of a rusting tanker in a Portuguese shipyard, will be offered at Bonhams 7 November auction of Fine Japanese Art in London. They are together expected to sell for over £1,000,000. The paintings are the unique

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