Good aged Rockwell, flashy seat from Provincetown
November 14, 2015 - table lamp
Norman Rockwell’s portrayal of a parochial newsroom is being sole during Christie’s Nov. 19 American Art Auction in New York with a deduction from a sale to advantage The National Press Club in Washington and a associate a National Press Journalism Institute. The guess is $10 million-$15 million.
The painting, “Norman Rockwell Visits a Country Editor,” that seemed in a May 25, 1946, emanate of a Saturday Evening Post, was given by Rockwell (1894-1978) in a early 1960s to a National Press Club, that after eliminated it to a Journalism Institute, a club’s nonprofit arm that provides training and scholarships for journalists. It has been on loan during a Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge for many of a past 6 years, and was returned early this year to a Press Club
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The large-scale 23-by-63-inch portrayal depicts a stage during a Monroe County Appeal, that was founded in 1867 in Paris, Mo. Pictured are a editor seated during his typewriter, with 7 others in a room and Rockwell entrance by a doorway with a portfolio underneath his arm.
Other tip paintings in a sale embody “Juniper Terrace, Yellowstone” ($4.5 million-$5.5 million) by a British-American artist Thomas Moran (1837-1926), “The Croquet Game” ($4 million-$6 million) by a Indiana-born Impressionist William Merritt Chase (1849-1916), “The Dock” ($1.5 million-$2.5 million) by a Ohio-born Realist painter George Wesley Bellows (1882-1925), and “Ghost Stories” ($1.5 million-$2.5 million) by Canton, N.Y., local Frederic Remington (1861-1909).
In further to a live sale, Christie’s is holding an online auction of portrayal art, “America Illustrated: Norman Rockwell and His Contemporaries,” with estimates from $400 to $100,000. Bidding ends Nov. 24.
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A new event, a Boston Home Décor Show, is being launched this week by Fusco Four during The Cyclorama during a Boston Center for a Arts with a celebration preview Nov. 19 to advantage DIFFA: Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS. The uncover will run by Nov. 22.
It replaces a Ellis Boston Antiques Show, constructed by Fusco Four from 2011 to 2014, and that took a name from a Ellis Antiques Show that ran for 49 years from 1960 to 2008 and a Boston Antiques Show that ran for 21 years.
The new show, that includes antique, modern, and contemporary home furnishings, excellent art, musical arts, and home decor, “is designed to constraint a expansion of a collecting and pattern market,” pronounced Tony Fusco. “The approach people collect and how they allow their homes has dramatically changed.”
The trend to downsizing, a presentation of younger collectors meddlesome in appropriation works of their possess generation, and a interest of interior pattern that embraces both aged and new, all of this called for a new kind of show, he said.
Tickets for a celebration preview are $250 for a VIP accepting during 5:30 p.m. and $125 during 6:30 p.m. for a gala.They can be purchased during www.diffaboston.eventbrite.com.
The uncover continues by a weekend from 1-8 p.m. Nov. 20, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Nov. 21, and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 22. Tickets are $15 and embody acknowledgment to a special weekend programs.
Friday during 2 p.m. New York interior engineer Matthew Patrick Smyth, whose “Living Traditions: Interiors” (Monacelli Press) is in a second printing, will give a speak on conceptualizing comfortable, untiring bedrooms tailored to a client’s personality.
Saturday during 3 p.m. there will be a row contention on “Creating Your Dream Home” and Sunday during 2 p.m. “What They Don’t — or Won’t — Usually Tell You,” a row contention by interior designers on tip shortcuts, stable resources, and personal finds.
For information revisit www.bostonhomedecorshow.com
or call 617-363-0405.
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James D. Julia’s Lamps, Glass Fine Jewelry Auction Nov. 18 during 10 a.m. during a Fairfield, Maine, gallery offers a far-reaching operation of choices and prices from a Tiffany candelabrum with a $160,000-$180,000 guess to a 3½-inch Moser vase with a $200-$300 estimate.
The candelabrum in a pattern of trellises and intertwining flowers famous as Oct Night is approaching to be a auction’s tip seller, though there also are chandeliers with estimates as low as $3,500-$5,500 for a Steuben candelabrum and $2,500-$4,500 for a Quezel chandelier.
The immeasurable series of Tiffany lamps ranges from a singular koi list flare ($50,000-$100,000) to a blow list flare ($600-$800). The list lamp, a cone-shaped shade flashy with koi (the Japanese word for freshwater carp) with dappled cream, salmon, and yellow potion bodies and blue eyes, was purchased by a consignor during a Japanese auction in 1991.
Topping a preference of lamps from other makers are a Pairpoint Puffy Apple Tree list flare ($25,000-$35,000) and a 1927 Handel list lamp, a dome-shaped shade reverse-painted with outlandish birds ($10,000-$15,000).
Highlighting a immeasurable array of vases are a Webb 11¾-inch three-color cameo vase ($40,000-$60,000), a 7-inch Tiffany aquamarine paperweight vase ($40,000-$60,0000), an Alphonse-Georges Reyen cameo potion vase ($18,500-$22,500), a 14½-inch Galle marquetry iris vase ( $15,000-$25,000), and a Daum Nancy 15¾-inch cameo potion vase.
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Bed headboard embellished by a late Provincetown artist Nancy Whorf with a Provincetown stage during night (on a left) and during a day (right) will be offering with an $800-$1,200 guess during Eldred’s Americana, Paintings, and Maritime Auction.
A Provincetown collection including paint-decorated chair by a late Provincetown artist Nancy Whorf and equipment from a Martha’s Vineyard estate are among a offerings during Eldred’s Americana, Paintings, and Maritime Art Auction Nov. 19 during 11 a.m., and Nov. 20 and 21 during 10 a.m. during a East Dennis gallery.
Whorf, who died in 2009 during 79, was innate in Winthrop though spent scarcely her whole life in Provincetown, where her father, a obvious watercolorist John Whorf (1903-59), was a member of a artists cluster and where Nancy in her early teenagers began decorating chair in a seminar of a folk artist Peter Hunt.
Later, after study during a School of a Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, she non-stop her possess emporium in Wellfleet, where a colorful chair she sole mostly had scenes of Provincetown. Furniture in a sale with Provincetown scenes embody a bed headboard and an Empire-style chest, any with an $800-$1,200 estimate.
Among a equipment from a Martha’s Vineyard estate are an early-19th-century hunger sweeping chest with sponge-painted emblem ($2,500-$3,500), an 18th-century Delaware Valley five-splat armchair with rush seat, and
an 18th-century Hudson Valley pub list (each with a $2,000-$3,000 estimate).
The approaching tip sellers of a 1313-lot auction are a circa 1730 Litchfield County, Conn., Queen Anne cherry highboy ($35,000-$50,000) and “Yachts Sailing Off The Coast” ($30,000-$50,000), a 24-by-36-inch oil portrayal by a eminent British sea artist Montague Dawson (1890-1973).