Latest News Articles by Anne Crane
Strong response to folk art collection of French writer and broadcaster at Paris auction17 June 2019
Folk art (or art populaire as it is known in France) has gained an increased following over the years.
Lord Mackintosh’s viola player is toast of Toby jug collection at Bonhams12 June 2019
Late Spring or early summer is a traditional slot in the London auction schedule for Bonhams’ ceramics and glass sales. The latest, devoted to glass and British ceramics, took place in the firm’s Knightsbridge rooms last week.
Swansea ice pail takes a cool £38,000 result10 June 2019
An impressive 8in (20cm) high ice pail, cover and liner made what is thought to be a record auction result for Swansea porcelain when it sold for £38,000 hammer at Bonhams in Knightsbridge on June 5.
Record for Hans Daucher sculpture as putti point to earliest example of Renaissance architecture in Germany29 May 2019
A pair of early 16th century carved stone putti was the toast of a recent auction at Sotheby’s Paris. Created for the chapel of a famous German Renaissance banking family, they sold as part of a collection from a French château for €1.95m (£1.71m).
Well-known private collection of African art comes up in Sotheby’s Paris auction27 May 2019
Tribal art makes regular saleroom appearances in Paris, which is one of the major commercial centres in this sector.
Third slice of pre-Columbian works on offer at Drouot27 May 2019
At the Drouot auction centre on June 6 the Paris firm of Binoche et Giquello will be selling a third instalment from a US collection of pre-Columbian works from Meso, Central and South America which is expected to realise in the region of €3m-4m.
On the ball for tribal items coming up in west London sale27 May 2019
Antiquities and tribal art will be on offer at Chiswick Auctions in west London on June 27.
Tribal art market expands beyond its traditional selling boundaries27 May 2019
The market for tribal art covering works from Africa, Oceania and the Americas has a global reach these days. While particular centres form cultural and commercial hubs (New York, Paris and Brussels in particular), you can find fairs and shows, shops and auctions around the world. Recent sale highlights and previews from some of the upcoming auctions and fairs are featured here.
Illustrious former owners boost modern value at New York tribal art auctions27 May 2019
Spring is a traditional point in the saleroom calendar for New York to mount its tribal art auctions.
A selection of dates for your tribal diary: May-October 201927 May 2019
Tribal art is a sector with truly international appeal and fairs and shows go on throughout the year across various locations.
English butcher’s shop model emerges at Pook & Pook in Pennsylvania20 May 2019
This intricately detailed model of an English butcher’s shop, below, is part of a group of items consigned from the estate of a private collector to the June 15 auction of toys held by Pook & Pook in association with Noel Barrett.
Pair of Sir Peter Lily portraits emerge in Maine20 May 2019
This pair of half-length portraits by Sir Peter Lely (1618-80) features in Thomaston Place Auction Galleries’ next sale to be held in Maine from May 31-June 2.
Art Nouveau ‘Dying Swan’ piano emerges in Paris auction13 May 2019
The upcoming Decorative Arts sale to be held by Tajan in Paris includes a number of pieces by one of the master craftsmen of the Art Nouveau movement – Louis Majorelle.
Changing faces of the tinplate toy world13 May 2019
This 9in (23cm) high tinplate toy, which comes with three interchangeable faces, is by the German firm of Distler.
French advertising poster for Terrot bicycles to be offered at Potter & Potter13 May 2019
Among the 700-plus lots of posters included in Potter & Potter’s auction in Chicago on May 22 will be a 1913 French example advertising Terrot bicycles.
Black Watch toy soldiers march into Pittsburgh auction13 May 2019
One of the highlights of Old Toy Soldier Auctions’ spring sale from May 18-19 in Pittsburgh will be this rare Britains Black Watch boxed parade set with piper, No 449.
Artefacts collected during extensive Indian travels for sale13 May 2019
On May 17 Stair Galleries in Hudson, New York, is selling the collection of Indian artefacts from the estate of David Swope of Ossining, NY.
Brandt Art Deco table on offer in LA13 May 2019
A 23in (58.5cm) diameter Art Deco table by the designer Edgar Brandt has been consigned to the two-day Design for the Home and Garden auction to be held by Andrew Jones in Los Angeles on May 18-19.
Minton rarities emerge in Indiana13 May 2019
Nineteenth century majolica ware is a speciality for Indiana saleroom Strawser Auction Group.
Amphora decorated by the 'Princeton Painter'13 May 2019
Artemis Gallery of Colorado holds a two-day online auction on May 22-23 that includes antiquities, Asian art, fine art and Ethnographica from round the world.