Latest News Articles by Anne Crane
König goes big on the small-scale detail10 October 2022
An early 17th century gouache by the German artist Johann König (1586-1642) was a highlight of the Ivoire Troyes (24% buyer’s premium) auction.
Le Gray was also a painter10 October 2022
Gustave le Gray is well known today as a pioneering French photographer but not as a painter.
English scent bottle emerges in Chicago from a Kansas City collector10 October 2022
A single-owner collection of 42 gold boxes and objects of vertu from the estate of a Kansas City collector is to be offered by Hindman on October 18.
Meiji era wisteria wonder10 October 2022
This Japanese Meiji-era cloisonné vase decorated with wisteria by Namikawa Yasuyuki will feature in a US auction.
Seventeenth-century Hôtel Lambert furnishes enough lots for a six-sale series03 October 2022
Sotheby’s Paris is selling the contents from the Hôtel Lambert, a 17th century Parisian Hôtel Particulier on the Ile de La Cité.
Mechanical creative marvels from a comprehensive collection03 October 2022
From jukeboxes to robotic bands, a comprehensive collection was on offer in Pennsylvania.
Venetian style and high value26 September 2022
Drinking vessel generates remarkable result.
Second slice of de Marteau collection comes up in Paris26 September 2022
Following on from its first dispersal of works from the collection of dealer and collector Claude de Marteau held by Bonhams in Paris this June, the second sale takes place in the French capital on October 4, held by Bonhams Cornette de Saint Cyr.
Court in action26 September 2022
The multi-talented dramatist, artist and set designer Louis Carrogis known as Carmontelle (1717-1806) is well known for his extensive series of portraits of members of the French Court and other famous personalities.
Toys steam away from Australian museum26 September 2022
Davidson Auctions in Annadale, New South Wales, Australia, is dispersing the contents of the Leuralla Toy and Railway Museum.
Original Bond artwork by McGinnis on offer26 September 2022
Even if you do not know the name Bob McGinnis (b.1926) you will probably be familiar with his work.
Rowlandson collector24 September 2022
Prints and drawings by the English artist and caricaturist Thomas Rowlandson (1756-1827) from an American collector are being sold on iGavel auctions in an online sale presented by Lark Mason Associates that runs until September 28.
Get set for the Getty collection19 September 2022
Ann and Gordon Getty sale turns focus to the best of British and Continental furnishing.
Put some chrome in your home19 September 2022
Among the pieces included in Freemans’ Art and Design sale is this Womb chair by the Finnish-American designer Eero Saarinen, a design from 1947-48.
Cameo appearance in Kansas19 September 2022
Woody Auctions in Kansas is selling the collection of Van and Karen Turner from Oklahoma on September 24.
Qianlong ewer with provenance19 September 2022
One of the highlights of Cottone’s mixed-owner auction is this 10½in (27cm) high Chinese blue and white Qianlong mark and period ewer in Ming style.
Majolica game pie19 September 2022
Specialist majolica auction house Strawser in Indiana includes this George Jones cobalt ground game tureen in its sale on October 15.
Wright of Derby in Asheville19 September 2022
Brunk of Asheville, North Carolina, is selling works from the estate of the well-known dealer Peter Tillou over two days from September 29-30.
Fab Four sign in19 September 2022
Heritage is holding a Beatles memorabilia sale in Dallas on September 24.
Café society in Florida19 September 2022
This oil on canvas by Edouard Leon Cortes (1882-1929) titled Café de la Paix will be included in a first 350-lot mixed-owner session at Helmuth Stone.