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NEW YORK — While heavily carved furniture is not in vogue today, carved embellishments on American furniture of the 18th and 19th centuries elevated mundane household fittings to fine art. Their motifs can range from simple carved cabriole legs and relatively plain ornamentation to enthusiastic carving on nearly every inch of the available wood surface. […]
ALAMEDA, Calif. – The Theme and Variations Auction, a new entry on Michaan’s annual auction calendar, saw more than 100 active participants on October 15. Michaan’s was thrilled with the activity as well as the auction results.
ALAMEDA, Calif. – Michaan’s October auction calendar will meet the high demand for fine art and Asian art, estate furnishings and decorations, and fine jewelry. The auction house will hold a special event on October 15, dubbed Theme and Variations: 200 Years of Decorative Arts featuring Property from a Distinguished Alameda Estate. On October 16, […]
PITTSFIELD, Mass. – John Fontaine knew early on that he wanted to make a living running auctions. He began working for his dad in the family auction business starting at age 12. By the following year, he was conducting auctions for his father and guest auctioneering for people in the area. He was only in […]