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Christie’s

“Benefits Supervisor Resting”

Lucian Freud (1922 – 2011)

Auction Date: May 13

Estimate: $30 million – $50 million

Final Selling ...

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Sotheby’s San Ildefonso Polychrome Lidded Jar, New Mexico Tony Da (1940-2008) Estimate: $25,000 – $35,000 Auction Date: May ...

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Sotheby’s Silent Seasons – Summer No. II Oil on Canvas Will Barnet (1911 – 2012) Estimate: $60,000 – $90,000 Auction ...

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Sotheby's “Untitled VII” (from “Men in the Cities”) Robert Longo (b. 1953) Auction Date: April 1 Estimate: $6,000 ...

The Antiques Addict: Early American Pottery

Governor Gooch had a secret.

Virginia Governor William Gooch had good reason to hide the truth in his 1732 annual ...

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Doyle New York

Pair of Chinese Cloisonné Elephants, early 20th century Estimate: $70,000 – $90,000 Auction Date: March 16 ...

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Final selling prices for last month’s featured Auction Block items.

Bonhams

Shamrock V, 1995, oil on canvas John Mecray ...

The Antiques Addict: Hooked Rugs, America's Indigenous Folk Art

Early American hooked rugs were a craft of poverty. Prior to 1780, most floors in American homes were bare, especially ...

The Antiques Addict: Staffordshire Portrait Figures

Here in Georgetown, we live in the mother lode of antiquities, an antique community where relics are everywhere we look.

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Doyle New York

Important Jewelry Sale, Dec. 11 Platinum, Invisibly-Set Sapphire and Diamond Flower Clip-Brooch, France Estimate: $40,000 - $60 ...

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The historic results from Sotheby's Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale on Nov. 4 brought in the highest total ...

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Bonhams Edgar Degas (1834-1917) Danseuses et contrebasse ('Dancers and bass'), ca. 1879-1880 oil on panel ca. 1879-1880 Auction Date: Nov ...

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Weschler’s

Tiffany & Co. Lucida Platinum and Diamond Solitaire Ring

Auction Date: September 19

Estimate: $25,000 - $35,000*

Love ...

The Auction Block August 6, 2014

The fall auctions of Asian art are lined up in New York like the panels of a painted screen, beginning ...

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Final selling prices for last month’s featured Auction Block items.

Bonhams

James Edward Buttersworth, (British ...

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Doyle New York

The Forster Flag

Auction Date: April 9

Estimate: $1 million to $3 million

This important relic of ...

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POTOMACK COMPANY Foxall (Foxhall) Late Fall By Benson Bond Moore (1882-1974) 1923 Auction Date: Feb. 22 Estimate: $2,000 to ...

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Sotheby’s

A Child and Nurse in the Foyer of an Elegant Townhouse, the Parents Beyond

Jacob Ochtervelt (1634-1682)

1663 ...

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Doyle New York Platinum, Fancy Vivid Yellow Diamond, emerald and diamond ring Auction Date: Sept. 12 Estimate: $80,000 – $120 ...

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FREEMAN’S Walnut Tall Case Clock Edward Duffield (1720-1801), Philadelphia, Pa. 1765 Auction Date: Nov. 14 Estimate: $30,000 – $50 ...

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SOTHEBY’S Junko Mori Plants Exotica, Chatsworth Chandelier Modern Makers As part of the Devonshire Collection, Sotheby’s will host ...

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Sotheby’s Giuseppe Penone “Lignes D’Eau” Bronze sculpture, 157 ½ in. Beginning on Sept. 20 and running through October ...

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Amidst a graciously mild Washington summer, we are beginning to see the first signs of autumn coming around the bend ...

Auctions: A User’s Guide

In the Internet age, auctions might seem outdated and irrelevant. Yet auction houses continue to be effective marketplaces for everything ...

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As summer rears its fiery head, many auction houses close their doors for the season. Through July and August, they ...

On the Auction Block

Sloans and Kenyon Auction Date: April 20 and 21 
More than 1,000 lots of American & European furniture, decorative arts ...

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Sloans and Kenyon Gustav Trois (1917-2000) Right: Old C&O Canal, Georgetown Auction Date: April 20 - 21 More than 1 ...

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Sotheby’s (London) James Bond’s Walther gun used by Sean Connery Auction Date: December 12 Estimate: $160,370-240,555 ...

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Weschler ’s Bronze Eiffel Tower Clock Auction Date: December 7 Estimate: $1,000 – 2,000

Washington D.C.’s only ...

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For centuries, auctions and estate sales have been used to establish the value of artifacts, artworks, artists, and items of ...

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