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Online Auction: Fine Books, Art, Works on Paper, Ephemera, Friday, August 7, 2015

Online Only Auction*
Fine Books, Art, Works on Paper, Ephemera
Auction: Friday, August 7, 2015, 10am est
Exhibition: August 5-6, 11am-5pm
*Please Note: We are also accepting Absentee and Phone Bids

Browse the Auction Catalog and Bid Live on LiveAuctioneers.com
Absentee Bid Form (PDF) | Telephone Bid Form (PDF) | Terms and Conditions (PDF)
470 Estate Lots
Book Highlights include a rare first edition in English of the Lusiad (ca. 1655); The Waste Land signed by T.S. Eliot and numbered 43 of 300; Murder in the Cathedral signed by T.S. Eliot and inscribed to “Diana Lady Balfour”; a 1923 first edition of Wallace Steven’s Harmonium; Cavalcanti Poems (1966) signed by Ezra Pound and numbered 69 of 190; Oscar Wilde’s 1893 French edition of Salome; Emily Dickinson’s Letters (2 vol., 1894) inscribed by the editor Mabel Loomis Todd; a circa 1611 Geneva Bible (Robert Barker, London) in a period elm box; a rare 1879 Randolph Caldecott inscribed Picture Book; Peter Max Paints America, with personal inscription and original drawings by Peter Max; All The President’s Men signed by authors Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward and Washington Post editor Benjamin C. Bradlee. Also: Many signed books, 1st editions, and limited numbered editions by John Updike, Philip Roth, Isaac Bashevis […]

July 26th, 2015|Auctions|

Material Culture Seeks Consignments to Benefit the Sterling Strauser Gallery at ESU

Seeking Auction Consignments to Benefit
The Sterling Strauser Gallery
at East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania
Fine, Folk and Self-Taught Art
Live Auction: Sunday, October 4, 2015, 10am est
Exhibition: October 2-3, 11am-5pm
Consignments accepted until August 28
Please let us know if you are interested in supporting The Sterling Strauser Gallery by allocating a portion of your auction proceeds. The Gallery’s fundraising is facilitated through the ESU Foundation, an independent, 501(c)(3) nonprofit affiliate of the University with the sole mission of administering gifts and donations that promote the growth, progress and general welfare of ESU and its students.

Please Note: Material Culture is offering its services free of any Seller’s Commission to consignor’s who choose to donate at least 20% of their auction proceeds to benefit The Sterling Strauser Gallery. All a consignor needs to do is indicate what percentage (minimum 20%) of auction proceeds (hammer price) they wish to donate.

Also, consignments do not have to be limited to art or the October 4, 2015 art auction. Material Culture is happy to consider consignments of other auction-worthy items to benefit The Sterling Strauser Gallery, including Antiques, Asian Arts, Fine Art, Folk Art, Ethnographic Arts, Decorative Arts, Modern Design, Couture, Jewelry, Timepieces, Silver, Objets de Vertu, Fine […]

July 20th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Online Estates Auction: Friday, July 17, 10am est

651 Estate Lots: Antiques, Americana, Advertising, Garden, General Store, Dental, Pharmacy, Arcade Pinball, Decorative and Ethnographic Arts, Oriental Rugs, Silver, Fine Art, Russian Icons, Asian Arts, Fine Books & Much More
Friday, July 17, 2015, 10am est
Exhibition: July 15-16, 11am-5pm
Accepting Online, Phone Absentee Bids

Browse the July 17th Auction Catalog and Bid Live on LiveAuctioneers.com
Absentee Bid Form (pdf) | Telephone Bid Form (pdf) | Terms and Conditions (pdf)

 

July 3rd, 2015|Auctions|

Auction: Modern, Folk & Self-Taught Art, Sun. June 21

Auction | Modern, Folk & Self-Taught Art
Live Salesroom Auction: Sunday, June 21, 2015, 10am est
Exhibition: June 19-20, 11am-5pm
450+ Lots
Highlights include a large collection (47 lots) of original drawings, works on paper, and notebooks by Charles Burchfield (estate of Alexander Raydon, NY); a rare set of The New Republic Portfolio (1924) with etchings by Edward Hopper, John Sloan and others; estate collections of antique Japanese prints (22 lots) and Marc Chagall lithographs and signed posters (25 lots); and a large collection (159 lots) of modern and contemporary art to be sold to benefit the non-profit organization, Art for Healing NYC., including original works by Simon Tjakamarra, Judi Werthein, Terence La Noue and Denise G. Green. Also: original works by Clementine Hunter, Sterling Strauser, Purvis Young, James A.M. Whistler, Twins Seven-Seven, Reynolds Beal, Erwin J. Neusch, William Dawson, Mose Tolliver, Walter Joseph Phillips,  Bror Julius Olsson Nordfeldt, Vojislav Jakic, Bill Jensen, Javier Mayoral, Jim Bloom, Kassem Amoudi, Eyvind Earle, Allan D’Arcangelo, Arman, Kate Adams, Joseph Solman, Carol Summers, Albert B. Serwazi, Mara McAfee, Dorothy Strauser, Kim Weston, David Tinsley, Lamont Alfred “Old Ironsides” Pry, Georgiana Orr.

Browse the Auction Catalog and Bid Live on LiveAuctioneers.com
Browse the Virtual Print Catalog
Absentee Bid Form (PDF) […]

June 8th, 2015|Auctions|

Auction: Oriental Rugs From American Estates, June 14

Oriental Rugs from American Estates
Live Salesroom Auction: Sunday, June 14, 2015, 10am est
Exhibition: June 12-13, 11am-5pm

Browse the Auction Catalog and Bid Live on LiveAuctioneers.com

Absentee Bid Form (PDF) | Telephone Bid Form (PDF) | Terms and Conditions (PDF)

June 1st, 2015|Auctions|

Baba Olga’s Father’s Day Buffet, Sunday, June 21

Baba Olga’s Café Presents Aliza Green’s Father’s Day Buffet!
June 21, 2015, Noon-3pm BYOB
BYOB: Mellow this Father’s Day with Bloody Marys and Mimosas.
We supply the mixers, you supply the liquors.

Bread Pudding French Toast with Warm Caramel Sauce (vegetarian)
Red Pepper, Corn, Zucchini & Scallion Frittata with Vermont Sharp Cheddar
Crisp North Country Bacon
Greek Braised Lamb Kapama: Tomato, Cinnamon, Green Beans & Local New Gold Potatoes
Sardinian Fregola Pasta: Caramelized Fennel, Brown Butter & Parmigiano
Sicilian Eggplant Caponata with Jail Island Salmon
Black Bean Empanadas: Smoked Chorizo, Spicy Tasso Ham, and Monterey Jack Cheese
Cremini & Porcini Mushroom-Filled Fillo Turnovers
Torta Rustica: Soppressata Sausage, Local Broccoli, Ricotta, Sun-Dried Tomatoes & Basil
Moroccan Carrot & Celery Root Salad with Chermoula Dressing
Shepherd’s Salad: cucumber, tomato, peppers, scallions, herbs, Bulgarian feta, pomegranate dressing

Individual Vanilla Bean Cheesecakes with Raspberry Compote
Turkish Candied Carrot & Toasted Hazelnut Fillo Pastries
Seasonal Fruit Macedonia with Spearmint

Orange Juice
Olga’s Bloody Mary Mix
Jamaican Hibiscus Blossom & Spearmint Iced Tea
Small World Brewed Coffee/Assorted Tazo Teas

$40.00 per person, half-price for children 12 and under, BYOB
Please note that a 15% gratuity will be added to the check for parties of 6 or more
www.materialculture.com for reservations

Please Make Your Reservation for Father’s Day, Sunday, June 21, 2015

May 28th, 2015|Café|

PIG OUT! The Biggest Sale in Our 22 Year History

EVERYTHING 20-80% OFF!
Ancient  Antique  Vintage  Modern  Postmodern  Recycled
Let’s Make Room: Antiques, Oriental Rugs, Home Furnishings, Garden, Asian Arts, Modern Design, Architectural Elements, Accessories, Jewelry, Clothing, Folk Art, Fine Art, Outsider Art, Ceramics, Textiles, Tribal & Ethnographic Arts, Lighting, Collectibles, Copper Tables, Carved Stone, Ancient Art & Antiquities
Experience The Rattle & Roll, The Wave Upon Wave
Of 40-Foot Containers Arriving On A Weekly Basis–All Summer Long!
This is the Biggest Sales Event in our 22 Year History!
What You See Today Is Almost Guaranteed To Be Gone Tomorrow,
So Keep Coming Back, This Is More Than A Sale,
It’s A Summer-Long Cultural Event!
Sale Ends Labor Day Weekend!

May 26th, 2015|Retail Store, Store News|

Auction Weekend 2: Masters of the Eclectic! May 31

May Estates, Weekend 2
Masters Of The Eclectic!
588 Estate Lots, Including Art, Mid Century Modern, Americana, Asian Arts, Antiques, Decorative Arts, Oriental Rugs, Advertising, Collectibles, Ethnographic Arts
Live Salesroom Auction: Sunday, May 31, 2015, 10am est
Exhibition: May 29-30, 11am-5pm

Browse the Auction Catalog and Bid Live on LiveAuctioneers.com
Absentee Bid Form (PDF) | Telephone Bid Form (PDF) | Terms and Conditions (PDF)

May 19th, 2015|Auctions|

Sterling Strauser’s Pocono Mountains

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May 6th, 2015|Uncategorized|

3 Great Reasons to be at Material Culture this Weekend!!!

WE INVITE THE PUBLIC TO JOIN US THIS WEEKEND
On Saturday and Sunday, May 2-3, 11am – 5pm
For the  Creation of a Sand Mandala of the Medicine Buddha
By the Tibetan Monks of the Drepung Gomang Monastery, India, for the Healing of the World & Specifically Earthquake-Ravaged Nepal
Please Note: Material Culture will Donate a Portion of all Sales this Weekend to Relief Efforts in Nepal!
Free, Open to the Public, Unlimited Free Parking, Children Welcome

SALE, SALE, SALE!!!
“Smart People Fish Here, The Wise Buy”
THOUSANDS OF NEW ARRIVALS, ALL CATEGORIES, ASIAN ANTIQUES, MODERN & POST-MODERN FURNISHINGS, FINE CARPETS, ART, ACCESSORIES, TONS OF RARE FINDS!!!
Tour the Store

Live Salesroom Auction: Sunday, May 3, 2015, 10am est
Exhibition: May 1-2, 11am-5pm
May Estates: Masters Of The Eclectic!
778 Lots From PA, NJ, NY, DE & New England Estates
Including Art, Americana, Antiques, Decorative Arts, Advertising, Modern Design, Collectibles, Silver, Oriental Rugs, Asian & Ethnographic Arts

May 1st, 2015|Uncategorized|