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.

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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

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June 1st, 2015|Auctions|

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

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May 19th, 2015|Auctions|

Auction | May Estates: Masters of the Eclectic! Sun., May 3

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

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April 20th, 2015|Auctions|

Auction: Asian, Ethnographic Arts, Antique Oriental Rugs & Textiles, April 26, 2015, 10am est

Asian, Ethnographic Arts, Oriental Rugs, Textiles, 524 Estate Lots
Live Salesroom Auction: Sunday, April 26, 2015, 10am est
Exhibition: April 24-25, 11am-5pm

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April 9th, 2015|Auctions|

Auction: The Eileen Ford Estate and Others | Sunday, March 1, 2015, 10am est

The Eileen Ford Estate and Others | Art, Antiques, Decorative Arts, Furnishings, Asian Arts, Oriental Rugs, Silver, Jewelry and Collectibles
Live Salesroom Auction: Sunday, March 1, 2015, 10am est
Exhibition: February 27-28, 11am-5pm
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Material Culture is pleased to offer at auction a fine selection of several hundred items from the Eileen Ford estate. Called the grand dame, doyenne and mother of the modern modeling industry, Eileen Ford shaped our standard of beauty for decades as a co-founder of Ford Models, one of the most important and influential modeling agencies of the twentieth century. Not only was Ford Models the number one modeling agency in the world, Eileen enforced fair pay and practices in an industry that had long exploited models, transforming modeling from a hobby to one of the world’s most glamorous careers. She was also known for a strict but motherly approach, compelling her models to their own standards of professional behavior and healthy practices.

Born in Manhattan in 1922, Eileen was a model herself during her years at Barnard College, working with one of the first modeling agencies in the US. She met […]

February 9th, 2015|Auctions|

Asian, Ethnographic & Tribal Arts | Feb 15

Asian, Ethnographic & Tribal Arts
Live Salesroom Auction: Sunday, February 15, 2015, 10am est
Exhibition: February 13-14, 11am-5pm

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February 2nd, 2015|Auctions|

Seeking Quality Consignments for The Collector’s Eye, March 8

We are currently seeking consignments for our upcoming auction of Fine, Folk, Self-Taught and Ethnographic Arts
Auction: Sunday, March 8, 2015, 10am est
Consignments accepted until January 31

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December 16th, 2014|Auctions|

Invitation to Consign | Asian Arts, Antique Oriental Rugs and Textiles

We are currently seeking consignments for our upcoming auction of Asian Arts, Antique Oriental Rugs and Textiles
Auction: Sunday, March 22, 2015, 10am est
Consignments accepted until February 6

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December 16th, 2014|Auctions|

Winter Estates: Art, Antiques, Americana, Oriental Rugs, Asian & Decorative Arts

Winter Estates: Art, Antiques, Americana, Oriental Rugs, Asian & Decorative Arts
Auction: Saturday, December 20, 2014, 10am est
Exhibition: December 18-19, 11am-5pm

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In the middle of the holiday season, Material Culture will host a Winter Estates sale subtitled “Art, Antiques, Decorative and Ethnographic Arts.” Over 700 lots come fresh to the market in this December 20 sale, including fine art, Oriental rugs, Asian decorative arts, and American advertising, ephemera and decorative arts. With a broad range of collectibles, a fine selection of vintage postcards, antique Continental ceramics, art books, and more, the auction promises to have tempting lots for almost every kind of collector.
Fine art at the auction presents pieces in many different genres. Oil pantings on canvas, such as “Bathing Boys” (lot 29), by Indonesian painter I.W.J. Munut (b. 1941) are on offer in the sale. A color woodcut by Luigi Rist (American, 1888-1959), titled “We Repeat (Still life with Radishes)” (lot 400) is charming with a hint of the surreal. Sculpture is led by a Curtis Jere tabletop sculpture of birds, rendered in bronze, flying upwards from […]

December 11th, 2014|Auctions|