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Live Auction: Oriental Rugs from American Estates

Oriental Rugs from American Estates Live Auction: Sunday, November 19, 2017, 11AM EST Exhibition: November 17-18, 11AM-4PM Browse the Auction Catalog and Bid Live on these Portals:   Absentee Bid Form | Telephone Bid Form | Terms and Conditions (PDF)

November 4th, 2017|Auctions|

Live Auction: International Textile Arts & Oriental Rugs

International Textile Arts & Oriental Rugs Live Auction: Sunday, October 29, 2017, 11AM EST Exhibition: October 27-28, 11AM-4PM Browse the Auction Catalog and Bid Live on these Portals:   Absentee Bid Form | Telephone Bid Form | Terms and Conditions (PDF)

October 16th, 2017|Auctions|

Ancient, Folk & Modern Worlds of Art

Ancient, Folk & Modern Worlds of Art Live Auction: Sunday, June 12, 2016, 10AM EST
 Exhibition: June 10-11, 11AM-5PM JOIN US FOR A SPECIAL AUCTION PREVIEW RECEPTION & REFRESHMENTS SATURDAY, JUNE 11, NOON - 3PM FREE, OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Browse the Auction Catalog and Bid Live on these Portals:   Absentee Bid Form | Telephone Bid Form | Terms and Conditions (PDF) OUTSIDER AND FOLK ART SAMPLING ANCIENT, ASIAN, ETHNOGRAPHIC AND DECORATIVE ARTS SAMPLING Material Culture ushers in the summer with an estate sale that brings together excellent findings in many of the auction house’s specialty categories. “June Estates: Ancient, Folk & Modern Worlds of Art” is headlined by a wealth of self-taught art, predominantly from the United States, exceptional ethnographic art from Africa and Oceania, and folk and traditional art from Asia and the Americas. Fine art in the auction encompasses oil painting, watercolor, prints, sculpture and ceramics. Collectors and enthusiasts of antique textiles, rugs, and antiquities will also discover compelling offerings within the auction’s 807 lots. Lot 53. Roger Rice (American/Mississippi, b. 1953) Estimate: $ 800-1200 A number of local, regional and national estates make significant contributions to the auction in the realms of folk [...]

June 2nd, 2016|Auctions|

ANCIENT, ASIAN, ETHNOGRAPHIC AND DECORATIVE ARTS SAMPLING | Ancient, Folk & Modern Worlds of Art

ANCIENT, ASIAN, ETHNOGRAPHIC AND DECORATIVE ARTS SAMPLING Live Auction: Sunday, June 12, 2016, 10AM EST
 Exhibition: June 10-11, 11AM-5PM Browse the Auction Catalog and Bid Live on LiveAuctioneers.com Browse the Auction Catalog and Bid Live on Bidsquare.com Browse the Auction Catalog and Bid Live on Invaluable.com

June 1st, 2016|Auctions|

OUTSIDER AND FOLK ART SAMPLING | Ancient, Folk & Modern Worlds of Art

OUTSIDER AND FOLK ART SAMPLING Live Auction: Sunday, June 12, 2016, 10AM EST
 Exhibition: June 10-11, 11AM-5PM Browse the Auction Catalog and Bid Live on LiveAuctioneers.com Browse the Auction Catalog and Bid Live on Bidsquare.com Browse the Auction Catalog and Bid Live on Invaluable.com

May 31st, 2016|Auctions|

November Estates featuring Antiques, Art, Americana, Oriental Carpets, Asian, Decorative & Ethnographic Arts

November Estates: Antiques, Art, Americana, Oriental Carpets, Asian, Decorative & Ethnographic Arts Auction: Sunday, November 23, 10am est Exhibition: November 21-22, 11am-5pm 850+ Lots of Fresh to Market Items from Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, New York and New England Estates Browse the Auction Catalog and Bid Live on LiveAuctioneers.com Browse the Virtual Print Catalog Absentee Bid Form | Telephone Bid Form | Terms and Conditions (PDF) Material Culture’s November 23 auction brings together an enticing variety of art and artifacts.  This classic estates sale boasts 850+ lots of fresh to the market items from local Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, New York and New England Estates. In addition to the fine, folk and ethnographic arts, carpets and antiques mentioned in the title, the sale includes jewelry, silver, antique firearms, toys, furnishings and more, providing something of interest for every collector. One of the leading lots in fine art is a lithograph entitled “Summer” (lot 5) by Philip Guston (American, 1913-1980), whose provenance includes ownership by Philadelphia-based artist Paul Cava. Two other leading lots come from Russian artists, an untitled oil on board (lot 22) dating to 1973 by Dmitry Krasnopevtsev (1925-1995), and another oil on board painting (lot 23) by Vasili [...]

November 11th, 2014|Auctions|

Auction of Fine, Self-Taught & Outsider Art on July 18, 2014

Auction: Friday, July 18, 2014, 10AM EST Exhibition: July 16-17, 11AM-5PM Browse the Auction Catalog on LiveAuctioneers.com Browse the Virtual Print Catalog Absentee Bid Form | Telephone Bid Form | Terms and Conditions (PDF) Material Culture’s July 18 auction, “Fine, Self-Taught & Outsider Art,” provides a stage for many categories of art across its 564 lots. The auction house, a leader in folk and self-taught art, brings forward the work of many such artists in this sale, from the United States and around the world. Fine art consists primarily of American and European paintings, prints, and works on paper from the 19th century through the present day. The sale commences at 10 AM, EST, on Friday, July 18, with Live Auctioneers providing live internet bidding. This diversity of art will be exhibited, free and open to the public, in Material Culture’s gallery space July 16-17, from 11 AM to 5 PM. One of the leading artists in fine art is American painter March Avery (b. 1932), daughter of Milton Avery. Trained by her father, March’s work displays the focus on color relation, rendering the representational also abstract, that made Milton’s work so important amongst his colleagues Mark Rothko, [...]

July 8th, 2014|Auctions|

Auction of Fine & Outsider Art on Sunday, May 25, 2014

Auction: Sunday, May 25, 2014, 11AM Exhibition: May 23 – 24, 10AM – 6PM Material Culture's Fine & Outsider Art Auction on Sunday, May 25, 2014 at 11AM EST features 200+ lots of original artwork, including works by: Purvis Young,Victor Joseph Gatto, Justin McCarthy, Jessie Aaron, Lonnie Holley, Andrew Turner, Rex Clawson, Jim Bloom, Prince Twins Seven Seven, Dozier Bell, Robert Pepper, Max Beckmann, Dmitry Krasnopevtsev, Efim Efimovich Volkov, Maurice Becker, Alexander Dzigurski, Colin Campbell Cooper, Tonino Caputo, Edward Stratton Holloway and David Burliuk. The auction also features a fine selection of Russian icons and European stained glass. Browse the Virtual Print Catalog Browse the Auction Catalog on LiveAuctioneers.com Absentee Bid Form | Telephone Bid Form | Terms and Conditions (PDF) Highlights

May 19th, 2014|Auctions|

Art 360: Fine, Folk and Self-Taught Art, March 9, 2014

Art 360: Fine, Folk & Self-Taught Art Auction: Sunday, March 9, 2014, 11 AM Exhibition: March 6 – 8, 10AM – 6PM Daily Browse the Virtual Print Catalog Browse the Catalog on LiveAuctioneers.com Absentee Bid Form | Telephone Bid Form | Terms and Conditions (PDF) In its auction “Art 360: Fine, Folk and Self-Taught Art,” Material Culture brings together a rich assortment of art across these artistic categories. The sale’s over 400 lots encompass painting, drawing and sculpture in fine, folk and self-taught art, as well as prints, etchings, and photography. This approach echoes the auction house’s mission to value art above the boundaries of genre, and enables the offering of more frequent sales to the public in which all types of art are welcomed. The vibrant and diverse pieces in the sale will be on view in Material Culture’s dedicated gallery space March 6 through March 8, from 10 AM to 6 PM. Admittance is free and open to the public. The auction opens with the work of significant self-taught artists, both American and international. Two pieces by Cuban-American self-taught artist Felipe Jesus Consalvos (1891-1960) start the day. Working in the tradition of Cuban cigar-band [...]

February 22nd, 2014|Auctions|

The Collector’s Eye / February Estates: Antiques, Asian & Ethnographic Arts, Oriental Rugs, Mid-Century Modern, Much More, Feb. 23, 2014-11am

The Collector’s Eye / February Estates Featuring 600+ Lots from 40+ Regional and National Estates, Including Oriental Carpets, Northwest Coast Carvings, Asian Arts, Pre-Colombian Artifacts, Ethnographic Arts, Rare Textiles, African Tribal Arts, Chinese and Tibetan Artifacts, and Mid-Century Modern! Auction: Sunday, February 23, 2014, 11AM Morning: Ethnographic, Tribal & Textile Arts Afternoon: Antiques, Furnishings & Decorative Arts Exhibition: February 20 – 22, 10AM – 6PM Daily Browse the Virtual Print Catalog Browse the Catalog on LiveAuctioneers.com Absentee Bid Form Telephone Bid Form Terms and Conditions (PDF) Material Culture presents 600+ lots of diverse and eclectic offerings from local, regional and national estates in their auction, "The Collector's Eye: February Estates", on Sunday, February 23, 2014, at 11AM EST.  Antique Oriental carpets start the day and include several rare Tibetan saddle (lot 3) and temple rugs from the Bill Liske collection, as well as many Persian, Caucasian, Chinese and Turkish rugs, kilims, and nomadic trappings.  An interesting group of Central Asian Khotan pictorial carpets (lots 97-102), feature bold, geometric floral arrangements, and offer designers the opportunity to experiment with a style of carpet that is not commonly seen.  Among Persian carpets, from an estate in Bridgehampton, New [...]

February 6th, 2014|Auctions|