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Haitian Highlights of Fine Folk Outsider Auction

FINE .FOLK .OUTSIDER ~ 500 PLUS LOTS ~ Featuring 142 Lots of Haitian Art (Lots 61-202) Live Showroom Auction: Monday, April 29, 2024, 10AM ET Public Exhibition: April 26-27-28 Join Us! Exhibition Reception & Refreshments, Noon to 4PM, Sunday, April 28 Absentee Bid Form | Telephone Bid Form | Terms and Conditions (PDF) BUYER’S PREMIUM: IN-HOUSE, PHONE, ABSENTEE: 25% Browse the Auction Catalog and Bid Live Online: Online Bidding Also Available on these Portals: Please Note: There Are No Hidden or Confidential Reserves; All Acceptable Bidding Commences at the Online Start Price. We Sell Approximately 60-80 Lots Per Hour. Shown below are a small sampling of lots. Please go to one of the online portal links above to view the entire auction catalog.

2024-04-05T11:43:37-04:00April 4th, 2024|Uncategorized|

FINE – FOLK – OUTSIDER | AUCTION: APRIL 29

Click to View the Catalog FINE .FOLK .OUTSIDER ~516 LOTS~ Live Showroom Auction: Monday, April 29, 2024, 10AM ET Public Exhibition: April 26-27-28 Join Us! Exhibition Reception & Refreshments, Noon to 4PM, Sunday, April 28 Absentee Bid Form | Telephone Bid Form | Terms and Conditions (PDF) BUYER’S PREMIUM: IN-HOUSE, PHONE, ABSENTEE: 25% Browse the Auction Catalog and Bid Live Online: Online Bidding Also Available on these Portals: Please Note: There Are No Hidden or Confidential Reserves; All Acceptable Bidding Commences at the Online Start Price. We Sell Approximately 60-80 Lots Per Hour. Shown below are a small sampling of lots. Please go to one of the online portal links above to view the entire auction catalog.

2024-04-11T13:20:53-04:00April 2nd, 2024|Uncategorized|

INVITATION TO CONSIGN FINE ANTIQUE RUGS AND TEXTILE ARTS JUNE 17 AUCTION

INVITATION TO CONSIGN FINE ANTIQUE RUGS AND TEXTILE ARTS Featuring the John T. Wertime Collection with Other Fine Estates and Private Collections Live Showroom Auction: Monday, June 17, 2024 | Public Exhibition: June 14-15-16 Consignments accepted until May 3, 2024 | Contact: expert@materialculture.com Consign with Material Culture and experience a hassle-free auction journey. Contact expert@materialculture.com or call (215) 438-4700. HOW TO CONSIGN UPCOMING AUCTIONS

2024-03-25T12:41:56-04:00March 25th, 2024|Uncategorized|

SPRING FORWARD! DAY 2 | NO RESERVES

SPRING FORWARD! DAY TWO FIELD FINDINGS & WAREHOUSE EXCAVATIONS A 2 DAY LIVE SHOWROOM AUCTION EXTRAVAGANZA ~ NO RESERVES ~ TEXTILE ARTS, DECORATIVE ARTS, GARDEN & ARCHITECTURAL ELEMENTS, CURIOS, COLLECTIBLES, MUCH MORE | 437 LOTS Live Showroom Auction: Day 2, Wednesday, April 17, 10AM ET Public Exhibition: April 13-14-15, 11AM-4PM Join Us! Opening Day Exhibition & Mezze Refreshments, Including–Weather Permitting—Outdoor Barbecue Saturday, April 13, Noon to 4PM BUYER’S PREMIUM: IN-HOUSE, PHONE, ABSENTEE: 25% Absentee Bid Form | Telephone Bid Form | Terms and Conditions (PDF) Browse the Auction Catalog and Bid Live Online: Online Bidding Also Available on these Portals: NOTE: There Are No Hidden or Confidential Reserves; All Acceptable Bidding Commences at the Online Start Price. We Sell Approximately 60-80 Lots Per Hour. Shown below are a small sampling of lots. Please go to one of the online portal links above to view the entire auction catalog.

2024-03-22T11:45:50-04:00March 21st, 2024|Uncategorized|

SPRING FORWARD! DAY 1 | NO RESERVES

SPRING FORWARD! DAY ONE FIELD FINDINGS & WAREHOUSE EXCAVATIONS A 2 DAY LIVE SHOWROOM AUCTION EXTRAVAGANZA ~ NO RESERVES ~ ART, ANTIQUES, FURNISHINGS, ETHNOGRAPHIC & FOLK ART, DECORATIVE ARTS, FOUND OBJECTS, CURIOS, COLLECTIBLES | 575 LOTS Live Showroom Auction: Day 1, Tuesday, April 16, 10AM Public Exhibition: April 13-14-15, 11AM-4PM Join Us! Opening Day Exhibition & Mezze Refreshments, Including–Weather Permitting—Outdoor Barbecue Saturday, April 13, Noon to 4PM BUYER’S PREMIUM: IN-HOUSE, PHONE, ABSENTEE: 25% Absentee Bid Form | Telephone Bid Form | Terms and Conditions (PDF) Browse the Auction Catalog and Bid Live Online: Online Bidding Also Available on these Portals: NOTE: There Are No Hidden or Confidential Reserves; All Acceptable Bidding Commences at the Online Start Price. We Sell Approximately 60-80 Lots Per Hour. Shown below are a small sampling of lots. Please go to one of the online portal links above to view the entire auction catalog.  

2024-04-03T10:23:09-04:00March 19th, 2024|Uncategorized|

Help Support Intuit’s Mr. Imagination Education Studio

Help Support the Mr. Imagination Education Studio at Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art Inspire Children of all Ages to Learn the Power of Curiosity, Imagination, And Creativity Click to View the Virtual Catalog Material Culture is currently accepting all types of auction-worthy consignments from individuals who are inspired to donate all or part of the proceeds to help create the Mr. Imagination Education Studio at Intuit in Chicago, one of the world’s premier museums of outsider and self-taught art. This invitation extends beyond just art; it encompasses all the categories we regularly auction. Click image to view the virtual catalog. —> For consignments designated for this project, Material Culture will waive the seller’s commission for Consignors. For auction queries, please email or send images/photos to: expert@materialculture.com or call: 215-438-4700 Or visit our Consigning Made Easy page. The Mr. Imagination Education Studio at Intuit In 2025, Chicago’s Intuit, one of the world’s premier museums of outsider and self-taught art, will reopen its renovated and expanded facility—a reimagined modern, accessible, world-class museum. For the first time, school field trip activities, teacher professional development and public learning and art-making events will take place in a dedicated classroom studio, tributed [...]

2024-03-18T15:10:11-04:00March 13th, 2024|Uncategorized|

ORIENTAL RUGS FROM AMERICAN ESTATES | 64 | AUCTION, MARCH 27

ORIENTAL RUGS FROM AMERICAN ESTATES | 64 ~ 433 LOTS ~ NO RESERVES Live Showroom Auction: Wednesday, March 27, 2024, 10AM ET Public Exhibition: March 24-25-26, 11AM-4PM Join Us! Exhibition Opening & Refreshments, Sunday, March 24, Noon to 4PM BUYER’S PREMIUM: IN-HOUSE, PHONE, ABSENTEE: 25% Absentee Bid Form | Telephone Bid Form | Terms and Conditions (PDF) Browse the Auction Catalog and Bid Live Online: Online Bidding Also Available on these Portals: NOTE: There Are No Hidden or Confidential Reserves; All Acceptable Bidding Commences at the Online Start Price. We Sell Approximately 60-80 Lots Per Hour. Shown below are a small sampling of lots. Please go to one of the online portal links above to view the entire auction catalog.

2024-03-13T10:07:04-04:00March 1st, 2024|Uncategorized|

ETHNOGRAPHIC, ANCIENT, ASIAN & TEXTILE ARTS | AUCTION, FEB 29

ETHNOGRAPHIC, ANCIENT, ASIAN & TEXTILE ARTS ~568 LOTS~ Live Showroom Auction: Thursday, February 29, 10AM ET Public Exhibition: February 26-27-28 Absentee Bid Form | Telephone Bid Form | Terms and Conditions (PDF) BUYER’S PREMIUM: IN-HOUSE, PHONE, ABSENTEE: 25% Browse the Auction Catalog and Bid Live Online: Online Bidding Also Available on these Portals: Please Note: There Are No Hidden or Confidential Reserves; All Acceptable Bidding Commences at the Online Start Price. We Sell Approximately 60-80 Lots Per Hour. Shown below are a small sampling of lots. Please go to one of the online portal links above to view the entire auction catalog.

2024-02-17T11:50:36-05:00February 6th, 2024|Uncategorized|

INVITATION TO CONSIGN | FINE FOLK OUTSIDER

Live Showroom Auction: Monday, April 29, 2024 Public Exhibition: April 26-27-28 Consignments accepted until March 15   Consign with Material Culture and experience a hassle-free auction journey. Contact expert@materialculture.com or call (215) 438-4700. HOW TO CONSIGN UPCOMING AUCTIONS

2024-01-24T11:05:42-05:00January 22nd, 2024|Uncategorized|

MOUNTAIN HIGH | RUGS KILIMS TRAPPINGS | AUCTION, JAN 31

View the Virtual Catalog MOUNTAIN HIGH | RUGS KILIMS TRAPPINGS ~302 LOTS~ Live Showroom Auction: Wednesday, January 31, 2024, 11AM ET Public Exhibition: January 28-29-30, 11AM-4PM Join Us! Exhibition Reception and Refreshments, Sunday, Jan 28, Noon to 4PM 1PM: Special Guest Speaker, James Opie, author of Tribal Rugs of Southern Persia and Tribal Rugs: Nomadic and Village Weavings from the Middle East and Central Asia Click to Watch the Video Featuring a large collection of fresh-to-the-market Anatolian, Caucasian, Persian and Central Asian tribal and nomadic weavings Absentee Bid Form | Telephone Bid Form | Terms and Conditions (PDF) BUYER’S PREMIUM: IN-HOUSE, PHONE, ABSENTEE: 25% Browse the Auction Catalog and Bid Live Online: Online Bidding Also Available on these Portals: Please Note: There Are No Hidden or Confidential Reserves; All Acceptable Bidding Commences at the Online Start Price. We Sell Approximately 60-80 Lots Per Hour. Shown below are a small sampling of lots. Please go to one of the online portal links above to view the entire auction catalog.  

2024-01-15T18:05:13-05:00January 6th, 2024|Uncategorized|