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Vintage/Modern Moroccan + Turkish + Kurdish Rugs & Kilims | Online Only Auction: August 21

mid century & modern rugs 243 lots, including Moroccan, Turkish, Kurdish, Persian, Afghan and Tibetan pile rugs and flatweaves Buyers & Resellers Please Take Note: THIS IS A NO HIDDEN RESERVE AUCTION. We are accepting bids commencing at the START PRICE posted online. Online Auction: Monday, August 21, 2017, 10AM EST
 Exhibition: August 19-20, 11AM-4PM Browse the Auction Catalog and Bid Live on these Portals:   Absentee Bid Form | Telephone Bid Form | Terms and Conditions (PDF)  

August 2nd, 2017|Auctions|

Tribal & Folk Arts Auction | August 11

Tribal & Folk Arts | Online Only, No Reserves Auction: Friday, August 11, 2017, 10AM EST
 Exhibition: August 9-10, 11AM-4PM Browse the Auction Catalog and Bid Live on these Portals:   Absentee Bid Form | Telephone Bid Form | Terms and Conditions (PDF)

July 21st, 2017|Auctions|

CALL FOR CONSIGNMENTS

SEEKING QUALITY AUCTION CONSIGNMENTS Antiques and Decorative Arts • Fine, Folk and Self-Taught Art Chinese and Asian Arts • Ancient and Ethnographic Arts Antique Carpets and Textiles • Americana • Modern Design Fine Books and Manuscripts • Jewelry, Silver and Objects de Vertu Email Contact: expert@materialculture.com Information: Selling at Auction

July 21st, 2017|Auctions|

Invitation to Consign: Oriental Rugs From American Estates

INVITATION TO CONSIGN Oriental Rugs From American Estates Auction: Sunday, September 17, 2017, 10AM EST Exhibition: September 15-16, 11AM-4PM Consignments accepted until August 21 Email Contact: expert@materialculture.com Information: Selling at Auction

July 18th, 2017|Auctions|

Invitation to Consign: International Textile Arts

INVITATION TO CONSIGN International Textile Arts Auction: Sunday, October 29, 2017, 10AM EST Exhibition: October 27-28, 11AM-4PM Consignments accepted until September 25 Email Contact: expert@materialculture.com Information: Selling at Auction Ikat Double Ikat Kesi Wari Tajik Brocade Adras Banja Luka Sonket Geringsing Kimono Patola Hingii Saris Bandhini Leheria Pichhavai Tanka Pabuji Rumals Veils Batik Kalamkari Abbas Tigma Tie Die Saf Minority Kente Ewe Embroideries Chapans Chyrpi Turkoman Imperial Garments Lama's Robes Chuba Kira Gho Dragon Robe Shaman's Robes Suzani Lakai Pirot Kossu Ming Shahsevan Yao Zari Swat Valley Nuristani Ottoman Mamluk Kerman Greek Island Patchwork Navajo Blankets Saddle Blankets Pre-Columbian Choga Kesi Persian Rescht Crewel Velvet Ikat Flags Banners Blockprint Kashmir Paisley Kente Raffia Shoowa Marash Asafo Flags Indigo Fulani Adire Cloth Poncho Huipile Lampung Ship's Cloth Tai Daeng Textiles Dida Cloth Berber Cape Tapestry Coptic Cloth Phulkari Ceremonial Banners Kantha Moti Chakla Twill Quilts Roghan Shisha Plangi Bagh Shawls Beadwork Chintz Jacquard Lace Madder Naga Pashmina Cochineal Costume Chief Blankets Germantown Trappings Trade cloths Mantas Satillo Serapes Kohistani Applique Chodor Amish Felt Cekme Kaftan Tunic Linen Tatting Turban Wrappers Yastik Vests Sumak Brocade Damask Ukara Cloths Mola Leopard Cloth Kuba Kasuri Henna Abaca Cloth Bark Cloth Banana Cloth Burial Cloths [...]

July 18th, 2017|Auctions|

Invitation to Consign: Fine, Folk & Outsider Art

INVITATION TO CONSIGN 360 Degrees of Fine, Folk & Outsider Art Auction: Sunday, October 15, 2017, 10AM EST Exhibition: October 13-14, 11AM-4PM Consignments accepted until September 8 Email Contact: expert@materialculture.com Information: Selling at Auction Lecture and Book Signing | Saturday, October 14, 2017, 2pm Howard Finster’s Amazing Visionary Legacy: So Was He the “Backwoods William Blake” and the “Southern Andy Warhol”? An Illustrated Lecture Accompanied by a short Film entitled “I Can Feel Another Planet in My Soul: The Remarkable Story of Howard Finster” (2015) Norman Girardot University Distinguished Professor, Lehigh University and Author of Envisioning Howard Finster: The Religion and Art of a Stranger From Another World (University of California Press, 2015)

July 17th, 2017|Auctions|

360 Degrees of Deal-Making, Our Hottest Summer Sale Event Ever!

info@materialculture.com *On purchases over $400 within 30 mile radius; otherwise deliveries are half price!

July 5th, 2017|Retail Store, Store News|

July Estates Auction: July 16

July Estates | Fine Art, Folk Art, Antiques, Americana, Decorative Arts, Asian Art, Ancient and Ethnographic Art, Oriental Rugs, Modern Design, Jewelry, Vintage Couture LIVE AUCTION: Sunday, July 16, 2017, 10AM EST Exhibition: July 14-15, 11AM-4PM Browse the Auction Catalog and Bid Live on these Portals:   Absentee Bid Form | Telephone Bid Form | Terms and Conditions (PDF)

July 3rd, 2017|Auctions|

Protected: Shona Artist Bios

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May 24th, 2017|Auctions|

SHONA MODERN | The Peggy Knowlton Collection of 20th Century Zimbabwean Art

SHONA MODERN | The Peggy Knowlton Collection of 20th Century Zimbabwean Art Collectors and Resellers Take Note: This is a No-Reserve Auction!  Live Auction: Sunday, June 11, 11AM EST Public Exhibition: June 7-10, 11AM-5PM Auction/Exhibition Location: 4961 River Rd., Point Pleasant, Pennsylvania, 18950 Make it a Weekend in Beautiful and Historic Bucks County! (Click here) “Shona sculpture is perhaps the most important new art form to emerge from Africa in the 20th century.” —Newsweek “Picasso was an admirer of early Shona sculpture; now evidence is surfacing that he was influenced by it.” —Town & Country Magazine Browse the Auction Catalog and Bid Live on these Portals:    Absentee Bid Form | Telephone Bid Form | Terms and Conditions (PDF) PRESS RELEASE For immediate release, May 24, 2017 Material Culture will be holding an auction solely dedicated to the Peggy Knowlton collection of modern Shona sculpture. Over 600 lots of stone sculpture by over 60 different artists from Zimbabwe include highlights by masters of the movement such as Nicholas Mukomberanwa, Dominic Benhura and Richard Mteki, and vary in size from diminutive curio to massive show-stopper. Knowlton travelled to Zimbabwe every year for more than 25 years to purchase sculpture directly from [...]

May 23rd, 2017|Auctions|