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August 23rd, 2016|Auctions|

Auction | Art, Antiques, Asian and Decorative Arts, Oriental Rugs, Aug 19

August Estates: Art, Antiques, Asian and Decorative Arts, Oriental Rugs Online* Auction: Friday, August 19, 2016, 10AM EST
 Exhibition: August 17-18, 11AM-5PM *Also accepting Phone and Absentee Bids Browse the Auction Catalog and Bid Live on these Portals:     Absentee Bid Form | Telephone Bid Form | Terms and Conditions (PDF)

August 8th, 2016|Auctions|

Auction: Ancient, Folk, Ethnographic Art and Furnishings, Sunday, August 7

Ancient, Folk, Ethnographic Art and Furnishings from the Collection of PRIMITIVE, Chicago Online* Auction: Sunday, August 7, 2016, 11AM EST
 Chicago Exhibition: August 5-6, 11AM-5PM *Also Accepting Phone and Absentee Bids PLEASE NOTE: All auction items are located in CHICAGO for preview and pick up at 130 N. Jefferson St., Chicago, IL 60661. Browse the Auction Catalog and Bid Live on these Portals:     Absentee Bid Form | Telephone Bid Form | Terms and Conditions (PDF) On August 7, 2016, Material Culture will conduct an auction of 555 items from the collection of Chicago-based gallery and world antique store PRIMITIVE. PRIMITIVE began as a purveyor of African art, but now its immersive museum-like showrooms carry items from all over the world, ranging from the ancient to the modern. The auction brings to the international market an array of the kinds of decorative and ethnographic arts and hand-crafted furnishings for which Primitive has become well-known. Pieces from Africa form a strong spine for the sale, with exceptional showings in sculpture, textile, painting, ceramic, rugs and more. All of these categories are also represented in Asian art, with treasures from China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Burma, Vietnam, Thailand, Korea, Japan, Tibet, Nepal, Afghanistan, Turkmenistan, [...]

July 18th, 2016|Auctions|

Summer Estates Auction | July 10

ONLINE* SUMMER ESTATES AUCTION 640 Estate Lots: Fine Art, Folk Art, Asian Arts, Antique Furnishings, Americana, Decorative Arts, Ancient & Ethnographic Arts, Oriental Rugs *Also accepting Phone and Absentee Bids Auction: Sunday, July 10, 2016, 10AM EST

 Exhibition: July 8-9, 11AM-5PM Browse the Auction Catalog and Bid Live on these Portals:     Absentee Bid Form | Telephone Bid Form | Terms and Conditions (PDF) Lot 263. Horse Figure, Western Han Dynasty (206 BCE-9 CE), Est. $5000-$10,000 Material Culture’s Summer Estates Sale enters the auction season with 638 lots that express the company’s view of the art world as borderless. Fine art encompasses painting, sculpture, prints and mixed media, along with an excellent selection of self-taught art. Chinese art is led by millenia-old Han Dynasty ceramic horse figures, and includes ceramics from across the centuries, paintings, antique furniture, and textiles. Other textiles come to the sale from around the world, from pre-Columbian textiles, to antique Central Asian pieces, to vintage West African cloths, to American quilts, and the sale offers a similarly international showing of folk and decorative art. The auction concludes with over 80 lots of antique and vintage rugs from North Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. Lot [...]

June 28th, 2016|Auctions|

Summer Estates Auction | July 10

ONLINE* SUMMER ESTATES AUCTION 640 Estate Lots: Fine Art, Folk Art, Asian Arts, Antique Furnishings, Americana, Decorative Arts, Ancient & Ethnographic Arts, Oriental Rugs *Also accepting Phone and Absentee Bids Auction: Sunday, July 10, 2016, 10AM EST

 Exhibition: July 8-9, 11AM-5PM Browse the Auction Catalog and Bid Live on these Portals:   Absentee Bid Form | Telephone Bid Form | Terms and Conditions (PDF) Material Culture’s Summer Estates Sale enters the auction season with 638 lots that express the company’s view of the art world as borderless… continue reading

June 27th, 2016|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|

Ancient, Folk & Modern Worlds of Art | Auction, June 12

Ancient, Folk & Modern Worlds of Art 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 Absentee Bid Form | Telephone Bid Form | Terms and Conditions (PDF) OUTSIDER AND FOLK ART SAMPLING ANCIENT, ASIAN, ETHNOGRAPHIC AND DECORATIVE ARTS SAMPLING    

May 23rd, 2016|Auctions|

Oriental Rugs From American Estates | Auction, May 27

Oriental Rugs From American Estates Online Only* Auction: Friday, May 27, 2016, 1PM EST
 Exhibition: May 25-26, 11AM-5PM *Also Accepting Phone and Absentee Bids 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 Absentee Bid Form | Telephone Bid Form | Terms and Conditions (PDF) Lot Sampling:

May 13th, 2016|Auctions|