Tibetan Monks of Drepung Gomang Monastery Return to Material Culture, September 19-24

Please Join the Tibetan Buddhist Monks of Drepung Gomang Monastery, India, for the Construction and Dismantling of a Sacred Tibetan Sand Mandala. Mandala Construction: Tuesday, Sept. 19 - Sunday, Sept. 24, 10am-4pm Tibetan Cultural Pageant: Saturday, Sept. 23, Noon Mandala Dismantling: Sunday, Sept. 24, 1pm Free, Open to the Public, Unlimited Free Parking, Everyone Welcome, Bring Kids During their stay with us, their lovely sacred crafts will also be offered for sale. The sale of these items and donations for their ceremonies and events go to funding the monastery in India. CULTURAL PERFORMANCE PROGRAM, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, Noon Welcoming His Holiness The Dalai Lama And Offering Of Mandala. According to Tibetan custom, if His Holiness in not physically present, his holy portrait is displayed to symbolize that he is nevertheless the Chief Guest at the function or gatherings. At the same time, one offers all that one values in the Universe by reciting prayers, and visualizing that one is offering these to the guru or lama. Tashi Sholpa (Good Luck Dance) Tashi Shoelpa is the oldest opera company in Tibet. This dance originally appeared in a dream of the Great Fifth Dalai Lama in 1645 and was performed [...]

2023-09-22T13:29:59-04:00August 22nd, 2023|Uncategorized|

THE ILENE WOOD COLLECTION

THE ILENE WOOD COLLECTION | 417 LOTS © Dave Moser Photography Ilene Hochberg Wood has had a successful career in many creative capacities, including Fashion Direction, Visual Merchandising, Pet Product Design, Jewelry Design, Visual Artist, Magazine Editor and New York Times bestselling author of ten books. She has curated and created what has been described by industry experts as the largest and best handbag collection in the world, pending Guinness Book verification. The collection forms the basis of a series of traveling museum exhibitions, PURSEonality, which is also the title of her upcoming book. Ms. Hochberg Wood is a savvy individual, known for her wit and style. She has appeared on countless television programs to promote her projects, both here and abroad. Stories about her, the handbag collection, museum exhibition, and her books, have appeared in numerous magazines and newspapers. She holds a black belt in shopping, and enjoys collecting and selling art, antiques, jewelry, vintage fashion, and handbags. She is also an avid community leader and activist, involved in a number of non-profit organizations. Live Showroom Auction: Tuesday, September 12, 2023, 10AM ET Public Exhibition: September 9-10-11, [...]

2023-09-05T09:59:37-04:00August 15th, 2023|Uncategorized|

BIG TENT 4 | AUCTION, AUGUST 16, 10AM ET

BIG TENT 4 | Fine Art, Antiques & Decorative Arts, Asian & Ethnographic Arts, Much, Much More, Including Many Single Lot Lifetime Collections ~ 443 No Reserve Lots ~ Live Showroom Auction: Wednesday, August 16, 2023, 10AM ET Public Exhibition: August 14-15, 11AM-4PM 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.

2023-07-21T09:36:07-04:00July 20th, 2023|Uncategorized|

ORIENTAL RUGS FROM AMERICAN ESTATES | 59

ORIENTAL RUGS FROM AMERICAN ESTATES | 59 ~ 443 Lots ~ Click to View the Virtual Catalog Live Showroom Auction: Monday, July 31, 2023, 10AM ET Public Exhibition: July 28-29-30, 11AM-4PM Join Us! Catered Exhibition Reception | Sunday, July 30, Noon-4PM 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.

2023-07-11T09:28:43-04:00July 4th, 2023|Uncategorized|

ETHNOGRAPHIC & TEXTILE ARTS | 39

ETHNOGRAPHIC & TEXTILE ARTS ~ 526 Lots, No Reserves ~ Live Showroom Auction: Thursday, June 29, 2023, 10AM ET Public Exhibition: June 26-27-28, 11AM-4PM Absentee Bid Form | Telephone Bid Form | Terms and Conditions (PDF) Browse the Auction Catalog and Bid Live: 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.

2023-06-08T16:07:44-04:00June 7th, 2023|Uncategorized|

BIG TENT 3 | AUCTION, JUNE 7

BIG TENT 3 Fine Art, Antiques & Decorative Arts | Asian & Ethnographic Arts | Much More | 476 Lots, No Reserve Live Online Auction, Also Accepting Phone & Absentee Bids: Wednesday, June 7, 2023, 10AM ET Public Exhibition: June 5-6, 11AM-4PM Absentee Bid Form | Telephone Bid Form | Terms and Conditions (PDF) Browse the Auction Catalog and Bid Live: 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.

2023-05-16T15:19:07-04:00May 16th, 2023|Uncategorized|

ANDREW TURNER EXHIBITION & AUCTION

ANDREW TURNER EXHIBITION & AUCTION Live Showroom Auction: Monday, June 19, 2023, 1PM ET Public Exhibition: June 16-17-18, 11AM-4PM Join Us! Catered Exhibition Reception | Sunday, June 18, Noon-4PM Enjoy a relaxing video stroll through the Andrew Turner Collection... Absentee Bid Form | Telephone Bid Form | Terms and Conditions (PDF) View the Virtual Catalog Browse the Auction Catalog and Bid Live: 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 Andrew Turner (1944-2001)

2023-06-12T09:49:19-04:00May 15th, 2023|Uncategorized|

ORIENTAL RUGS FROM AMERICAN ESTATES | 58

Browse the Virtual Print Catalog ORIENTAL RUGS FROM AMERICAN ESTATES | 58 Antique Collectible and Decorative Oriental Rugs, Kilims, Trappings Live Showroom Auction: Monday, May 22, 2023, 10AM ET Public Exhibition: May 19-20-21, 11AM-4PM Join Us! Catered Exhibition Reception | Sunday, May 21, Noon-4PM Absentee Bid Form | Telephone Bid Form | Terms and Conditions (PDF) Browse the Auction Catalog and Bid Live: 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.

2023-05-21T08:16:19-04:00April 30th, 2023|Uncategorized|

The Richard Stewart Collection of Baluch and Navajo Weavings

Browse the Virtual  Catalog FROM THE LANDS OF THE SUN The Richard Stewart Collection of Baluch and Navajo Weavings Each successful Baluch buyer will receive a complimentary copy of "From the Land of the Sun: The Richard Stewart Collection of Baluch Rugs, Bags & Trappings", including 103 color plates. Also included is an essay by Thomas Cole – 'Collecting the Dots? Tribal Rugs Woven in the Baluch Style'. The book includes many previously unpublished and rare photographs from the region, including several images taken by Josephine Powell in the 1950s and 1960s. Live Showroom Auction: Sunday, May 21, 2023, 1PM ET Public Exhibition: May 19-20, 11AM-4PM Join Us! Catered Exhibition Reception | Sunday, May 21, Noon-4PM Absentee Bid Form | Telephone Bid Form | Terms and Conditions (PDF) Browse the Auction Catalog and Bid Live: 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. Photos: Tom Cole

2023-05-09T14:11:54-04:00April 29th, 2023|Uncategorized|