Latest News Articles by Anne Crane

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Qianlong ewer with provenance

19 September 2022

One of the highlights of Cottone’s mixed-owner auction is this 10½in (27cm) high Chinese blue and white Qianlong mark and period ewer in Ming style.

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Majolica game pie

19 September 2022

Specialist majolica auction house Strawser in Indiana includes this George Jones cobalt ground game tureen in its sale on October 15.

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Wright of Derby in Asheville

19 September 2022

Brunk of Asheville, North Carolina, is selling works from the estate of the well-known dealer Peter Tillou over two days from September 29-30.

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Fab Four sign in

19 September 2022

Heritage is holding a Beatles memorabilia sale in Dallas on September 24.

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Café society in Florida

19 September 2022

This oil on canvas by Edouard Leon Cortes (1882-1929) titled Café de la Paix will be included in a first 350-lot mixed-owner session at Helmuth Stone.

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Klee's Destruction and Hope

19 September 2022

This lithograph and watercolour from 1916 by Paul Klee (1879-1940) is offered in the sale of prints and multiples at Hindman in Chicago on September 29.

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A taste of Florence in the autumn

19 September 2022

International trade converge at the Palazzo Corsini on the banks of the Arno for BIAF.

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Get your teeth into T-Rex

05 September 2022

Bonhams Cornette de Saint Cyr is holding a sale in Paris on September 21 of a cabinet of curiosities given over to natural history, entomology and minerals.

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Bizarre goat rider and monkey combination

05 September 2022

Bertoia’s sale of the collection of Bill and Stevie Weart will be held over two days in Vineland, New Jersey, on September 8-9.

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Time waits for no-one at French auction

05 September 2022

'Une histoire du temps' (a history of time) is the title of the sale to be held by Aguttes in Neuilly on September 28.

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Russian Futurist’s US view offered at Doyle

05 September 2022

Doyle in New York is holding a Fine Art auction on September 14 offering a selection of affordable paintings, prints and sculpture that spans the late 19th through the 20th centuries.

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Single-owner Parisian collection includes Louis XVI commode

05 September 2022

A single-owner sale of property from a Parisian collection will be on offer at Artcurial in Paris on September 21.

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English embroideries impress at US auction

05 September 2022

Massachusetts sale includes elaborate examples of early needlework from across the Atlantic

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‘Gang of Five’ robot takes $70,000 at Morphy Auctions

05 September 2022

A well-preserved and boxed version of the 1960s Japanese Masudaya Machine Man robot was the highest flyer in the Morphy Auctions (20% buyer’s premium) August 9-10 toys and collectables sale in Denver, Pennsylvania.

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Rediscovered painting by German Symbolist von Stuck emerges in Missouri

05 September 2022

A rediscovered painting by the German Symbolist and Munich Secessionist artist Franz von Stuck (1863-1928) is to be offered by Soulis Auctions in Lone Jack, (suburban Kansas City) Missouri, on September 23.

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Vast tribal art collection offered after taking three days to remove from Victorian home

29 August 2022

The Arts of Africa, Oceania and the Americas sale at Woolley & Wallis on September 21 includes 270 lots from the collection of tribal and pre-Columbian art assembled by Romy Rey of Richmond, Surrey.

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Tile could be a star of the show at the Paris ceramics event

29 August 2022

Paris’ annual gallery-based ceramics event - the Parcours de la Céramique et les Arts du Feu - takes place this year from September 20-24.

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Dessert service with noble origins on the menu in British Columbia

29 August 2022

Maynards in Richmond, British Columbia, which offer this Chamberlain’s Worcester armorial part dessert service.

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Bordeaux date for local delights

29 August 2022

On September 15 in Bordeaux, Briscadieu will be holding a sale featuring a large group of around 100 lots of locally produced porcelains from the Verneuilh and Vanier factory, which began in the 1780s, all domestic tablewares variously decorated with floral, topographical, figural or pastoral scenes.

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Tribal art: Worlds of opportunity in Paris

29 August 2022

International array of visitors will be strolling the streets during the Parcours des Mondes to peruse and buy tribal art