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PALEKH, Russia (AP) – A squirrel tail. Wolf teeth. Sheets of gold. Flax oil. These are the things Vladimir Buldakov uses to work a feat of modern-day alchemy: transforming an ordinary papier-mache box into a gilded miniature masterpiece that will tell the story of saints or heroes, fairies or dragons. Buldakov comes from Palekh, a […]
NEW YORK – On Tuesday, May 23, starting at 6 pm Eastern time, Jasper52 will hold a sale titled Exquisite Decorative Arts & Furniture. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
NEW YORK — Furniture design underwent a radical shift between the first and second world wars, with lavish and stuffy interiors giving way to pieces that were informal and adaptable. Among the most forward-thinking designers of this era was Irish-born Eileen Gray (1878–1976), whose inventive furniture designs were not only functional but also adapted principles […]
OAKLAND, Calif. – Clars Auction Galleries will present two sales on subsequent days. Its Fine Collectors Auction will occur on Friday, May 12, and its Fine Asian Works of Art and Collectibles sale is set for Saturday May 13. Both sessions will begin at 9:30 am Pacific time. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available […]