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American Watercolor in the Age of Homer and Sargent  

Art for the Common Man

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Brilliant Cut Glass Auction Features Pieces from Private Collections NEW!

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Chippewa Spinners from 1910 Lure Bidders to Canadian Auction

Early Art Posters Rock the Auction Block NEW!

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Joe DiMaggio's Patek Philippe Sells for $281,000

It Pays to Look Twice 

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Legendary Vase Sold on Ebay 

Ocean Liner Memorabilia Takes Top Honors at Weiss Auction

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Restored 19th-Century Stagecoach Goes on the Auction Block

Scientific Instruments Reach for Collectibility

Sterling Silver Tea Set Led the Charge at November Sale

Space Age Collectibles Go on the Block  

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