Metropolitan Museum of Art Acquires Saint-Gaudens Standing Lincoln

The Metropolitan Museum of Art has acquired one of only 16 known casts of Augustus Saint-Gaudens’ Abraham Lincoln, the Man (Standing Lincoln), a rare, authorized reduction of the large bronze monument that the sculptor originally created for Lincoln Park in Chicago between 1884 and 1887. The Met’s 40-1/2-inch-high bronze statuette was one of a limited … Continue reading Metropolitan Museum of Art Acquires Saint-Gaudens Standing Lincoln

R. J. Horner 12-piece Dining Room Set Soars to $100,300 at Fontaine’s

A monumental circa-1890 R.J. Horner figural carved mahogany 12-piece dining room set – consisting of a dining table, sideboard, china cabinet, server and set of eight dining room chairs – soared to $100,300 at an Exceptional Cataloged Antique Auction held on Saturday, May 21, by Fontaine’s Auction Gallery, at the firm’s showroom in Pittsfield. The … Continue reading R. J. Horner 12-piece Dining Room Set Soars to $100,300 at Fontaine’s