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October 29th Autumn Antiques & Art Auction to be “Outstanding”

Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers is proud to announce their Autumn antiques and fine art auction offering a fine selection of over four hundred lots. The auction will offer an array of American, European, and Asian antiques and fine art from various New England estates. The first portion of Bruneau’s cataloged sale will consist of just [...]

By |October 6th, 2016|Newest Items|Comments Off on October 29th Autumn Antiques & Art Auction to be “Outstanding”

Summer Antiques & Fine Art Auction Electrifies Gallery Floor with Estimate Shattering Prices

Here at Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers on Saturday, July, 23rd we hosted our summer antiques and fine arts auction. Our gallery attracted a large in house crowd along with over 3,000 eager bidders online. The top selling lot of the auction was the 1949 Bentley Mark VI breaking its high estimate selling for $26,250. The [...]

By |July 28th, 2016|Newest Items|Comments Off on Summer Antiques & Fine Art Auction Electrifies Gallery Floor with Estimate Shattering Prices

The French Revolution & Its Influence on the Arts

The French Revolution brought numerous changes and influences to the world of art. Amongst the avant-garde movements in the late eighteenth century, Neoclassicism and Rococo styling flourished. The influence of the Revolution did not stop with visual arts, but also shaped the world of literature. Jacques-Henri Bernardin de Saint-Pierre’s 1788 short novel Paul et Virginie [...]

By |July 15th, 2016|Newest Items|Comments Off on The French Revolution & Its Influence on the Arts

The Evolution of Post-Impressionism in the 20th Century

The post-impressionist era of France was a time of rebellion against the naturalistic qualities of impressionism and concentrated on the idea of deeper symbolism. Amongst the group of uprising avant-garde artists in France, Paul Gauguin (1848-1903) is one of the most influential of his time. After a life long career of experimentation with color and [...]

By |July 1st, 2016|Newest Items|Comments Off on The Evolution of Post-Impressionism in the 20th Century

Fine Porcelain to be Featured in July 23rd Fine Art & Antiques Auction

Up until the early 18th century, the production of hard paste porcelain had been an unsolved mystery for the western world. It wasn’t until 1710 that the Meissen Manufactory established near Dresden, Germany began to produce European hard paste porcelain in large quantities. It is unclear as to who truly first reverse engineered the recipe [...]

By |May 27th, 2016|Newest Items|Comments Off on Fine Porcelain to be Featured in July 23rd Fine Art & Antiques Auction

May 7th Auction with Record Shattering Prices

On Saturday May 7th Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers hosted their Spring Antiques & Fine Art Auction. Bidding was very competitive, a standing room only crowd and online registration numbering over 3,000 participants, generated interest in fifteen countries worldwide.  Auction highlights included two oil on canvas paintings by Massachusetts artist Charles Henry Gifford selling for $8,750 [...]

By |May 13th, 2016|Newest Items|Comments Off on May 7th Auction with Record Shattering Prices

Monthly Monday Night DiscoverIt Auctions!

After long deliberation, we have decided to give our weekly DiscoverIt auction a facelift. Starting Monday, May 23rd, we will host our first Monthly Monday DiscoverIt Auction. This will feature a relaxed informal sit down auction with a greater selection of quality antiques and decorative arts. Absentee and phone bids will be accepted but there [...]

By |May 10th, 2016|Newest Items|Comments Off on Monthly Monday Night DiscoverIt Auctions!

Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers appoints Travis Landry as Apprentice Auctioneer & Director of Toy Department

Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers is proud to announce the appointment of Travis Landry as Apprentice Auctioneer and Director of the Toy department.Travis has been involved with antiques and collectibles since his early childhood coming from a antiquing family. Travis began collecting with vintage Hasbro Transformers turning a hobby into buying and selling some of the [...]

By |April 19th, 2016|Newest Items|Comments Off on Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers appoints Travis Landry as Apprentice Auctioneer & Director of Toy Department

Rhode Island artist Steven Weinberg Glass Regatta Boat Sculpture

Putting his own unique spin on the Pate De Vere method of creating art glass, Rhode Island artist Steven Weinberg has been firing up his kilns since 1979. After earning his masters degree in fine arts from the Rhode Island School of Design, Weinberg has gone on to cut thousands of pieces of glass and [...]

By |March 30th, 2016|Newest Items|Comments Off on Rhode Island artist Steven Weinberg Glass Regatta Boat Sculpture

William de Morgan for Cantagalli Iznik Vase Up for Auction

Learning and working under the innovative wing of William Morris during the Arts and Crafts period, William De Morgan was a trendsetter in his own right.  Fascinated with the arts of the Muslim world, De Morgan went on to design tiles, stained glass, and even furniture for William Morris and the Morris Company from 1863 [...]

By |March 24th, 2016|Newest Items|Comments Off on William de Morgan for Cantagalli Iznik Vase Up for Auction