János Vaszary, Biography & Art

János Vaszary was active during the 1880’s to 1930’s. He was known for using wide a wide variety of color, combining technique and imagination to create outstanding artworks that during their time, were considered on the forefront of modernism. His style was constantly changing, evolving, and experimenting, ranging from Art Nouveau, Fauvism & Post-Impressionism. He dedicated his life to his art, studies, and teaching.

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Who Are the Artists? May 22 Auction Highlights

The upcoming auction on May 22 is a delightful treat for anyone who is a mid-century modern art & decor lover! Browse the collection of admired Ohio potter, sculptor, and teacher, George Roby. Works include his own creations as well as favorites from his personal collection. Also featured is a single owner collection of over two hundred pieces of art glass from a Northeast Ohio collector.

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Where to buy vintage furniture online

When looking to buy furniture, don’t forget to look into the past. After all, they say good design never goes out of style. There are many reasons to buy a piece of vintage furniture – it’s typically a unique item that not many other people have, it’s eco-friendly, and the quality is higher than many pieces that are mass-produced in off-shore factories.

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How to value your jewelry

This is the first part to a series of content that we are publishing, dedicated to helping people find the true value of their treasured possessions. Our aim is to give you the information needed to help you figure out if you can appraise your own jewelry, or if you should submit it for a free, professional valuation.

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How Auction Houses Work

Auctions – one of the most exciting yet intimidating ways to buy something you love at market price. Although it may seem complex, the process is actually quite simple. The key to being a knowledgable buyer is not only knowing how to bid, but also how to do your research, and also understanding the role that auction houses play as the intermediary. After all, there are two sides: buying and selling.

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Is my item worth anything? Things to know before requesting a valuation

At Gray’s Auctioneers, we receive hundreds of requests for free valuations each month. What we see a lot of are requests for items that, unfortunately, are of no value. Therefore, we decided to introduce this piece of content to help people understand the main things to look for before requesting an item for valuation, and also a few pointers to help you find the value of your item on your own.

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What Do African Art, Jazz Recordings & Coins Have in Common?

Our next auction is a curious combination of African arts, jazz recordings and coins. Why the eclectic grouping of subjects? It is well documented that the arts of Africa were a major influence on the art and music made in the United States and Europe in the early 20th century. The art of Africa was discovered by those wealthy travelers of the early 20th century who brought back African treasures. So, too, was it the wealthy elites of the jazz age whose embrace of jazz brought it to the masses. Thus, the auction ends with money, and some of the most desirable coins of the twentieth century.

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Stunning Custom Built Condo in Aurora

445 Equestra N
Aurora Ohio 44202

Stunning custom built freestanding condo with two master suites on the first floor (one on each side of the home). Quiet cul-de-sac location has a patio with water features and gorgeous garden plantings. As you enter the spacious foyer, you'll notice the patio gardens through the foyer windows. To the right of the foyer is the dining room with cathedral ceilings and direct access to the patios, great room and kitchen. Sold in November for $600,000.

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Cozy Colonial on Lake Rd

21853 Lake Rd
Rocky River, OH 44116

Pointing you home to this classic Beachcliff colonial with private access to Wagar and Parklawn beaches! Guests will instantly feel at home as they enter your front porch! Spacious living room with a fireplace, crown molding, large picture window, fresh paint, refinished hardwood floors and attached formal dining room! Sold December 2018 for $490,000.

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2018, wrapped

As the new year swiftly approaches, we reflect on 2018, taking a moment to truly appreciate the buyers and sellers who have contributed to our 12th year of success. There are many unspoken reasons our clients come to us with their sentimental valuables. One thing they all share, however…

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SOLD - Amazing Opportunity to Live in Chagrin Falls Village

This 3 bedroom 2 bathroom home is the epitome of a charming Bungalow House. The interior is crisp, clean and move in ready. Features include a living room, dining room, family room, kitchen and 1/2 bathroom on the first floor. The second level boasts 3 ample sized bedrooms and a full bathroom with classic claw foot tub. The extra large lot has beautiful river views and a fabulous back yard area. SOLD November 2018 for $180,000.

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Realty - SoldEvan O'Reilly