A Kentucky derby-style mint julep cup is one of several hundred lots coming to auction during Nov. 12 and 14 auctions, featuring the collection of unique items from the estate of the former owner of The Old Collectors Corner of Louisville.
Chinese ceramics, Ming-style wood chairs, lighting and glass are headlining Sterling Associates’ October 28th Fall Auction.
Leading the offering of sterling silver, and possibly all lots of the Sept. 19-20 auction offered by Clars Auction Gallery, is a Gorham Martele six piece hot beverage service.
The contents of a southern mansion will be among the items offered during a two-day estate sale, Sept. 25-26, presented by Richard D. Hatch & Assoc.
The current auction record for a Spitler-decorated item, which was set in 2004, is nearly $1 million. Antoinette Rahn compiles a list of little-known facts regarding the life and work of Johannes Spitler (1774-1837).
A Maria Theresia Austrian armoire cabinet, once owned by Luise Rainer, the first actress to win back-to-back Academy Awards, will come to auction Oct. 1 through Julien's Auctions.
Junk Bonanza Vintage Market returns to Shakopee, Minn. Sept. 24-26, featuring more than 150 juried vendors and several free, hands-on workshops and presentations.
In his latest column, Furniture Detective Fred Taylor, confirms a reader's suspicions about the identity of chairs tagged oak, but aren't; and he offers insight about value of the chairs.
Shenandoah Valley of Virginia yellow pine blanket chest (circa 1800) decorated by Johannes Spitler, sold for $356,500 during a June 20 auction offered by Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates.
Schwenke Auctioneers will present a single owner auction Aug. 22 that features more than 350 lots, Asian and European porcelain from the18th and 19th century, American 18th and 19th century formal and country furniture, prints, banjo and tall clocks, needlework, pottery, stoneware and oriental rugs, among other items.