A unique piece of history is among the headlining lots of Crescent City Auction Gallery's June 4-5 auction. The item, a 'lady of the evening' box, featuring the 'essentials' of a prostitute of the 1900s heads into the auction with an estimate of $2,000 to $4,000.
It was a truly historic showing of antique bottles during Norman C. Heckler & Company's March Premiere Auction, which saw a Masonic flask top $56K.
A selection of 50 colored vintage lacy salts will come before bidders during the May 18, during the 17th annual spring auction of 18th and 19th century glass and lighting at Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates.
An overlay glass collection containing nearly 700 items, represented in more than 250 lots, is headlining the Modern Design Auction being offered by Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, May 12.
In the most recent Ask the Experts column, Susan Mullikin offers a bit of basket making history, while assessing a reader's inquiry about an inherited miniature basket.
Paperweights are prime examples of miniature artwork. Meticulously crafted by glass makers for centuries, a selection of paperweights that recently sold at auction — through Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates, was featured in the April 27, 2016 edition of Antique Trader.
In a recent issue, historian James Measell outlines glass collecting options. From type and era to maker, Measell explains and illustrates valuable collecting tips.
A pair of bronze and marble ewers may claim top lot in a two-day estate sale being presented by Crescent City Auction Gallery, April 16-17. Among the variety of lots are items whose sale will benefit the Holmes Community College in Goodman, Miss.
Between the show and auction schedules this spring, there is plenty to keep all of us busy. Check out some of the featured ads in the latest issue.
A Gorham sterling silver loving cup, presented to a railroad official, is one of the expected highlights of Skinner's April 8 European Furniture & Decorative Arts auction.