Michaan’s Auctions reports making more than $4 million in sales in just under three hours Nov. 17, 2012, during the firm’s Treasures of Louis C. Tiffany from the Garden Museum, Japan Auction.
The winter Retro Design & Antiques Fair is set for Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, and features 175 different vendors participating in this fun one-day fair.
Original works of art by noted artists such as Jean Dufy, Antoine Blanchard and Avinash Chandra will be part of a fine artwork and decorative arts auction slated for Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, by Elite Decorative Arts,
Sculpture is strongly represented with a large bronze work by David Aronson estimated at $18,000-$25,000 and a carved elm and polychrome work from 1967, titled "Red Stockings" by David Hostetler estimated at $9000-$12,000 and an unusually large Curtis Jere mixed metals tree with bird and nest, from the late 1960's valued at $600-$1000.
A gorgeous Tiffany Studios Spanish bronze desk clock, made circa 1910 and showing a gold tone face with black enamel numerals and notches, carries a surprisingly modest pre-sale estimate of $1,000-$1,500. Another Tiffany & Co. Spanish clock sold at Tiffany’s in New York in 2007 for $8,400.
A multimillion-dollar three-day dual auction extravaganza is planned Nov. 28-30, 2012, in Fairfield, Maine. The back-to-back cataloged auctions are filled with two full days of fine glass and lamps followed by toys, dolls, antique advertising, coin-op, music machines, salesman samples and more.
A private collection of Tiffany lamps, a collection of Tiffany glass that had been bricked up in a secret Connecticut trove and the largest Lalique collection ever offered by Heritage Auctions make their way to the auction block Nov. 16-17.
Bottle expert Michael Polak joins Antique Trader as a columnist on issues important to bottle collectors. Known as the author of "The Bottle Bible" Polak has a long history in the hobby and will share news from bottle clubs shows and sales, upcoming auctions and pricing results and ongoing bottle hobby events. He kicks...
The term “carnival glass” has evolved through the years as glass collectors have responded to the idea that much of this beautiful glassware was made as giveaway glass at local carnivals and fairs. However, more of it was made and sold through the same channels as pattern glass and Depression glass. Some patterns were...
For the 45th year, the tiny Blue Ridge Mountain town of Hillsville, Va., (population 2,600) was engulfed by a half-million visitors to the annual Labor Day Flea Market and Gun Show to peruse the wares of more than 2,000 flea market vendors.