It's funny how reading about an upcoming show or viewing an item coming to auction can trigger memories of early introductions to antiques and collectibles. Such was the case for Antoinette Rahn recently.
In its efforts to help educate the public in the value and identification of perfume bottles, the International Perfume Bottle Association (IPBA) has implemented a new enhancement to its website called “What is it? What is it worth?”
Not one, but two bottles claimed top lot honors (each selling for $23,100) during the November auction presented by American Bottle Auctions.
It's going to be a parade of bears at Norman C. Heckler & Co.'s Sept. 19 auction, with more than 1,100 toy bears, including 200 antique models up for grabs.
Antique Trader resident bottle expert Mike Polak shares tales from his summer bottle digging and collecting road trip in a recent Bottle Treasures Uncorked column.
Cowan's Auctions brought a diverse and eclectic array of American and Continental furniture, fine art, works on paper, glass, silver, sculptures, portraiture to market in February, with a 19th century sand art bottle that sold for $19,800.
The International Perfume Bottle Association's 26th annual convention, slated for May 2, will once again feature the popular perfume bottle auction. Nicholas Dawes of “Antiques Roadshow” fame, will serve as auctioneer for the event.
I.M. Chait is participating in this year's Asia Week in the comfort of the company's Beverly Hills gallery, instead of the hub of New York, with an auction featuring several lots of Asian art, porcelain and more, March 23.
Heckler Auction is bringing a selection of 96 pieces of glass to auction beginning March 17, with potential top lots in the form of an early 19th century Sunburst snuff jar.
The 'Bottle King' Mike Polak, author of the premiere book about bottles, has relaunched his online site, which now features an interactive blog.