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.
The only known example of a Henry Sadler label under glass flask, featuring the image of woman closely resembling Annie Oakley, is headlining American Bottle Auctions' first sale of 2014, set for Jan. 10-19.
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Everyone can readily identify with popular bottles such as whiskeys, bitters, beers, medicines, poisons and fruit jars, but figurals seem to get lost in the crowd.
A half paint figural flask is one of the many stunning bottles set to cross the block Nov. 4 through Norman C. Heckler & Co.