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.
Among the diverse selection of antiquities, ancient and ethnographic art coming to auction March 31, through Artemis Gallery, is a Roman glass pitcher possibly dating back to the 1st century BC. The pitcher has a presale estimate of $4,000 to $6,000.
The disbursement of a collection of 20,000 pieces of 19th and 20th century glass begins with the April 1-2 auction at Jeffrey S. Evans & Assoc.
American art pottery, various types of glass and furniture crossed the auction block during a January sale at Brown Auctions. A 15-inch Roseville Falline vase was a highlight in the glass category, selling for $1,500, while an RJ Horner dining set claimed top lot after commanding $14,500.
Appearing delicate in nature, bottles are far more durable and dynamic in design than one many think. In the new edition of the Antique Trader Bottles Identification & Price Guide author Mike "The Bottle King" Polak explains and illustrates this truth.
Perfume bottle collectors from around the globe are preparing to converge on Portland, Ore. April 27-May 1, for the International Perfume Bottle Association (IPBA)'s 28th annual convention.
In the latest Ask the Experts column, Susan Mullikin, shares some gold mining history in her assessment of a subscriber's 20th century scale.
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 the most recent installment of Ask the Experts, Dr. Anthony Cavo sheds some light on a woman's inquiry about her trio of Fenton pieces, which includes a piece by an award-winning artist.
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?”