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.
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.