Headlining Fontaine's Auction Gallery's Jan. 21 sale is a scarce automaton musical clock, dating to the 15th century. Constructed in the shape of a pagoda and gifted to the Chinese Qing Imperial Court, the clock carries an estimate of $800,000 to $1.2M into auction.
Six lots of original 'Buster Brown' comic art, with notable provenance, sold for a combined $47,700 during Kaminski's annual Thanksgiving auction.
An archive of items owned by Thomas Edison, including the keys to his New Jersey laboratory, and six 19th century lightbulbs realized $64,375 at the Dec. 3 auction presented by Heritage Auctions.
In addressing a reader's inquiry about vintage baskets purchased while in Saudi Arabia, Susan Mullikin identifies some as representative of historic forms: a snake charmer basket and Moses basket. All told the selection of baskets may bring at least a few hundred dollars, Mullikin explained.
A 95-inch tall case clock by renowned clockmaker Jacob Eby sold for $10,620 during Ahlers & Ogletree's August auction event.
A set of glass window panels depicting the 8 Beatitudes of Jesus, produced by Tiffany in 1913, may command at least $400,000 during Fontaine's Auction Gallery's Sept. 10 auction.
An intricate Nakashima cabinet, with an American black walnut slab form top and three pandanus cloth mounted sliding doors, earned $30,500 at Schwenke Auctioneers' June 26 auction.
Western memorabilia, vintage advertising, antique buttons, glass and lighting, and estate treasures and classic collectibles were among the subjects featured in auction/shop/show advertisements that recently appeared in Antique Trader.
Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates' 19th and 20th Century Glass and Lighting auction, July 29-30, will feature items from four distinct collections, including a consignment from the Sandwich Glass Museum.
A 1920s Georgian Colonial style mansion, located in Boston, will be offered at a no-reserve auction — along with the antiques of the home — July 1-2, presented by ohn McInnis Auctioneers.