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.
Palm Beach Auction Modern Auctions' Nov. 21-22 saw a two-sided metal sculpture by Harry Bertoia command more than $112K in the two-session auction.
Shenandoah Valley of Virginia yellow pine blanket chest (circa 1800) decorated by Johannes Spitler, sold for $356,500 during a June 20 auction offered by Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates.
“Moonlight scene Austria” landscape painting painted by Hermann Herzog in 1874, picked up for just $2.50 at a thrift shop may sell for between $2,00 to $4,000 during Witherell's catalog auction, Sept. 13-30.
From Tiffany Studios' lanterns and lamps to Tiffany gemstone bracelets and iridescent art glass globe, Fontaine's Action Gallery's Feb. 28 sale was rich with Tiffany items that changed hands.
A 14-inch, period Art Deco bronze sculpture of a dancing couple may waltz its way to $10,000 during a April 1 Spring Art & Antiques Auction at Sterling Associates.
An ornate Baccarat bronze collection chandelier, pegged to sell for between $5,000 and $10,000, is one of the lots in Cordier's Nov. 8-9 auction.
Chandelieres, marble and bronze statutes, fine art, silver and furniture by the likes of Handle and Duffner are among the country estate items headlining the June 21 auction June being offered by Fontaine's Auction Gallery.
A set of baluster vases, two huge American Renaissance Revival mirrors, a pair of large cut crystal 12-light chandeliers, and a 1911 Steinway piano will vie for top lot status at Crescent City Auction Galleries' April 12-13 auction.