A magnificent Lenzkirch grandfather clock crafted circa 1860, 8 feet 2 inches tall and featuring a music box that plays 15 1/2 inch discs, soared to $39,200 at an on-site auction held Nov. 6.
Steve and Donna Strelitz have been in the antique business for 35 years, so they are well aware that some shows have been cancelled, antique stores are not all doing well, and the auction sales of antiques are at times reported to be “soft.”
LITCHFIELD, Conn. — Estate-fresh property from 10 Connecticut and New York addresses will cross the block at Brookfield Auction’s Sept. 25 sale. “A Stamford, Conn., widower had consigned 20 lots to our July sale; he was ‘testing the waters’. Having been pleased with his results, he promptly consigned over eighty lots for our September...
LITCHFIELD, Conn. – The beautiful circa 1830 Greek Revival-style home known locally as the Historic Trowbridge-Thoms House belonging to longtime antiques dealer Thomas McBride, plus the adjacent barn that has served as an antiques shop for over 45 years, will be sold in an on-site auction slated for June 5. The property will cross...
MILLBURY, Mass – For more than 25 years, Bob Courtney has improved the collecting market with his keen eye for great, unusual, hard-to-find, antique items. On May 15, beginning at 10 a.m., Courtney will again dazzle the world at his spring auction and its an unprecedented collection of Herter Bros. merchandise.
SAN FRANCISCO — Bonhams & Butterfields’ March 1, 2010 San Francisco auction of property from the collections of Antonio and Lillian Mariani, owners of the well-respected San Francisco firm Antonio’s Antiques, brought more than $1.75 million
BOSTON — Kaminski Auctions, one of Massachusetts’ premier auction houses, announces its February Estates Auction. The auction features fine art, antiques and collectibles from estates spanning Massachusetts to Kaminski’s second location in Beverly Hills, Calif.
CHICAGO — Crowds packed the 16th International Exposition of Sculpture Objects & Functional Art Chicago Opening Night gala on Nov. 5, with Navy Pier Festival Hall security estimating 3,200-3,500 in attendance over the course of the evening
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Weschler’s Auctioneers & Appraisers began its 2009/2010 auction season Sept. 25 with heavy bidding attributable to property consigned by one of D.C.’s most exclusive neighborhoods: Kalorama.
ROSEVILLE, Calif. – They say that everything old is new again. With the vintage trend sweeping fashion, home décor and everything in between, the eco-conscious and penny-savvy are turning to their grandmothers’ pastime: antiquing.