In his Lessons from the Lampmaster column, Joe Porcelli outlines 10 key factors to consider when assessing leaded glass or stained glass lamps, to determine any lamp’s aesthetic, structural and intrinsic value.
An exquisite 1950s brass floor lamp designed by innovative Italian lighting designer Gino Sarfatti rose to $15,930 during a sale May 11 at Nadeau's Auction Gallery.
Popular among collectors, Alphonse Mucha's sensual style typically featured intriguing female figures. "Four Seasons" was Mucha's first series of decorative panels and one of his most popular works.
A multimillion-dollar three-day dual auction extravaganza is planned Nov. 28-30, 2012, in Fairfield, Maine. The back-to-back cataloged auctions are filled with two full days of fine glass and lamps followed by toys, dolls, antique advertising, coin-op, music machines, salesman samples and more.
In what's being called 'the largest single transaction in the world of decorative arts,' Michaan’s Auctions will deaccess in November Japan's Louis C. Tiffany Garden Museum collection. The collection was crafted by Takeo Horiuchi, the founder and director of the Louis C. Tiffany Garden Museum, and Alastair Duncan, an author and authority on Art...
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More than 1,200 lots of antiques and collectibles, including fine art , estate jewelry, period furniture, Persian rugs, chandeliers and lighting, antique clocks and more, will cross the block on May 12-13 at Crescent City Auction Gallery in New Orleans.
A living estate auction holding decades’ worth of quality antique furniture and antique decorative arts goes under the gavel beginning at 10 a.m. (CST) April 21 in Aberdeen, Miss.
A circa 1860 museum-quality mechanical rosewood drop-front secretary desk attributed to renowned American furniture maker Thomas Brooks, earned top lot honors when it sold for $21,280 Dec. 31, 2011. The secretary retains its original finish and stands nearly 10 feet tall.
A prime collection of 20th century furniture, art and Art Deco Schneider and Le Verre Francais cameo glass (amassed over 40 years by a prominent Boston collector) will be featured in Kaminski Auctions' March 25 20th Century Art Glass and Modern Design Sale.