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20th century works by Nakashima, Evans and Lalique headline at White’s

MIDDLEBORO, Mass. — On Aug. 29, 2010, White’s Auctions will offer some exciting pieces from artists and designers of the American crafts and studio artist movements. These artists and craftsmen worked with traditional materials, such as woods, metals and glass, in unconventional ways to produce functional, creative pieces.

Meiji tea service brings $7,050 at auction

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Weschler’s May 15 auction of European & American Furniture and Decorations including 20th Century Design and Asian Works of Art ended the season with sales totaling more than $460,000.

Gurnee Antique Center looks to the future

GURNEE, Ill. – The Gurnee Antique Center, now more than 12 years old, is recognized as one of the more reputable antique malls in the greater Chicago area. Located 40 miles north of Chicago, it was built in the style of a large country barn.

Period jewelry makes strong finish at Weschler’s spring auctions

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On April 17, Weschler’s auctions of Jewelry, Coins & Watches and American & European Fine Art presented a fine selection of diamonds, pocket watches, gold jewelry, landscapes and an impressive print collection among the over 400 lots consigned from private collections and local estates.

Circa 1850 plantation bed brings $40,320 at May 1 auction

ABERDEEN, Miss. – A massive and beautiful rosewood rococo 3/4 tester plantation bed, crafted around 1850 by P. Mallard, soared to $40,320 at the sale of the contents of the magnificent Bella Vida mansion in Aberdeen, plus the estate of the late J.T. Boudreaux of southern Louisiana. The sale was held May 1 by...

Rare Herter Bros. furniture in spring antique auction

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.