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Antique lamps, art glass light up Julia’s final auction of 2009

FAIRFIELD, Maine — The auction firm of James D. Julia ended their 2009 auction season with a bang. As part of a three-day auction event, Julia’s combined the efforts of Julia’s advertising, toy and doll division head Andrew Truman and glass and lamp department head Dudley Browne in an outstanding array of quality antiques.

Hundreds of miniature lamps, desirable glass offered in January auction

MOUNT CRAWFORD, Va. - More than 400 miniature lamps, including an outstanding selection of rare bracket, hanging, and subminiature night lights, along with rare glass and ceramic figural examples, many fine art glass and satin specimens, opalescent patterns, fairy lamps, plus more will be offered in Jeffrey S. Evans’ Jan. 30 miniature lamps and...

Belter parlor suite brings $11,550 at Stevens auction

MACON, Miss. – A beautiful four-piece parlor suite by the 19th-century New York furniture maker John Henry Belter, in the Rosalie with Grapes pattern, sold for $11,550 at an on-site auction held Aug. 1 at Belle Oaks, one of the most prominent old antebellum homes in Mississippi.