Despite having limited historical information, a 19th century Punch cigar store wood figure, 69 1/2 inches tall with a contemporary base, soared to $102,600 during an autumn auction offered by Showtime Auction Services.
Did you know wooden nutcrackers have been around since the 15th century? Plus, vintage and antique examples of these seasonal treasures are fetching hundreds of dollars at auction, as of late.
Although weathervanes certainly played a critical role in weather observations by sea merchants, farmers and others, but today they are popular items of folk art.
Classic antiquities representing cultures including Vikings Neolithic Vinca people (Baltic), Yourtan and Avar will cross the auction block Oct. 23-24 at Boulder, Colo.'s Artemis Galleries and online.
The legacy of wood turning runs deep in Georgia's Moulthrop family, and its likely that you've seen examples of their exquisite handiwork and may not even know it. We caught up with Philip Moulthrop recently to learn more about this family of wood turning artists.
A 19-inch gold quartz chain and horseshoe locket soared past its presale estimate of $5,000 to $10,000 to finish at $20,400 during Witherell’s spring Western Americana Auction.
Two summer art exhibitions, “Art of the Everyman" and “Thistles and Crowns,” at the Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme, Conn. will explore American material culture including work of untrained early Americans and painted furniture of the 18th century.
A variety of exceptional objects from distant shores, plus several outstanding examples of folk art, including a ship's carved figurehead, dominated a Thomaston Place Auction Galleries’ Winter Auction.
According to some, the world of antiques and collectibles may not seem very 'manly,' but there's no question that thought couldn't be more far from the truth - as Eric Bradley, author of the new book "Mantiques: A Guide to Cool Stuff" explains.
The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston is hosting a quilter's paradise from April through July, with the opening of the "Quilts and Color" exhibition.