The current auction record for a Spitler-decorated item, which was set in 2004, is nearly $1 million. Antoinette Rahn compiles a list of little-known facts regarding the life and work of Johannes Spitler (1774-1837).
Shenandoah Valley of Virginia yellow pine blanket chest (circa 1800) decorated by Johannes Spitler, sold for $356,500 during a June 20 auction offered by Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates.
A grain painted chest of drawers, Japanese prints, bird decorated stoneware and several items from various estates will come before bidders Aug. 1-2, during Willis Henry Auctions' Folk Art & Estates Auction.
Hundreds of vintage and antique duck decoys are among the 530+ lots in Copley Fine Art Auctions July 24-25.
Schwenke Auctioneers' will celebrate its anniversary spring fine estates auction with an eclectic selection of lots, including folk art and silver to formal furniture, during its June 14 sale.
A wide spectrum of Americana including rare Shenandoah Valley folk art; Virginia and other Southern furniture, including a pine chest is set for sale during Jeffrey S. Evans & Assoc.'s June 20 auction.
Bronze "Elk Buffalo" sculpture by Henry Merwin Shrady sold for $276,000, the highest price ever realized for the artist, during Eldred's April 3-4 Americana, Paintings & Sporting Art Auction.
Folk art carvings of two Carolina parrots and a pickerel, are among the Americana art and antiques from a single-owner estate coming to auction April 25 at Pook & Pook.
A Federal mahogany musical tall case clock from 1815 is one of hundreds of eclectic pieces set to cross the auction block Jan. 17 during Pook & Pook, Inc.'s first sale of 2015, an Americana auction.
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.