Heritage Auctions hosted a historic and magical auction April 5, during which the chair J.K. Rowling sat on while writing part of the "Harry Potter" series soared to $394,000 following a lively bidding battle.
A truly one-of-a-kind chair owned and used by the prolific author J.K. Rowling, is coming to auction April 6, as part of Heritage Auctions’ Rare Books auction.
Cottone Auctions will mark 30 years in business in fine style March 19, in the company of examples of work by famous names including Alexander Calder, Roy Lichtenstein, and Tiffany.
The exhibition, Myth, Allegory and Faith: The Kirk Edward Long Collection of Mannerist Prints, featuring engravings, etchings, woodcuts and chiaroscuro woodcuts of 16th century artists and printmakers will open Feb. 10 at Stanford University’s Cantor Arts Center.
A 12-piece set of Georg Jensen silver is one of 2,000 unique lots slated to come before bidders Feb. 13-15, during the 7th annual Palm Beach Auction offered by Louis J. Dianni, LLC.
The 'theorem work' technique of stencil painting on fabric, paper and light-colored wood, a popular form of art in 19th century, is on exhibition now through the fall of 2016, at the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg.
In the latest installment of Ask the Experts, Dr. Marchelos sheds light on the likely age of one-of-a-kind folk art chair passed down through generations.
Pook & Pook Inc. is preparing for a busy start to October, with two Americana auctions, Oct. 3 and Oct. 5, that feature historic works from the likes of Andrew Wyeth.
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.