Weathervanes, nautical items, a rare hand colored lithograph and more than 500 stunning pieces of fine art are poised for sale at James D. Julia's first auction of 2013. The three-day event, scheduled for Jan. 30 - Feb. 1, will include some 1,000 lots.
Santa Claus is a jolly old elf beloved of children and postcard collectors, but some artists of the early 1900s gave him a less than sentimental image. Even when they got the beard and costume right, they didn’t picture him as someone you’d want in your living room in the middle of the night.
A rare and desirable 1905 Wurlitzer Style 17 PianOrchestra in excellent working condition soared to $120,000 at a huge three-day auction held Oct. 5-7 by Showtime Auction Services.
Kaminski Auctions announces its largest sale of the year offering an eclectic mix of European furnishings, decorative and fine art on Saturday; Sunday features Americana, baseball memorabilia and a single owner folk art collection from Cape Cod.
The top lot of Woodbury Auction's Early Fall Fine Estates Auction is a sterling "w" brooch designed by Alexander Calder, which was offered for the first time at auction.
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An extremely rare miniature great blue heron made by renowned American carver A. Elmer Crowell (1862-1952) sold for $31,050. It was an auction record for a Crowell miniature, breaking the previous mark set about five minutes earlier, when the lot immediately preceding the blue heron – an American egret standing 8 1/2 inches tall...
Bonhams established a world record price for a Mon Dvaravati bronze sculpture when the circa 8th century Eilenberg Buddha sold Sept. 11 for $674,500. The Eilenberg Buddha is the most important Mon Dvaravati sculpture to have appeared in the market recent years, and it could be argued that it is the finest example of...
When the experts were asked for advice for the care and display of hooked rugs, they came up with a list of tips anyone can follow to clean antique hook rugs. Without exception, avoid the vacuum cleaner; use a manual carpet sweeper or a broom. One expert advises: "“If you want a rug for...
A number of contemporary hooked rug makers are the subject of museum exhibits, books and noteworthy materials and techniques.