If you think fine design is only for the rich, take a look at some of the work done by humble prison inmates during the 19th and early 20th centuries. Even among the wayward, there is still an urge to create.
Philanthropist Charles H. Hoeflich’s collection of Pennsylvania stoneware, baskets, redware and furniture is being sold June 8-9, 2012 to benefit Pennsylvania charities.
Whether you’ve got money to burn or you simply want to escape for a few hours of fantasy browsing, 1stdibs.com likely has what you seek.
Dozens of examples of highly valued Southern pottery by such renowned artisans as Dave the Slave, Thomas Chandler, W.T.B. Gordy and others will be sold at public auction on Memorial Day at the Jefferson Civic Center in Jefferson, Ga.
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In the new book, “A Legacy in Tramp Art”, author Clifford Wallach writes of artists who toiled in wood and of the people who include tramp art in collections. He presents tramp art as an important art movement in regard to the artistic legacy of the common man who produced art not in the...
James D. Julia has opened a satellite office at the historic 1790 House of Woburn, Mass. to better serve a growing roster of clients in the greater Massachusetts area and further west. The location will offer consignment and appraisal services and as a drop off point for sales conducted at Julia's Maine headquarters. It...
April showers may bring May flowers, but in Sweden April also brings the witches that help celebrate Glad Pasque or Easter. From the art work of the era, especially by people such as Jenny Nystrom, Ingebord Klein, Aetelius, Lasse, and Sigrun Steenhoff, the festival had blossomed into sending of cards and making funny, friendly...
A rare and unusual collection of pig-shaped figural pottery bottles sold for $125,000 at a recent Glass Works Auctions. Of the 333 lots in the auction, 55 were from the collection of Gene Heisey, whose wife preserved the collection for 25 years after his passing.
Auction Team Breker celebrates 25 years of sales with its 121st specialty auction May 26, 2012, including a complete set of 18th century French trepanning instruments. Trepanning is the practice of removing a small circular section of the human skull.