Long-time friends and seasoned auction experts Noel Barrett and Ron Pook recently announced plans for their two auction firms to collaborate on select auctions, beginning in the fall of 2016.
Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates is launching its first antique textile and sewing accoutrements auction July 16, which will feature early 19th to early 20th century quilts including a pieced and chintz applique quilt from 1840.
The top-selling lot of Thomaston Place Auction Galleries May 21-22 auction, a 1st century BC, Greek yellow gold and emerald ring realized more than five times its high estimate.
In the latest Ten Things You Didn’t Know column, Print Editor Karen Knapstein shares entertaining facts about a man who helped spark global interest and fascination with the oddities of the world, believe it or not
The latest selection of featured ads to appear in Antique Trader features a porcelain auction livestreamed directly from a historic kiln hall; and a popular annual antique and artisan show and sale held a historic village in Ohio, among others.
Coverlets came into 'fashion' in the U.S. early 19th century, and at one point were more common than quilts in American homes. Check out the most recent Ten Things You Didn't Know column to learn more about jacquard coverlets.
An important collection of early Tombstone, Arizona, ephemera will be offered for sale at Heritage Auctions June 11, including rare and authentic Wild West documents.
Touch connects us to objects in a personal way. Although it’s prudent for dealers to lock away small, high-priced items that are easy to steal, in his latest Behind the Gavel column Wayne Jordan shares research showing that customers buy more when they’re allowed to touch the goods.
Nearly 145 years after then 20-something Simon Tissot Dupont founded S.T. Dupont company, its luxury lighters spark interest in collectors.
Examples of fine art, regulator clocks, a stunning chandelier, and vintage medals and badges are coming before bidders during May in June at Bidsquare.