In a new exhibition, Silver: From Mine to Masterpiece, scheduled to open Sept. 12, 2015 at the DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum in Williamsburg, 170 items of silver — from the colonial period to the early 19th century — will be displayed. The exhibition runs through Jan. 7, 2018.
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).
The National Civil War Show & Sale is back, and it will host more than 200 dealers with a variety of Civil War artifacts Saturday, Sept. 19 at the DuPage County Fairgrounds in Wheaton, Ill.
Junk Bonanza Vintage Market returns to Shakopee, Minn. Sept. 24-26, featuring more than 150 juried vendors and several free, hands-on workshops and presentations.
The second season of “Arizona Collectibles” on Eight, Arizona PBS showcases features an inherited painting by Charlie Russell worth nearly $1 million.
Fifty works of art collected by Dr. Maya Angelou will come to auction Sept. 15. The The Collection of Maya Angelou, presented for auction by Swann Galleries, marks the first time many of the pieces have been publicly exhibited.
The International Congress of Iron Collectors will converge on Newton, N.J., Sept. 3-6 for its annual gathering. This marks the first time the group has met in the U.S.
In an unparalleled exhibition, 50 pieces of original art by art icon Will Eisner will appear at Geppi’s Entertainment Museum at Camden Yards, Baltimore, beginning Sept. 26.
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.
“Moonlight scene Austria” landscape painting painted by Hermann Herzog in 1874, picked up for just $2.50 at a thrift shop may sell for between $2,00 to $4,000 during Witherell's catalog auction, Sept. 13-30.