Cookie jars evolved from the elegant British biscuit jars found on Victorian-era tables. As the biscuit jar was adapted for use in America, it migrated from the dining table to the kitchen and, by the late 1920s, it was common to find a green-glass jar (or pink or clear), often with an applied label...
The Ceramic Arts Studio Collectors convention will celebrate the popularity of CAS across America in cities large and small, as well as the all-American themes of many Studio releases.
Three mid-20th century ceramic pitchers by the renowned artist Pablo Picasso are among the nearly 1,400 lots offered at a live and online fine estates auction by Crescent City Auction Gallery of New Orleans.
Flow Blue is the name applied to china of cobalt blue and white, whose color, when fired in a kiln, produced a flowing or blurred effect. Known patterns of flow blue china were first produced around 1830 in England. The general rule has been “new” indicates recent or contemporary manufacture and “reproduction” is a...
More than 1,000 lots of antiques, fine art and quality collectibles, including an outstanding Tiffany & Co. tall case clock, are up for bid June 9-10 in Orange, Calif.
Fans of Japanese Art Deco get a double treat in June: Toronto auctioneer A.H. Wilkens is holding a sale of Japanese Art Deco Noritake and the Japan Society is wrapping up its exhibit titled "Deco Japan: Shaping Art and Culture, 1920–1945."
Two collections of antique dolls, furnishings, fashions, doll houses, miniatures and an important half doll collection will be offered June 16-17, 2012 by Frasher's Doll Auction. Bebes from Jumeau, Steiner, Bru, Rabery and Delphieu will cross the block along with dolls from the 1930-1950 era, including Raggedy Ann, Shirley Temple dolls, Nancy Ann Storybook...
Sal Dambra, who has sold more than 20,000 items on eBay, isn’t content to stick with eBay. Like many other sellers, he's now signed up on Etsy and is enjoying the transparent fee structure and sense of community.
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.
More than 1,200 lots of antiques and collectibles, including fine art , estate jewelry, period furniture, Persian rugs, chandeliers and lighting, antique clocks and more, will cross the block on May 12-13 at Crescent City Auction Gallery in New Orleans.