With the worldwide ban on ivory, it is absolutely essential one can decipher ivory from plastic when it comes to antiques and collectibles. In the latest Ask the Experts column, Dr. G. Marchelos offers a clear caution of closely examining items and seeking documentation, as he fields a reader's inquiry about determining if an...
A classic 1956 Mercury Montclair Phaeton will cruise before bidders Aug. 9, during Kaminski Auctions' sale that also includes petroliana items, celebrity memorabilia and historic porcelain figures.
Everyone has tales of treasures found and antiquing adventures enjoyed, and in her story of 'Springtime Blues' Sandy Erdman of Winona, Minn. talks about the 100-mile sale and a set of Liberty Blue dinnerware. Erdman's story is one example of the type of stories submitted to the 7th Annual Favorite Finds Contest.
A scarce Ulfberht sword from the 10th century is among the 50 swords, and more than 1,000 lots expected at the Sixth Annual West Point/Garrison, New York Auction, Aug. 8-9. The auction will be presented by Louis J Dianni LLC.
Donald-Brian Johnson discusses the dynamic design of utilitarian spongeware pottery in a recent edition of Antique Trader.
In the latest installment of Ask the Experts, Dr. Anthony J. Cavo offers a bit of soapstone history in his assessment of a reader's vase, which he values at $100 to $150.
Leading all lots in Clars Auction Gallery's $1.6 million June 27-28, 2015 auction was a Chinese underglaze blue and white porcelain stick dragon vase. The vase sold for six times the high estimate, finishing at $426,000.
In its first stand-alone online auction, June 17, Pook & Pook Inc. is bringing a diverse selection to market, ranging from Quimper pottery to banks.
Attendance at the Red Wing Collectors Society's Annual MidWinter GetTogether was robust, with 24 percent more people attending versus 2014.
Several items of Ohio Valley stoneware, amassed by a noted authority on the pottery, will cross the auction block May 15, at Garth's Auctioneers and Appraisers.