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.
As Clars Auction Gallery prepares for its May 30-June 1 auction the hope is it will be as successful as the February sale; which saw a Chinese triple Fusee and gilt bronze bracket clock with automaton soar past its estimate of $40,000 to finish at $270,000.
A painted pine dower chest decorated by John Seltzer, dated 1808, with the inscription “Henrey Yeckly 1808”, will come before bidders during Pook & Pook's Americana and Fine Art Auction, April 24-26.
Hundreds of fans of White Ironstone China will converge on Dayton Ohio, April 23-24 for the 21st Annual Convention of The White Ironstone China Association (WICA).
A set of 12 French Feuillet porcelain dessert plates, circa 1825, may command between $4,000 and $6,000 during the April 14 ceramics auction, being presented by Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates.
Folk art carvings of two Carolina parrots and a pickerel, are among the Americana art and antiques from a single-owner estate coming to auction April 25 at Pook & Pook.