Did you know, many of the early examples of Meissen were made of red stoneware and marked with Chinese characters? Antique Trader contributor Donald Brien-Johnson explores a bit about Meissen history in a feature article.
A nearly 'larger than life' weathervane, in the shape of a fireman, may finish at more than $125,000 during James D. Julia's Fine Art, Asian & Antiques auction, Feb. 3-5.
A seldom-seen complete 22-piece set of Meissen monkey figurines playing musical instruments may drum up $35,000 during the Annual New Year's auction being offered by Don Presley Auctions.
A pair of exquisitely-decorated porcelain drum-form wig stands fetched $1,500 during a diverse auction, featuring more than 350 lots, presented by Schwenke Auctioneers.
Rochester, Michigan's Rush Antiques and Rush Appraisals recently added an e-commerce arm to its operation, making 18th, 19th and 20th century antiques available for purchase.
A late-19th century pitcher and candy dish were the leading lots in a 1,136-lot auction offered by Ahlers & Ogletree in October.
A Chinese Imperial yellow-glazed moulded archaistic ritual food vessel is among the lots expected to vie for top lot during a Nov. 16 auction at Dreweatts.
As recent auction results demonstrate, Nippon hand-painted porcelain is an affordable way to expand a collection or incorporate ornate Japanese design into home decor.
Among the several pieces of Chinese export porcelain to be featured in Pook & Pook's Oct. 31 International auction, is a unique 18th century Chinese famille rose soup tureen.
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.