In this installment of the Ask the Experts antiques appraisal column, Dr. Anthony J. Cavo reveals details on identifying and valuing antique side chairs.
More than 650 lots in a wide range of categories – art glass, Royal Bayreuth and antiques – are coming up for bid in a two-day Woody Auction decorative arts sale.
A battlefield cannon and drum from the Battle of Gettysburg, plus other Civil War items, will be sold alongside antiques from the historic Dancy-Polk House Inn, in historic auction Oct. 12.
It was a toy collector's paradise during Bertoia's Toy Picks auction in early May, which finished with $1.5 million in sales, with a circa-1902 first-series Marklin Toy Battleship Maine leading all lots, after fetching $64,900.
It's been said, Georges Briard knew what 1950s housewives wanted. Given that his unique and useful housewares are still popular after 60 years proves its true.
The annual Haviland Collectors International Foundation conference, slated for June 13-16 will feature special presentations about the history and evolution of Haviland China.
The beach retreat of Palm Beach will host antiques auction action April 22-23, complete with everything from Chinese porcelain to 19th century French twin beds.
It's a pottery and porcelain extravaganza at Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates April 24, with hundreds of American, English and Asian pottery crossing the block.
Renowned ceramics expert Jill Fenichell will serve as vice president of the newly formed Ceramics Department at Jeffery S. Evans & Associates.
In addition to a show floor filled by 30 outstanding galleries and dealers specializing in important pottery, glass and porcelain, the Fair offers one of the the most distinguished ceramics lecture series in the U.S.