The Old Sleepy Eye Collectors Club of America was founded in 1976 to preserve the heritage of the Old Sleepy Eye Flour Mill and collectible advertising items that were created by the mill.
Some of the collectible hobby's best books have been out of print for more than a decade, only to be found in antiques stores themselves as part of a dealer's private library. F+W Media, publisher of Antique Trader, is proud to offer a variety of its antiques and collectibles products in e-book form in...
More than 400 lots of vintage and antique collectibles have been donated from across the United States for a charity auction April 28, 2012 for the benefit of the Wisconsin Historical Society.
Vibrantly and painstakingly crafted, Meiji Satsuma earthenware literally reflects Japanese artistry, history and culture, from the featured themes and motifs to the art form’s minute liquid gold embellishments and ivory to yellow fine-crackled glazes. Noted for their dense ornamentation, Satsuma can be embellished with borders of varying types and patterns, including enamel, geometric, brocade,...
When long-time RWCS and Elks lodge member Steve Vagasky heard of the Red Wing pottery burglary, he remembered seeing some old pottery dinnerware that was no longer being used and was inspired to act.
Whether we live in a tract house or a country estate, a trailer or a condo with a patio, we can use antiques and collectibles outside to mold our outdoor world into a thing of beauty. Here are some of the popular antique garden trends as seen by retailers this year.
A reader wonders how to identify a Japanese Sumida Gawa bowl and another gets a free appraisal of an odd steel lock box with built-in alarm.
Longtime dealer Joyce Coffman is opening a fresh version of Coffman’s Antiques in a neighborhood well-known as home for other antiques, art and designer boutiques. Dealers will emphasize country settings and folk art as well as accessories complimenting any decor.
Second only to the stunning photography, “Symbols on Chinese Porcelain” offers valuable context on why this porcelain style matters to the fine-art world, collectors and even philosophers. The book reveals the secrets of the symbols of good luck and the visual imagery of Chinese decorative elements by means of approximately 80 masterpieces of Chinese...
Despite the frigid temperatures, Des Moines will get a little warmer when members of the Red Wing Collectors Society join up for the group’s Annual Mid-Winter GetTogether in Des Moines from Feb. 10-12, 2012.