More than 1,200 lots of antiques and collectibles, including fine art , estate jewelry, period furniture, Persian rugs, chandeliers and lighting, antique clocks and more, will cross the block on May 12-13 at Crescent City Auction Gallery in New Orleans. Read More +
More than 400 lots of antiques and fine art will be sold at auction Thursday, May 24, by Gordon S. Converse & Co. Categories include antique clocks, Asian objects, fine art, and more than 50 lots of toys and toy trains, among others. Read More +
A living estate auction holding decades’ worth of quality antique furniture and antique decorative arts goes under the gavel beginning at 10 a.m. (CST) April 21 in Aberdeen, Miss. Read More +
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. Read More +
An exceedingly rare and important Waltham girandole (an ornate banjo clock), made around 1900 and with a serial number of 1, making it possibly the first of fewer than 50 made, sold for $17,255 at an auction held Dec. 28.
The Waltham timepiece was the top lot of the 400 or so items that changed hands in a sale that featured antique clocks, Asian objects, fine art, porcelain and antiques in an array of categories. Read More +
A mid-19th century Chinese carved jadeite Guanyin sold for $42,240 at Litchfield County Auctions’ Oct. 12, 2011 Modernism, Asian art and European antiques sale, continuing the firm’s success in selling Asian and Oriental art and antiques. The sale grossed more than $660,000, including a tag sale and buyer’s premium. Read More +
More than 400 quality lots of merchandise, drawn from prominent estates and collections and in a wide array of categories, will be sold in an Internet-only auction that has already gone online and will conclude with live bidding Nov. 18. A few of the predicted top lots include a large Chelsea ship’s timepiece mounted onto a molded frame, with a dial signed “Harrison & Co., Montreal,” and a 16-inch verdigris green and metal patinated ovoid form vase attributed to Charles Clewell of Canton, Ohio. Read More +
A Beverly Hills collection comprises 400 of the 1,000 lots to be auctioned, and features 200 absolutely fresh to the market antique European and American clocks. Featured additional highlight: John Wayne’s silver-trimmed leather saddle. Read More +
A July 2011 auction of science, technology and clocks saw bidders vie for rare microscopes, telescopes and unusual Bakelite models of molecules. The unusual discoveries blew pre-sale estimates out of the water. A rare treadle-operated lathe crafted in London in 1827 sold for an astonishing $65,000.
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A large 1920’s Acoma Pueblo olla realized $8,000 and a Ramses figural perfume in the shape of a sphinx sold for $7,000 in Cordier Antiques & Auctions’ Two Day Antique & Fine Art Auction in Camp Hill, Pa., June 11-12, 2011. Other highlights of the sale included a Bakelite figural pin in the form of a pumpkin for $5,000 and a Herend dinner service for $6,500.
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