China's relationship with silver dates back several dynasties and helped to define its economy and trade relations; today it the focus of many collectors dreams.
The winter Retro Design & Antiques Fair is set for Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, and features 175 different vendors participating in this fun one-day fair.
Original works of art by noted artists such as Jean Dufy, Antoine Blanchard and Avinash Chandra will be part of a fine artwork and decorative arts auction slated for Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, by Elite Decorative Arts,
Items from local estates of Boston's North Shore will be auctioned off Dec. 31, 2012. Paintings, jewelry, clocks, quilts and silver are expected to be sold.
A gorgeous Tiffany Studios Spanish bronze desk clock, made circa 1910 and showing a gold tone face with black enamel numerals and notches, carries a surprisingly modest pre-sale estimate of $1,000-$1,500. Another Tiffany & Co. Spanish clock sold at Tiffany’s in New York in 2007 for $8,400.
Fine jewelry from high-end jewelry designers such as Bulgari, Cartier, Tiffany, Steuben, Mauboussin, Chaumet, and Elizabeth Gage are included in Woodbury Auction's Dec. 9 holiday auction.
Don Presley's 500-lot Nov. 10 sale is brimming with choice selections from Southern California residences and estates, and everything will be available to bidders at his gallery or online through www.LiveAuctioneers.com.
1stdibs (www.1stdibs.com), an online global marketplace for rare and desirable objects, announces its purchase of Online Galleries, the prestigious U.K.-owned online services provider to the arts and antiques trade.
The New York Historical Society’s “Stories in Sterling” is the first comprehensive book written about the New York Historical Society’s silver collection. Outstanding for its provenance, the 148 pieces cataloged in the book all were made or owned in New York from the 16th through the 20th centuries.
An Oct. 27, 2012 memorabilia sale from Rolling Stone guitarist Ronnie Wood, benefits MusiCares, a charity for those struggling with poverty and substance abuse. The Wood collection also includes fine antiques, furniture and decorative art, such as a a bronze statue of a jockey on a horse by Dame Elisabeth R.A.