Headlining Fontaine's Auction Gallery's Jan. 21 sale is a scarce automaton musical clock, dating to the 15th century. Constructed in the shape of a pagoda and gifted to the Chinese Qing Imperial Court, the clock carries an estimate of $800,000 to $1.2M into auction.
The issue of finding the perfect wedding gift that plagues wedding guests today was less so in the 19th century, when a bride's basket was the go-to gift. Learn more about bride's baskets and their popularity among collectors.
Cape Ann art, Native American carved folk art, silver, and maritime art all finished strong during Eldred's November Americana and Paintings Auction.
Modern design in furniture, lighting, art glass, textiles, and pottery will be showcased during 20th Century Cincinnati, slated for Feb. 25-26.
More than 250 examples of California art, in varying mediums by an eclectic group of artists, will come before bidders during the Jan. 24 auction at John Moran Auctioneers.
An experimental glass cent, produced in 1942 as an alternative to the short supply and high demand for copper during the war, will cross the block Jan. 5, during a sale presented by Heritage Auctions during the Florida United Numismatists convention.
A silver bar salvaged from the 1622 shipwreck of the Nuestra Senora de Atocha is expected to vie for top lot status during Milestone Auction's Jan. 14 sale.
Old House Vintage Market, slated for Jan. 13-14 in Loveland, Colo., will serve as a haven of opportunity for seekers of repurposed items, salvaged antiques and industrial elements.
Gentleman, lifelong student, revered authority of antique toys, and exemplary family man and friend are some common characteristics used to describe Rich Bertoia, who passed away Dec. 19. He was 62.
One of less than a half-a-dozen 1911 World Series press pins in existence today will come to auction for the first time in February, through Heritage Auctions.