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Seldom-seen Victorian table fountain in online sale ending July 20

Litchfield County Auctions Online Summer Sale holds more than 800 lots of fresh-to-the-market property collected from New York and Connecticut estates and private collections. The summer sale's focus is on American, English and Continental art and antiques, including this Victorian Tufts automatic crystal table fountain, circa 1870-1880. In addition to a variety of weathervanes,...

Monumental torcheres, premier estate furniture and art await bidders in California antique auction

Exquisite antiques, fine furniture and objets d'art from several southern California estates will merge with the final offering of Continental furniture and decorations from the Steven Thomas antiques firm June 25-26, 2011. In addition, the 1,100-lot sale will shine a spotlight on two technological inventions that dramatically impacted American pop culture – the original...

Rock Island capitalizes on ‘regional’ sales, offers antiques and ‘relics’ along with firearms

Rock Island Auction Company has found a profitable niche in small, regional sales. These regional sales can feature more than 2,000 lots of affordable antiques, beginning collector's items, usable sporting arms and many non-firearm lots. The next sale July 16-17 offers more than 5,000 firearms. The last regional sale resulted in a banner $3.2...