In addressing a reader's inquiry about vintage baskets purchased while in Saudi Arabia, Susan Mullikin identifies some as representative of historic forms: a snake charmer basket and Moses basket. All told the selection of baskets may bring at least a few hundred dollars, Mullikin explained.
A pair of 19th century Levi denim overalls, sporting four pockets — including two in the front, with a watch/coin pocket inside one of the pockets, and a single back pocket, is attracting widespread interest ahead of the Nov. 5 sale at Daniel Buck Auctions.
A portion of a renowned California silver collection, amassed by a late physics professor of California State University, will come before bidders Nov. 4. The sale is being presented by Witherell's.
Portraits of President George Washington and First Lady Martha Washington are among the headlining lots in Shannon's Oct. 27 auction.
An Al Capone letter, affectionately written to his son in 1934 while the mobster was in Alcatraz, sold for $62,500 through RR Auction recently.
Classic guitars and other instruments, along with antique and vintage cars, Civil War Tokens, and fine and decorative art will be brought to auction by J. Levine Auctions, Oct. 27-29.
Paintings depicting historic vistas from across the Western U.S., including California's Santa Ana Canyon, will come to auction Oct. 25 at John Moran Auctioneers.
A 95-inch tall case clock by renowned clockmaker Jacob Eby sold for $10,620 during Ahlers & Ogletree's August auction event.
Among the unique timepieces slated to cross the auction block Oct. 27 through Heritage Auctions is an enamel snuff box with a hidden clock and automation.
Paintings featuring seascapes, ships in harbors and facing fierce storms, commanded well above estimates during Thomaston Place Auction Galleries Aug. sale.