Heritage Auctions hosted a historic and magical auction April 5, during which the chair J.K. Rowling sat on while writing part of the "Harry Potter" series soared to $394,000 following a lively bidding battle.
Not only did Anne Frank own a copy of "Grimm's Fairy Tales" that is coming to auction May 5 through Swann Galleries, but she signed it.
A Gorham sterling silver loving cup, presented to a railroad official, is one of the expected highlights of Skinner's April 8 European Furniture & Decorative Arts auction.
Among the diverse selection of antiquities, ancient and ethnographic art coming to auction March 31, through Artemis Gallery, is a Roman glass pitcher possibly dating back to the 1st century BC. The pitcher has a presale estimate of $4,000 to $6,000.
The disbursement of a collection of 20,000 pieces of 19th and 20th century glass begins with the April 1-2 auction at Jeffrey S. Evans & Assoc.
A 19th century oil depiction of the Madonna, attributed to Giovanni Carnovali, has an estimate of $4,000 to $5,000 heading into the March 26 auction at Antiques & Modern Auction Gallery.
Discovered buried in a $10 box of sheet music purchased at an estate sale decades ago, an early map of Texas was auctioned for $10,000 recently in Dallas.
A 48-inch abstract oil painting by American painter Jim Dine finished at $45,000 during Palm Beach Modern Auctions' Feb. 20 sale.
Spring is nearly here and the number of auctions and shows are increasing, offering opportunities to buy, sell, and enjoy antique auction and show events.
A truly one-of-a-kind chair owned and used by the prolific author J.K. Rowling, is coming to auction April 6, as part of Heritage Auctions’ Rare Books auction.