RICHMOND, Va. – Officials of a private liberal arts college in Lynchburg, Va., had hoped to get at least $32 million by auctioning four rare paintings from its renowned American art collection.
Paper doll collectors remain a cut above the rest of the antique world.
It’s all for sale: three million record albums and 300,000 CDs, rare and out-of-print titles, all varieties of American music from classical to hip-hop. It is, however, much more than vinyl and jewel cases.
Pittsburgh entrepreneur Melanie Werner has the best of both worlds. When the Sewickley art and antiquities collector opened her first gallery in her Sewickley Village town home in 2002, she did so as an extension of her passion for European paintings.
PITTSBURGH, Pa. – Bidders are queuing up. Television crews are poised to take B-roll footage, and Dargate Auction Galleries, LLC, is bracing for what could be one of the region’s largest estate sales in more than a decade.
You may remember your second-grade teacher’s old world globe, or the world atlas speckled with tiny chalk fingerprints. Now, with a few clicks of the mouse, you can print out door-to-door directions to just about anywhere on the planet via the Internet.