Collectors still make the pilgrimage to the McCoy home, to show off their finds and inquire about glazes, designs and eras. Nelson and Billie McCoy do their best to provide information, but as Nelson admits, "You're talking about a span of more than 80 years. I look at a vase and say, 'Did my...
BILOXI, Miss. — As tropical depression Bonnie lurked offshore in the Gulf of Mexico, “Antiques Roadshow” pulled into Biloxi July 24 for the fourth of six stops on its 2010 tour.
BILLINGS, Mont. — When people wonder, “How do you get on Antiques Roadshow?”, the answer is the same as when someone asks for directions to Carnegie Hall: Practice, practice, practice.
This 64-page volume is a slim yet lavishly illustrated look at the life of William Frend De Morgan (1839-1917), an English potter, tile designer and novelist.
BRUSSELS, Belgium — When not attending the 2010 edition of the Brussels Antiques & Fine Arts Fair in January, a group of American writers, designers and style bloggers also had the chance to visit some of the country’s museums, both long established and brand-spanking new. Here are two of the latter.
BRUSSELS, Belgium — It’s one thing to find a maker’s mark on a piece of furniture. It’s quite another to find an elaborate history encoded on a piece dating from the early 20th century, but written in the language of the ancient Egyptians.
BRUSSELS, Belgium — The 55th Brussels Antiques & Fine Arts Fair launched Jan. 22 with a new green look, more than 100 dealers and a renewed optimism for the world economy. The fair will be held through Jan. 31.
MADISON, Wis. — Marking the halfway point in its 2009 tour, the Antiques Roadshow caravan pulled into Wisconsin’s capital July 11. More than 22,000 people sought tickets for the event, and those lucky collectors who made it inside Alliant Energy Center brought a trove ...
In 1851, California had been the nation’s 31st state for only four months, and Millard Fillmore was U.S. president; ... And an English potter was hoping that his new interpretation of a centuries-old style of ceramics would be well received at the “Great Exhibition of the Industries of All Nations” set to open May...
Author and appraiser Mark F. Moran answers Antique Trader reader questions about their antiques.