At one time, porcelain signs were the work horses of promotion for businesses and products. Today, those same signs are nearly as good as gold to collectors.
Today's American art market is healthy and is being driven by interest in a variety of segments (Western, illustration, and regional art), reports Noah Fleisher, editor of Warman's Antiques & Collectibles 2017, in a review of the market.
In this piece, Noah Fleisher, author of “Warman’s Antiques & Collectibles 2016” shares his own memories of Saturday morning cartoon viewing, and takes a closer look at the influence and impact of the creative force behind those cartoons: animation art.
The enduring appeal of antique advertising is not hard to understand. The graphics are great, they hearken back to a simpler time and a distinct American identity and – perhaps best of all – are available across all price levels. That means buyers hail from all tax brackets and walks...