1 Examples of primitive combs have been found among the discoveries of archeological digs in all corners of the world, with the earliest reportedly dating back 5,000 years. 2 A Sea Holly hair comb, circa 1900, made of horn, silver, gold, glass, and signed by Rene Lalique, measuring 3 3/4 inches wide by...
Antique Trader editor takes new position It’s been a few weeks since we’ve connected. During this time, which we’ve taken to calling the ‘summer hiatus,’ a lot has gone on. One of the things to have occurred is a change in leadership of this celebrated antique and collectibles reference. After nearly...
One hundred and fifty years ago Edmund McIlhenny transformed an island off the coast of Louisiana into a haven of pepper production and a fiery sauce. Here's 10 things about Tabasco.
It's been 20 years since Tom Johnson fused his love of antiques and collectibles and technology expertise to create RubyLane.com. Recently, we caught up with Johnson to discuss the past, present, and future of this online selling platform.
When celebrating 20 years, what's the traditional gift? Silver, paper, or if you are the Roscoe Antique Mall, expansion of the business.
For centuries scarves have adorned the bodies of everyone from queens to field workers. In this 10 Things You Didn't Know column, Antoinette Rahn explores vintage scarves.
Award-winning actor John Mahoney gave generations of audiences fodder for laughter and contemplation. Come June 11 objects and memorabilia from the estate of the late actor will come before bidders in a no-reserve sale through Sullivan Auctioneers.
Advice from the Furniture Detective about making the most of the tools available to repair an item of furniture brought forth storytelling memories for Antoinette Rahn when she was a child.
Wedgewood pottery, in operation since the mid-18th century, has brought many iconic motifs and objects to market. Among those was its lusterware line, driven by the designs of Daisy Makeig-Jones.
LiveAuctioneers’ Jason Finger named EY Entrepreneur of the Year finalist NEW YORK – EY has announced that Jason Finger of LiveAuctioneers is a finalist for the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2018 Award in the New York region. LiveAuctioneers is the industry-leading marketplace for buying and selling from top auction houses via...