Coverlets came into 'fashion' in the U.S. early 19th century, and at one point were more common than quilts in American homes. Check out the most recent Ten Things You Didn't Know column to learn more about jacquard coverlets.
The wonderful and often whimsical world of children's books entrance youth today, just as in the 19th century. In addition to those who enjoy them purely for the tales and adventures, children's literature is a fascinating collecting interest. In this 7 Essentials column, some essential tips and information about children's books and collecting them...
Leading the pistol portion of Pook & Pook's firearms and militaria auction, May 21, is a pair of John Lambert Queen Anne pistols, with intricate silver wire inlays, and detailed engraving.
Insurance. It's one of those universal items that unite people of varying backgrounds. In the latest Knowing Your Business column, Antique Trader discusses insurance for collectors and antiques and collectibles businesses, with ACNA President Angie Becker.
Wayne Jordan explains, in his latest Behind the Gavel column, how you keep track of your consignment revenue can make your overall financial performance harder to analyze ... and may even make your business worth less in the long run.
Between the show and auction schedules this spring, there is plenty to keep all of us busy. Check out some of the featured ads in the latest issue.
In the latest 10 Things You Didn't Know column, Antoinette Rahn investigates Artus and Anne Van Briggle, a talented duo of artists who found success at Rookwood Pottery before establishing their own studio.
The non-profit Red Wing Collectors Society Foundation has reached a favorable settlement with Red Wing Stoneware and Pottery owners after a year-long intellectual property dispute.
Selections of moderately valued firearms will come to auction March 14, during James D. Julia's Sporting & Collector Firearms session. Among the featured lots is one of the only known engraved antique Reid Knuckle Duster pistol.
It's funny how reading about an upcoming show or viewing an item coming to auction can trigger memories of early introductions to antiques and collectibles. Such was the case for Antoinette Rahn recently.