Natural history and art come together in the form of the shell mosaics known as sailors’ valentines. A traditional 19th or early 20th century shell mosaic from Barbados usually includes a flower design. It also includes some form of heart, and perhaps a special verse or message. Among the sentiments featured...
A lot of living happens around tables. Be it in the kitchen, dining room, living room, or any other room, tables are more than an item of furniture. Arelene Wener discusses.
Extensive collections of coin-operated slot machines and trade stimulators, and Oriental rugs, as well as stoneware and redware, are among the headlining objects in Pook & Pook's Jan. 27 auction.
Following more than sixty years amassing and appreciating antiques and objects of Americana, Roland and Marilyn Kemble will present their collection for sale through Pook & Pook, Jan. 12-13.
Did you know iconic Louisiana artist Clementine Hunter didn't start painting until she was in her 50s? Or, that her work inspired an opera and play? Learn more about this inspiring southern artist.
Collector and accomplished woodworker John Rexroad's acquisition of eclectic objects is one of his life passions, and come Dec. 13 Pook & Pook is giving bidders the chance to own some of these unique items.
A Second Phase Navajo chief's blanket, 19th century portrait of Pawnee Bill, and unique London & North Western Railroad pass are among the 2,200+ lots in a Dec. 1-3 auction.
Hundreds of lots of classic automobiles, automotive art and memorabilia, from the collection of the man known as the "King of Hershey," changed hands during an Oct. sale through Milestone Auctions.
J. Levine's Oct. 26 auction features several uncommon representations of Americana, including an Uncle Sam carved figure, fish decoys, and a couple lots of vintage carnival collectibles.