By Jack Kelly “Come dressed in layers,” was the advice given to those about to attend the first day of the Jan. 19-21 Renninger’s Antique and Collector’s Extravaganza in Mt. Dora, Florida. Many folks followed that advice as early-morning temperatures barely topped 50 degrees on Friday, Jan. 19, but warmed later...
The fourth joint auction between Pook & Pook and Noel Barrett, slated for March 24, features a painted tin clockwork musical carousel, circa 1910, that could bring upwards of $30,000.
Nine hand-carved Chinese jadeite seals adorned with figural zodiac animals commanded bidder attention during Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers' Feb. 3 auction, finishing at $8,750.
The Fox Valley Antiques Show, presented by the Chicago Suburban Antiques Dealers Association, will celebrate its 61st show March 10-11.
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...
An intriguing journey of a bejeweled medal from the hands of Harry Houdini to David Copperfield is the subject of a new episode of "Strange Inheritance."
Tennyson, Truman, and Tibet are all represented in Potter & Potter Auctions' January 27 sale. Antoinette Rahn examines the lots involving these three, along with seven more.
It's not every day you come across the words beautiful and rust-resistant antiques in the same sentence. Yet, when it comes to tinware known as toleware, it fits.
Behind the Gavel columnist Wayne Jordan discusses the concept of Dealer Dicker Days and how this type of event can bring a little 'sales sunshine,' to antique businesses.
In this Behind the Gavel column, Wayne Jordan sheds light on the misconception of the 'Retail Apocalypse' of 2017, which he explains - with supporting evidence - is really a shift back to small business.