Collectors eagerly pursue Santa Clara Pueblo pottery by Margaret Tafoya. In the latest Ten Things You Didn't Know column, Antoinette Rahn illustrates how truly amazing it is that pieces originally sold for $5 are now often commanding four or more figures.
A German Gebruder Bruder 80-keyless fairground organ is an expected mechanical music star of Great Gatsby's 1,600-lot auction, Oct. 14-16.
Artemis Gallery will present a myriad of ancient antiquities and art, during a 400+ lot auction slated for Aug. 25. Among the lots expected to prompt a bidding battle is an ancient polychrome-painted clay Egyptian ushabti figure.
An unusually large Mid-Century vase by renowned ceramists Otto and Gertrud Natzler lead the selection of pottery at John Moran Auctioneers' June Decorative Arts auction.
Decorative arts items including toleware, stoneware, folk arts, and ironwork, among others will headline a 1,200-lot auction scheduled for Sept. 14-15 at Pook & Pook Inc.
A selection of blue-and-white transferware pottery from the 19th century is on display in a new exhibit at the San Francisco International Airport.
A 30-inch tall Majolica umbrella stand, featuring a strutting tom turkey in front, may trot off with $3,000 during an Aug. 27 auction at Woody Auction.
Early weavings, master basketry, and Southwestern pottery from esteemed potters including Margaret Tafoya are headlining the 'Auction In Santa Fe', Aug. 8-9.
A first edition copy of a Wedgewood black jasper Portland vase is poised to earn upward of $40,000 during Skinner, Inc.'s European Furniture & Decorative Arts auction, slated for July 15.