In a recent column, Furniture Detective Fred Taylor, quickly helped steer a reader on the right path regarding the identity of a family baker's table.
The two top lots of Quinn & Farmer's April 18 auction, a pair of huanghuali stools and a zitan kang table, finished at $696,200 before the hammer fell.
In this piece, Noah Fleisher, author of “Warman’s Antiques & Collectibles 2016” shares his own memories of Saturday morning cartoon viewing, and takes a closer look at the influence and impact of the creative force behind those cartoons: animation art.
Bessie Pease Gutmann's work is unmistakeable. Be it familiar depictions of charming children, or masterful illustrations that have become an integral part of literary history, her contributions also represent a life well lived, as explained by Mary Manion in her latest Art Markets column.
Among the more than 800 lots featured in Archives International's May 7 auction is a seldom-seen stock certificate for Pabst Brewing, from 1889.
As Clars Auction Gallery prepares for its May 30-June 1 auction the hope is it will be as successful as the February sale; which saw a Chinese triple Fusee and gilt bronze bracket clock with automaton soar past its estimate of $40,000 to finish at $270,000.
Primarily utilized by women at first, by the 20th century, rocking chairs were used universally. In the April 29, 2015 issue of Antique Trader, Furniture Detective Fred Taylor explores the evolution of the American rocking chair.
Encouraging customers to make a conscious decision benefiting your business is what marketing is all about. In the latest installment of Behind the Gavel, Wayne Jordan shares insights on capturing customer interest, which is a critical step in the marketing process.
An 18th century Virginia Queen Anne tray-top tea table captivated bidders' attention during Cottone Auction's 750-lot Fine Art & Antiques Auction, so much so that it soared to $299,000 before the gavel fell, making it the top lot of the sale.
A painted pine dower chest decorated by John Seltzer, dated 1808, with the inscription “Henrey Yeckly 1808”, will come before bidders during Pook & Pook's Americana and Fine Art Auction, April 24-26.