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.
A fascinating Wooten roll top walnut rotary desk is one of the more than 400 eclectic lots featured in Schwenke Auctioneers’ Fine Estates Auction, set for April 26.
A record number of bidders participated in the March 17-19 auction at Hake's Americana, where pair of mechanical, painted-composition Mickey and Minnie Mouse store displays sold $29,222.
More than 20 prints by legendary photographer Ansel Adams will cross the auction block at Heritage Auctions' New York gallery on May 3. The lots includes the impressive 15-photo “Portfolio Two: The National Parks and Monuments,” which may command $40,000.
Hundreds of fans of White Ironstone China will converge on Dayton Ohio, April 23-24 for the 21st Annual Convention of The White Ironstone China Association (WICA).
More than 150 lots of one-of-a-kind Hollywood studio pieces from the iconic film “Gone With the Wind”– direct from the finest collection known to exist – will go before bidders April 18.
Stage-used guitars owned by George Harrison and Eric Clapton will cross the auction block May 16, along with more than 600 other lots in the Music Memorabilia Auction presented by Julien's Auctions.