Charming characters or cunning scoundrels, either way, these historic and fiction characters make an appearance among antique Toby jugs. Learn more about these character ceramics.
By Antoinette Rahn Colorado resident Ken Mueller is an unapologetic fan of P.B.J. Before you start wondering what peanut butter and jelly sandwiches have to do with collecting, let me explain. P.B.J. etc. stands for “Pins,” “Buckles” and “Jewelry.” This clever moniker is what Mueller uses when describing his collection. A...
For many people, a successful antique or collectible transaction is about price. However, it's not necessarily about haggling, but more about negotiate, explains Behind the Gavel columnist Wayne Jordan.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Two major fine bottle collections – the Vince Madruga collection of Western bitters bottle and medicine examples, and the John O’Neill collection of mostly early San Francisco bottles, whiskeys and sodas – will headline American Bottle Auctions’ Auction #63, a two-part online and catalog auction scheduled for Feb....
Headlining Fontaine's Auction Gallery's Jan. 21 sale is a scarce automaton musical clock, dating to the 15th century. Constructed in the shape of a pagoda and gifted to the Chinese Qing Imperial Court, the clock carries an estimate of $800,000 to $1.2M into auction.
Cape Ann art, Native American carved folk art, silver, and maritime art all finished strong during Eldred's November Americana and Paintings Auction.
Modern design in furniture, lighting, art glass, textiles, and pottery will be showcased during 20th Century Cincinnati, slated for Feb. 25-26.
More than 250 examples of California art, in varying mediums by an eclectic group of artists, will come before bidders during the Jan. 24 auction at John Moran Auctioneers.
A silver bar salvaged from the 1622 shipwreck of the Nuestra Senora de Atocha is expected to vie for top lot status during Milestone Auction's Jan. 14 sale.