Dr. Marchelos provides history and market insight related to a Catholic Communion font, in a response to a reader's inquiry to Ask the Experts.
In the latest selection of featured auction and show ads, to run in Antique Trader, you'll find advertisements for Neal Auction Company's Feb. 19-21 Important Winter Estates Auction; Hal Hunt Auctions' American Antique Museum Auction, set for Feb. 20, and the Southfield Pavilion Antiques Exposition, scheduled for Feb. 26-28.
One of the things that can make identifying a piece of furniture from the 1930s-40s difficult, is the fact that styles were often mixed during this period, explained Furniture Detective Fred Taylor, in his latest column.
The cast of the block buster film — Star Wars: The Force Awakens — top many lists these days, including PSA/DNA's latest list of 'most dangerous autographs'.
Did you know, many of the early examples of Meissen were made of red stoneware and marked with Chinese characters? Antique Trader contributor Donald Brien-Johnson explores a bit about Meissen history in a feature article.