Dolls with amazing trousseaux captivated bidders' attention during Theriault’s July 15 “As in a Looking Glass" auction. One of the highlights of the auction was a porcelain doll, circa 1850, accompanied by an elaborate trunk and trousseau with original hand-stitched couturiere costumes. The doll commanded $16,500.
The lifetime collection of a late Michigan couple will be presented to bidders Oct. 3-5 during a no-reserve auction presented by Showtime Auction Service. Items including Western-related advertising signs — with cowboys, cowgirls, Native American and horse-themed signs; and more than 100 serving trays, are some of the many pieces headlining this sale.
In a recent column, Furniture Detective Fred Taylor shed light on a reader's inquiry about her Karpen and Brothers porch furniture; explaining how inspecting turnings on the legs can help confirm if a set is truly a set.
The memory of Little Miss Miracle, Shirley Temple, will be honored during a book signing and exhibit at the Spencer Doll and Toy Museum of Spencer, North Carolina.
Did you know not all Native American stone tools with a point are arrowheads? Scott Antique Markets’ Jessica Munday-McGee explains what to look for with lithic artifacts.
Summer may be drawing to a close, but there is no shortage of events to satisfy your passion for antiques. Check out the latest selection of antiques auctions & shows ad from Antique Trader.
An atypical campaign flag, used by William Henry Harrison's camp, flew to $7,637 during Cowan's Auctions June 13, 2014 American History: Live Salesroom Auction. All told, the 608-lot auction finished with sales of $986,772.
It's going to be a parade of bears at Norman C. Heckler & Co.'s Sept. 19 auction, with more than 1,100 toy bears, including 200 antique models up for grabs.
Kaminski Auctions' Sept. 7 auction is an eclectic mix of items to be sure. The Twentieth Century and Modern Design auction will feature pieces by noted sculptors Diego Giacometti and Alexander Calder, along with a unique collection of memorabilia from famed clown, Bozo.
In the Sept. 3, 2014 cover story, Eric Bradley reveals the hottest collecting trends for 2015 in his newest edition of Antique Trader Antiques & Collectibles Price Guide.