Sometimes the discovery of a collecting interest comes as a surprise. Case in point a recent letter from an Antique Trader reader and our newest postcard penpal.
A contemporary print of a 1927 photograph of a nautilus shell is headlining John Moran Auctioneers' Oct. 24 auction.
Much of today's holiday shopping atmosphere is about sales - best deals. In this Behind the Gavel column Wayne Jordan warns sellers against markdown mania without first running the numbers.
Utility is one of the defining characteristics of primitives and an appealing aspect for collectors. Learn more...
During the latest 'Tiquing on a Tankful event, guest contributor Sandy Erdman recounts her autumn antiquing excursion along the border of Wisconsin and Minnesota.
Among the objects expected to vie for top lot during Heritage Auctions' Fine Silver & Objects of Vertu Auction on Oct. 17 is a tri-fold mother-of-pearl and diamond photo frame by Asprey. The frame carries an estimate of $100,000-$150,000.
Did you know the 'first' road/traffic signs were erected in Ancient Rome? Things have changed quite a bit since then, yet in some ways remain the same. Learn more from this '12 Things You Need to Know' article.
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Turner Auctions + Appraisals is presenting more than 240 lots of fine Japanese woodblock prints and Asian decorative arts at auction. The Sunday, Oct. 8, sale begins at 10:30 a.m. PDT. Eclectic Representation of Woodblock Prints The online auction features works from the 1800s and 1900s....
Woody Auctions is selling art glass, antique clocks, Newcomb Pottery pieces, Chinese enamel, vintage lamps - more than 400 lots in all - on Saturday, October 7, in Douglass, Kansas.