The love and craftsmanship in these dolls is clearly demonstrated by how these simple dolls have held up over time. The makers of these pieces of art deserve credit for their work and the heart they put into making these items.
Highlights of the first day of the gathering included an informative tour of D. Picking & Co. in Bucyrus, Ohio. Established in 1874, it is the only remaining company in the United States that makes copper kettles using the same hand methods and tools that were used in the 19th century.
Good quality, custom made table pads are among the best furniture investments you can make. Don’t shortchange yourself trying to make do with sheets, blankets, quilts, mattress pads and cheap table pads. Spring for the good stuff one time and be done with it.
Reno-based Holabird Western Americana Collections is open for business, and all its lots are priced at under than $500.
In this space you’ll see fresh updates to the latest antiques auctions, shows and events in Antique Trader. Weekly Auction & Show Ads: Dec. 15, 2012-Feb. 27, 2013.
The growing appreciation and international interest in Irish antiques is not lost on many of those who call Ireland home — and who see multiple benefits of a healthy and globally connected antiques sector. As Ireland continues to fight its way back from a devastating recession that has plagued the country...
For Andy Warhol, art and business were separated only by a hyphen. In his 1975 book, “The Philosophy of Andy Warhol: From A to B & Back Again,” the artist speculated that art was a business, and that business was art. He later added, “Good business was the best art.”
Asian art in any form offers a unique blend of the decorative and the functional. The richness of the materials and treatments utilized transforms even “everyday” objects into dazzling works of art. Among the myriad of items receiving this Cinderella treatment: bowls, vases, planters, chess sets, snuff bottles, rugs, robes, tapestries,...