A wide spectrum of Americana including rare Shenandoah Valley folk art; Virginia and other Southern furniture, including a pine chest is set for sale during Jeffrey S. Evans & Assoc.'s June 20 auction.
Bronze "Elk Buffalo" sculpture by Henry Merwin Shrady sold for $276,000, the highest price ever realized for the artist, during Eldred's April 3-4 Americana, Paintings & Sporting Art Auction.
A first edition of Poor Richard’s Almanac for 1756 by Benjamin Franklin soared past its high estimate of $5,000 to finish at $11,377 at New Orleans Auction Galleries.
Several lots of jewelry, including an 18K gold and diamond pendant, and a 19th century card table, piqued bidder interest during Willis Henry's March 28-29 auction.
Several items of Ohio Valley stoneware, amassed by a noted authority on the pottery, will cross the auction block May 15, at Garth's Auctioneers and Appraisers.
Primarily utilized by women at first, by the 20th century, rocking chairs were used universally. In the April 29, 2015 issue of Antique Trader, Furniture Detective Fred Taylor explores the evolution of the American rocking chair.
A painted pine dower chest decorated by John Seltzer, dated 1808, with the inscription “Henrey Yeckly 1808”, will come before bidders during Pook & Pook's Americana and Fine Art Auction, April 24-26.
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While it's good when one can sell a set of furniture in its entirety, but as Fred Taylor explains in his latest Furniture Detective column, sometimes it can be more profitable if items are sold separately.
In the latest installment of Furniture Detective, Fred Taylor fields an inquiry from a reader about a 'tuckaway trestle' or 'Sutherland' table, and offers some advice about researching a Gustav Stickley piece before taking the steps he offers for refurnishing.