Online antiques auction features Hudson River landscape, fine antique furniture

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A Hudson River landscape by Henry Ary, estimated at $30-50,000, may take top lot honors during Litchfield County Auctions’ summer antique and modern fine art auction. Online bidding takes place June 27-July 11, 2012 on iGavelauctions.com and features items from private estates and collections throughout Connecticut, New York and Massachusetts. Read More +

Washington & Clay antique bottle flask soars to $52,650

Antique flask Washington portrait

A rare portrait flask of George Washington and Henry Clay, made circa 1840-1860 by Bridgeton Glass Works, was sold for $52,650 Feb. 1, 2012 by Norman C. Heckler & Co. The portrait flask was the top lot in a session that grossed around $440,000. “Glass as an antique collecting category has drawn interest from collectors who recognize the historical significance and beauty of antique bottles and glass,” auctioneer Norman Heckler, Jr. said. Read More +