Piedras Negras, Mexico is reportedly the place where nachos originated, but that's not all. Unique connections exist between art, antiquities and nachos.
What does a recorded LP of the Broadway hit 'Hamilton' signed by the cast have in common with ancient pottery from Ecuador? Both will come before bidders Oct. 5 in an auction benefiting youth.
A cauldron shaped Passover compendium from either Poland or the Ukraine and assessed at around $3 million, is one of several Judaica antiquities currently on display at J. Greenstein & Co.'s Auction House in New York.
Items from the collection of Lupita Tovar, a noted silent film star, are part of the 400 lots in Artemis Gallery's Sept. 24 Ancient, Ethnographic and Spanish Colonial Auction.
A select group of 35 dealers will participate in the Delaware Coast Antiques Show & Sale, in Rehoboth Beach, Del., Sept. 11-13.
The three-day Summer Catalog Auction being presented by Leland Little Auctions, June 11-14, with online bidding facilitated by Invaluable, features hundreds of lots of vintage wine, stunning accessories including a Colombian emerald and diamond ring, a selection of watercolor and oil paintings, and even a Mercedes Benz car.
Examples of ancient mold-blown glass, including pieces dating back to the first century A.D., will be on display at The Corning Museum of Glass, starting in 2015.
Classic antiquities representing cultures including Vikings Neolithic Vinca people (Baltic), Yourtan and Avar will cross the auction block Oct. 23-24 at Boulder, Colo.'s Artemis Galleries and online.
The frequency with which Asian art and antiques command six figures during online auctions is on the rise, reports LiveAuctioneers.com.