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.
An ornate Tibetan ceremonial gilt and copper helmet, circa 18th-19th century, tops $13K, finishing four times its high estimate at a May 31 sale at Waterford’s Art & Antiques Auctioneers.
It was a case of 'saving the best for last' during Nadeau Gallery's spring auction, which saw a set of six 19th century Chinese porcelain famille rose panels finished at $57,600; making the grouping the top lot of the spring auction.
In a truly international journey, Artemis Gallery LIVE will host an auction of fine antiquities, Pre-Columbian, Far Eastern, Native-American and ethnographic art March 14, featuring an ancient bronze decorated vessel that may sell for $65,000.
An unrivaled collection of fresh-to-market Shaker furniture and antiquities, from four distinct Shaker communities, will be offered Sept. 7 at a traditional Shaker village in Pittsfield, Ma.
“The Smithsonian Bird,” a prehistoric porphyry granite birdstone that is considered the finest discovered thus far could sell for as much as $600,000 in a June 23, 2012 auction hosted by Dan Ripley. Its name is derived from the fact that it was once part of the permanent collection at the Smithsonian’s National Museum...
t's fascinating (but not surprising) to see the great response to our feature on affordable antiquities and the short article on Widow's Mites coins. Budget-wise collecting can be found on our side of the pond as well. Sales of Native American arrowheads are commonplace and most sell for just a few dollars.
Coins known as Widow's Mites were not Roman coins but were in fact true Judean coins and are named because of a story in the Bible about a poor widow woman who gave her last two lepton bronze coins to the treasury of the Jewish temple.