Natural history and art come together in the form of the shell mosaics known as sailors’ valentines. A traditional 19th or early 20th century shell mosaic from Barbados usually includes a flower design. It also includes some form of heart, and perhaps a special verse or message. Among the sentiments featured...
Tennyson, Truman, and Tibet are all represented in Potter & Potter Auctions' January 27 sale. Antoinette Rahn examines the lots involving these three, along with seven more.
Do you recall the first time you attended a circus performance? Come Jan. 28 Appraisal & Estate Sale Specialists will provide the opportunity to reclaim a little of that type of joy.
A reticulated porcelain stand that spent decades under another object in a kitchen pantry was among the 27 lots that brought five-figures during a Dec. sale.
A late 19th century natural Burmese spinel necklace is among the headliners of a two-session jewelry auction set for Dec. 5.
If you're looking for an opportunity to treat yourself to some fun during the hectic holiday season, allow us to recommend scoping out the Show and Auction calendars on our site. Check out a few of the many items happening between now and the end of 2017.
A copy of the ‘Reynolds Pamphlet,’ wherein Alexander Hamilton admits to his scandalous affair with Maria Reynolds and to being blackmailed by her husband is coming to auction Oct. 18 through Eldred's.
Cast-iron toys, vintage dioramas, dolls, and clockwork toys are lining up to come before bidders Sept. 15 through a joint auction of Pook & Pook and Noel Barrett.
Eldred's and Decoys Unlimited, Inc. are embarking on a new partnership, allowing for both businesses to meet individual goals, and most importantly, bring expertly curated antique and decorative decoys and bird carvings to market.