Nearly 145 years after then 20-something Simon Tissot Dupont founded S.T. Dupont company, its luxury lighters spark interest in collectors.
A mid-19th century American Rococo carved and laminated rosewood center table more than doubled its low estimate, finishing at $57,950 recently, during an auction at Neal Auction Co.
Paperweights are prime examples of miniature artwork. Meticulously crafted by glass makers for centuries, a selection of paperweights that recently sold at auction — through Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates, was featured in the April 27, 2016 edition of Antique Trader.
While working with a mirror recently consigned for auction, Clars Auction Gallery's Deric Torres discovered a painting by American artist Elliot Daingerfield, hidden underneath the backing. Now that painting may fetch upwards of $6,000 at an April 17 auction.
In the latest 10 Things You Didn't Know column, Antoinette Rahn investigates Artus and Anne Van Briggle, a talented duo of artists who found success at Rookwood Pottery before establishing their own studio.
Spring antique show and auction season is upon us, and the opportunities to appreciate, acquire and celebrate antiques and collectibles is plentiful.
A truly one-of-a-kind chair owned and used by the prolific author J.K. Rowling, is coming to auction April 6, as part of Heritage Auctions’ Rare Books auction.
Clars Auction Gallery's Fine Art, Decorative, Jewelry and Asian Art sale, Jan. 16-17, features more than 200 lots of antique photographs and prints from esteemed private collections including the Art Institute of Chicago.
It's funny how reading about an upcoming show or viewing an item coming to auction can trigger memories of early introductions to antiques and collectibles. Such was the case for Antoinette Rahn recently.
Morphy Auctions brought forth an extensive collection of fishing tackle of varying types, more than 550 lots in all, in the firm's first antique fishing lures and tackle auction. Taking top lot honors was a Moonlight Dreadnought bait and box by Paw Paw, which sold for $29,280.