china

Ming-style vase sets new record at $1.38M

America’s oldest auction house and one of Philadelphia’s oldest business experienced great success March 19 as Freeman’s auction house realized over $4.7 million in their Spring Fine & Decorative Asian Arts auction. With a packed gallery and more than 15 phone lines, the competition was heated for the most prized item of the day,...

Sir Daniel Donohue’s ‘white glove’ collection of fine antiques and precious objects grosses $4 million

The collection of Sir Daniel Donohue, a single-owner estate sold April 4-5, attracted a crowd of more than 200 people to Bonham's Los Angeles saleroom, many of whom traveled from abroad to participate. The remarkable two-day  sale brought more than $4 million and featured nearly 1,000 lots. The entire collection will be sold at...

Fiesta’s 75th anniversary marked in W. Va.

CHARLESTON, W.Va.  – The West Virginia Division of Culture and History is celebrating Fiesta dinnerware’s 75th anniversary with an exhibit illustrating the colorful china line’s history. The exhibit, which opened March 31 and runs through June 26, 2011, is entitled “Fiesta: 75th Anniversary, 1936-2011.” It can be viewed at the Culture Center, State Capitol...

Arkansas antique dealers present spring show

The Arkansas Antique Dealers Association (AADA) will host their annual Spring Antiques Show and Sale this weekend — March 18-20 — at the Clear Channel Metroplex (10800 Colonel Glenn Road, at I-430, Exit 4) in Little Rock, Ark. Keith Runion, president of the AADA, said approximately 25 dealers will display a variety of antique...