There is more to Syroco than meets the eye. First, it is the name of a company, Syracuse Ornamental Company, and it is the catch-all phrase for a material that looked and felt like wood but was made of Adirondack wood pulp, flour, and other components. Contributor Chriss Swaney shares more...
Classic literature, and dapper and unexpected art and accessories are among the items coming to auction soon at Heritage Auction. This week's blog features six of those exciting objects.
Locating luxury items of various interests is as easy as 1, 2, 3, especially when you're dealing with online auction shopping experience at Jasper52, explains Antique Trader contributor Sara Jordan-Heintz.
Woody Auction is preparing to celebrate the opening of its new location Feb. 24, with an auction featuring a robust selection of items that includes four original paintings by Kansas artist Birger Sandzén.
Following more than sixty years amassing and appreciating antiques and objects of Americana, Roland and Marilyn Kemble will present their collection for sale through Pook & Pook, Jan. 12-13.
Finishing at five times its high estimate, a carved wooden figure of a bodhisattva in the lotus position dating to 17th century China, rose to $60,000 to lead all lots in A.B. Levy's recent Jewelry, Art, Antiques & Asian Works of Art Auction.
Laszlo Jajczay of Seattle Decorative Art Restoration treats each restoration project as an opportunity to learn. In his 20+ years of restoring fine objects, he's acquired quite a bit of knowledge.
By its very name, brutalism in design often evokes thoughts of edginess, hard corners, sharp ends, and well, a brutal approach to design. However, it's more than that.
An uncommon painting of a harbor scene in Maine by Marsden Hartley soared to a selling price of $169,650 during Thomaston Place Auction Gallery's August auction.