What do a Persian rug, mahogany chest, Baker breakfront and vintage tapestry have in common? They were all lots that sold for $920 during Direct Auction Galleries May 21 auction.
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A Northwest Coast Raven mask resonated with bidders during Corider Auctions' winter auction, which featured lamps, fine art, jewelry, and ethnographic art.
The top-selling lot of Thomaston Place Auction Galleries May 21-22 auction, a 1st century BC, Greek yellow gold and emerald ring realized more than five times its high estimate.
More than 160 items belonging to or about Napoléon Bonaparte, from the collection of a late 20th century industrialist, will come before bidders June 18.
An intricate Black Forest wood carving of a mother dog and her pups, by master Swiss carver Walter Mader will come to auction June 18, and may realize $12K.
A circa 1780 carved walnut sideboard table and set of 12 Federal carved mahogany chairs are among the Southern furnishings featured in Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates 30th Semi-Annual Americana and Fine Antiques Auction.
A unique piece of history is among the headlining lots of Crescent City Auction Gallery's June 4-5 auction. The item, a 'lady of the evening' box, featuring the 'essentials' of a prostitute of the 1900s heads into the auction with an estimate of $2,000 to $4,000.
Be it downsizing, debt or some other factor that may prompt one to consider donating art or antiques, Art Markets columnist Mary Manion offers a friendly reminder of the importance of appraisals in meeting tax requirements of donations.
The spring auction and antique show season continues, with a multitude of opportunities to seek specific items and simply explore the many offerings.