Heritage Auctions hosted a historic and magical auction April 5, during which the chair J.K. Rowling sat on while writing part of the "Harry Potter" series soared to $394,000 following a lively bidding battle.
A 12-piece set of Georg Jensen silver is one of 2,000 unique lots slated to come before bidders Feb. 13-15, during the 7th annual Palm Beach Auction offered by Louis J. Dianni, LLC.
The 'theorem work' technique of stencil painting on fabric, paper and light-colored wood, a popular form of art in 19th century, is on exhibition now through the fall of 2016, at the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg.
Paintings yachting scene and one of portraits are expected to vie for top lot during the Nov. 19-21 auction being presented by Eldred's.
In the latest installment of Ask the Experts, Dr. Marchelos sheds light on the likely age of one-of-a-kind folk art chair passed down through generations.
Pook & Pook Inc. is preparing for a busy start to October, with two Americana auctions, Oct. 3 and Oct. 5, that feature historic works from the likes of Andrew Wyeth.
The current auction record for a Spitler-decorated item, which was set in 2004, is nearly $1 million. Antoinette Rahn compiles a list of little-known facts regarding the life and work of Johannes Spitler (1774-1837).
Every day, in every way, there is knowledge to be gained through experience,s and insights gleaned from observing and examining different points of reference. In the Sept. 16, 2015 edition, readers will find a tremendous number of reference points.
Shenandoah Valley of Virginia yellow pine blanket chest (circa 1800) decorated by Johannes Spitler, sold for $356,500 during a June 20 auction offered by Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates.
A grain painted chest of drawers, Japanese prints, bird decorated stoneware and several items from various estates will come before bidders Aug. 1-2, during Willis Henry Auctions' Folk Art & Estates Auction.