A reader's inquiry about a unique totem pole, purchased in 1947, prompts Ask the Experts' panelist Dr. G. Marchelos to conclude it is a piece of folk art, that may be worth $400-$600.
Varied examples of Americana from private collections and public shop inventory will come before bidders Oct. 7, 8 and 10. Pook & Pook, Inc. is presenting the auctions, which includes an online-only sale through Bidsquare.com on Oct. 9.
Turner Auctions + Appraisals is presenting the Barnaby and Karen Beck Collection of American Folk Art September 11.
Decorative arts items including toleware, stoneware, folk arts, and ironwork, among others will headline a 1,200-lot auction scheduled for Sept. 14-15 at Pook & Pook Inc.
Long-time friends and seasoned auction experts Noel Barrett and Ron Pook recently announced plans for their two auction firms to collaborate on select auctions, beginning in the fall of 2016.
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.
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.
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.