It's funny how reading about an upcoming show or viewing an item coming to auction can trigger memories of early introductions to antiques and collectibles. Such was the case for Antoinette Rahn recently.
In its efforts to help educate the public in the value and identification of perfume bottles, the International Perfume Bottle Association (IPBA) has implemented a new enhancement to its website called “What is it? What is it worth?”
The International Perfume Bottle Association's 26th annual convention, slated for May 2, will once again feature the popular perfume bottle auction. Nicholas Dawes of “Antiques Roadshow” fame, will serve as auctioneer for the event.
A vintage Baccarat perfume bottle sold for $63,000 at an auction held by the International Perfume Bottle Association collecting club convention. The auction’s total sales were $463,224, including price points from as low as $60.