With the worldwide ban on ivory, it is absolutely essential one can decipher ivory from plastic when it comes to antiques and collectibles. In the latest Ask the Experts column, Dr. G. Marchelos offers a clear caution of closely examining items and seeking documentation, as he fields a reader's inquiry about...
From piercing bronze sculptures and ornate Chinese jade and pottery to oil paintings by Latin artists, the Sept. 23 Major Antiques and Fine Art auction at Auction Gallery of the Palm Beaches is steeped in variety.
A new exhibit at Pittsburgh's Carnegie Museum of Art, set to open March 30, 2013, explores noted Japanese artwork of the first decade of the 20th century.
Kaminski Auctions will host its next Fine Asian Art and Antiques Auction, starting at 10 a.m. March 30, at 117 Elliot St., Beverly, Mass. One of the items garnering the most pre-auction excitement is a large carved jade piece.
A gorgeous Tiffany Studios Spanish bronze desk clock, made circa 1910 and showing a gold tone face with black enamel numerals and notches, carries a surprisingly modest pre-sale estimate of $1,000-$1,500. Another Tiffany & Co. Spanish clock sold at Tiffany’s in New York in 2007 for $8,400.
What’s fast shaping up as one of the best, highest-grossing Asian sales ever for Elite Decorative Arts is planned for the weekend of Nov. 10-11, 2012, in Boynton Beach, Fla.
A.H. Wilkens Auctions & Appraisals, a relatively new Toronto auction house, saw active bidding on Asian art April 17-18, 2012. A lot of two Chinese white jade cups sold for $3,744, five times its low estimate. A a pair of Paul Storr, English silver baskets sold for $37,440.
Here's a look at the top lots from Neal Auction Co.'s April 21-22, 2012 sale, during which a pair of antique Chinese Huanghuali wood square stools sold for $69,310 and claimed top lot honors.
A Beverly Hills collection comprises 400 of the 1,000 lots to be auctioned, and features 200 absolutely fresh to the market antique European and American clocks. Featured additional highlight: John Wayne’s silver-trimmed leather saddle.
Cordier Auctions & Appraisals is hosting its first sale at a new facility in Harrisburg, Pa, Saturday and Sunday. The 12,000 square foot facility is home to the company's salesroom, offices and storage facility. Highlights of the 675 plus lot sale include a strong selection of Asian ceramics, a 19th century...