Bonhams announces it will hold its third annual Arts and Artifacts of the Americas auction Sept. 10 in San Francisco, featuring approximately 500 lots of desirable art and artifacts for a range of collecting levels.
The National Association for Shoplifting Prevention reports that more than 10 million people have been caught shoplifting in the last five years. Inventory shrinkage becomes a very big expense for antiques dealers. Here's what dealers can do to protect themselves from becoming a theft victim.
Any antiques shop that has more than three pieces of Colonial Revival furniture is almost certain to have a Mersman table somewhere in the joint because the company made millions of them.
Haviland Collectors International Foundation (HCIF) will hold its 23rd annual conference at the Embassy Suites Phoenix Scottsdale May 31-June 3, 2012, which will include special exhibitions, lectures, workshops, Show and Tell, an auction and an all-Haviland Show and Sale open to the public.
Vintage watches are suddenly claiming top lot honors at several auctions recently, says Expert Kathy Flood. A recent eBay sale of a circa-1870 gold pocket piece from Boston's E. Howard & Co. Blew its $19.99 list price out of the water to sell for $18,766 after it was discovered in a forgotten drawer.
The antiques shows and flea markets at Brimfield, Mass., are unlike any other American antiques event. This handy list of shows helps you plan your trip, May 7-13, 2012, as Brimfield’s antique fairs come to life as the best place to find popular antiques.
The best perfume bottle dealers in the world are coming together to sell at the IPBA Perfume Bottle Show & Sale May 5-6, 2012, in Jacksonville, Fla.
20th Century Cincinnati celebrates the avant garde art, furnishings, architecture and fashions of the 1920s through 1970s.
More than 300 Red Wing stoneware and pottery collectors attended the Red Wing Collectors Society (RWCS) MidWinter GetTogether Feb. 10-12 in Des Moines, Iowa.
Roland Auction, located at 80 East 11th St, New York, will sell the estate of Dame Celia Lipton Farris, queen of Palm Beach Society and beloved philanthropist, March 17, 2012.