Shoppers turned out in force at the 2012 Richmond Extravaganza, which featured about 100 exhibiting dealers at The Showplace Feb. 24-26; the event drew more shoppers this year than it has in any of the past five.
A prime collection of 20th century furniture, art and Art Deco Schneider and Le Verre Francais cameo glass (amassed over 40 years by a prominent Boston collector) will be featured in Kaminski Auctions' March 25 20th Century Art Glass and Modern Design Sale.
Henry Rinn Jr. loved roaming Baltimore streets in the late 1800s. With his penchant for photography and unusual perspective, Rinn left a legacy of 250 collectible vintage postcards and much, much more. His first series of black-and-white picture postcards started in 1898.
DENVER, Pa. – The featured collection in Morphy Auctions’ Feb. 24-25, 2012 sale is a set of antique armor which was amassed over 50 years by Hollywood animator and film director Frank Andrina. The most imposing item in the collection is a suit of full standing armor, with most of its composite pieces dating...
A March 3, 2012 automotive auction has plenty of surprises for collectors. The vintage petroliana category is packed with the best examples of gas pumps, metal signs, pump globes, a collection of approximately 60 ashtrays, dozens of vintage license plates and more.
Mexican revolutionary hero Pancho Villa's silver embroidered saddle – the last saddle he owned – sold for $750,000 at the High Noon Western Americana Auction Jan. 28, 2012, in Mesa, Ariz.
SAN FRANCISCO — “The Cult of Beauty: The Victorian Avant-Garde, 1860-1900,” coming to the Legion of Honor Feb. 18, 2012, is the first major exhibition to explore the unconventional creativity of the British Aesthetic Movement.
GLOUCESTERSHIRE, England — An exhibition set at the Court Barn Museum that celebrates the best of British art pottery will feature several rare Aesthetic-era items for sale. The March 24-25, 2012 event was curated by Alison Davey of AD Antiques, following 18 months collecting specifically for the occasion; no items have previously been offered...
A selection of top lots of antique glass and contemporary paperweights sold by James D. Julia Auctioneers, Dec. 1-2, 2011 in Fairfield, Maine.
In 1967, Brooke Bond Foods, the parent company of Red Rose Tea, contracted with George Wade and Son Ltd., a British ceramics maker with roots dating back to 1867, to produce a line of miniatures for specially marked boxes of Red Rose Tea in certain parts of Canada. The original 32 miniatures - known...