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Sir Daniel Donohue’s ‘white glove’ collection of fine antiques and precious objects grosses $4 million

The collection of Sir Daniel Donohue, a single-owner estate sold April 4-5, attracted a crowd of more than 200 people to Bonham's Los Angeles saleroom, many of whom traveled from abroad to participate. The remarkable two-day  sale brought more than $4 million and featured nearly 1,000 lots. The entire collection will be sold at...

Fiesta’s 75th anniversary marked in W. Va.

CHARLESTON, W.Va.  – The West Virginia Division of Culture and History is celebrating Fiesta dinnerware’s 75th anniversary with an exhibit illustrating the colorful china line’s history. The exhibit, which opened March 31 and runs through June 26, 2011, is entitled “Fiesta: 75th Anniversary, 1936-2011.” It can be viewed at the Culture Center, State Capitol...

Arkansas antique dealers present spring show

The Arkansas Antique Dealers Association (AADA) will host their annual Spring Antiques Show and Sale this weekend — March 18-20 — at the Clear Channel Metroplex (10800 Colonel Glenn Road, at I-430, Exit 4) in Little Rock, Ark. Keith Runion, president of the AADA, said approximately 25 dealers will display a variety of antique...

Charles Denning Clocks: A timeless mystery

All good mysteries need good detectives. In this case, renown Royal China experts Deborah and Dave Folckemer put their sleuthing skills to work to solve a case that has been a long unsolved mystery to Royal China collectors: Why do these Royal China clock plates have both Imperial and Charles Denning markings?

Ocean Liner and other transportation memorabilia sways bidders into action

Collectors competed for a large assortment of Ocean Liner and Transportation Memorabilia Feb. 3. 'Deco' only begins to describe the sale's top lot, A.M. Cassandre's celebrated Art Deco poster, "Normandie," in the only known variant without an overprint for a special event or advertising "service regulier," Paris, circa 1938, which sold for $16,800. All...

Secrets to Savvy Collecting: Share the benefits of antiques

As part of Antique Trader’s mission to introduce collecting to a younger audience, we offer you the second installment of Frank Farmer Loomis’ popular book “Secrets to Affordable Antiques: How To Buy More For Less!” (Krause Publications, 2004). This exclusive series will run for the next several issues, as well as appear on www.AntiqueTrader.com.