When it comes to Works Progress Administration art a best practice is to confirm authenticity before attempting to sell.
The community of Rochester, Minn. is going for the gold Aug. 15-17, just as it has for the past 41 years, with the arrival of the Gold Rush antiques show.
The collections of a late Kennebunkport couple and antiques dealers, including an extensive collection of pottery, are among several fresh-to-market pieces headlining the March 29-30 auction at Thomaston Place Auction Galleries.
The bird is the word, at least for part of the Feb. 10 Fine Books & Manuscript auction at Bonhams' Los Angeles location, as several lots of antique and vintage ornithological titles are pegged to realize upwards of $15,000.
The May Gold Rush at the Olmsted County Fairgrounds in Rochester, Minn., opens May 11-13, 2012. The show is back on its regular Mother’s Day weekend.
Cowan's is calling its first antiques auction dedicated solely to Asian Art "a huge success" with sales coming in at $1,116,846.25.