Among the hotly anticipated Ohio items to sell in a May 20-21, 2011 Americana auction is a decorated wardrobe (or schrank), which comes from Bluffton, Allen and Hancock Counties, Ohio and dates to circa 1860. The one-piece, estimated at $2,500-5,000, has a lift-off cornice, a raised-panel door set on pintel hinges, and its original...
Ceramics buyers invested heavily in a variety of vessels at a March 11-12 Ohio auction. With more than 800 lots offered in two sessions, the top lot of the sale was a $17,625 Cochiti effigy figure dating to the late 19th – early 20th century. The figure came from the collection of Charles Shanafelt,...
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – The 27th edition of the world’s largest collectors show, produced by Norman Schaut, has left Atlantic City to become the third major event of Antiques Week in Philadelphia.
More than 300 Red Wing collectors once again braved snowy roads to attend the recent Red Wing Collectors Society (RWCS) MidWinter GetTogether. Sellers reported improved sales over last year's event, with a stoneware cow and calf figure taking top lot honors top lots in the GetTogether auction when it sold for $2,300.
Common to most 19th-century Shenandoah Valley households, the ubiquitous pie or food safe is the focus of a multi-year research project launched in August 2010 as "The Virginia Safe Project." Researchers are requesting those who have pie/food safes, or other related 19th-century architectural or furniture forms displaying punched-tin panels (e.g. sideboards, slabs, cupboards, cabinets,...
Bruce and Vicki Waasdorp have just completed their annual fall pottery auction. The sale consisted almost exclusively of American decorated stoneware and redware. But this auction had a surprising twist as the top lot in the sale was a Canadian piece.
RENO, Nev. — For two days, Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 29-30, 2010, Holabird-Kagin Americana Auctions will host a comprehensive sale of the finest historic and collectible Western Americana.
RICHMOND, Va. — Motley’s Auction & Realty Group of Richmond, Va., will hold its blockbuster anniversary sale Sept. 29-30. This two-day sale will feature approximately 1,000 lots of antiques, silver, jewelry, clocks, fine art, Oriental rugs and more.
RED WING, Minn. – An impressive 10-gallon Red Wing double-handled threshing jug with birch leaves drew the highest bid at this year’s Red Wing Collectors Society (RWCS) Auction, bringing $7,100.
MANCHESTER, N.H. — The original antiques week did it again, filling this northern New England city with antiques, dealers and antiques collectors to experience what several customers called the best shopping in the country for Americana.