A gorgeous Tiffany Studios Spanish bronze desk clock, made circa 1910 and showing a gold tone face with black enamel numerals and notches, carries a surprisingly modest pre-sale estimate of $1,000-$1,500. Another Tiffany & Co. Spanish clock sold at Tiffany’s in New York in 2007 for $8,400.
The city of Petaluma, Calif. is building on its rich history to welcome nearly 200 antiques dealers and more than 10,000 shoppers, during its twice yearly antiques fairs.
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The New York Historical Society’s “Stories in Sterling” is the first comprehensive book written about the New York Historical Society’s silver collection. Outstanding for its provenance, the 148 pieces cataloged in the book all were made or owned in New York from the 16th through the 20th centuries.
Three mid-20th century ceramic pitchers by the renowned artist Pablo Picasso are among the nearly 1,400 lots offered at a live and online fine estates auction by Crescent City Auction Gallery of New Orleans.
The publication of Gordon Crosskey's "Old Sheffield Plate, A History of the 18th Century Plated Trade," the first on the subject to be both scholarly and visually stunning, might revive interest in the qualities of Old Sheffield Plate, as antique hunters become more appreciative of the technological and design history of the plated trade.
Among the auction highlights of Woodbury Auction's June 17 auction are two original pieces of silver jewelry by renowned local sculptor Alexander Calder, whose workshop was in Roxbury, Conn.
A.H. Wilkens Auctions & Appraisals, a relatively new Toronto auction house, saw active bidding on Asian art April 17-18, 2012. A lot of two Chinese white jade cups sold for $3,744, five times its low estimate. A a pair of Paul Storr, English silver baskets sold for $37,440.
Three lots in Bonhams' March 19 fine European furniture and decorative arts sale are in a horse race to top lot honors. From three lots are from the estate of Stella Wilson of Napa, Calif., and each carries pre-auction estimates of roughly between $10,000 to $15,000.