stoneware

How I Started Collecting: Reader’s reflect on their first experiences with collecting

From broken soup tureens to granddad's Indian arrowhead hunting trips, Antique Trader subscribers share their most valued memories of their first experiences in collecting. These funny, poignant letters reflect Antique Trader's ongoing effort to foster a new generation's appreciation for the hunt for precious objects. All letters are eligible to win a copy of...

Haviland collectors to converge on Chicago June 16-19

CHICAGO – Haviland Collectors International Foundation (HCIF) will hold its 20th annual conference at the Embassy Suites, Rosemont, Ill., June 16-19, 2011. Highlights of the conference include special exhibitions, lectures, workshops, Show and Tell, an auction and an all-Haviland Show and Sale open to the public with free admission Sunday, June 19.  Haviland Limoges...

Red Wing Stoneware Collectors Society teaming up with Antique Trader

The Red Wing Collectors Society (RWCS) is partnering with Antique Trader to promote its 35th annual National Convention in Red Wing, Minn., July 7-9, 2011.  Starting June 1, contestants may enter the Antique Trader Treasure Hunt Sweepstakes for a chance to win a Red Wing collectors prize package: a 2011-2012 annual membership in the...

John Bell covered butter crock, circa 1850, sells for $1,700

This John Bell covered butter crock sold for $1,700 at the Horst Auction Center of Ephrata, Pa., Jan 22, 2011. The circa 1850 antique stoneware crock is signed “John Bell / Waynesboro” and measures 8 inches in diameter by 5 inches high. Its lid measures 9-1/4 inches in diameter by 1-3/4 inches  high. The...

American Indian artifacts hoard up for auction

I just got an Antique Trader auction alert from ProxiBid and Iron Horse Auctions this morning. Of course I had to go check out what was available in this online sale. (Iron Horse Auctions is AuctionZip auctioneer #8405.) (I just love online auction catalogs, don’t you?! They make antiques and collectibles around the world...