LOS ANGELES – Reyne Haines, a national media fixture in her role as an expert appraiser in 20th Century Decorative Arts—including on PBS’s popular, long-running series Antiques Roadshow—has launched a blog for antiques and collectibles enthusiasts at www.ThreeOrMore.net. The weekly-updated blog also documents her trips around the country and throughout the antiques industry; tracks...
What was hot at AC? According to Eric Bradley: As for hot selling merchandise – toy dealers did well all across the board. Folks were choosy and selective, trying to buy the best toys they could afford for under $100. Vintage sports memorabilia was the surprise growth market. We have five dealers who carry...
Dealers cover the Atlantic City Convention Center with 18th, 19th and early 20th century period antiques and fine arts including Tiffany lamps and metalwork, American folk art, and more.
The online box office for the March 2009 Atlantique City Show is now open for business. Atlantique City will take place March 28-29, 2009 at the Atlantic City Convention Center.
Given the state of the current economy the folks at the Treadway Gallery of Cincinnati, Ohio, were very pleased with the results of their Sunday, Dec. 7 Arts & Crafts/Art Nouveau sale.
A collection of more than 35 pieces of John Henry Belter furniture, including a rare pierce-carved laminated bed (one of only two known), will be sold by Hal Hunt Auctions. The only other known example of the bed is on display at the Brooklyn Museum in New York.
Tiffany Studios’ stunning turn of the 20th century leaded-glass lamps appear frequently in the auction marketplace, but many collectors may not be aware of a contemporaneous but far-less-expensive alternative: Austrian figural bronze-base lamps. Made during the same timeframe as their botanically themed Tiffany counterparts, Austrian Art Nouveau specialty lamps often incorporate bronze animal forms...
Morphy Auctions’ remedy for chilly weather is a Dec. 11-13 Winter Sale of 2,900 lots of antique toys, banks, trains and antique advertising, enhanced by the warmth of superior-quality Austrian art-glass lamps and the cheerful colors of vintage Bakelite.
After a hot summer of collectibles hunting in barns, flea markets and fairgrounds, the approach of autumn means it’s time to head indoors for collecting conventions and shows — and none are more diverse than the Atlantique City show in October.
Their offering of rare glass and lamps is the auction firm’s most ambitious glass and lamp sale to date with more than 1,200 lots with a potential gross of $3-$4 million. The sale will offer a selection of Tiffany glass, French cameo, superb lamps, art glass, and accessories.