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F.H. Rhead Tile sells for $637,500

Rago Arts of Lambertville, N.J.,  had the honor of selling this Frederick Hurten Rhead, large four-part tile panel with peacock (a unique piece), University City, Mo., 1910. Signed “Frederick H. Rhead, U.C. 1910,” the tile measures 20 3/4 inches square. The piece was originally estimated to earn $35,000 to $45,000. F.H. Rhead designed Fiesta...

how to clean hooked rugs

How to clean and care for hooked rugs

When the experts were asked for advice for the care and display of hooked rugs, they came up with a list of tips anyone can follow to clean antique hook rugs. Without exception, avoid the vacuum cleaner; use a manual carpet sweeper or a broom. One expert advises: "“If you want a rug for...

Heritage appoints Matt Rubinger as Director of Luxury Accessories

NEW YORK – Heritage Auction Galleries has announced the appointment of Matthew Rubinger to the position of Consignment Director for its newly formed Luxury Accessories category, encompassing high-end handbags, luggage, wallets, belts and all associated accompaniments. “Matt has a world of experience that belies his age,” said Tiffany Dubin, Vice President of Business Development...