Rare Chinese Vase Kept in Family's Kitchen Sells for $1.8 Million
The artifact, dating to the 18th century and made during the Qianlong period for an emperor, received interest from collectors worldwide and sold for $1 million more than expected.
Vintage Pie Birds Are Functional, Whimsical Collectibles
Pie birds are useful tools to prevent pies from bubbling over, can be found in various shapes and colors and are cute ceramic figurines to display in the kitchen.
Russian vase commands more than 150 times estimate
A 7 1/2-inch tall Russian vase, which was cataloged with a $600 to $900 estimate, didn’t end its auction until it hit $141,450 – 157 times its high estimate.
Fine art auction sees marble busts soar to $1.475M
Two rediscovered marble busts by the 18th century French sculptor Jean-Antoine Houdon sold for a combined $1.475 million at the Fine Art & Antiques Auction held March 23 by Cottone Auctions.
Heritage launches monthly online decorative arts auction
Heritage Auctions will make its expansive offerings of fine & decorative art more accessible than ever before when the firm launches monthly Fine Art auctions in the summer of 2019.
Ruby Lane: Find your conversation starters at Allie's Antiques
One Ruby Lane shop I come back to time and again is Allie's Antiques. The seldom-found items are usually in excellent condition and give me a serious case of "the wants."
Online auction offers 462 lots with modest opening bids
Now through Wednesday, May 8, Thomaston Place Auction Galleries presents “Collectors’ Choice,” an online only auction offering rare and collectible objects.