Southwest artifacts and objects up for bid Dec. 17
Artifacts including jewelry, basketry, carved figures, and clothing and accessories from the Southwest region of the U.S. will come before bidders Dec. 17 during Turner Auctions + Appraisal's online sale.
Cycladic marble head sculpture soars to $188K to top $2.6M sale
A marble head sculpture created by Cycladic sculptors of the 3rd millennium BC finished atop all lots in Cottone Auctions' $2.6 million Sept. 22-23 auction.
Entertainment memorabilia, ethnographic art auction to benefit youth
What does a recorded LP of the Broadway hit 'Hamilton' signed by the cast have in common with ancient pottery from Ecuador? Both will come before bidders Oct. 5 in an auction benefiting youth.
Bottle Treasures Uncorked: Popularity of ginger beer bottles
Although ginger beer breweries have all but disappeared, popularity of various ginger beer bottles continues among collectors, reports Mike Polak.
1,200-lot decorative arts sale slated for Sept. 14-15
Decorative arts items including toleware, stoneware, folk arts, and ironwork, among others will headline a 1,200-lot auction scheduled for Sept. 14-15 at Pook & Pook Inc.
Church cleaning reveals classic Red Wing cooler
A church cleaning session resulted in the unexpected discovery of a Red Wing four-gallon water cooler, which in his latest Ask the Experts assessment Dr. Anthony J. Cavo said may be bring $600 to $700 in a crock auction or sale.
Discerning ivory from plastic requires inspection
With the worldwide ban on ivory, it is absolutely essential one can decipher ivory from plastic when it comes to antiques and collectibles. In the latest Ask the Experts column, Dr. G. Marchelos offers a clear caution of closely examining items and seeking documentation, as he fields a reader's inquiry about determining if an item is made of ivory or plastic.
Early 19th century painted pine dower chest coming to auction
A painted pine dower chest decorated by John Seltzer, dated 1808, with the inscription “Henrey Yeckly 1808”, will come before bidders during Pook & Pook's Americana and Fine Art Auction, April 24-26.
Early Greek marble vessel may see $20K in March 18 online sale
Bidders will be going for the bronze and marble during Artemis Gallery’s March 19 online antiquities auction that features 300 lots of Roman, Near Eastern and Asian figures, vessels, and artifacts.
Pairpoint yellow rose table lamp could see $5K
A Pairpoint Puffy yellow rose table lamp is expected to be among the highlights of a two-session antique estate auction totaling more than 500 lots and featuring rare and collectible firearms, duck decoys, stoneware, pottery, and lighting, at Fontaine's Auction Gallery on Jan. 31.
RWCS selects Red Wing Stoneware to create 2014 annual commemorative
The new owners of Red Wing Stoneware and Red Wing Pottery are making history, by becoming only the second Red Wing-based company to make the popular commemorative piece for the Red Wing Collectors Society's annual convention.