Tag Archives: Art Deco

What’s Selling on eBay: January 2017

What's Selling on eBay: January 2017

by Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod $2,513 (22 bids, 8 bidders): 1910 Sector Watch – Retrograde Jumping Time Pocket Watch – running. A rare Art Nouveau design watch with retrograde jumping time indicator. The watch is very rare; in the

Personal Property of Shirley Temple Black Exceeds $1.6 million at Heritage Auctions

DALLAS – The Personal Property of Shirley Temple Black exceeded $1.6 million at a public auction of her personal collections, outfits, U.S. diplomat awards and other keepsakes on Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 5-6, 2016, at Heritage Auctions. A selection of

Head and Shoulders Above The Rest

Head and Shoulders Above The Rest

How Women’s Hats and Men’s Ties Completed The Looks of the Times A Woman’s Style is Set by the Tip of Her Hat 1930’s Following The Crash of 1928, hats reduced in size and decoration. Usually a single brooch on

Moss: The Lamps That Spin

Moss: The Lamps That Spin

Story by Donald-Brian Johnson – Photos by Leslie Piña Once seen, never forgotten – that’s a Moss lamp! These Plexiglas marvels first cast their unique glow on households of the 1950s, and have delighted collectors ever since. Perhaps that’s because

What’s Selling on eBay: September 2016

What's Selling on eBay: September 2016

By Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod $1,140 (46 bids, 13 bidders): Art Deco Tharaud Limoges Pierrot Holding A Globe Lampe Berger. In excellent condition, no chips no cracks. About 9 3/4″ high. Extremely rare Art Deco Pierrot Lampe Berger. (Photo:

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Rare 1928 perfume bottle, $33,000, IPBA Convention

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A rare 1928 Parfums de Marcy trompe l’oeil presentation “Le Bracelet Miraculeux” perfume bottle, which held five scents and was disguised as an Art Deco bracelet, sold for $33,000

The Kaplan Collection Vintage Perfume Bottles on Display, April 25th – July 5th

Jay and Pamela Kaplan have been collecting perfume bottles from the DeVilbiss Company of Toledo, Ohio, for over 20 years. Their collection includes over 400 bottles made from important American glass houses such as Steuben, Cambridge, Frye and Imperial. The

Turn-of-the-Century Tiffany Studios Lighting as well as Stunning Bronzes & Artwork to Highlight Fontaine’s February 28th Sale

PITTSFIELD, MA…. Several stunning early 20th century lighting pieces from Tiffany Studios (including a Tulip table lamp and a Moorish-style hall lantern) and a pair of bronze figural works (one signed Dimitri Chiparus, the other Vassili Grachev), are expected top

Antique and Estate Jewelry; Its Time Has Come

Antique and Estate Jewelry; Its Time Has Come

Antique and Estate Jewelry; Its Time Has Come By Edward Lewand, GG, ASA, AAA Over the last few years, having an interest in antique and estate jewelry has become a new trend. This may be due to all the TV

Cartier Mystery Clock, $515,000, Doyle New York

Cartier Mystery Clock, $515,000, Doyle New York

Cartier Mystery Clock, $515,000, Doyle New York Gavels ‘n’ Paddles Recent Auctions from Near & Far By Ken Hall A rare Cartier Art Deco rock crystal and diamond Model A Mystery Clock sold for $515,000 at a sale of jewelry,