Monthly Archives: July 2012

Spider-Man cover Art brings $657,250 in Heritage Auctions’ World Record-shattering $10.47+ million Comics and Comic Art Auction

Spider-Man cover Art brings $657,250 in Heritage Auctions’ World Record-shattering $10.47+ million Comics and Comic Art Auction – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – July 2012 Beverly Hills, CA – The best of both worlds in comics and original comic art met in Heritage Auctions’ World Record-shattering $10.47+ million Signature® event on July 26 […]

Journal of Antiques and Collectibles: August 2012 Issue

In this month’s issue, the Cincinnati Art Museum takes us on a journey across the globe through musical instruments in The Art of Sound: Four Centuries of Musical Instruments. “The Halloween Queen” Pamela E. Apkarian-Russell is back with a piece on Daniel Low & The Salem Witches. To read all of these great articles, along with favorites like […]

9.8-Graded X-Men #1 Highlight of Silver Age Marvel Collection at Heritage Auction

9.8-Graded X-Men #1 Highlight of Silver Age Marvel Collection at Heritage Auction – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – July 2012 Beverly Hills, CA – The multi-million dollar Doug Schmell / PedigreeComics.com Collection, featuring the single greatest grouping of Silver Age Marvel CGC #1 Registry sets ever assembled, realized more than $3.94 million on […]

Forbes House Museum Mourns Passing of Founder Dr. H. A. Crosby Forbes & Trustee Emeritus Brad Richardson

Crosby Forbes, circa, 1945, in Cambridge.

Forbes House Museum Mourns Passing of Founder Dr H. A. Crosby Forbes & Trustee Emeritus Brad Richardson – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – July 2012 It is with great sadness the Forbes House Museum announces the passing of its founder, Henry Ashton Crosby Forbes Ph.D., on Sunday, July 22 in New Haven, CT, after a […]

Southwestern Indian Rings: Souvenirs and Art

One of the many Southwestern Indian rings from Baxter's collection

Southwestern Indian Rings: Souvenirs and Art – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles, July 2012 By Paula A. Baxter When I decided to write about Southwestern Indian rings, mainly Navajo and Pueblo, I was motivated by a key conversation I’d had when I first started collecting. I developed my passion for American Indian jewelry during […]

Gladys Emerson Cook – Cats, Dogs, & Erte?

Gladys Emerson Cook – Cats, Dogs, & Erte? – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – July 2012 By Pamela E. Apkarian-Russell, The Halloween Queen® Women artists are often neglected and forgotten by posterity even if they were hugely successful in their own lifetimes. People see their work in museums and galleries and admire them […]

Ken's Korner Web Extra: The Liberty Bell gets a wax job

Ken’s Korner Web Extra: The Liberty Bell  – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – July 2012 The iconic Liberty Bell in Philadelphia, an enduring symbol of American freedom dating to the colonial era, is getting a wax job. A group of preservation experts is coating the inside of the artifact to protect it from […]

Ken's Korner Web Extra: ‘Door of Paradise’ bound for museum

Ken’s Korner Web Extra: ‘Door of Paradise’ bound for museum – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – July 2012 The ‘Door of Paradise’ – the nickname given by Michelangelo to an 8-ton gilded bronze door beautifully crafted in the15th century by Italian artist Lorenzo Ghiberti – has been unveiled to the public after a 27-year restoration, […]

Ken's Korner Web Extra: Washington’s copy of Constitution sold

Ken’s Korner Web Extra: Washington’s copy of Constitution sold – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – July 2012 George Washington’s personal copies of the U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights, housed in a book saying President of the United States on the cover and made just for the president in his first year of office, sold […]