Monthly Archives: December 2012

Journal of Antiques and Collectibles December 2012 Issue

Journal of Antiques and Collectibles December 2012 Issue

The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles December 2012  issue features “Figure Skating and the Arts” by Frances Dafoe, “Yuletide is A-Coming” by Pamela E Apkarian-Russell, Guess What by Bob Cahn – “Traditional re-creation but still baffling!“, “Collecting Old & Rare Books” by James Dawson. To read these great articles, along with favorites like “Ken’s Korner,”  […]

Figure Skating and the Arts

Figure Skating and the Arts

Figure Skating and the Arts By Frances Dafoe When I started working on the book Figure Skating and the Arts: Eight Centuries of Sport and Inspiration, I had no idea of the treasures I would find in private and public collections in so many countries around the world. It was a journey of discovery for […]

Ken’s Korner: Renoir’s Paris home can now be yours!

Ken’s Korner: Renoir’s Paris home can now be yours!

Ken’s Korner: Renoir’s Paris home can now be yours! Ken’s Korner New and Views from the World of Antiquing and Collecting The former Paris home of iconic Impressionist painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir is for sale (no asking price given, but presumably it’s in the millions). The country-style Montmartre home boasts a pastel-hued color theme (illuminated by […]

Rare Miles cash register, $14,950, White’s Auctions

Rare Miles cash register, $14,950, White’s Auctions

Rare Miles cash register, $14,950, White’s Auctions Gavels and Paddles Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World A rare Miles double dial walnut cash register (Boston ‘89) sold for $14,850 at an auction held Aug. 26 by White’s Auctions in Middleboro, Mass. Also, a Louis Vuitton steamer truck brought $7,705; four Louis Vuitton suitcases, […]

Diego Rivera work, $9,700, Kaminski

Diego Rivera work, $9,700, Kaminski

Diego Rivera work, $9,700, Kaminski Gavels and Paddles Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World A gouache on paper work by Mexican artist Diego Rivera (1886-1957), titled Mercedo des Flores, signed 1927 and including a booklet of documentation and the original sales invoice from 1944, sold for $9,700 at a 20th Century Decorative Arts […]

N.C. Wyeth painting, $253,000, Thomaston

N.C. Wyeth painting, $253,000, Thomaston

N.C. Wyeth painting, $253,000, Thomaston Gavels and Paddles Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World An oil on linen painting by N.C. Wyeth, signed in the upper left corner and titled The Great Blue Heron, sold for $253,000 at an annual Summer Auction held August 25-26 by Thomaston Place Auction Galleries in Thomaston, ME. […]

Lazzell woodcut print, $106,200, Eldred’s

Lazzell woodcut print, $106,200, Eldred’s

Lazzell woodcut print, $106,200, Eldred’s Gavels and Paddles Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World A white-line color woodcut print by Blanche Lazzell, titled Sail Boat and showing two men about to launch a sailboat from shore, sold for $106,200 at an Americana Auction held August 1-3 by Eldred’s Auctioneers & Appraisals in East […]

Ken's Korner: Thief makes off with $10 million in goods

Ken's Korner: Thief makes off with $10 million in goods

Ken’s Korner: Thief makes off with $10 million in goods Ken’s Korner New and Views from the World of Antiquing and Collecting by Ken Hall A brazen thief broke into a private home in Santa Monica, CA, sometime between September 12-13, and made off with a staggering $10 million worth of merchandise. Stolen were original […]

Lee Man Fong work, $1.3 million, Freeman’s

Lee Man Fong work, $1.3 million, Freeman’s

Lee Man Fong work, $1.3 million, Freeman’s Gavels and Paddles Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World An original painting by Chinese painter Lee Man Fong sold for $1.3 million at an Asia Week Auction held September 9 by Freeman’s in Philadelphia. Also, a large Chinese flambe glazed porcelain vase, Qianlong mark and period, […]

Ken's Korner: Ronnie Wood’s ex is selling his stuff

Ken's Korner: Ronnie Wood’s ex is selling his stuff

Ken’s Korner: Ronnie Wood’s ex is selling his stuff Ken’s Korner New and Views from the World of Antiquing and Collecting by Ken Hall Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood is livid that ex-wife Jo is auctioning items from their marriage he claims are rightfully his. The items include two Fender Stratocaster custom-painted guitars, Wood’s stage-worn […]