Monthly Archives: June 2014

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Aetna Insurance Co. sign, $51,300, Showtime Auction

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Aetna Insurance Co. sign, $51,300, Showtime Auction

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Aetna Insurance Co. sign, $51,300, Showtime Auction Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall An Aetna Insurance Company reverse glass painted sign with mother of pearl inlay, 34 inches square and in excellent condition, sold for $51,300 at an auction held April 4-6 by Showtime Auction Services (based in […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Six porcelain panels, $57,600, Nadeau's

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Six porcelain panels, $57,600, Nadeau's

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Six porcelain panels, $57,600, Nadeau’s Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A set of six diminutive Chinese 19th century porcelain famille rose panels, with floral and figural decorations and each panel measuring 14 ½ inches by 4 ¾ inches, sold for $57,600 at an American & Asian Auction […]

The Lure of Lunch Boxes

The Lure of Lunch Boxes

The Lure of Lunch Boxes By Jeff Figler Lunch boxes are collectibles that have a soared tremendously in popularity recently. Throughout history people have always needed to transport food, but of course, nobody ever dreamed that these metal boxes could be worth a fortune. There are a number of characteristics that combine to make the […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Sunburst Snuff Jar, $57,330, Heckler's

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Sunburst Snuff Jar, $57,330, Heckler's

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Sunburst Snuff Jar, $57,330, Heckler’s Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A Sunburst Snuff Jar made between 1815 and 1830 at the Keene Marlboro Street Glassworks (N.H.), very rare and in near-perfect condition, sold for $57,330 in an online-only absentee auction (#108) held March 17-26 by Norman C. […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Chinese porcelain screen, $121,000, Elite Decorative Arts

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Chinese porcelain screen, $121,000, Elite Decorative Arts

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Chinese porcelain screen, $121,000, Elite Decorative Arts Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A large 19th century Chinese porcelain famille rose four-panel screen sold for $121,000 at a Fine Artwork, Porcelain & Decorative Arts Auction held March 29 by Elite Decorative Arts in Boynton Beach, Fla. Also, a […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Alexander Calder gouache, $78,200, Cottone Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Alexander Calder gouache, $78,200, Cottone Auctions

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Alexander Calder gouache, $78,200, Cottone Auctions Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall An original gouache painting by the renowned artist Alexander Calder (Am., 1898-1976), titled Loops Filled In, sold for $78,200 at a Winter Fine Art & Antiques Auction held March 29 by Cottone Auctions in Geneseo, N.Y. […]

Buying and Selling at Auction Does Require Some Work

Buying and Selling at Auction Does Require Some Work

Buying and Selling at Auction Does Require Some Work The Antique Jewelry Marketplace by Edward Lewand Buying and selling at auction requires an understanding and knowledge of the process, the product you are selling and the effects the process has on people that causes them to bid up items to new highs; and then when […]

In a New Light: French Impressionism Arrives in America

In a New Light: French Impressionism Arrives in America

In a New Light: French Impressionism Arrives in America Shelburne Museum June 14 through September 1, 2014 Exquisite and powerful paintings by Monet, Manet, Degas, Courbet and other French Impressionist masters will be on display this summer at Vermont’s acclaimed Shelburne Museum with “In a New Light: French Impressionism Arrives in America” a new exhibition […]

Journal of Antiques and Collectibles June 2014 Issue

Journal of Antiques and Collectibles June 2014 Issue

The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles June 2014 issue features “In a New Light: French Impressionism Arrives in America: Shelburne Museum June 14 through September 1, 2014”, “René Lalique – Enchanted by Glass at the Corning Museum of Glass” by Kelley Jo Elliott (Curator), and “Jewelry 101: Buying and Selling at Auction Does require some work”. […]