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Gavels n' Paddles: Chinese porcelain vase, $6,500, Ahlers & Ogletree

Gavels n' Paddles: Chinese porcelain vase, $6,500, Ahlers & Ogletree

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A rare Chinese Ming Dynasty porcelain vase dating to the Chenghua period (1465-1487), 8 1/2 inches tall and with a milky white glaze, sold for $6,500 at a Summer Estates Auction held June 28 by Ahlers & Ogletree in Atlanta, Ga. Also, a 2006 […]

On the Road to… Tennessee

On the Road to... Tennessee

Rock, Soul, Blues, Country Music… Tennessee is a state for music lovers and antique lovers. The Tennessee Antique Trail, provided by TennesseeAntiqueTrail.com, provides over 100 places to visit and browse as you pass through this beautiful state. And while you are in Tennessee, don’t forget about all the great museums and attractions that can add […]

Publisher's Corner: September 2015

Maxine Carter-Lome - Publisher

Styling the Word Vintage Recently I had the opportunity to attend Augusta Auctions’ May pre-Brimfield Auction, and the Vintage Fashion & Antique Textile Show at the start of July Brimfield week. Truthfully, my previous exposure to the world of “vintage” has been limited. Having seen the word widely (and sometime questionably) applied at antique shows, […]

What's Selling on eBay: August 2015

by Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod $3,000 (60 bids, 16 bidders): 1781 Antique 18th C. William Simkin Creamware Liverpool Pitcher, Farmers Tools. Measuring 9 inches tall by 8 inches from the handle to the spout, this antique 18th century Liverpool Creamware Jug is decorated with early farmer’s tools. On the other side is a poem […]

Gavels ‘N Paddles: Ford late-surrealist work, $95,200, Clars Auction

Gavels ‘N Paddles: Ford late-surrealist work, $95,200, Clars Auction

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall An untitled late-surrealist 1945 painting by Gordon Onslow Ford (Am./Brit., 1912-2003), sold for $95,200 at an auction held May 30-31 by Clars Auction Gallery in Oakland, Calif. Also, a yellow diamond and near-colorless diamond ring with a rectangular modified brilliant cut diamond weighing 7.52 […]

Collector's Showcase: August 2015

A Collection Unmatched Marc Edelman can remember visiting his aunt and uncle in Englewood Cliffs, NJ as a young boy and being fascinated by his aunt’s jar full of matchbooks from places that even today bring back fond memories. Fifty years later, that fascination with matchbooks and matchbook covers has not waned, turning an interest […]

Gavels ‘N Paddles: N. C. Wyeth painting, $353,000, Freeman's

Gavels ‘N Paddles: N. C. Wyeth painting, $353,000, Freeman's

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A painting by N. C. Wyeth titled However, At Last I Taught Him to Call Me By My Name Very Familiarly, an animated painting that was used as the cover illustration for Daniel Defoe’s classic book Robinson Crusoe, sold for $353,000 at an American […]

Gavels ‘N Paddles: Pour Le Merite medal, $28,800, Kaminski Auctions

Gavels ‘N Paddles: Pour Le Merite medal, $28,800, Kaminski Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A Pour Le Merite (Blue Max) medal, awarded during World War I to German fighter pilot Max Immelman, who brought down eight enemy aircraft, sold for $28,800 at an auction held May 31 by Kaminski Auctions in Beverly, Mass. Also, a World War I […]

Repurposed Sports Equipment

Repurposed Sports Equipment

If you are the creative type and like to work with your hands, there are many websites to find creative ideas.  The images below are repurposed sports equipment from Pinterest and other sites. If you would like to share your repurposed or upcycled ideas, email Robin at editorial@journalofantiques.com.       Repurposed Sports Equipment Related […]

Gavels ‘N Paddles: Voltamp “Edna” tram, $21,240, Bertoia Auctions

Gavels ‘N Paddles: Voltamp “Edna” tram, $21,240, Bertoia Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A circa-1910 Voltamp No. 2116 “Edna” interurban toy tram, 161/2 inches long and an early version, with an olive green painted body and a wood floor, sold for $21,240 at a Toys, Trains & Banks Auction held May 8-9 by Bertoia Auctions in Vineland, […]