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In the Beginning: 19th Century World’s Fairs

In the Beginning: 19th Century World’s Fairs

By Maxine Carter-Lome When the gates to the Crystal Palace opened on May 1, 1851 to welcome guests to the Great Exhibition, they opened the door to the future. Thirty-two countries from around the world mounted more than 13,000 exhibits to showcase the “Works of Industry of All Nations.” The exhibits included almost every marvel […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Baccarat Egyptian bottle, $38,400, IPBA Convention

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Baccarat Egyptian bottle, $38,400, IPBA Convention

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Baccarat Egyptian bottle, $38,400, IPBA Convention Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall An exquisite 1917 Baccarat Egyptian bottle presentation sold for $38,400 at an auction held during the 26th annual convention of the International Perfume Bottle Association (IPBA), May 2, in Pittsburgh, Pa. Also, a Czechoslovakian blue crystal […]

English glass decanters, $46,215, Kaminski Auc.

English glass decanters, $46,215, Kaminski Auc.

English glass decanters, $46,215, Kaminski Auc. Gavels ‘n’ Paddles Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A pair of 19th century English decanters, depicting the continents of America and Europe, sold for $46,215 at an auction held November 24 by Kaminski Auctions in Beverly, Mass. The decanters boasted sunburst stoppers and a […]

Baccarat chandelier, $98,400, New Orleans

Baccarat chandelier, $98,400, New Orleans Gavels ‘n’ Paddles Recent Auction Results From Near & Far A handcrafted Baccarat full-lead crystal 48-light chandelier sold for $98,400 at a multi-estate auction held Oct. 6-7 by New Orleans Auction Galleries in New Orleans, La. Also, a bronze by Dame Elisabeth Frink, R.A. (1930-1993), titled Chinese Horse II, brought […]