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Turquoise: The Jewel of the Southwest

Turquoise: The Jewel of the Southwest

By Judy Gonyeau The very nature and character of turquoise has turned the heads of admirers from Ancient Egypt to China, Tibet to Turkey, and in our glorious Southwest. For over 10,000 years, this stone has captured the attention of the powerful and the artistic, as reflected in carved Chinese relics, Egyptian jewelry and scarabs, […]

Lots to Consider: March 2018

Lots to Consider: March 2018

Auction Items Worth a Look Horse Weathervane Sharon Boccelli & Company – March 28: Three dimensional running horse weathervane. Copper with zinc head, from an Alstead New Hampshire farmhouse. Auction Estimate: $850-$1,200 sbauctioneers.com Decorated Box Pook & Pook, Inc. Auctioneers and Appraisers Antique Toy Auction – April 14: Attributed to the Lancaster County, Pennsylvania craftsman […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Wells Fargo reward poster, $10,200, PBA Galleries

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Wells Fargo reward poster, $10,200, PBA Galleries

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall An 1875 Wells Fargo reward poster for “Alkali Jim” sold for $10,200 at an auction held January 25th by PBA Galleries in San Francisco, Calif. Also, a copper-engraved chart of the Straits of Singapore from 1711 realized $6,600; a collection of about 92 glass […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Queen Anne maple highboy, $10,530, Copake Auction

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Queen Anne maple highboy, $10,530, Copake Auction

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall An 18th century Queen Anne curly maple highboy made in eastern Connecticut sold for $10,530 at an auction held September 23rd by Copake Auction in Copake, N.Y.  Also, a Goyard trunk with a label to Henry Latrobe Roosevelt, an assistant secretary of the U.S. […]