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Collecting by Pieces: Antique Wooden Jigsaw Puzzles

Collecting by Pieces: Antique Wooden Jigsaw Puzzles

Exploring Antique Technologies by Kary Pardy Antique jigsaw puzzles have a devoted following, a group of collectors who hunt for elusive complete puzzles and even more desirable missing pieces. The decorative images and satisfying feel of interlocking hand-cut wooden pieces make for a satisfying accomplishment, and this group of fringe toy collectors is eager to […]

Hindman LLC Acquires Leslie Hindman Auctioneers and Cowan's Auctions

Hindman LLC Acquires Leslie Hindman Auctioneers and Cowan's Auctions

Hindman LLC announces today that it has acquired auction houses Leslie Hindman Auctioneers and Cowan’s Auctions. The new venture brings together two of America’s defining auction firms, uniting a nationwide network of specialists and resources. Born to serve and grow the industry landscape through digital transformation and customer service, Hindman LLC reflects the shared vision […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Davy Crockett’s Bowie knife, $64,625, Cowan’s Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Davy Crockett’s Bowie knife, $64,625, Cowan’s Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Bowie knife presented to Davy Crockett sold for $64,625 at the sale of the Historic Firearms & Militaria Collection of Peter Wainwright held September 12th by Cowan’s Auctions in Cincinnati, Ohio. Also, a Ferguson officer’s breech loading carbine hit the mark for $62,275; […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Wild West Show photo, $15,600, Cowan’s Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Wild West Show photo, $15,600, Cowan’s Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall An albumen photograph of Western legends “Wild Bill” Hickok, “Buffalo Bill” Cody and “Texas Jack” Omohundro, from Cody’s personal collection and documenting the birth of the Wild West Show, sold for $15,600 at a Summer American History Premier Auction held June 22nd by Cowan’s […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Beaded hide war shirt, $55,200, Cowan’s Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Beaded hide war shirt, $55,200, Cowan’s Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall An A’aninin (Gros Ventre) beaded hide war shirt sold for $55,200 at an American Indian & Western Art Auction held April 6th by Cowan’s Auctions in Cincinnati, Oh. Also, a Sioux child’s beaded hide shirt realized $28,800; an identified Ponca beaded hide war shirt […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Tiffany Studios candlestick, $20,400, Cowan’s Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Tiffany Studios candlestick, $20,400, Cowan’s Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Tiffany Studios candlestick from Cleveland’s Rowfront Club sold for $20,400 at a Winter Auction held January 26th by Cowan’s Auctions in Cleveland, Oh. Also, one lot of 21 diminutive white jade cat carvings also brought $20,400; a bronze sculpture by Harriet Whitney Frishmuth […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Set of English delftware plates, $24,000, Cowan’s Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A set of six English delftware Merryman plates sold for $24,000 at an Americana Auction held Dec. 10 by Cowan’s Auctions in Cincinnati, Oh. Also, an Adirondack fall landscape scene by the Scottish-American artist James McDougal Hart (1828-1901) realized $19,200; a hunting scene by […]

Marge Schott's necklace, $192,000, Cowan's Auctions

Marge Schott's necklace, $192,000, Cowan's Auctions

Marge Schott’s necklace, $192,000, Cowan’s Auctions Gavels ‘n’ Paddles Recent Auctions from Near & Far By Ken Hall A 28-carat platinum and diamond necklace made for former Cincinnati Reds owner Marge Schott sold for $192,000 at a Fine Jewelry and Timepieces Auction held Apr. 14 by Cowan’s Auctions in Cincinnati, Oh. Also, a platinum and […]

Paul Sawyier painting, $89,450, Cowan's Auctions

Paul Sawyier painting, $89,450, Cowan's Auctions

Paul Sawyier painting, $89,450, Cowan’s Auctions Gavels ‘n’ Paddles Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall An original painting by Kentucky artist Paul Sawyier, titled The Kentucky Arsenal, sold for $89,450 at a Fine and Decorative Arts Auction held Mar. 9 by Cowan’s Auctions in Cincinnati, Oh. Also, a Newport Chippendale drop-leaf […]

Jade mounted knife, $114,000, Cowan’s

Jade mounted knife, $114,000, Cowan’s

Jade mounted knife, $114,000, Cowan’s Gavels n Paddles Recent Auction Results from Near and Far By Ken Hall A Qianlong jade mounted knife, finely carved with dragon figures, sold for $114,000 at an Asian Art Auction held January 18 by Cowan’s Auctions in Cincinnati, Ohio. Also, a very fine 18th century Chinese white jade double […]