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Antiques Peek: April 2019

Antiques Peek: April 2019

I Can See Clearly Now By Jessica Kosinski Glassware is commonplace in today’s society. We all have drinking glasses, wine glasses, and even bowls or other dishes made of glass. Many glass pieces may look nice, but they are not particularly special or valuable. An exception is lead crystal. Lead crystal is specially made and […]

Antiques Peek: December 2018

Antiques Peek: December 2018

100 Years of Mixing Things Up by Jessica Kosinski There are many things we all take for granted every day that we shouldn’t. On that list are a lot of home appliances. It was not too long ago that things we consider standard now, such as dish and clothes washers, were unheard of. One appliance […]

Antiques Peek: September 2017

Antiques Peek: September 2017

By Jessica Kosinski Pat-A-Pat We all have traditional foods that we like to eat. Often, favorite foods vary by era and culture. However, one food that has stood the test of time is butter. Butter is so popular, in fact, that specific practices have been established and altered over the years for producing it, cutting […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Two famille rose dishes, $100,300, Michaan's Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A pair of diminutive 19th century famille rose dishes, just 6 ¾ inches tall each, sold for $100,300 at an auction held Jan. 9 by Michaan’s Auctions in Alameda, Calif. Also, a lot of three wood netsukes brought $9,440; a Republic period famille rose […]