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Antiques Peek: January 2019

Antiques Peek: January 2019

Antiques Found Gilty by Jessica Kosinski Overlaying is a process of coating one substance with another substance. The two most common types of metal overlay are silver and gilt (gold). Silver and gilt overlay processes (gilding) have been used for many years to add decorative touches to various other materials, including glass and porcelain. The […]

Fans and Fashion

Fans and Fashion

By Kathryn Hanna Quick History of Fans. The ubiquitous cooling instrument for hot weather and making a fashion statement – ahhhh, the hand fan. Over the millennia, hand fans have evolved from simple implements of cooling to courtly status symbols to essential fashion accessories and much more. Evidence for the use of hand fans dates […]

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 […]