Tag Archives: figural

Away in a Manger

Away in a Manger

Nativity Sets Around The World by Donald-Brian Johnson | Photos by Leslie Piña “And it came to pass while they were there, the days for her to be delivered were fulfilled. And she bought forth her firstborn son, and wrapped him in swaddling clothes, and laid him in a manger, because there was no room […]

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 […]

What's Selling on eBay: November 2016

What's Selling on eBay: November 2016

by Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod $10,902 (13 bids, 5 bidders): Antique Papier-mache Clockwork Rabbit and 3 Bunnies – All Nodders and Mouth Moves. A large Father Rabbit with three bunnies tucked inside the waist of his pants. When wound up, his head with big glass eyes rocks back and forth with the tick-tock of […]

Morphy Auctions' September Premier Toys, Dolls, Marbles, And Figural Cast Iron Sales Event, Sept. 23-24

This two-day auction includes almost 1,300 lots of extraordinary vintage toys and childhood ephemera, with museum-quality selections across all the most popular collecting categories.  Denver, Pennsylvania, September 5, 2016 – Morphy Auctions, the finest auction destination for fresh to the market collections, is pleased to announce this million-dollar Toy, Doll, Marble, and Figural Cast Iron […]

What's Selling on eBay: August 2016

What's Selling on eBay: August 2016

by Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod $2,337 (38 bids, 13 bidders): Silver Figural Miniature Harp Mechanical Propelling Pencil and Seal. The pencil has a ring slider that extends the nozzle, and it is fully working so the lead propels when the nozzle is turned. The harp is engraved on the frame on both sides and […]

Gavels n Paddles: Chinese jadeite cabbage vase, $59,520, Elite Decorative Arts

Gavels n Paddles: Chinese jadeite cabbage vase, $59,520, Elite Decorative Arts

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A Chinese late Qing Dynasty carved multi-color jadeite figural cabbage vase, 6 3/4 inches tall, sold for $59,520 at a Fine Decorative Arts & Estate Jewelry Auction held April 11 by Elite Decorative Arts in Boynton Beach, Fla. Also, a large Chinese early Qing […]

Gavels ‘N Paddles: Lalique glass vase,$148,750, A. B. Levy's

Gavels ‘N Paddles: Lalique glass vase,$148,750, A. B. Levy's

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A Lalique frosted glass vase titled Nadica, circa 1930, 10 1/2 inches tall, sold for $148,750 at an estates auction held Feb. 19 by A. B. Levy’s (based in Palm Beach, Fla.) in West Palm Beach, Fla. Also, an oil on canvas painting by […]