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Gems of the Miniature Glass World

Gems of the Miniature Glass World

Article and photos by Peter Wade In the antiques trade, the term “smalls” is a descriptive term used to refer to the many small items found amongst the thousands of antiques collected today. Often this descriptive has had a slightly negative connotation in that smalls were thought of as the lessor collectibles, frequently overlooked and […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Rare 1928 perfume bottle, $33,000, IPBA Convention

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A rare 1928 Parfums de Marcy trompe l’oeil presentation “Le Bracelet Miraculeux” perfume bottle, which held five scents and was disguised as an Art Deco bracelet, sold for $33,000 at the 28th annual convention of the International Perfume Bottle Association (IPBA), held May 29 […]

Gavels n Paddles: 1880s mantel clock, $28,125, John Moran

Gavels n Paddles: 1880s mantel clock, $28,125, John Moran

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A large scale patinated and gilt bronze mantel clock, dating to the 1880s and signed by maker Deniere & Cailleaux, sold for $28,125 at a Decorative Arts Auction held July 28 by John Moran Auctioneers in Pasadena, Calif. Also, an oil on canvas depiction […]