Tag Archives: Tiffany & Co.

What’s Selling on eBay: May 2019

What’s Selling on eBay: May 2019

by Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod $3,246 (36 bids, 11 bidders); 1881 Princeton vs. Yale Football Championship Program, Walter Camp. This rare antique “PRINCETON vs. YALE FOOT-BALL CHAMPIONSHIP” program is for a game played in New York on November 24th, 1881. This was one of the last Yale games played by Walter Camp, the man […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Tiffany Bamboo floor lamp, $241,900, Cottone Auctions

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Tiffany Bamboo floor lamp, $241,900, Cottone Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Tiffany Studios ‘Bamboo’ leaded glass and bronze floor lamp sold for $241,900 and a vintage Tiffany & Company 5.25-carat diamond ring realized $182,900 at Cottone Auctions’ Spring Fine Art & Antiques Auction held March 23-24 in Geneseo, N.Y. Also, a watercolor, India ink […]

Collecting Vintage Mexican Jewelry In Today’s Market

Collecting Vintage Mexican Jewelry In Today’s Market

by Jamie L. Shenkman “Too hot to buy,” so say some dealers of vintage Mexican jewelry. A colleague in the antique and vintage jewelry business recently mentioned that prices have risen to the extent that acquiring top names such as William Spratling, Antonio Pineda, Hector Aguilar and other highly valued artists’ works no longer makes […]

Great Collections: April 2017

Great Collections: April 2017

The Neustadt Collection of Tiffany Lamps An amateur poet, Dr. Neustadt wrote a sentimental poem entitled “The Choicest Lamp” that he included as the preface to his landmark 1970 publication, The Lamps of Tiffany. The Choicest Lamp We passed a tiny basement store, Walked down a wooden ramp And soon her eager eyes did spot […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Fabergé photo frame, $245,000, Christie's

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A jeweled gold-mounted nephrite (greenstone) photograph frame, marked Fabergé (Moscow, circa 1898), sold for $245,000 at Part One of The Private Collection of Joan Rivers, held online from June 18-23 by Christie’s in New York City. Also, a silver dog bowl for Ms. Rivers’ […]

Antiques Peek: April 2016

Antiques Peek: April 2016

by Jessica Kosinski These days we all take our compacts and makeup cases for granted, but the compacts we buy in retail stores are nothing compared to vintage compacts, which can be extremely collectible. Let’s take a peek at vintage compacts, how they developed, and why they became so popular. Behind the Scenes Beauty Techniques […]

Gavels n' Paddles: Tiffany sterling flatware, $16,675, White’s Auctions

Gavels n' Paddles: Tiffany sterling flatware, $16,675, White’s Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A 256-piece Tiffany & Company sterling flatware set in the Flemish pattern (1911M), in the original fitted oak case, sold for $16,675 at an auction held May 26 by White’s Auctions in Middleboro, Mass. Also, a pair of 19th century basalt and white cameo […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Pair of Tiffany silver vases: $33,600, Nadeau's Auction

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Pair of Tiffany silver vases: $33,600, Nadeau’s Auction Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A rare and monumental pair of Tiffany & Company silver vases, 23 inches tall and Art Nouveau repousse, sold for $33,600 at a New Year’s Day Auction held Jan. 1 by Nadeau’s Auction Gallery […]

Antique and Estate Jewelry; Its Time Has Come

Antique and Estate Jewelry; Its Time Has Come

Antique and Estate Jewelry; Its Time Has Come By Edward Lewand, GG, ASA, AAA Over the last few years, having an interest in antique and estate jewelry has become a new trend. This may be due to all the TV shows or because it is feel-good jewelry; grandma had the brooch or a great aunt […]

Paul Revere tea pot, $230,500, Christie’s

Paul Revere tea pot, $230,500, Christie’s

Paul Revere tea pot, $230,500, Christie’s Gavels n Paddles Recent Auction Results from Near and Far By Ken Hall A rare silver tea pot made by Paul Revere, Jr., in Boston, Massachusetts (circa 1782) sold for $230,500 at a sale of Important American Silver held January 24 by Christie’s in New York City. Also, a […]