Auctions

Olympic Gold Medal among Highlights of Grey Flannel’s Auction Opening July 29 through Aug. 20

Olympic Gold Medal among Highlights of Grey Flannel’s Auction Opening July 29 through Aug. 20

WESTHAMPTON, N.Y. – Grey Flannel Auctions has announced details of its Ninth Annual Basketball Hall of Fame Auction to be held online at www.greyflannelauctions.com. Bidding will be open on July 29 at 10:00am EST and conclude on August 20. The auction contains not only unique game-worn team apparel and game-used memorabilia from professional sports icons, […]

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The Puffer collection of Native American artwork and artifacts will headline Allard Auctions’ Best of Santa Fe auction, August 16th-17th in Santa Fe, N.M.

The Puffer collection of Native American artwork and artifacts will headline Allard Auctions’ Best of Santa Fe auction, August 16th-17th in Santa Fe, N.M.

SANTA FE, N.M. – Around 900 lots of Western and Native art, American Indian artifacts and related collectibles will come up for bid at the Best of Santa Fe auction, an annual event hosted by Allard Auctions, Inc., based in St. Ignatius, Mont. The event will be held at the Scottish Rites Hall in Santa […]

By July 24, 2014 Read More →
Rare Elvis Artifacts to be featured in First-Ever “Auction at Graceland”

Rare Elvis Artifacts to be featured in First-Ever “Auction at Graceland”

Details announced for unprecedented auction to take place at Graceland during Elvis week in August MEMPHIS, TN Highlights of the rare Elvis Presley artifacts to be included in the first-ever “Auction at Graceland” were announced today, along with registration and catalog ordering details for the auction, which will be held on Thursday, August 14, 2014 […]

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Antique items from three prominent area estates, plus remaining items from Walter Place, will be sold Aug. 2nd by Stevens Auction Co. in Aberdeen, Miss.

Antique items from three prominent area estates, plus remaining items from Walter Place, will be sold Aug. 2nd by Stevens Auction Co. in Aberdeen, Miss.

ABERDEEN, Miss. – Quality antique items from three prominent area estates – to include Federal, Empire and Victorian furniture, original works of art, hand-made Persian rugs, antique clocks, china, rare lighting and hundreds of collectibles – will all come up for bid on Saturday, Aug. 2, by Stevens Auction Company, in the firm’s gallery located […]

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Founder of the Newlyn School Comes to Barnes Thomas

Founder of the Newlyn School Comes to Barnes Thomas

PENZANCE, UK July 21, 2014 – ‘Generally regarded as the finest work on paper by Walter Langley(1852-1922), Knitting is the quintessential Langley. Not only is it a ‘must have’ for serious collectors but it is also a perfect example of his work,’ said Barnes Thomas of Barnes Thomas County Auctioneers in Penzance. ‘It’s in mint condition, […]

The contents of a beautiful, 4,000-square-foot, 5-bedroom home in Newtown, Conn., will be sold on-site Sunday, August 3rd, by Tim’s, Inc., Auctions

The contents of a beautiful, 4,000-square-foot, 5-bedroom home in Newtown, Conn., will be sold on-site Sunday, August 3rd, by Tim’s, Inc., Auctions

NEWTOWN, Conn. – The contents of a gorgeous 4,000-square-foot home on Silver City Road in Newtown valued at over $500,000 – 10 rooms, all of them beautifully decorated with quality items purchased 4-5 years ago and ready for immediate use – will be sold at an on-site auction on Sunday, Aug. 3rd, starting at 1 […]

By July 20, 2014 Read More →

Appraisers

Miami International Art (MIA) Fair 2014 –Welcomes Premier Galleries, Curators and Collectors Aboard SeaFair

Miami International Art (MIA) Fair 2014 –Welcomes Premier Galleries, Curators and Collectors Aboard SeaFair

Miami International Art Fair 2012Miami, FL – December 2, 2013 – The Miami International Art (MIA) Fair will bring together emerging artists to downtown Miami January 17-20, 2014 with a preview on January 16th. On display will be over 28 international dealers showcasing Fair will bring together emerging artists to downtown Miami January 17-20, 2014. […]

Paul Brown, star of The Discovery Channel’s hit series Auction Kings, is available for guest appearances at antique shows, fairs and auctions

Paul Brown, star of The Discovery Channel’s hit series Auction Kings, is available for guest appearances at antique shows, fairs and auctions

(ATLANTA, Ga.) – Antique show and fair promoters looking to boost attendance at their next event might want to consider booking Paul Brown, the star of The Discovery Channel’s hit TV show Auction Kings. Brown has made about a half-dozen appearances at such shows since Auction Kings first began airing in May of 2010, and […]

By August 28, 2013 Read More →
International Society Of Appraisers Announces 2013 Summer Education Schedule

International Society Of Appraisers Announces 2013 Summer Education Schedule

Three courses are scheduled for June including: the Core Course in Appraisal Studies, Asian Art I: Japanese Prints and Asian Art II: Asian Paintings and Screens.   CORE COURSE IN APPRAISAL STUDIES – June 3-9, 2013 (Toronto, ON)  COURSE INSTRUCTORS:Leon Castner, PhD, ISA CAPP, Kathryn Minard, ISA CAPP  COURSE INFORMATION  This is the “original” complete […]

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International Society of Appraisers Announces 2013 Winter and Spring Education Schedule

International Society of Appraisers Announces 2013 Winter and Spring Education Schedule

Seven courses are scheduled for March, April and June including: the Core Course in Appraisal Studies, Requalification Course, the 7 hour and 15 hour Personal Property USPAP Course, Asian Art I: Japanese Prints and Asian Art II: Asian Paintings and Screens. CORE COURSE IN APPRAISAL STUDIES – March 4-10, 2013 (Naperville, IL) and June 3-9, […]

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International Society of Appraisers Announces Fall 2012 Education Schedule

International Society of Appraisers Announces Fall 2012 Education Schedule

Eight courses are scheduled for October and November including Appraisal of Fine Arts, Core Course in Appraisal Studies, Requalification Course, Advanced Report Writing, Oriental Rugs, Appraisal of Antiques & Residential Contents and the 7 hour and 15 hour Personal Property USPAP Course. APPRAISAL OF FINE ART – October 15-20, 2012 COURSE INSTRUCTORS: Richard Casagrande, ISA […]

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2012 Edition of Journal of Advanced Appraisal Studies Just Released

2012 Edition of Journal of Advanced Appraisal Studies Just Released

The Foundation for Appraisal Education has announced the publication of the fifth annual edition of its appraisal guidelines.

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Recent Antiques Posts

Find the Unexpected at Artemis Gallery’s July 23 Discovery Auction

Find the Unexpected at Artemis Gallery’s July 23 Discovery Auction

Artemis Gallery’s July 23 Summer Discovery Auction presents rare opportunities for beginners, unexpected finds for advanced collectors of antiquities including ancient and ethnographic art, tribal, Spanish colonial relics that open as low as $50 BOULDER COUNTY, CO – It doesn’t have to cost an Etruscan king’s ransom or an Egyptian pharoah’s arm and a leg […]

By July 18, 2014 Read More →
Around 1,000 quality lots in a variety of categories will be sold at Ahlers & Ogletree’s Summer Estates Auction, August 9th-10th in Atlanta, Georgia

Around 1,000 quality lots in a variety of categories will be sold at Ahlers & Ogletree’s Summer Estates Auction, August 9th-10th in Atlanta, Georgia

ATLANTA, Ga. – Around 1,000 lots of quality, fresh merchandise in a wide array of categories – fine art by noted listed artists, wonderful period and modern furniture pieces, a collection of antique tortoiseshell items, decorative accessories and more – will be sold the weekend of Aug. 9-10 by Ahlers & Ogletree, in the firm’s […]

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Brown & Thigpen Auctions: Jacksonville, NC July 17, 2014

Brown & Thigpen Auctions: Jacksonville, NC July 17, 2014

Household and Consignments Auction Jacksonville, NC July 17, 2014 – Brown & Thigpen Auctions, LLC. will have about 300 lots of household and other quality consignments up for bid on July 17, 2014 and should be finished by approximately 9:00 – 9:30PM. Jacksonville, NC Auction House 3060 Wilmington Hwy. 17 South, Jacksonville, NC 28540 {behind […]

More than 700 lots will come up for bid at Philip Weiss Auctions’ summer sale spectacular on Wednesday, July 23rd, in Lynbrook, N.Y., at 1 p.m.

More than 700 lots will come up for bid at Philip Weiss Auctions’ summer sale spectacular on Wednesday, July 23rd, in Lynbrook, N.Y., at 1 p.m.

LYNBROOK, N.Y. – A summer sale spectacular featuring over 700 lots of historical items, militaria, posters, rare books, rock ‘n’ roll, ocean liner memorabilia, aviation collectibles and more will be held Wednesday, July 23rd, by Philip Weiss Auctions, online (at Proxibid.com and Invaluable.com) and in the firm’s gallery at 74 Merrick Road, beginning at 1 […]

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Items from the estate of the late Barbara Mequet Ochsner of New Orleans will be sold July 26-27 by Crescent City Auction Gallery in New Orleans

Items from the estate of the late Barbara Mequet Ochsner of New Orleans will be sold July 26-27 by Crescent City Auction Gallery in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS, La. – An important figural oil on canvas painting by the renowned Brazilian artist Emiliano di Cavalcanti (1897-1976), rendered in 1948 and titled Pescadores (Spanish for “Fishermen”), is expected to bring $150,000-$250,000 at an estates auction scheduled for July 26th and 27th by Crescent City Auction Gallery, in the firm’s gallery at 1330 […]

By July 8, 2014 Read More →
Confederate cannonball from the Battle of Gettysburg in 1863 hits the mark for $5,850 at Mohawk Arms’ Auction #71, held June 13-14

Confederate cannonball from the Battle of Gettysburg in 1863 hits the mark for $5,850 at Mohawk Arms’ Auction #71, held June 13-14

BOUCKVILLE, N.Y. – A Confederate cannonball from the Battle of Gettysburg, mounted on three brass leg finials and engraved in script “Rebel shell – Gettysburg 1863,” sold for $5,850 at Mohawk Arms’ Auction #71, held June 13th-14th online and at the firm’s gallery in Bouckville. The “plugs” had been removed from the seven-pound shell, exposing […]

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Auction Zero Offers 100+ Lots of Superb, Signed Designer Jewelry, July 17

Auction Zero Offers 100+ Lots of Superb, Signed Designer Jewelry, July 17

LONDON – Auction Zero, London’s newest and most exclusive boutique auction house specializing in fine jewels, estate and designer jewelry, watches, gold bullion and coins, has chosen a name that quite succinctly describes its business model. They charge no commission whatsoever to consignors – zero. And there are no additional charges for photography, marketing, online […]

By July 5, 2014 Read More →
The entire contents of Walter Place — a spectacular antebellum home in Holly Springs, Miss. — will be sold on-site by Stevens Auction Co., July 11-12

The entire contents of Walter Place — a spectacular antebellum home in Holly Springs, Miss. — will be sold on-site by Stevens Auction Co., July 11-12

HOLLY SPRINGS, Miss. – The entire contents of Walter Place – a spectacular antebellum home completed in 1859 and used as a Union Army camp and officers’ quarters during the Civil War – will be sold at auction July 11th and 12th by Stevens Auction Company, based in Aberdeen, Miss. Holly Springs is located about […]

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Specimen set of five banknotes from the United Arab Emirates (1973-1976 issue) sells for $16,520 at Archives International Auctions’ May 20 auction

Specimen set of five banknotes from the United Arab Emirates (1973-1976 issue) sells for $16,520 at Archives International Auctions’ May 20 auction

FORT LEE, N.J. – A 1973-1976 specimen set of five banknotes from the United Arab Emirates sold for $16,520 at an auction of rare and highly collectible U.S. and worldwide banknotes, scripophily and security printing ephemera held May 20th by Archives International Auctions, in the firm’s Fort Lee offices and online, at www.archivesinternational.com. More than […]

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Powerful Lineup of Pop Culture Memorabilia and Americana in Hake’s July 15-17 Auction

Powerful Lineup of Pop Culture Memorabilia and Americana in Hake’s July 15-17 Auction

Auction is led by Maurice Sendak watercolor masterpiece, rare 1920 ‘Cox and FDR’ jugate, Walt Disney-signed Disneyland registry, Anna Pottery pig, Jack Kirby Fantastic Four original comic book page art YORK, Pa. – Pop culture has become the fine art of the boomer through millennial generations. Never before has competition been so intense to own […]

By June 24, 2014 Read More →
Queen Anne highboy, made in America circa 1730-1750, sells for $32,500 at Ahlers & Ogletree’s multi-estate auction held June 6th-8th in Atlanta, Ga.

Queen Anne highboy, made in America circa 1730-1750, sells for $32,500 at Ahlers & Ogletree’s multi-estate auction held June 6th-8th in Atlanta, Ga.

ATLANTA, Ga. – A mahogany carved and figured Queen Anne highboy (high chest of drawers raised on cabriole legs), likely originating from Massachusetts and dating between 1730 and 1750, sold for $32,500 at a huge, high-end, multi-estate auction held June 6-8 by Ahlers & Ogletree, in the firm’s gallery located at 715 Miami Circle (Suite […]

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Celebrate the end of the school year with the Charles W. Morgan Countdown Celebration – an event for all ages!

Celebrate the end of the school year with the Charles W. Morgan Countdown Celebration – an event for all ages!

Celebration to feature the New Bedford premiere of the new Charles W. Morgan documentary NEW BEDFORD, MA June 21, 2014 — The New Bedford Whaling Museum invites the public to celebrate the highly anticipated arrival of the whaleship Charles W. Morgan with a free event for all ages. The Charles W. Morgan Countdown Celebration will […]

Items from the estate of the late Paul H. “Billy” Eubanks and his surviving wife Maedelle will be sold on Saturday, July 26th, in Panama City, Florida

Items from the estate of the late Paul H. “Billy” Eubanks and his surviving wife Maedelle will be sold on Saturday, July 26th, in Panama City, Florida

PANAMA CITY, Fla. Items from the estate of Paul H. (“Billy”) Eubanks – a prominent banker and accomplished woodworking craftsman – and his surviving wife Maedelle, will be sold at an on-site auction planned for Saturday, July 26, at 1219 Marie Ann Boulevard in Panama City. Mr. Eubanks was born on Aug. 12, 1932 in […]

By June 21, 2014 Read More →
Clayton Moore’s Iconic Lone Ranger Outfit Stars in Big July 12 Western Auction in Texas

Clayton Moore’s Iconic Lone Ranger Outfit Stars in Big July 12 Western Auction in Texas

WACO, Texas –A & S Auction in Waco, Texas, is no stranger to unique Western Americana. For 30 years, the family-owned company has brought the Old West to life for collectors with their expertly produced specialty sales of antiques, firearms, art, and riding gear. Their July 12th Summer Western Auction will feature all that, plus […]

By June 20, 2014 Read More →
Rare Books – The Power and the Paradox

Rare Books – The Power and the Paradox

Contributed by: Jenni Goodman LONDON June 20, 2014 – Rare books constitute something quite unique for the antiquarian. The knowledge and stories they contain within their leaves may be utterly priceless – yet the meaning of words is within the public domain. The words of a beautifully illuminated, gold-bound manuscript can be copied out in biro […]

Large and important 19th century Chinese porcelain screen with four famille rose panels climbs to $126,900 at Elite Decoratve Arts’ June 14th auction

Large and important 19th century Chinese porcelain screen with four famille rose panels climbs to $126,900 at Elite Decoratve Arts’ June 14th auction

BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. – A large, important 19th century Chinese porcelain screen consisting of four large panels – each one famille rose, with mountain scenes and elders – sold for $126,900 at a Fine Asian Carvings & Works of Art Auction held June 14th by Elite Decorative Arts, in the firm’s gallery located in Quantum […]

By June 19, 2014 Read More →
New Bedford Whaling Museum to launch Yankee Baleeiros! traveling exhibition in Dorchester on June 21

New Bedford Whaling Museum to launch Yankee Baleeiros! traveling exhibition in Dorchester on June 21

Exhibition celebrates the interwoven stories of the Azorean, Cape Verdean, and Brazilian migration in the United States   NEW BEDFORD, MA June 16, 2014 — The New Bedford Whaling Museum is pleased to present “Yankee Baleeiros! The Shared Legacies of Luso and Yankee Whalers.” The traveling exhibition celebrates the interwoven Luso-American stories of the Azorean, […]

Nearly 200 lots of rare and highly collectible bottles, plus advertising items, wil be sold in American Bottle Auctions’ online-only auction, July 11th thru 20th

Nearly 200 lots of rare and highly collectible bottles, plus advertising items, wil be sold in American Bottle Auctions’ online-only auction, July 11th thru 20th

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Nearly 200 lots – many of them rare and highly collectible bottles, to include sodas, bitters, back bars, medicines, whiskey fifths and flasks, plus advertising items and other spirits and poisons – will all come up for bid in American Bottle Auctions’ next big online and catalog sale (Auction #60) that will […]

By June 13, 2014 Read More →
More than 500 quality lots totaling thousands of items will come up for bid in Tim’s online-only Father’s Day Extravaganza Auction on June 15th

More than 500 quality lots totaling thousands of items will come up for bid in Tim’s online-only Father’s Day Extravaganza Auction on June 15th

BRISTOL, Conn. – More than 500 quality lots comprising thousands of items will be sold in an online-only Father’s Day Extravaganza Auction slated for Sunday, June 15th, starting promptly at 5 p.m., Eastern time. The auction will be held by Tim’s, Inc. Auctions (www.timsauctions.com), based in Bristol. The annual event was begun by Tim’s father, […]

By June 10, 2014 Read More →
New Bedford Whaling Museum to host opening reception and book release for Benjamin Russell

New Bedford Whaling Museum to host opening reception and book release for Benjamin Russell

New Bedford Whaling Museum to host opening reception and book release for Benjamin Russell: Whaleman-Artist, Entrepreneur exhibition on June 19 Evening to include talk and book signing with guest curator and author of the exhibition catalogue, Keith W. Kauppila.   NEW BEDFORD, MA June 9, 2014 — The New Bedford Whaling Museum invites the public […]