Book cover illustration art may draw $30,000

Did you know the enchanting images appearing on the cover of books in J.R.R. Tolkein's "Lord of the Ring" series is ...

Antiques Peek: April 2017

Hit Me With Your Best Shot! by Jessica Kosinski Shot glasses (sometimes written as one word) are some of the most ...

Important glass designer’s collection up for bids April 29

Winslow Anderson was no stranger to high quality glass and china. In addition to a storied career as a prolific ...

Superman, Spider-Man Set Records (Again)

Comic Character Collectibles by J.C. Vaughn Among the more notable prices realized for vintage comic books over the ...

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: George V casket, $68,750, Bonhams

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall An important George V 18kt yellow gold London Freedom Casket ...

Tiffany Mosaics At the Corning Museum of Glass

The Creation of the First Major Exhibition of Tiffany Glass Mosaics “God has given us our talents, not to copy ...

Audubon’s “Carolina Parrot” soars to $78,000

The colorful elephant folio, "Carolina Parrot" by John Joseph Audubon, saw $78,000 to lead all lots in Eldred's ...

Erté, historical Staffordshire share the auction block April 29

Among the expected highlights of Pook & Pook's April 29 auction is a watercolor and gouache depiction of Josephine ...

Sales Management: Performance by the numbers

"Ours is a business built on browsers," states Wayne Jordan in his latest Behind the Gavel column, about the ...

Glistening Glory: Collectible Cased Glass

Article and photos by Donald-Brian Johnson “Bend me, shape me, any way you want me …” Glass. You ...

Great Collections: April 2017

The Neustadt Collection of Tiffany Lamps An amateur poet, Dr. Neustadt wrote a sentimental poem entitled “The ...

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Carved minstrel figure, $157,950, Thomaston Place

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A circa-1870 American carved polychrome wooden minstrel ...

Indiana Church Strikes Gold With Early “In God We Trust” Rare Coin

Historic 1866 Double Eagle is one of only ten known examples, survived an attempted theft, was donated to a Valparaiso ...

Collecting with Jeff: April 2017

Team Mascots By Jeff Figler From Fredbird to Bernie Brewer, the Slider to the Phillie Phanatic, mascots have been a ...

Symposium explores WWI through antique textiles

HARRISONBURG, Va. — Over the course of three days in July, antique textiles will take center stage ...

Picasso pottery pitcher sets new record at $24,130

The original artist's proof of a unique bird-form pitcher, circa 1953, set a new record for this type of Picasso ...

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Holland & Holland shotgun, $43,050, Morphy Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A cased Holland & Holland Royal Grade two-barrel shotgun ...

Auction deploying singular GI Joe Action brigade

Did you know the GI Joe line of action figures included a GI Nurse? This action figure came on the scene in the 1960s ...