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Dr. Bode Collection of Worldwide Banknotes to Highlight International Paper Money Show (6/10/14)
Memphis postcardMEMPHIS, Tenn. – The Dr. Richard Bode Collection—an astounding compilation of worldwide banknotes ranging from the earliest known currency from … More >>


Asian Carvings, Works of Art to Lead Elite Decorative Arts Sale (6/9/14)
This large, 19th-century Chinese porcelain screen consisting of four main panels, 38 ½ inches by 46 ¾ inches overall, is expected to realize between $30,000 and $40,000 or more at the Elite Decorative Arts’ upcoming Fine Asian Carvings & Works of Art Auction, slated for June 14.BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. – A large and important 19th-century Chinese porcelain screen, an extraordinary and intricately carved Chinese red coral … More >>


A True Southern Lady’s Lifetime Collection, Estate of to be sold at Auction (6/4/14)
The lifetime collection and estate of the late Zoe Spedale—a socialite, true Southern lady and wife of a world-renowned surgeon, who appointed their spectacular Louisiana home (above) with the finest artwork, furniture and decorative accessories life had to offer, gathered quite literally from around the word—will be sold on Saturday, June 7, by Stevens Auction Company in Aberdeen.ABERDEEN, Miss. – The lifetime collection and estate of the late Zoe Spedale—a socialite, true Southern lady and wife of … More >>


Porcelain Retrieved from 1690 Chinese Shipwreck to Highlight Auction (6/3/14)
Chinese blue and white kangxi porcelain finger bowl with blue banding on interior, exterior with landscape with buildings and rocks, was purportedly recovered from the Vung Tau, a ship that sank off the coast of Vietnam in the late 17th century. Despite its history, it has a modest auction estimate, as it is expected to fetch between $100 and $200. ATLANTA – Porcelain pieces retrieved from a Chinese shipwreck in 1690, as well as important paintings by noted British artists … More >>


Huge Menagerie of Steiff Stuffed Animals to Highlight Julia’s Toy, Doll and Adverts Sale (5/21/14)
James D Julia_Titanic Mourning BearFAIRFIELD, Maine – A menagerie of 125 Steiff stuffed animals from the collection of Chuck and the late Cathy Steffes—any … More >>


28-Carat Kashmir Sapphire sets Price-Per-Carat Record at Sotheby’s Auction (5/1/14)
9132  Lot 458 Kashmir SapphireNEW YORK – An exceptional, Kashmir sapphire and diamond ring sold for $5,093,000 on April 29 at Sotheby’s, setting a … More >>


8-Year-Old WorthPoint Fan Gives Antique Valuations at the Topanga Vintage Market (4/14/14)
connorATLANTA – 8-year-old Connor McCrory, known as “America’s Youngest Picker,” will be giving free antiques and collectibles valuations using the … More >>


Just What the Doctor Ordered: Original Manuscripts of Medical Recipes (4/9/14)
Ravier PlusiersLONDON – Advances in modern medicine make it very hard to imagine a time without prescription pills and high-tech medical … More >>


Annual ISA Summer Conference to Focus on Scholarship and Business Development (4/7/14)
ISA logoCHICAGO – Author and gallery director Michael Findlay will deliver the keynote address at the International Society of Appraisers (ISA), … More >>


Keene Marlboro Street Glassworks Sunburst Snuff Jar Gavels for $57,330 at Auction (4/2/14)
Sunburst SnuffWOODSTOCK, Conn. – A sunburst snuff jar made between 1815 and 1830 at the Keene Marlboro Street Glassworks in New … More >>


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