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Museum-Quality 1890s Pomo Burden Basket Highlights Western and Native Art Sale (9/15/14)
The top lot of the Best of Santa Fe auction, an event held each year by Allard Auctions, Inc. on Aug. 16-17, was this exceptional and large traditional-shaped Pomo burden basket, which realized $23,000.SANTA FE, N.M. – A large, museum-quality Pomo burden basket with beautiful fine geometric designs done in red fern sold … More >>


Hongshan Culture Jade Ware Piece Could Reach $500,000 in Asian Arts Auction (8/28/14)
This Hongshan Culture jade ware piece with design of clouds carries a pre-sale estimate of $300,000-$400,000.BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. – Despite heavy calcification and crystallization throughout, a Chinese Hongshan Culture jade ware piece a little more … More >>


Tribal & Oceanic Artifacts Collected by Real-Life ‘Indiana Jones’ to Pace Great Gatsby’s Sale (8/1/14)
This pair of blade fetish figures (or “minkisi”) from the Congo in Africa, intended to ward off evil spirits, exact justice for victims of wrongdoing and solemnize contracts between villagers, are part of a large collection of tribal and Oceanic artifacts collected by Prof. Richard Hibler, a sort of real-life “Indiana Jones.” The collection will be part of a two-day auction scheduled for Aug. 23-24 at Great Gatsby’s Auction Gallery in Atlanta.ATLANTA, Ga. – A collection of tribal and oceanic artifacts gathered from around the world by a noted college professor … More >>


Globetrotting Geologist’s Jaw-Dropping Estate Sale to Draw Serious Collectors (5/13/14)
figuresHaving run estate sales for 20 years, Rachel Fitch knew immediately that this one was going to be different. A … More >>


Bidders Can Travel around the World of Antiquities at Artemis Gallery’s Auction (3/11/14)
LOT 1aBOULDER, CO – Artemis Gallery LIVE will get the jump on the Ides of March with an auction of fine … More >>


Outstanding Native American Basket, Beadwork Collections to Headline Allard Auctions (2/26/14)
Germantown blanketMESA, Ariz. – Outstanding basket and beadwork collections, an exquisite 14-karat gold and turquoise necklace, an exceptional fine weave Germantown … More >>


The Values of Antiquarian Books are not always Astronomic (12/4/13)
The Whole Booke of PsalmesWhen the Bay Psalm Book sold for a record $14.2 million on Nov. 26, I wasn’t surprised. After all, it … More >>


It’s All in the Marks: Strnact Pottery (9/14/13)
jsvaseThis vase is made in the Art Nouveau style, circa 1900, and it was manufactured in Austria. The markings indicate … More >>


The Secret Japanese Art of Kintsugi Brings Beauty to Breakage (9/13/13)
image003Break a favorite antique? Instead of throwing it out or gluing it together, there is an alternative. Kintsugi, a traditional Japanese … More >>


Ask a Worthologist: Edmands & Co. Crock (9/13/13)
thecrockDendra Y. picked up a crock at a local auction. Only later did she look at the name stamped on … More >>


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