Found 16 articles matching Antiquities category.
  • May 13 2015
  • 13 May 2015

The Secret Japanese Art of Kintsugi Brings Beauty to Breakage

Break a favorite antique? Instead of throwing it out or gluing it together, there is an alternative. Kintsugi, a traditional Japanese method of repairing ceramic, […]

  • Mar 11 2014
  • 11 Mar 2014

Bidders Can Travel around the World of Antiquities at Artemis Gallery’s Auction

BOULDER, CO – Artemis Gallery LIVE will get the jump on the Ides of March with an auction of fine antiquities, Pre-Columbian, Far Eastern, Native-American […]

  • Dec 4 2013
  • 4 Dec 2013

The Values of Antiquarian Books are not always Astronomic

When the Bay Psalm Book sold for a record $14.2 million on Nov. 26, I wasn’t surprised. After all, it was the very first book […]

  • Sep 14 2013
  • 14 Sep 2013

It’s All in the Marks: Strnact Pottery

This vase is made in the Art Nouveau style, circa 1900, and it was manufactured in Austria. The markings indicate that it was made by […]

  • Sep 13 2013
  • 13 Sep 2013

Ask a Worthologist: Edmands & Co. Crock

Dendra Y. picked up a crock at a local auction. Only later did she look at the name stamped on it and became curious. She […]

  • Jan 17 2013
  • 17 Jan 2013

Hollywood Chiefs’ Rare Pre-Columbian Artworks Head to Auction

BOULDER COUNTY, Co. – Items from the pre-Columbian art collections of two Hollywood notables are set for auction on Feb. 1, including museum-quality pottery, carvings, […]

  • Jan 15 2013
  • 15 Jan 2013

Unloved Antiques: Great-Great-Grandma’s Spinning Wheels

The next item in this series of Unloved Antiques is something that once was almost a requirement in any antique shop: the spinning wheel. During […]

  • Jul 18 2011
  • 18 Jul 2011

Dining with Antiques – Ancient Roman Pottery

In the previous installments of “Dining with Antiques,” we have so far covered a variety of vintage recipes and collectible dinnerware dating from the 1800s […]

  • Feb 10 2009
  • 10 Feb 2009

Collecting Indian Antiquities: Know the Rules

With more than 2,000 years of constant cultural milieu, India is a very rich country when it comes to antiquities. It boasts a vast array […]

  • Jan 24 2009
  • 24 Jan 2009

Authenticating Ancient Chinese Jades Using Scientific Methods

By Janet G. Douglas Many collectors and museums have questions relating to the authentication of ancient Chinese jades in light of the current market where […]