Have an Ox-citing New Year
By Mark Jaffe While the economy may be dominated by talk of bulls and bears, when it comes to the Chinese New Year, which begins Jan. 26, it is the Year of the Ox. The ox is the sign of prosperity through fortitude and hard work, and people born under this sign are truthful and […]
Auction Report: Dallas Auction Gallery
Located in the most dynamic market in the Southwest, Dallas Auction Gallery holds regular auctions in a professional-viewing gallery and auction house offering antique furniture, decorative arts, art glass, porcelain, fine art, contemporary fine art, antique silver, Asian art, antiquities, estate jewelry, French, Continental and American antique furniture and much more. Its January Antique and […]
‘Indiana’ Morgan: Hunting for Antiquities
As a boy, when Indiana farmers did their spring plowing, Rob Morgan would do some harvesting—his crop, Indian arrow points, turned up in the fields by the plow blade. That boyhood interest spread to Native American arts and crafts and to those made by early Central and South American indigenous people. “One of the great […]
Antiquities Trade and the Responsible Collector
The trade in New World antiquities today is as robust as it has ever been, thanks in part to—what until recently—had been a healthy global economy. Quality pieces continue to bring high prices at auctions and shows, and New World art continues to be a solid investment vehicle for both collectors and institutions, with values […]
Preserving a George Washington Centennial Ribbon
Even at 132 years old, George Washington could be better preserved, at least as he appears on this wonderfully preserved Jacquard silk ribbon from the 1876 Centennial Exposition. It was one of many antiques and collectibles evaluated by WorthPoint Worthologists at the “Treasures from the Attic” antiques and collectible show in Manassas, VA in March […]
the Aztecs I have on question have been in my possession for several years. I found them in an old store that has since closed up. I’ve enjoyed them, scanned them over a thousand times but also know that they are not to stay with me. Like most people, times are hard and needs must be met.
Rare Roman Coin and Other Antiques
I have a Rare Imperial Roman Coin, Constantius II, 337-361 A.D. A real rare coin. I also have a 1914 Eastman Kodak Pocket Camera and leather holder in good condition. I have a Treasure Island printed 1922 in New York, my MacMillan Co. Robert Lewis Stevenson signed.
American Indian items are bringing unbelievable prices these days, and most dealers are completely unaware of the breadth of this market.