Found 87 articles matching Fine Art category.
  • Mar 19 2013
  • 19 Mar 2013

Q & A with Harry Rinker: Zon-O-Phone Phonograph, Peter Ompir Toleware Tray

QUESTION: Our family owns a Zon-O-Phone phonograph that is good condition. There are several discs stored in the cabinet. We enjoy it as an interesting […]

  • Feb 11 2013
  • 11 Feb 2013

Antiques Auction Forum Podcast: Hey Wally, What Kind of Sculptures do You Do?

In this week’s installment of the Antiques Auction Forum podcast, Martin Willis visits with Tony Dow. Does that name ring a bell? You may remember […]

  • Jan 22 2013
  • 22 Jan 2013

Damien Hirst’s Natural History Series: Will it Pass the Test of Time?

After a recent WorthPoint article about collecting deteriorating pieces of royal wedding cakes, including a 172-year-old morsel from Queen Victoria’s ceremony, I wondered about other […]

  • Jan 4 2013
  • 4 Jan 2013

Antiques Auction Forum Podcast: Colleene Fesko on the Cape Ann School

In this week’s installment of the Antiques Auction Forum podcast, Martin Willis speaks with Colleene Fesko, who is frequently seen on the hit PBS television […]

  • Nov 14 2011
  • 14 Nov 2011

Unloved Antiques: ‘Starving Artist’ Paintings

The 14th item in this series of Unloved Antiques is really more decorative arts than antique, but we get a huge number of requests for information […]

  • Oct 4 2011
  • 4 Oct 2011

Ask A Worthologist Question: Art Deco ‘Fayral’ Figurine

Anne P. has an interesting figurine that she bought at a silent auction fundraiser last month. She bid on it because it was the only […]

  • Sep 12 2011
  • 12 Sep 2011

Unloved Antiques: 19th-Century Religious Prints

The tenth item in this series of “Unloved Antiques” is late 19th- to early 20th-century religious prints, such as those depicting Patron Saints, Guardian Angels […]

  • Apr 25 2011
  • 25 Apr 2011

Unloved Antiques: Mass-Produced Decorator Prints

The third item in this series of “Unloved Antiques” (read the first two installments here and here) is the Decorator Print, like this one titled […]

  • Mar 23 2011
  • 23 Mar 2011

The Collector’s Minute: Equestrian Prints

One item we see more of than just about anything else in the appraisal & antique business are late 19th- to early 20th-century “equestrian prints,” […]

  • Mar 21 2011
  • 21 Mar 2011

Ask A Worthologist Question: Bronzi Oni Statue

Sam L. bought this bronze figure at an antique store about five years ago. He found it so ugly he almost felt sorry for it […]