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  • Mar 20 2014
  • 20 Mar 2014

Estate Sale Misidentification Almost leads to Melting of $33M Fabergé Egg

What a difference a few minutes of research can make. If you haven’t heard by now, collectors around the globe are talking about the discovery […]

  • Mar 18 2014
  • 18 Mar 2014

Cottone Auctions Sale to Feature Works by Greatest Names in the Art World

GENESEO N.Y – Works by some of the greatest names of 19th- and 20th-century art will be part of Cottone Auctions’ annual Winter Fine Art […]

  • Mar 17 2014
  • 17 Mar 2014

Ask a Worthologist: The ‘Thrift Store’ Bowl

Gerald S. found this silver bowl at a second-hand shop. It wasn’t until 
later that looked at he looked closer and decided to find out […]

  • Mar 17 2014
  • 17 Mar 2014

Is It an Antique or Real Treasure? It’s Your Call

Assume for a minute that you have just come into the possession of what looks like it might be a valuable piece of antique furniture. […]

  • Mar 5 2014
  • 5 Mar 2014

Q & A with Harry Rinker: 1960s S. Salvadori Metal End Table Lamp

QUESTION: I own a gilded/painted table lamp which I rescued from a basement in Conshohocken, Pa. It has a stepped pedestal base. The standard features […]

  • Feb 25 2014
  • 25 Feb 2014

Antiques Auction Forum Podcast: Richard Wright on the Harry Bertoia Exhibit

In this edition of the Antiques Auction Forum, Martin Willis speaks with Richard Wright of Wright20 about his new New York City location hosting the […]

  • Feb 19 2014
  • 19 Feb 2014

Fine Art, Design, Orientalia, and Clocks on the Block at Hess Fine Auctions

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – More than 125 lots of rare and highly collectible Orientalia, fine art, design pieces, tribal art, antiquities, clocks and more will […]

  • Feb 18 2014
  • 18 Feb 2014

Jenny Lind Beds: Jenny Didn’t Really Sleep Here

A lot of curious and spurious information has polluted the modern vocabulary of antique furniture in the last 100 years. Some of this was done […]

  • Feb 12 2014
  • 12 Feb 2014

Watch Your Names: There’s No Such Thing as ‘Victorian Style’

Have you ever noticed that when it comes to names and descriptions of older and antique furniture, what you see, or what you hear, is […]

  • Feb 7 2014
  • 7 Feb 2014

Ask A Worthologist: The Mermaid Lamp

Albert T. likes to pick up things that need a little repair, fix them and then resell them. He bought this lamp quite inexpensively, and […]