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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 >>


Antiques Auction Forum Podcast: Michael Jefferson on 20th-Century Carpets (5/27/14)
In this edition of the Antiques Auction Forum, I speak with Michael Jefferson of Wright Auctions, who dives into a … 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 >>


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 >>


Kiowa Cradleboard Showcases Native American Artifact Auction (7/26/13)
Kiowa cradleboardSANTA FE, N.M.—A full-size, all-original Native American cradleboard with beaded accents and original boards will be the featured lot at … More >>


Picasso Plate Expected to be Top Lot at Multi-Estate Auction (2/19/13)
Picasso plateNEW ORLEANS – A silver plate showing an image of a bull’s head by the renowned artist Pablo Picasso and … More >>


Dixie Cup Inventor’s Collection of Fine Art & Antiques to be Sold (2/5/13)
GabrielledeBourbonST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – It was an elegantly simple but universally embraced paper container—the cone-shape Dixie Cup—that enabled millionaire inventor … More >>


Stamenic’s Antique Carpet Ride (1/26/09)
Bakshaish village rugBy Mark Jaffe Zoran Stamenic’s grandfather was a woolmonger and carter in a small Serbian town near Belgrade. His grandparents’ home … More >>


An Easy Way to Display Your Valuable Rug (1/5/09)
To display a rug on a wall, staple one strip of Velcro to your wall at a desired place making sure the sticky stuff shows. You may also put in a few nails, evenly spaced if the rug is on the heavy side. Then staple the other half of the tape to the back of the rug along the top edge making sure the tape is not showing. DonDisplaying a valuable antique that should be kept of the floor used to be a big and often costly project. … More >>


Preserving the Worth of Your Antique Carpets (12/17/08)
Household TrafficWe have all seen beautiful Oriental carpets worn to shreds, discolored, cracked, stained, stretched out of shape and visited with all possible … More >>