Found 22 articles matching Antiquities category.
  • 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 […]

  • Jan 22 2009
  • 22 Jan 2009

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 […]

  • Dec 30 2008
  • 30 Dec 2008

‘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 […]

  • Dec 16 2008
  • 16 Dec 2008

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 […]

  • Dec 15 2008
  • 15 Dec 2008

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 […]