Found 114 articles matching Metals category.
  • Mar 17 2014
  • 17 Mar 2014

The Huge Influence of the Early 20th-Century Chinese Department Stores

??????: ????????????????? Department stores were first introduced to China in the late 19th century but they came in the guise of foreign chains or investors […]

  • Mar 14 2014
  • 14 Mar 2014

Chinese Export Silver Offers a Cabinet Full of Charming Curiosities

??????: ????? Sometimes I have to pinch myself; I must be one of the luckiest people on the planet because I get to see so […]

  • Mar 11 2014
  • 11 Mar 2014

Bidders Can Travel around the World of Antiquities at Artemis Gallery’s Auction

BOULDER, CO – Artemis Gallery LIVE will get the jump on the Ides of March with an auction of fine antiquities, Pre-Columbian, Far Eastern, Native-American […]

  • Mar 11 2014
  • 11 Mar 2014

Antiques Auction Forum Podcast: The $10-Million Gold Coin Hoard Find

In this edition of the Antiques Auction Forum, I host an exciting interview with Kagins Inc.’s, Donald Kagin, PhD, and David McCarthy, who are handling […]

  • Mar 7 2014
  • 7 Mar 2014

Wang Hing: Discovering the True Identity of a Silversmithing Genius

??: ??????????? The 1842 Treaty of Nanking became the catalyst for many changes in Canton; not only had a new order had been established in […]

  • Mar 3 2014
  • 3 Mar 2014

A Very Chinese Purim Spiel: Chinese Export Silver Megillot

??????????? To many people, it will seem incongruous that a 19th-century Chinese silversmith in Canton would have created a megillah, but it’s not as strange […]

  • Feb 28 2014
  • 28 Feb 2014

Catherine the Great Owned the Ultimate Collection of Chinese Silver Filigree Works

??????: ??????? Catherine the Great could never be called a simple girl; to do so would be a gross understatement of the reality that was […]

  • Feb 27 2014
  • 27 Feb 2014

$10M ‘Saddle Ridge Hoard’ Gold Coin Treasure Rocks Numismatic World

Whether it was fate or purely by accident, February seems to be a great month for prospecting for gold. Two years ago in February a […]

  • Feb 25 2014
  • 25 Feb 2014

Combining Chinese Export Silver with other Metals was Rare, but Beautiful

??????????? It would be perfectly logical to expect Chinese Export Silver to be exactly what it says on the can; silver made for the export […]

  • Feb 7 2014
  • 7 Feb 2014

Chinese Export Silver: Discovering the New Master Silversmith of Shanghai

??????: ?????????? Having researched Chinese Export Silver for well over three years now, I was quick to realize very early on that anything connected with […]