Art & Antiques News

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  • Macy’s Parade a holiday tradition November 14, 2019
      Part of the cultural landscape since 1924, the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York has become as traditional a part of the holiday as turkey and stuffing. This year’s parade will kick off at […]
    Kris Manty
  • Three steps to antiques marketing success November 14, 2019
    This is a question all antiques dealers should ask themselves: Do you have products looking for a market, or do you look for products that fit your market? Most of us in the antiques business are prod […]
    Wayne Jordan
  • Nutmeg has a spicy past; graters are also valuable collectibles November 14, 2019
    One of the favorite spices of Thanksgiving and Christmas is nutmeg. And unlike the many foods commonly associated with the Thanksgiving feast, like sweet potatoes and marshmallows, nutmeg was actually […]
    Kris Manty

News from Kovels

  • Oddities, Unusual and Quirky Collectibles November 13, 2019
    There are always some strange and even weird things listed in our price books. In our newest book, the 52nd edition “Kovels’ Antiques & Collectibles Price Guide 2020” By Terry Kovel and Kim Kovel, […]
  • It's #whatsitwednesday! November 13, 2019
    Be the first to guess what the pictured item is by leaving a comment below. If you have your own whatsit, our editors can include it in a future post. Please send an email to editor@kovels.com and att […]
  • Iconic Photograph Sells High November 11, 2019
    This photograph of one of the most famous images in American history sold at a recent Heritage auction for $30,000. Our thanks to those who have served and continue to serve our country.           Rea […]

Art News

Collecting Antique Jewelry

Antique lava cameo

The cameo image is from Ms. Cinamon's book Estate Jewelry, 1760 to 1960The article is from Collector's Weekly. It provides an   overview of antique periods and styles along with many other articles on various areas of collecting.

 

 

Antique Furniture Prices

antique furnitureThe downward trend in furniture prices is explained well by the Antiques Trade Gazette. While not necessarily good news for sellers, it is good news for buyers. The antiques industry is cyclical just like any other industry. What is down today could be up tomorrow. The chair is on exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum. It  is executed in the Regency style and dates to 1804.

 

 

 

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