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  • Mystery fiction drives rare book auction to $1.6M May 23, 2019
    Led by The Otto Penzler Collection of Mystery Fiction, Heritage Auctions’ March 6 Rare Books Auction realized $1,684,038. The post Mystery fiction drives rare book auction to $1.6M appeared first on A […]
    Antique Trader Staff
  • Classic movie posters in exhibition opening July 12 May 23, 2019
    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – The Norton Museum of Art reports it is presenting a large museum exhibition of classic movie posters from one of the most prominent private collections in the world. Titled Com […]
    Antique Trader Staff
  • Book Review: Antique Boxes, Tea Caddies & Society May 23, 2019
    Antique Boxes: Tea Caddies & Society, 1700-1880, by authors Antigone Clark and Joseph O’Kelly, is now available for enthusiasts of these irresistible objects. The post Book Review: Antique Boxes, […]
    Karen Knapstein

News from Kovels

  • Memorial Day – A Stereo Card View of the Burial of the Unknown Soldier May 22, 2019
    This stereo card pictures the 1921 burial of the “Unknown Soldier” at Arlington National Cemetery. Military burials have taken place at Arlington since 1864, 155 years ago.           Read more... […]
  • It's #whatsitwednesday! May 22, 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 […]
  • Top 6 Collectible Gifts for Graduates May 16, 2019
    Celebrate your graduate with a gift that honors their achievement – and something that reminds them of the past.           Read more... […]

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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