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  • Steel, coppered sculpture may fetch $450K during June 2 sale May 25, 2018
    Making its debut at auction June 2 is a painted, chromed and coppered steel sculpture by American artist John Angus Chamberlain. The piece is one of more than 520 lots in Palm Beach Modern Auctions […]
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  • Bidders battle over Belperron jewelry May 24, 2018
    Seven examples of fine jewelry by noted designer Suzanne Belperron captured bidders' attention during Fortuna's Spring sale. The Belperron selection of lots brought more than $541,250 in a s […]
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  • Bronzes to Bentwood boxes up for bid June 13-14 May 24, 2018
    The next Online Only Decorative Art auction presented by Pook & Pook, Inc. will feature a myriad of objects, including bronzes, Americana smalls, stoneware, trade signs, Bentwood boxes, and silver […]
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News from Kovels

  • Memorial Day Remembrances May 23, 2018
    This Memorial Day Greetings postcard pictures Columbia, who signifies freedom and the pursuit of liberty, to honor our nation's fallen. Flea market browsing is a classic Memorial Day activity.   […]
  • It's #whatsitwednesday! May 23, 2018
    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 […]
  • What Not to Collect: 5 Potentially Dangerous Collectibles May 22, 2018
    When shopping at antiques stores, flea markets and garage sales, collectors should be aware of the dangers that older items can pose. Some innocent-looking antiques can be dangerous.           Read mo […]

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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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