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  • ‘Blazing Combat’ comic book art commands over $100K September 18, 2018
    YORK, Pa. – Hake’s Americana continued its long winning streak July 10-12 with a $1.9 million sale. The two-day auction, with a gap day in between sessions, was the 11th auction of the last 12 hosted […]
    Antique Trader Staff
  • Vintage watches set the right example in our throw-away society September 17, 2018
    By Dakota Murphey Consumerism has taken over almost all aspects of our lives. Like it or not we have been dragged into a throw-away society where over consumption and excessive production of disposabl […]
    Antique Trader Staff
  • Kiowa drawings of captivity bring $396,500 September 17, 2018
    DALLAS – A Kiowa warrior’s book of drawings documenting his captivity by the U.S. Army in 1875 sold for $396,500 in Heritage Auctions’ June 26 Ethnographic Art Auction, pushing the sale to more than $ […]
    Antique Trader Staff

News from Kovels

  • Kovels’ Antiques & Collectibles Price Guide 2019 Ready to Hit Book Stands September 19, 2018
    Kovels’ Antiques & Collectibles Price Guide 2019 is here and in bookstands September 25th.  Featuring an easy-to-read format with tips, marks and logos, the 2019 Price Guide includes 16,000 prices […]
  • Happy #whatsitwednesday! September 19, 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 […]
  • 8 Fall Flea Markets With Something for Everyone September 12, 2018
    Fall brings plenty of flea markets and antiques shows. Collectors and antiques lovers have a wide choice of places to visit, explore and buy. Here are 8 favorites that are worth a trip. Some come arou […]

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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