New York Classical Rosewood Work Table

Fine Americana Included In Schwenke Auctioneers 400 Lot August 14th Fine Estates Auction

  • August 12, 2018

Featuring Asian Decorative Arts, Early Continental Furniture and Decorations, Americana and Folk Art, Fine Art and Estate Oriental Rugs  Woodbury, CT – On Tuesday, August 14th Schwenke Auctioneers ...

Ernest Howard Shepard, ‘The bees are getting suspicious’, Winnie‑the‑Pooh chapter 1, p.  15, 1926.  Pencil on paper.  © The Shepard Trust.  Image courtesy of the Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

'Winnie-the-Pooh: Exploring a Classic' Opens at MFA Boston This Fall

  • August 09, 2018

Winnie-the-Pooh: Exploring a Classic is on view at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, from Sept.22, 2018, to Jan. 6, 2019. The beloved teddy bear at the center of Winnie-the-Pooh, first published ...

Jean-Jacques Waltz (also known as Hansi) (French, 1873–1951), “Souscrivez au 4ème Emprunt…” (Subscribe to the 4th loan…), 1918.  Lithograph on paper, 31 1/2 x 23 1/2 inches.  Georgia Museum of Art, University of Georgia; Gift of Murray and Nancy Ann Blum.  GMOA 2017.79.

Georgia Museum Marks 100th Anniversary of World War I's End With Posters Exhibition

  • August 09, 2018

This November 11 marks the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, a war unlike any that had preceded it. As modern technology met antiquated military methods, millions died. The War to End ...

One of JFK's iconic rocking chairs, this one used at the White House.  Sold for $60,000 at Eldred's.

ICONIC JOHN F. KENNEDY ROCKING CHAIR SELLS FOR $60,000 AT ELDRED’S AMERICANA & PAINTINGS AUCTION

  • Eldred's
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  • August 09, 2018

East Dennis, Mass. – A rocking chair used by President John F. Kennedy at the White House sold at auction for $60,000 August 3. The chair was part of a prominent collection of the president’s ...

Large group photo taken around 1911 of Henry Street Garage telephone linemen, some shown seated on motorcycles, cars and horse-drawn carriages ($2,000).

Historical phones and related items ring a bell with bidders at Bruneau & Co.'s Aug. 4 auction

  • Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers
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  • August 09, 2018

CRANSTON, R.I. – An original model of Alexander Graham Bell and Thomas A. Watson’s very first telephone from 1881 sold for $40,000 and a rare circa 1876 Bell Butter Stamp magneto telephone ...

Black leather crescent rocker designed by Wendell Castle (Am., 1932-2018) ($17,500).

Black leather crescent rocker designed by Wendell Castle brings $17,500 at Nye & Co. auction

  • Nye & Company
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  • August 06, 2018

BLOOMFIELD, N.J. – It didn’t come with a sushi roll, ginger salad and miso soup, but a darling cinnabar bento box, offered together with a cloisonné teapot and dish, gaveled for $23,750 to take top ...

One-page letter written in French by Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821), signed and dated Mat 22, 1807, and written from what is now Poland (est.  $2,000-$2,400).

Items signed by Lincoln, Einstein, Napoleon, others in University Archives' online auction, Aug. 22

  • University Archives
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  • August 06, 2018

WESTPORT, Conn. – Important, historical items signed by Albert Einstein, Abraham Lincoln and Marilyn Monroe are just part of the incredible selection of autographed documents, books, manuscripts ...

Joseph B.  Thomas, Hounds and Hunting through the Ages, Derrydale Press: New York, 1928.  First edition.  Estimate: $600-900

Online Sale of Hunting Books from the Collection of Arnold “Jake” Johnson at Doyle.com

  • August 03, 2018

Following the successful online sale of Angling Books, Doyle is now auctioning a selection of Hunting Books assembled by Arnold “Jake” Johnson (1930-2017) of Bozeman, Montana. The current sale ...

This Baird Coca-Cola advertising clock, circa 1889, with its original 12-inch paper dial featuring a Seth Thomas movement ($25/40,000) reads “Coca-Cola, The Ideal Brain Tonic - Delightful Summer and Winter Beverage, Specific for Headache.”

Clock Collection, Advertising & Country Store Items To Drive Fontaine’s Auction Aug. 25

  • Fontaine's Auction Gallery
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  • July 30, 2018

       It all started with the purchase of a roll-top desk and a clock to go with the desk. One clock became two, two became three and over the past 45 years, a collection was born.        A ...

5th Camp Dux, Opera Balilla, 1935.  Lithograph (divided back).  Leonard A.  Lauder Postcard Archive—Promised gift of Leonard A.  Lauder.

The Art of Influence: Propaganda Postcards from the Era of World Wars

  • August 01, 2018

Loose lips might sink ships! Strong men, to the front! “The Art of Influence: Propaganda Postcards from the Era of World Wars” on view now through Jan. 21, 2019, at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, ...

“Woman and Cats” a lithography, 1969, (edition of 100).  By Will Barnet -- an American artist known for his paintings, watercolors, drawings, and prints depicting the human figure and animals, both in casual scenes of daily life and in transcendent dreamlike worlds.

The Fifth Annual Brooklyn Antiquarian Book Fair Kicks Off Brooklyn Book Week

  • July 31, 2018

More Than Just Books, the BABF Has Everything:  Great Shopping, Fascinating Talks, Special Exhibits and a Birthday Celebration- (Frankenstein Turns 200 This Year!) It’s big!  Book lovers by the ...

Unmarked, 17.5-inch-tall Wave Crest vase (10 inches across handles), with a hand-painted scenic decor on front and back and gilt metal feet.

The Lyle collection of Wave Crest, American Brilliant Cut Glass, Kelva and Nakara will be auctioned Sept. 7-8

  • Woody Auction
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  • August 01, 2018

DOUGLASS, Kan. – The lifetime collection of Don and the late Carrol Lyle – dedicated collectors of Wave Crest, Nakara, Kelva and American Brilliant Cut Glass whose items have been featured in ...

Oak calf-shed door marked with magical symbols to protect livestock.  From Laxfield, Suffolk, 19th century.  183 x 94 cm.

Need a Bit of Magic? The Ashmolean's 'Spellbound' Exhibition Has a 16th-Century Crystal Ball and Unicorn Horn

  • July 30, 2018

The Ashmolean’s autumn exhibition (Aug. 31, 2018, to Jan. 6, 2019) explores the history of a fascinating cultural phenomenon – magic.  SPELLBOUND will display 180 objects from 12th-century Europe ...

The Authentication Company, LLC marks and identifies petroliana, automobilia and antique advertising items, to ensure their originality and authenticity.

The Authentication Company marks and identifies petroliana, automobilia to ensure originality, authenticity

  • The Authentication Company, LLC
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  • July 30, 2018

NOKOMIS, Ill. – A new company has been formed to mark and identify petroliana, automobilia and antique advertising items as a means for ensuring their originality and authenticity. It’s The ...

One of John F.  Kennedy's iconic rocking chairs, used by the president at the White House.

Rocking Chairs and other Rare JFK Memorabilia Up for Auction on August 3

  • Eldred's
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  • July 23, 2018

East Dennis, Mass. – President Kennedy’s last doodles before he was assassinated, a rocking chair he used at the White House and a study for the official presidential portrait are among the 23 lots ...