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

  • 2018-08-09
  • Eldred's

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 ...

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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

  • 2018-07-30
  • Fontaine's Auction Gallery

       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.       ...

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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

  • 2018-07-30

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 ...

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Bias-Shirred Hearth Rug New England, probably Maine, ca.  1830 Wool on cotton Joseph and Linda Caputo Collection, T089-2017, 20

The First Exhibition of Rare Early-American Sewn and Hooked Rugs at the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg to Open in September 2018

  • 2018-07-30
  • Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg

Spanning more than a century of rug making, the craft of creating non-woven rugs will be in the spotlight at the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum, one of the Art Museums of ...

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