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Bruton Decorative Antiques Fair 13-15 October 2017

  • Bruton Decorative Antiques Fair
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  • September 26, 2017

The Bruton Decorative Antiques Fair returns to the luxury laden Haynes International Motor Museum from 13-15 October, 2017, following a smash hit debut in October 2016 when buyers flooded in from ...

English three quarter suit of armor, c.1630

EN GARDE! Get Your Armor On!

  • Gray's Auctioneers
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  • September 15, 2017

A knight in shining armor introduces the next auction, on October 4th, at Gray’s Auctioneers. Several lots of armor from a private collector display an armory from centuries past and from many ...

Rare, 16th century Spanish (or Italian) combed morion, or tall dome-shaped infantry helmet, profusely etched ($7,675).

Rare 16th century Spanish or Italian infantry helmet brings $7,675 at Mohawk Arms' Auction #77

  • Mohawk Arms
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  • July 26, 2017

BOUCKVILLE, N.Y. – A rare, 16th century Spanish or Italian combed morion (tall dome-shaped infantry helmet featuring a rim and upswept front and rear peak) sold for $7,675 to take top lot honors at ...

M.  Evelyn McCormick's "Fremont House" is in Witherell's May 2-16 auction.

McCormick painting, Gold Rush items highlight Witherell’s Premier Western Design Auction

  • April 28, 2017

A large McCormick painting and items relating to the Gold Rush era highlight Witherell’s Premier Western Design auction May 2 to 16, 2017.  One of the first women to embrace Impressionism, M. ...

Rare & Important Album Containing CDVs & Cabinet Cards of Wells Fargo Highway Men, Train Robbers, & Other Criminals

Auction of Legendary Dealer Norm Flayderman Brings $1.1M and Achieves Record Prices

  • Cowan's Auctions, Inc.
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  • February 24, 2017

Antique firearms, Bowie knives, Civil War broadsides and imprints, folk art soldier-carved pipes, and manuscript archives from the famed dealer spark robust bidding setting records in the ...

Rendering of new entrance to the Art Museums

Colonial Williamsburg Foundation Board Approves $40 Million Expansion of its Art Museums

  • November 21, 2016

The first large-scale expansion and upgrade to the building that houses the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum and the DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum since its opening in 1985 is ...

Lot 1 – A Rare Victorian Centennial Table, 1776-1876

WORLD’S FAIR: THE COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION 1893 AT GRAY’S

  • November 8, 2016

Cleveland, Ohio – (November 8, 2016) Gray’s Auction on November 21st features a vast collection of memorabilia from the World’s Fair Columbian Exposition, Chicago 1893, as well as a selection of ...

'Wunderkammer II', 1998.  Etching and aquatint, 10 x 21 inches.

'Erik Desmazières: Imaginary Places' on exhibit at Childs Gallery

  • July 14, 2016

Erik Desmazières’ prints and drawings are fascinating explorations of places both real and unreal. In the artist’s hand, cities, battles, libraries, and various curiosities are all rendered with ...

Caillie double-upright slot machine with music sold for $75,000 at Witherell's Western Design Auction

Musical double-upright slot machine hits the high note at Witherell’s Western Design Auction

  • June 2, 2016

At $75,000, a 1905 Caille Brothers double-upright slot machine with music hit the high note at Witherell’s Western Design Auction that ran from April 27 to May 11, 2016. Containing a 25-cent ...

Colonel Elmer E.  Ellsworth Presentation Sword and Archive

Sword of First Union Officer Killed in the Civil War to Hit the Auction Block

  • Cowan's Auctions, Inc.
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  • June 1, 2016

CINCINNATI -- Having objects of great significance from events that still resonate around the world, the American History sale at Cowan's Auctions on June 10 offers an intriguing selection of ...

Single-action Colt revolver sold for $500,000 at Witherell's Old West Show May 6 and 7

Single-action Colt revolver tops the bill at Witherell's Old West Show

  • May 24, 2016

Despite the newly discovered Billy the Kid tintype debuting at Witherell’s Old West Show in Grass Valley, Calif., May 6 and 7, 2016, the talk of the show was a single-action Colt revolver that sold ...

The Magnificent Sword of Wu Peifu - estimate $500,000/1,000,000

Historical Chinese National Military Treasure Surfaces and Hits the Auction Block on June 5th

  • Cowan's Auctions
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  • May 19, 2016

ORANGE, Calif. -- A historical rarity, the dress sword of Wu Peifu (1874-1939), noted Chinese warlord during the early 20th century and one of the country's beloved figures, will be sold by Cowan’s ...

Samples from a rare collection of underhammer guns.

Pook & Pook, Inc. Presents May 21st Firearms Auction

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  • May 4, 2016

Pook & Pook, Inc.’s next firearms auction takes place on Saturday, May 21st, at 9:00am. May’s sale solidifies the company’s commitment to bi-annual gun and militaria sales. The upcoming auction ...

An expected top lot of the auction is this stainless steel sculpture by the Chinese sculptor Zhan Wang (b.  1962), titied Artificial Rock #53.

Artworks by Zhan Wang, Adolf Gebens, Purvis Young, Harold Newton will be part of Louis J. Dianni's May 15th auction

  • Louis J. Dianni, LLC
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  • April 25, 2016

SUNRISE, Fla. – An internet, phone and absentee bid auction featuring around 750 lots of ancient to modern antiques, arms and art will be held on Sunday, May 15th, by Louis J. Dianni, LLC ...

An Edward Bohlin saddle valued at $15,25000 in Western Design Auction starts April 27.

Witherell's holds best items for Western Design Auction

  • April 20, 2016

A Bohlin saddle, 1901 “Indian Maiden on Buffalo” calendar, zinc Demuth Cigar Store Indian, “Chief Joseph” stained glass and part of an 1852 presentation goblet have been held back for Witherell’s ...