Archive for November, 2008

Dorflinger Tankard Soars to $49,000 at American Brilliant Cut Glass Auction

Dorflinger Tankard Soars to $49,000 at American Brilliant Cut Glass Auction

. November 28, 2008

An exceptionally rare, dark cranberry cut to clear tankard by Dorflinger, cut in the fine #99 pattern and boasting a fine embossed vintage spout with monogram “S.V.S.” signed Tiffany & Company, with mark “C” (for Charles C. Cook, the president of Tiffany from 1902-1907), soared to $49,000 at an American Brilliant Cut Glass multi-estate auction […]

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Griswold & Cast Iron Cookware Convention

. November 27, 2008

The convention for 2009 is April 30 through May 3, 2009 in St. Louis, MO. Members will convene at the Hilton St. Louis Airport. We have a special room rate of $82 + tax. Most stay Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights. The 800 number for the hotel is 1-800-314-2117. First, you have to be a […]

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Auction Gallery of the Palm Beaches put two Fall art and antiques sales back to back with outstanding results

Auction Gallery of the Palm Beaches put two Fall art and antiques sales back to back with outstanding results

. November 24, 2008

A pair of carved export ivory tusks and a city Winter scene by Guy Wiggins (American 1883-1962) were the highlights of the September 22 and October 27 sales at Auction Gallery of the Palm Beaches in West Palm Beach, FL. Auction owner Brian Kogan assembled an inventory of over 550 lots of art and antiques […]

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Aubrey Beardsley Illustration Sets New World Record at Skinner

. November 24, 2008

Skinner, Inc., one of the nation’s leading auction houses for antiques and fine art, today announced it has set a new world record for a rare illustration by Aubrey Beardsley. At the recent Fine Books & Manuscripts auction, which took place on Sunday, November 16th, Beardsley’s The Climax (lot 139) fetched $213,300 including buyer’s premium, […]

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Crossroads Antique Mall 7th Annual Holiday Special Weekend

. November 23, 2008

Visit Crossroads Antique Mall located in Hershey, Pennsylvania, for its 7th Annual Holiday Special Weekend on Saturday and Sunday, December 6 and 7. “Don’t miss this opportunity to buy an unusual one-of-a-kind gift for a special person and a great antique for yourself,” say the owners and management. “If you’re looking for period decorating ideas […]

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