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Global Online Course on Asian Antiques

. January 5, 2017

MyAntiqueSchool, has teamed up with Toma Clark Haines, CEO of the world’s most acclaimed Antiques Touring company, The Antiques Diva & Co and Angela Somwaiya, owner of Paul’s Antiques , Thailand who is one of Asia’s most knowledgeable antiques dealers and is the head Antiques Diva Guide for Southeast Asia. The collaboration is to give […]

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PAGODA FORM AUTOMATON MUSICAL CLOCK FOR FONTAINE’S SALE

. December 22, 2016

An exceedingly rare 18th century English-made pagoda form automaton musical clock, produced for the Chinese Qing Imperial Court, is expected to soar to $800,000-$1.2 million at an Antique & Fine Arts Auction planned for Saturday, Jan. 21st, by Fontaine’s Auction Gallery, in the firm’s showroom at 1485 Housatonic Street in Pittsfield, at 10 am EST. […]

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DRAGONS Jades of China ca. 3500 BCE –  1911 CE

DRAGONS Jades of China ca. 3500 BCE – 1911 CE

. December 13, 2016

DRAGON LORE IN EARLY CHINA Catalog Essay by John S. Major at Throckmorton Fine Art in New York March 2nd – April 22nd, 2017 NEW YORK – Throckmorton Fine Art (www.throckmorton-nyc.com) has assembled for exhibit one of the finest collections of jade dragons representing the art of early China. Emerging out of the northern boundaries […]

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Enigma Machine Sells for World Record at Bonhams Sale

Enigma Machine Sells for World Record at Bonhams Sale

. December 12, 2016

An M4 Enigma Machine, designed for use by the German Navy during World War II, was sold on 7 December for $463,500 at Bonhams History of Science and Technology Sale in New York. This is a world record price at auction for an M4 Enigma surpassing the previous highest price of $350,000 also set by […]

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Art Carved Cabinet Becomes a Family Affair

Art Carved Cabinet Becomes a Family Affair

. December 12, 2016

When Herbert Broadfoot II and his wife, Nancy, called Great Gatsby’s Auction Gallery in Atlanta to consign a beloved heirloom – a tour de force Cincinnati carved cabinet by William H. Fry – they knew this piece needed to find ‘the right home.’ In the midst of downsizing, and devastated that they could no longer […]

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