Woolley & Wallis sold a collection of Martinware ceramics at their Arts & Crafts auction, June 19, 2019

Woolley & Wallis sold a collection of Martinware ceramics at their Arts & Crafts auction, June 19, 2019 Now that Labor Day has passed, I will resume publishing every Monday. Martin Brothers Wise Owl tobacco jar, Woolley & Wallis lot #78 Woolley & Wallis held an Arts & Crafts auction on June 19, 2019. Included … Read moreWoolley & Wallis sold a collection of Martinware ceramics at their Arts & Crafts auction, June 19, 2019

The Baltimore Summer Antiques Show opens to the public on Thursday, August 29, 2019

The Baltimore Summer Antiques Show opens to the public on Thursday, August 29, 2019 Now that Labor Day has passed, I will resume publishing every Monday. Business was especially good last year in Baltimore Have you noticed the older you get the faster time passes? Einstein’s Theory of Relativity at work. Well here it is … Read moreThe Baltimore Summer Antiques Show opens to the public on Thursday, August 29, 2019

Antiques & Collecting: Figural iron sprinklers add whimsy to garden

By Terry and Kim Kovel Decorators and gardening columnists are reporting that the latest look for a garden includes furnishings to make it look like an indoor room. Chairs, tables, rugs, cushions, statues, urns, fountains, hanging decorations, fancy birdhouses and even gnomes and fake animals are half-hidden in the flowers. But one vintage garden piece … Read moreAntiques & Collecting: Figural iron sprinklers add whimsy to garden

Interview with Hays Worthington & Sarah Lee Martin

Interview with Hays Worthington & Sarah Lee Martin Interview with Hays Worthington & Sarah Lee Martin September 24, 2018 by Macala Wright in Interviews In this video interview, we interview Sarah Lee Martin, one of the co-founders of Hays Worthington, an estate and antique jewelry company based in New York City. Hays Worthington specializes in … Read moreInterview with Hays Worthington & Sarah Lee Martin

167th Allentown Fair features extensive collection of antiques, thousands of exhibits

By Josh Rultenberg ALLENTOWN, Pa. – Folks are once again enjoying the festivities at the 167th Great Allentown Fair. It’s known for its food, but it also has a lot of other great things to offer. The Great Allentown Fair has been around for 167 years and that means a lot of history, and for … Read more167th Allentown Fair features extensive collection of antiques, thousands of exhibits

Sneak Peek: 6 Major Jewels Headed to the Baltimore Summer Antiques Show

By AMY ELLIOTT Earlier this summer, I pointed out three very good reasons for jewelry lovers to visit Baltimore, chief among them the upcoming Baltimore Art, Antique & Jewelry Show. Held at the Baltimore Convention Center, it opens Aug. 29 and runs through Sept. 1. When I learned that M.S. Rau Antiques would be at the show, I was … Read moreSneak Peek: 6 Major Jewels Headed to the Baltimore Summer Antiques Show

Online Platforms And Conscious Consumers Propose A New Chapter For The Antiques World

Over the last two decades, the antiques market has struggled to regain momentum. However, with the rise of conscious consumers and an increased appreciation of design, the interest in the market is rekindling. Now, rather than browsing through quirky antique shops and hidden treasure troves, customers are able to browse online platforms to discover their … Read moreOnline Platforms And Conscious Consumers Propose A New Chapter For The Antiques World

Antiques and Collecting: Rare American flag table carries hefty price tag

“Unique” — meaning one of a kind — is a word often misused by collectors. There can never be a unique mass-produced chair, but there can be a rare one. More than 20 years ago, the Kovels’ newspaper column featured a table with a top that was made to look like an American flag. In … Read moreAntiques and Collecting: Rare American flag table carries hefty price tag

New York sale shows antiques are not just for billionaires

A theme evident at the New York Winter Show in January has re-emerged just in time for Christie’s Interiors auction in the Big Apple on Wednesday and Thursday. Its thrust is an attempt to open the market to new young collectors whose budgets are not limitless. At the Winter Show an easy-to-read system of coloured … Read moreNew York sale shows antiques are not just for billionaires