News about American Amethyst
Silver napkin rings add high style to dinner tables
NEW YORK — Napkin rings were introduced in France around 1800 and soon became a fixture on dining tables across Europe. American companies took them to the next level with silver-plated figural napkin rings that were miniature works of art.
Antique advertising led prime offerings at Miller & Miller sale
NEW HAMBURG, Canada – A circa-1884 Winchester cartridge board – one of the most sought-after examples of American sporting advertising – hit the mark for $70,800 in an online-only Petroliana & Advertising Auction held April 23 by Miller & Miller Auctions, Ltd. The cartridge board was the top earner in a 482-lot auction that […]
Royal Bayreuth Santa brings joy of Christmas to Woody Auction, May 14
DOUGLASS, Kan. – The Pickard collection of author Alan Reed and quality pieces of Royal Bayreuth from the Bob Gollmar collection will share center stage at Woody Auction’s next auction, slated for Saturday, May 14, starting at 9:30 am Central time. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
Nadeau’s brings maximum sparkle to its April 30 auction
WINDSOR, Conn. – Nadeau’s Auction Gallery will hold a 605-lot sale of Asian, fine and decorative arts, jewelry, watches, furniture, rugs and Americana to take place on Saturday, April 30, starting at 10 am Eastern time. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.