News about Jacob Petit
Christie’s brings world treasures to eclectic May 7 auction
NEW YORK – The Collector, an online auction will be conducted by Christie’s on Thursday, May 7. The eclectic offering includes 18th and 19th century silver and ceramics, English and European furniture, Grand Tour works of art and sculpture and Chinese and Chinese export works of art. Bid absentee or live online through LiveAuctioneers.
Charleston Estate Auctions staging 400-lot holiday sale Dec. 8
CHARLESTON, S.C. – Charleston Estate Auctions’ December Holiday Auction is here again. The auction features a wide selection of fine art, antiques, sterling silver, fine and estate jewelry, Lladros, Rookwood pottery, Lalique and sterling ornaments, toy trains and gifts. The online auction will be conducted Dec. 8 beginning at 1 p.m. Bid absentee or live […]
Kovels Antiques and Collecting: Week of Nov. 23, 2015
BEACHWOOD, Ohio – No, it’s not a turkey. This tureen is in the form of a guinea fowl. It sometimes is eaten in the United States, but it usually weighs less than four pounds and is much too small to feed the crowd at Thanksgiving dinner.
Kovels Antiques & Collecting: Week of July 1, 2013
BEACHWOOD, Ohio – The names of antiques sometimes change as research corrects old errors. In the 1930s, an auction house sold a pair of what were called “Lowestoft” vases that were large enough to put on a fireplace mantel. They were named after the English town where they were thought to have been made in […]