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BIRMINGHAM, U.K. – On February 9, Fellows Auctioneers sold a pair of granite dress studs with a story that spanned more than three millennia. The studs were engraved to the reverse with the words ‘A Chip of Cleopatra’s Needle’ – an encapsulation of Victorian excitement about the saga of Cleopatra’s Needle, an ancient granite Egyptian obelisk now located […]
CAIRO (AP) – Egypt’s recent decision to transport ancient Pharaonic artifacts to a traffic circle in the congested heart of Cairo has fueled fresh controversy over the government’s handling of its archaeological heritage.
NEW ORLEANS – A gorgeous carved oak nine-piece dining room suite in the style of the 19th century New York furniture maker R. J. Horner, an oil on board painting by the renowned Louisiana folk artist Clementine Hunter (1886-1988), a fine selection of Newcomb Pottery (to include pieces by Sadie Irvine), and an early 20th […]
LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Fresh off a successful inaugural auction in September that grossed over $1 million and saw the sale of a lovely Tiffany Studios drop head Dragonfly lamp for $200,000, Andrew Jones Auctions will come back strong with a DTLA Collections & Estates Auction on Sunday, Oct. 21. Absentee and Internet live bidding […]