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The art world can be a mysterious one. If you learn a little bit about the various media and materials used, you can take some of the mystery out of collecting art.
If you don’t think the millennial generation is saving objects, collecting vintage pieces, or displaying antiques, maybe you should think again.
In my line of work, I have had the opportunity to appraise some very interesting, high-profile objects belonging to some very famous individuals. Some of these objects are more memorable than others, and some are downright unforgettable.
All of us have art, antiques, and collectibles that we have acquired over the years.
Many of us will be displaying our collection of Christmas collectibles — both old and new — this holiday season.
One of the most active sectors of the antiques and collectibles market is wine. Recently, wine has become extremely popular with collectors.
Recently, one of the most important and diverse fine-art and antiques collections amassed from all parts of the world went up for sale on the auction block at Christie’s in New York. The collection belonged to David and Peggy Rockefeller.
“Watching Oprah: The Oprah Winfrey Show and American Culture” exhibition opened in June at the National Museum of African American History and Culture of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., and the exhibition will be on view through June 2019.
It’s wedding season again. Summer weddings in all their glory usher in brides in white dresses, towering cakes, and flowers galore.
President Trump invited President Emmanuel Macron, France’s youngest president (elected at age 39), and approximately 150 guests to the White House for the first state dinner of the Trump Administration on April 24.
To some, a motorcycle is just a vehicle. To motorcycle enthusiasts, collectors, and historians, motorcycles are so much more.
Frank Lloyd Wright’s buildings are unmistakable. He designed private residences, buildings of worship, office buildings, schools and ateliers, urban civic architecture, and even a major art museum.
As the star appraiser on History’s The Curse of Oak Island, I spend a lot of time identifying buried treasure found on a small, secluded island off Nova Scotia.
Nutcrackers span the globe among various cultures. According to reports, an Italian bronze nutcracker dating back to the 4th century B.C. is among the earliest one known. England’s King Henry VIII gave Anne Boleyn a nutcracker as a gift.
Wine lovers seek to understand and enjoy all things grape. And for antique and vintage wine and barware collectors, collecting the right glass for their favorite wine is equally important.
John Ringling was a world-class collector with the means to collect some of the finest art and antiques.
The Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations was the formal name of the very first World’s Fair. It was held at the Crystal Palace in London, England, in 1851.
When embarking on a new phase of life, like marriage, completing a degree, or moving to a new home, many people chronicle the experience with the purchase of an object.
At more than 150 events every year entitled Dr. Lori’s Antiques Appraisal Comedy Show, I appraise audience members’ heirlooms and antiques.
Grandma passed away, leaving behind a house filled with art, antiques, and collectibles.
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