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Vintage, ornate cast-iron, stone and wooden garden furniture, like this cast-iron bench with a grapevine decoration, are attracting interest. Dig into this sale report and read more about decorative benches and tables.
Pocket watches are gold or silver time capsules from an elegant era. Learn more about this gold 1915 Swiss-made Patek Philippe watch and others.
Rookwood Pottery, a leader in the art pottery movement since 1880, attracts pottery lovers. Affordable Rookwood paperweights sold at an auction of all kinds of Rookwood, including this 1922 bird paperweight. See more.
Advertising for gas pumps, globes, hood ornaments, garage displays and any and all images related to automobile tires got high prices at a recent auction. A colorful 1930s Kelly Tires tin garage sign was just one of the items that drew automobiliana enthusiasts. Hop behind the wheel and drive for more.
Thanks to its vibrant colors and organic shapes, modern art glass is garnering top prices. This 2006 carved and polished glass vessel by Lino Tagliapietra and other items were over-estimate in a recent auction. See more.
Accurate, delicately crafted details, seen in this hand-painted barn owl sculpture, make Boehm porcelain perennially popular. Many are found in museum collections. For more porcelain beauties, fly to our sale report.
Campaign and presidential collectibles, including this 1844 Henry Clay banner, are as hot as ever. See more political memorabilia.
Modernist jewelry is known for its abstract and asymmetrical shapes and whimsical designs, like this surrealistic mask with peering eyes. We show more modernist pins.
Anatique bicycles like this 1896 Barnes White Flyer, and even newer vintage models from the 1960s and 1970s, are pedaling their way into auction houses. See more.
Finely detailed porcelain half-dolls from Germany served as decorative covers. See more of the collectible figures, including this intricate, 1910 “Lady with Flowered Bonnet.”