Kovels’ Antiques & Collectibles Price Guide 2023, the most complete and best-illustrated antiques and collectibles price guide, has just hit book stands. It’s available at local book sellers and Kovels.com.
Shaker furniture and household items are so simple, elegant and well-made, collectors are willing to pay top dollar. Chairs, work stands, tables and even a humble whisk broom and dustpan attracted admirable prices at auction.
Betty White was a beloved TV and movie star for more than seven decades. She passed away this year just before her 100th birthday. Many items from her estate recently sold at auction. This chair brought more than $76,000.
Q: I found your email address on a website while researching how to spot a real Fenton piece vs a reproduction. I’m bidding on a piece that looks like Fenton but is not marked. The seller only lists it as “vintage.” I haven’t been able to locate this vase in any Fenton catalogs online. Can you provide any information on this vase?
Kovels Antiques, Inc., was founded by Ralph and Terry Kovel. Hailed as “the duke and duchess of the antiques world,” they have written more than 100 books and special reports about collecting. Their bylined column is the longest-running syndicated weekly column in the country, distributed to more than 150 newspapers. Their guides include the annual Kovels’ Antiques & Collectibles Price Guide, which has sold over 4 million copies since its first edition.
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