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Silver thrones from India on show at Nelson-Atkins until May 2023
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – A pair of ornate silver thrones with an intriguing history is currently on view at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City. Silver Splendor: Conserving the Royal Thrones of Dungarpur, India presents the royal assemblage following a multi-year conservation effort to restore them to their original glory, a process that […]
Golden and Silver Age Marvel Comics unleashed superpowers at Bruneau
CRANSTON, R.I. – A copy of Timely Comics Marvel Mystery Comics #9 from July 1940 sold for $40,000 and three other vintage comic books topped the $10,000 mark at a Spring Comic, Toy & Sports Auction held May 21 by Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers. Also, a 1970s or 1980s Wayland Flowers Madame puppet cracked the […]
Hoard of Roman silver coins hammers for $101K at Noonans
LONDON – A hoard of 142 Roman silver coins that was unearthed in September 2020 was auctioned on May 17 for a hammer price of £81,160 (about $101,000) at Noonans (previously Dix Noonan Webb). Dubbed the Vale of Pewsey hoard, it was 100% sold and had been estimated at £30,000-£40,000.
Silver napkin rings add high style to dinner tables
NEW YORK — Napkin rings were introduced in France around 1800 and soon became a fixture on dining tables across Europe. American companies took them to the next level with silver-plated figural napkin rings that were miniature works of art.