Kovels on Antiques & Collectibles June 2017 Newsletter Available

Kovels on Antiques & Collectibles June 2017 Newsletter

Antique brides’ baskets auctioned in Kansas are featured in a sale report in Kovels on Antiques & Collectibles June 2017 newsletter. Favored as gifts for Victorian weddings, brides’ baskets paired art glass bowls with ornate silver-plated stands. See colorful brides’ baskets with birds, blossoms and cherubs that sold for prices from a few hundred to a few thousand dollars. Movie posters that represented a variety of film genres spanning decades sold at a recent auction in Chicago. Collectors love posters that advertise classic films and famous actors. Kovels’ June issue pictures examples from Buck Rogers to the Beatles that sold from $75 to $2,500. And silver pieces by metalsmith John Prip were sold at a Chicago auction. His name is not well-known but his midcentury work is bringing high prices. See the Prip teapot that sold for over $22,000 as well as boxes, a candlestick and jewelry in his signature smooth and curvy shapes in Kovels’ latest issue.

Steiff bears are known for their soft colored mohair and distinctive button-in-ear branding. Steiff and other teddy bears sold in New Jersey, where the top price of $39,000 was paid for a 1920s Steiff Teddy Clown bear. Kovels’ June newsletter has pictures and prices of some of the teddy bears along with tips on identifying bears made by Steiff. And a small but quality selection of garden accessories auctioned in New Orleans. Kovels’ June issue pictures pieces from fountains to lawn ornaments along with their prices.

Kim Kovel goes “on the road” to Paris to visit museums and explore Parisian flea markets. The popular illustrated Collector’s Gallery answers readers’ questions about an old Windsor chair, a mammy walking…

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