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Few collectors today would recognize Horatio Lord Nelson, who lived from 1758 to 1805.
This David Gilhooly sculpture sold for $2,125. He added frogs to his artwork as a running joke.
This Biedermeier secretaire a abattant has a “Baker” label. It sold for $1,063 at an auction in 2019.
While this rarity appears to have original faded paint, watch out for reproductions made since the 1980s.
Would you believe a whopping $1,080 for this sign from the early 1900s?
The buyer also got the stove’s impressive provenance: a family scrapbook that identified previous owners.
Cordial glasses are popular because they are made in many colors, often with cut, engraved or painted decorations.
The unusual piece made of glass and “stone” was offered at an estimated price of $2,500 to $3,500.
Boxes for cigarettes, cigars and their accoutrements were especially common. Today, they can sell for upwards of $800.
An Antiques Magazine reporter proved the valentines were made by women in Barbados to sell in a gift shop.
A toy with a driver and a lady in a small cart was made by George Fischer of Germany in the early 1900s.
It’s part of the elaborate way caviar is properly served. Ice is held in the outer bowl, eggs in the inner.
His chairs and tables are selling for higher prices each year as collectors understand his importance.
The Warner Brothers picture starred Dolores Costello and George O’Brien — long forgotten movie stars.
The robin’s egg blue background and good condition of the 5-inch bottle led to it selling for $468.
According to Christmas lore, he gives candy to good children and beats bad children with a whip.
The self-taught artist decorated old boxes, furniture, strollers, toys, buckets, trays, fabrics and more.
When the pocket watch is inserted in the hole near the top, it creates a decorative “clock.”
A Cracker Jack Collectors Association formed because the toys — especially the baseball cards — are very popular.
The pair were “lost” for 10 years because an appraiser didn’t realize they were by the famous sculptor.