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Pa. walnut cupboard tops $37,920 at Pook & Pook auction
DOWNINGTOWN, Pa. – Pook & Pook Inc. kicked off its fall catalog season on Sept. 30 and Oct. 1, with a 1000-plus lot sale featuring items from several educational institutions, estates and private collections. The sale generated much interest with over 1,100 registered bidders hoping to purchase treasured items. The Friday night session began with […]
Auctions at Showplace offers eclectic array of fine art, Oct. 9
NEW YORK – Auctions at Showplace will present Fall Important Fine Art and Design on Sunday, October 9. The sale will feature 145 lots of fine art mixed with modern design from New York Metropolitan area estates and private collections. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
Robot automata band sells for $350,550 at Morphy’s mechanical music auction
DENVER, Pa. – A trio of robot musicians with a captivating, toe-tapping sound led the parade of mechanical music machines and automata at Morphy’s $2.3 million sale of the Henri Krijnen collection, and according to the buyer, the Space-Age combo’s next stop will be a museum or related attraction in Florida.
The upright piano: the original home entertainment center
NEW YORK – The upright piano was the original home entertainment center. Before the rise of the television, the hi-fi stereo and the radio, family and friends gathered around a piano to while the evening away. The upright, or vertical design, which arrived in the early 1800s, effectively democratized the piano; it was more compact […]