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NEW YORK — Walter Benjamin Stephen (1876-1961) first proved himself in the pottery industry with Nonconnah Pottery, which he and his parents opened near Memphis, Tenn., in 1904 and made fine slip-decorated vessels that typically had floral decoration on simple matte backgrounds. The pottery was named for a creek that wound around Memphis and is […]
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Now that everything from toothpaste to sofas is purchased online, the idea of bidding at auction has lost some of its intimidation factor and the auction industry has gained an influx of buyers shopping for their own homes. That observation comes from Palm Beach Modern Auctions (PBMA), a leading specialist […]
NEW YORK – Ancient glass was crafted to serve a variety of needs — bowls for eating or food preparation, vessels to store essential oils or perfumes, and in home decoration (think flooring, windows and mirrors). It was also an excellent material to incorporate into sophisticated jewelry designs.