PHOENIX (AP) – A Phoenix home that architect Frank Lloyd Wright designed for his son and was spared from demolition is up for sale.
CAIRO (AP) – Egypt said Sunday that archeologists have unearthed one of the oldest villages ever found in the Nile Delta, with remains dating back to before the pharaohs.
LOS ANGELES – The two-bedroom Delta mobile home once owned and used by Elvis and Priscilla Presley is headed back to its roots in Mississippi, according to its new owner. GWS Auctions, one of the world’s premier film and music memorabilia auction houses, sold the mobile home from the Presleys’ “Circle G Ranch” in an August 25, 2018 auction for $67,650. The winning bidder, Max Wiggins of Kemah, Texas, stated his plans to repatriate the mobile home where fans can enjoy it.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) – Researchers held out hope that a famed skull and other valuable objects might somehow be recovered from the ashes of a massive blaze that tore through Brazil’s National Museum after firefighters found bone fragments from the collection.
BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. (AP) – A pair of ruby slippers used in “The Wizard of Oz” and later stolen from a Minnesota museum were recovered in a sting operation after a man approached the shoes’ insurer and said he could help get them back, the FBI said Tuesday.
SAN FRANCISCO – On Thursday, September 9, PBA Galleries will kick off their fall auctions with a Fine Literature and Books in All Fields Sale. On offer will be over 600 lots of modern first editions, literary landmarks, poetry, science fiction, detective fiction, books in rare, early dust jackets, finely bound books and sets, illustrated and children’s books, early printed books, and much more. Bid absentee or live via the Internet through LiveAuctioneers.
CLOSTER, N.J. – On Sept. 12, New Jersey’s leading estate specialists, Sterling Associates, will host a 537-lot auction of art, antiques, mid-century furniture, vintage fashion and jewelry, with absentee and live-online bidding through LiveAuctioneers. The event features the estate of businesswoman Joyce Dankoff plus property from other upscale New York and New Jersey estates.
NEW YORK — Musician Lenny Kravitz, an ardent Paul Evans furniture collector, quipped in a recent documentary about the famed designer that Evans’ furniture is “stunningly beautiful, stunningly ugly, stunningly tacky, and stunningly sophisticated.”
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) – Forensic investigators and researchers awaited access Tuesday to the National Museum of Rio de Janeiro, gutted in a fire, to find out how the blaze began and what remains of the 20 million artifacts that made the museum one of the most important in Latin America.