Baltimore Art, Antique & Jewelry Show rescheduled to 2021

A view of a past Baltimore Art, Antique & Jewelry Show. Image courtesy of Palm Beach Show Group

BALTIMORE – The 2020 Baltimore Art, Antique & Jewelry Show, postponed from August to November, is officially rescheduled to 2021. Recent updates from government officials regarding the use of the Baltimore Convention Center will prevent the show from taking place throughout the remainder of 2020.

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Michael Jackson’s sequined glove to star at Heritage, Aug. 8-9

Michael Jackson personally owned crystal-studded glove worn on stage during the Victory Tour, 1984. Estimate: $5,000-$6,000. Heritage Auctions image

DALLAS – It is, quite simply, one of the most recognizable accessories worn on stage in the history of popular music: a Michael Jackson personally owned crystal-studded glove worn on stage during the Victory Tour (1984) will thrill his fans at Heritage Auctions’ Entertainment & Music Memorabilia Auction Aug. 8-9. View the fully illustrated catalog on LiveAuctioneers.

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Gallery Report: Rungius painting scales heights at Abell Auction

ATLANTA – At the start of each month, ACN columnist Ken Hall gathers top auction highlights from around the United States and beyond. Here’s what made headlines since last month’s Gallery Report. All prices include the buyer’s premium.

Rungius oil painting, $372,000, Abell Auction

An oil on canvas painting by Carl Clemens Moritz Rungius (1869-1959), titled Alarmed (Big Horn Rocky Mountain Sheep), sold for $372,000 at a Fine Art & Antiques auction held June 14 by Abell Auction in Commerce, Calif. Also, an 18K gold, platinum and fancy natural gray-blue and pink diamond ring realized $300,000; Bob Kuhn’s (1920-2007) painting of a wading elephant titled Aquacade made $114,000; and Bob Kuhn’s Cool, Cool Sand, circa 1987, reached $102,000.Continue reading

Early advertising clocks: time to buy

Boasting strong color and graphics, this scarce clock advertising United States Tires made by William L. Gilbert Clock Co. sold for $12,000 + the buyer’s premium in January 2016 at Morphy Auctions. Photo courtesy of Morphy Auctions and LiveAuctioneers

NEW YORK – Advertising is ubiquitous and has appeared on a wide array of everyday products from calendars and signs to tins, pocketknives and more. Advertising clocks have long been a popular collectible with broad crossover appeal. They are pursued by advertising and clock enthusiasts as well as those who collect whatever product a given clock may be promoting.

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