Kovels on Antiques and Collectibles June 2016 Newsletter Available

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The just-released Kovels on Antiques and Collectibles June 2016 newsletter features Kewpies, Amphora pottery, Fiesta dinnerware, miniature kerosene lamps and Victorian furniture, with information, photos and prices.

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Kovels on Antiques and Collectibles Vol. 42 No. 10

Kewpies that caught collectors’ eyes at two spring auctions are featured in a sale report in Kovels on Antiques and Collectibles June 2016 newsletter. See pictures and prices of cute kewpie dolls and figurines with side-glancing eyes and little blue wings that sold for up to $10,000. Amphora pottery is known for its fanciful Art Nouveau designs and applied naturalistic elements. More than 70 pieces by well-known Bohemian makers were auctioned in Pennsylvania. Top lot was a Paul Dachsel vase with trees and pinecones that brought $7,320. See other pieces with dragons, lizards, spider webs and simulated jewels in Kovels’ June newsletter. And intricately carved Victorian furniture attracted buyers to an Alabama auction. A seven-piece Belter parlor suite by John H. Belter that topped $200,000, a Pottier and Stymus bed for $11,500 and a monumental Meeks étagère all proved that Victorian furniture by well-known makers is on the rise.

Colorful casual Fiesta dinner and kitchen ware sold at a two-day auction in Indiana. Thousands of pieces, both vintage and modern, went for a wide range of prices that peaked at over $12,000 for a prized “red stripe” onion soup bowl. More priced Fiestaware is in Kovels’ latest issue. Kerosene lamps of the Victorian era come in a variety of shapes and designs from humble opaque glass to expensive art glass. Hundreds of miniature lamps from a 40-year collection were included in a Virginia auction, where prices ranged from $20 to over $6,000. Examples are pictured and priced in Kovels’ June newsletter.

Kim Kovel goes “on the road” to Los Angeles to visit the Long Beach Flea Market. The popular illustrated Collector’s Gallery answers readers’ questions about a Holt Howard pixie bowl, Camel Cigarettes ashtray, a Very Best chest and a silver mesh purse. June’s Dictionary of Marks identifes cut glass patterns. And more than 70 antiques and collectibles are listed in the Buyer’s Price Guide.

Kovels on Antiques and Collectibles is available as a print subscription, or as a digital version that is part of the Kovels.com Premium subscription.

Terry Kovel is America’s foremost authority on antiques and collectibles. She is the well-known columnist and author of more than 100 books on antiques and collecting. With her daughter, Kim Kovel, she co-authors the best-selling annual Kovels’ Antiques and Collectibles Price Guide. The 2016 edition is now available at Kovelsonlinestore.com and local bookstores. They will discuss antiques and collectibles topics with accredited media. Photographs are available. Contact pr(at)kovels(dot)com.

About Kovels.com
Kovels.com, created by Terry Kovel and Kim Kovel, provides collectors and researchers with up-to-date and accurate information on antiques and collectibles. The company was founded in 1953 by Terry Kovel and her late husband, Ralph. Since then, Kovels’ has written some of America’s most popular books and articles about antiques, including the best-selling Kovels’ Antiques and Collectibles Price Guide, now available in its 48th edition. The website, Kovels.com, online since 1998, offers more than a million free prices, and includes a free weekly email, “Kovels Komments.” It gives readers a bird’s-eye view of the market through the latest news, auction reports, a Marks Dictionary, readers’ questions and answers and much more.

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Liz Lillis
216.752.2252
Pr(at)kovels(dot)com

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