Percival D. Griffiths was passionate about collecting English furniture and needlework, forming one of the most important such private collections of its kind ever at Sandridgebury, his country house in Hertfordshire, England…
The Finest Piece of Walnut Furniture of its Type
An excerpt from the new book English Furniture 1680–1760, The Percival D. Griffiths Collection examines the famed Dickinson desk and bookcase.
From the Archives: Living with antiques: The collection of Martin and Gloria Gersh
Take a dive into our archives with the Gershes!
This Week’s Top Lots: October 10 – 16
* Skinner Marlborough/October 10, Richard Wright Collection: Important DollsThe top lot was a Roullet & Decamps magician automaton that sold for $80,580 (estimate $25,000-35,000). Other top sales were a set of four Alice in Wonderland character dolls that sold for $40,290 (estimate $30,000-40,000), and a Queen Anne lady doll and case that sold for $50,363 (estimate $50,000-70,000). * Sotheby’s Milan/October …
Dealer Profile: Clinton Howell
A look into the world of Clinton Howell Antiques