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Emporium’s Auction Estimates – Satisfy Your Curiosity!

Posted by on Oct 16, 2017 in Antiques | Comments Off on Emporium’s Auction Estimates – Satisfy Your Curiosity!

Wondering how much your fine art or heirloom jewelry might yield at one of our auctions? Your first step is securing a preliminary auction estimate at no charge. Complimentary estimates will be provided for each item that meets our minimum consignment value. Our specialists will provide the most accurate estimate based upon your submitted information (estimates are subject to change based on the specialist’s first-hand inspection).

Simply share and submit. Getting Started Is Easy:

1) Share background information. Include dimensions, history of ownership and any documentation (previous valuations, certificates or receipts.)
2) Share your images. Please provide at least two clear color photographs of your item. Include front and back views, any signatures, maker’s marks or areas of damage.
3) Submit your request online. We will reply promptly in the coming days.
Please send images, background info & your phone # to: Info@Rbkantq.com

 

October Estates Auction Website

Posted by on Oct 13, 2017 in Antiques | Comments Off on October Estates Auction Website

Our NY Estates Auction is October 30, and the auction website is now up! Info and photos of all lots, as well as additional information can be found. Follow link here.

October New York Estates Auction

Posted by on Oct 11, 2017 in Antiques | Comments Off on October New York Estates Auction

Our October New York Estates Auction is just about here! Paintings, porcelain, clocks, furniture, rugs, Chinese artifacts, to name just some of the treasures. Please call the store at 845-876-8168 for exact date and time and important info. You won’t want to miss it!

Barn Star Antique Show This Weekend

Posted by on Oct 6, 2017 in Antiques | Comments Off on Barn Star Antique Show This Weekend

This weekend is the Barn Star Antique Show at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds, just a few moments north up Route 9 from the Emporium. 125 exhibitors will have most any item you can think of! After visiting the show, please swing by the store. We will have a special discount on purchases for any show attendees! More info can be found here.

Everyone Loves Egyptian Mummies

Posted by on Sep 26, 2017 in Antiques | Comments Off on Everyone Loves Egyptian Mummies

The Met in New York just acquired a rare gilded Egyptian coffin from the first century B.C., now prominently displayed in the Egyptian Art galleries. Nothing elicits child-like wonder the way ancient Egyptian artifacts do! Read more about it here. We’re already planning our visit!

The Art World’s New Rock Star

Posted by on Sep 22, 2017 in Antiques | Comments Off on The Art World’s New Rock Star

Fascinating look at one of the new generation of young collectors shaking up the art and auction world. Tokyo’s Yusaku Maezawa is young, stylish, and fabulously wealthy. He and others like him are driving the industry in new directions. Courtesy of Christie’s, read more about him here!

Upcoming Museum Openings

Posted by on Sep 15, 2017 in Antiques | Comments Off on Upcoming Museum Openings

From Sotheby’s Museum Network, an excellent list of the most anticipated museum openings anticipated over the coming year, all around the world. Particularly excited to see the revamped Bass Museum in Miami next month! (Don’t forget our sister shop in South Florida.) The full museum list can be found here!

A Wine Collecting Guide

Posted by on Sep 12, 2017 in Antiques | Comments Off on A Wine Collecting Guide

If you’re like me, you love a robust Italian red with a hearty meal. Here is an interesting collecting guide to several Northwest Italian varietals, from Christie’s.

 

Tiffany’s Mosaics Exhibition

Posted by on Aug 30, 2017 in Antiques | Comments Off on Tiffany’s Mosaics Exhibition

There’s a fantastic Tiffany’s Mosaics exhibition at the Corning Museum of Glass in central New York State through January 7th. A fantastic article on the exhibit’s background and pieces can be found here!

Original Dalí Works For Sale!

Posted by on Aug 24, 2017 in Antiques | Comments Off on Original Dalí Works For Sale!

Want an original Dalí? A German collector who bought 60,000 ceramic Dalí tiles is selling 20,000. Interesting story! (Click here.)

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