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Art Resale Law Debated in Court Again

Artists trying to get a piece of the action when their work is resold had another day in a California court recently. Artists used a 1976 law as a basis for a lawsuit in 2011 to try to get auction houses and ebay to collect a five percent royalty when a work is resold, but

If You Needed More Discouragement

An article in the Wall Street Journal can provide it. The value of antiques, specifically brown furniture, continues its decline. Here are some stinging highlights… That American Colonial George III table? It would fetch less on the market than a twill love seat at Crate and Barrel. Most people with money to spend on furniture

Kathleen Guzman Heritage Auctions

Appraisal Stories from Kathleen Guzman, 20th Anniversary of Antiques Roadshow

When Antiques Roadshow started, recalled auctioneer Kathleen Guzman during a lecture at Heritage Auctions last night, there might have been 500 people for a show taping. It wasn’t until the taping for first show of the second season, this time in Pittsburgh, when things started to catch on. When they opened the door, they stared

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