Author Archives: Nicholas Leach

Flambe Glazes: From Sung Dynasty to Royal Doulton

More than 500 years ago, Chinese potters experimented with glazes that utilized copper oxide in more

Vintage Zenith Radios

The Golden Age of Radio began with the dawn of commercial radio broadcasting in the more

Mysteries of the East: The Collection of John J. Lanzendorf

Lanzendorf is recognized internationally for his work as a hairstylist to the famous and well more

The Mona Brown Native American Collection

The collector, historian and preservationist Ramona (“Mona”) Brown spent a lifetime safeguarding cultural artifacts and more

The David Farin Collection

In the words of his daughter, the collection of the late David Farin reflects who more

Collecting Disney

By the 1930s, Disney characters including Mickey and Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Clarabelle Cow, Goofy, more

Home and Interiors Auction

This is an auction for collectors and dealers alike filled with unique finds and excellent more

The Royal Worcester Birds of Dorothy Doughty

by Cliff Dunn   Throughout its rich history, Royal Worcester became synonymous with the production more

Eugenio Zampighi: Master Italian Artist

The Italian artist Eugenio Zampighi (1859–1944) is best known for his exquisite work in genre more

Steiff and Collecting Teddy Bears

Developed—apparently simultaneously—by toymakers Morris Michtom in the U.S. and Richard Steiff in Germany in the more

From Italy to Lion and Unicorn

Presenting a Heavenly Wood Carving Collection for Auction in South Florida BY CLIFF DUNN more