Posts Tagged ‘authenticity’

Jori Finkel just wrote an alarming article about the dangers of bidding in art auctions on cruise ships.  Park West is the largest auction house operating at sea, boasting roughly $300 million in annual revenue.  Operating on well respected cruise lines such as Carnival, Celebrity, Royal Caribbean, and Norwegian, the auction house woos inexperienced clients […]

The New York Times recently published a set of very useful guidelines from David H. Wilson, a furniture restorer who also consults for Christie’s.  Mr Wilson outlines tell-tale signs that an antique might not be the same period or quality that the dealer claims, which can significantly affect value.  The piece was published in conjunction with […]