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Austrian Bronzes: A Collection of Figurines both Whimsical and Life-Like
Austrian Bronzes | Collectible Figurines

Beginning in the late 19th century, miniature and table top bronze figures crafted in Vienna, Austria drew the attention of collectors in Europe and America. Vividly hand-painted in enamels, these finely detailed figures depicted life-like natural subjects, sometimes in cartoonish, satirical, or whimsical situations. The range of characters include familiar and popular figures, Black Americana, expedition and travel-inspired subjects, elements of the exotic Oriental or near Eastern world, as well as erotic figures.… Read More

Memories of Coca-Cola: One Family’s Collection of early Advertising

We all grew up with Coca-Cola—it’s as American as apple pie. It doesn’t matter how old or young we are, we all have memories of the distinct taste, the iconic glass bottle, the red-and-white logo, and perhaps we even had a favorite Coca-Cola commercial on television. The Lynn family takes the meaning of Coca-Cola memories to a whole new level. Their extensive collection of Coca-Cola advertising, signage, company publications, promotional products, and more will be sold in a Skinner Discovery auction on October 12 and 13, 2011.