Over the past years, the value of basketball cards has skyrocketed from 30% to 1,000%, making collecting and trading these cards a lucrative activity.
Curating your own private art collection mightn't be as out of reach as you expect, according to auction house specialist, Angelo Madrigale.
Baseball cards, which started as an advertising tool to sell baseball equipment, are now a multi-million dollar industry. But they have humble origins.
On 7 December 2022, The Girardi Diamond Earrings, the most famous earrings of 2022, will be auctioned on Invaluable by John Moran Auctioneers. But what are the factors that determine the sale price of a diamond?
Stamp collecting offers a window into the past, reflecting times of feast, famine, war and peace. At one point, 10% of the US population collected stamps.
There's great demand for authentic vintage soccer memorabilia, and the World Cup has equal appeal to fans and collectors alike.
Zombie Formalism may have been the most important art movement of the new century but by late 2015 the market had cooled.
Rightly revered as the father of British Studio pottery, Bernard Leach’s influence as a ceramicist is hard to overstate. As someone who exceeded his accolades, Leach’s pure and utilitarian form of pottery stood in opposition to mass production and had a lasting influence on modern design in North America during the 1950s and 1960s. It…
“Blue chip” is a term used to describe established companies whose value is a certainty. In the same vein, blue-chip art refers to the works of the most important and recognizable artists, whose pieces consistently sell in volume and at high prices. Blue-chip art is not acquired on a speculative basis – the art market is…
From Meissen and Frankenthal to KPM and Villeroy & Boch, learn how to identify German porcelain marks – and find out what they can reveal about a piece.