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Authentic Marilyn Monroe bathing suit and more head to market at Embassy July 25

Auction Central News

KIZERS, PA — Five authenticated Marilyn Monroe-worn or -used items come to market as star lots in the Pieces of History sale scheduled for July 25 at Embassy Auctions International. All the star lots are framed with some are signed by the late actress and performer.

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How to Authenticate Jewelry Accurately & Cleaning Techniques

Jerry's Antiques and Estates

Knowing how to authenticate jewelry is crucial for both collectors and sellers. This blog post will provide an understanding of authenticating vintage silver jewelry, particularly sterling silver, along with suggestions on how to clean and keep these valuable items. Knowing how to understand these signs is crucial.

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Art Authentication Can be a Tricky Business!

International Society of Appraisers

1/17/2024 12:00:00 AM Art authentication can be tricky business. Simon wanted to know why the Andy Warhol Art Authentication Board had declared two Warhols in his collection as fakes. Provenance can also be used to establish authenticity, something that the Andy Warhol Foundation used when selling works that Warhol bequeathed to it.

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Géricault show in Paris sparks authentication controversy

The Art Newspaper

Experts have criticised the exhibition at the Musée de La Vie Romantique for presenting works as autograph with little evidence

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The authentication process

BHR Appraisal Services

Authentication of high-end artwork is a complex process and since it does come up from time to time in my appraisal duties, it is worth exploring here. A downside to this, of course, is that if the work is indeed genuine but the expert says otherwise, the work will be considered by the art market to not be authentic.

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Authenticating Artwork: Value in Validation

Drishti LLC Appraisers

Not only has the authenticity of the original been heavily scrutinized, there are 12 copies painted by Da Vinci’s students and variations created by other students and followers of Da Vinci. TRUSTED SOURCES Many art dealers and galleries will provide a Certificate of Authenticity (CoA).

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CCG Acquires JSA in Blockbuster Deal


Certified Collectibles Group recently announced its acquisition of James Spence Authentication. In this case, the offshoot memorabilia world is making headlines as the Certified Collectibles Group (CCG) announced its acquisition of James Spence Authentication (JSA). Established in 2005 by James Spence Jr.,