• Rediscovering Timeless Treasures: The Joys of Collecting Antique Furniture

    In today’s fast-paced world, where trends come and go at lightning speed, there’s something incredibly gratifying about surrounding yourself with pieces of history that exude charm, craftsmanship, and a sense of timelessness. Antique furniture collecting has emerged as more than just a hobby; it’s a passionate pursuit that allows individuals to connect with the past and create unique, character-filled spaces. In this article, we’ll explore the joys of collecting antique furniture and delve into the reasons why this age-old pastime continues to captivate enthusiasts around the world. A Journey through Time: Collecting antique furniture is like embarking on a captivating journey through time. Each piece tells a story, whispering secrets…

  • Announcing the Estate of Clyde Fowler

    Laster’s Fine Art & Antiques are proud to represent the estate personal property of Mr. Clyde Fowler who passed away February 1st, 2016. A native of Burlington, NC, Clyde Fowler earned his BFA in Communication Art and Design from Virginia Commonwealth University and studied drawing at the Arts Students League and the National Academy School of Fine Arts in New York. In 1975, Dean John Sneden selected him to direct the Visual Arts Program at the North Carolina School of the Arts.

  • Maya Angelou Estate

    Please Join Us For The Dr. Maya Angelou Estate Tag Sale!

    When: August 6th, 7th, and 8th. Where: 2716 Bartram Road, Winston-Salem, NC at 9 a.m. Laster’s Fine Art & Antiques is proud to be hosting the sale at the personal home of Dr. Maya Angelou. The doors will open Thursday, August 6th at 9 a.m. and will run until 4 p.m. The sale will include items from the late poet’s home such as artwork, books, furniture, and other household items. Every item for sale will have a price tag. There are many treasures to be found during this sale. We will keep our Facebook page updated with photos in the next week so you will get an idea of the…

  • Dr. Maya Angelou Art Sale Update

    Please join us for the Dr. Maya Angelou estate tag sale from August 6th, 7th, and 8th. Click here to learn more. We would like to extend our gratitude to everyone who has shown interest in the sale of Dr. Maya Angelou’s art collection. We are very honored to be offering this treasured collection to the public. Dr. Angelou was a regular at our gallery. She came here to escape the world and to just relax. We were her “getaway.” This is a special time for us so please bear with us as we get everything in order for this weekend. More images from our gallery have been added to…

  • Personal Art Collection of Dr. Maya Angelou For Sale

    Please join us for the Dr. Maya Angelou estate tag sale from August 6th, 7th, and 8th. Click here to learn more. Paintings, prints, posters, sculptures, and photographs are just some of the fine items being offered for sale from Maya Angelou’s collection. Laster’s Fine Art & Antiques is proud to announce a once in a lifetime opportunity to purchase from the treasured personal art collection of Dr. Maya Angelou. The sale will feature original works of art presented to Dr. Angelou by artists from all over the world. Laster’s gallery in Winston-Salem, North Carolina will serve as the location of the sale. Items will be available for purchase beginning…

  • Video: What is a… Punch Cup Filler?

    We posted a picture to our Facebook page and asked users to guess what this item was. We heard a lot of different answers – from a bud vase to a fancy bee catcher. But no one guessed correctly! So here it is, a Punch Cup Filler. This crystal glass was made by Waterford and its sole purpose was to fill punch cups. This was invented so you had an accurate measurement each time someone filled a cup. Ladles are not always accurate, whereas this object allows you to see how much punch is inside the filler. You can stay very accurate using this method.