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The Baltimore Summer Antiques Show
by Lita Solis-Cohen

Baltimore, Maryland The Baltimore Summer Antiques Show, held August 20-23 this year, was really four shows in one: a jewelry show, an antiques show, an art show, and a book fair. For 35 years, it has presented a huge variety of wares from all parts of the world. When the Palm ... (Read More)

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Spencer Gordon and Mark McHugh, Spencer Marks, Ltd., Southampton, Massachusetts
by Frank Donegan

Mark McHugh (left) and Spencer Gordon. A portion of the Spencer Marks research library and office. There’s even a section of books devoted exclusively to heraldry for deciphering the coats of arms that often appear on silver. Mark McHugh said, “When we built this, we used library specs so the floors ... (Read More)

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Chester County Historical Society's 33rd Show
by Lita Solis-Cohen

Dutch Delft garniture, late 17th century, was $6000 from Mark Allen. Christopher T. Rebollo Antiques, North Wales, Pennsylvania, offered this Chester County tall chest of drawers, 73" high x 42" wide x 21" deep, with the initials “M.P.” It is walnut with poplar and lightwood inlay, 1780-90, and has an unusual ... (Read More)

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Ivory Fight Moves to the States
by M.A.D. Staff

With the implementation of the federal law banning the sale of ivory still unclear, the fight has moved to the state legislatures. New legislation has been introduced in at least 14 states; New York and New Jersey already have ivory bans in place. In many instances, the language of the bills ... (Read More)

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The Delaware Antiques Show of 2014
by Lita Solis-Cohen

The paint-grained corner cupboard was $35,000; the large basket on top, $850. The Dexter horse weathervane by Cushing and White, $19,000, stands on a Shaker bench, $1450. Above is a sign from a Chatham, New York, tavern, “T. Hoag’s Stage House,” with the state seal of New York. It was ... (Read More)

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The 2014 Baltimore Summer Antiques Show
by Lita Solis-Cohen

Sideboard, circa 1885, probably by Pottier and Stymus, with inset ceramic tiles by John Moyr Smith (1839-1912), $18,000 from John Orban of Cadiz, Ohio. Large centerpiece silver bowl, Kalo Shop, Chicago, initial “G,” 1920s, $6900 from Spencer Marks, Southampton, Massachusetts. David Brooker of Woodbury, Connecticut, brought Fag & Curly, 40" x ... (Read More)

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Chester County Historical Society Show
by Lita Solis-Cohen

Roger Winter of Solebury, Pennsylvania, offered this George III pedestal dining table with two original leaves. It seats 16 comfortably. It was $39,000. The eight George III chairs with Marlborough legs were $16,500. Donald Cresswell of the Philadelphia Print Ship offered Currier and Ives’s popular Winter in the Country, 1864, for ... (Read More)

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The Greenwich Winter Antiques Show
by Julie Schlenger Adell

This silver-gilt royal presentation racing trophy was offered by Robert Lloyd, New York City, for $85,000. It is the Brighton Gold Cup from 1833 with a maker’s mark of Rundell, Bridge & Rundell. On the wall behind the cup are some of the original oils painted for Guinness advertisements in ... (Read More)

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The 2013 San Francisco Fall Antiques Show
by Alice Kaufman

A group of seven split earrings (five shown) from 5th- century B.C. Dong Son (Vietnam/Cambodia) was $7000 for the group at Susan Ollemans, London. Ollemans is a 12-year show veteran. Sarah Stocking, whose gallery is in Jackson Square, San Francisco, was asking $16,000 for this special edition of an 1897 framed ... (Read More)

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The Baltimore Summer Antiques Show 2013
by Lita Solis-Cohen

Arcadia Fine Arts, New York City, offered Paul Rousso’s super-size money. Five Grand from NY (bottom), 50" x 75" x 7", was $16,900. (The $1000 bill was $15,900.) Rousso makes wall pieces and free-standing sculpture of large sheets of acrylic, on which he transfers high-resolution prints of paper money from ... (Read More)
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