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Spring Show NYC
by Julie Schlenger Adell

Shows are where collectors meet. New York 20th-century silver collector Margot Grant Walsh talks with Philadelphia silver collector Robert Taylor in the booth of Massachusetts dealer Spencer Marks. The Manhattan Art & Antiques Center stand offered a variety of material from ten dealers. In the case to the right is a ... (Read More)

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The Thrill of the Chase: Antiques of the Sporting Life
by Walter C. Newman

Karen DiSaia (right), manager of the show, is shown with Claudia Pfeiffer, the George L. Ohrstrom Jr. Curator, National Sporting Library and Museum, Middleburg, Virginia. The display behind them features the early 20th-century English sterling silver centerpiece on a marble base that was used on the cover of the show ... (Read More)

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The 49th Delaware Show
by Lita Solis-Cohen

Montgomery County walnut schrank with replaced brasses and original feet and shelving, 82½" x 56½" x 25", ex-collection J. Stogdell Stokes, deaccessioned by the Philadelphia Museum of Art, $52,000 from Philip H, Bradley of Downingtown, Pennsylvania. The walnut wing chair with Russian leather covering from the Moravian Community workshop, ... (Read More)

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The Baltimore Summer Antiques Show 2012
by Lita Solis-Cohen

Jon Eric Riis, the Atlanta, Georgia, fiber artist who in 2011 was named a Windgate Fellow by United States Artists, citing his research into pre-Columbian Peruvian, Imperial Chinese, and Russian textile traditions to create tapestries. One of his forms is the "universal coat," which he meticulously weaves with metallic thread, ... (Read More)

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The ADA Show at Deerfield: Superb Offerings, Uneven Sales
by David Hewett

Axtell Antiques, Deposit, New York, showed the 40" long weathered wood whale weathervane that came from Rockland, Maine, priced at $2950.A Bird in Hand Antiques, Florham Park, New Jersey, showed the circa 1935 Grenfell "Map of Newfoundland" mat, 42" x 31½". It was exhibited at the American Folk Art Museum ... (Read More)

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The Spring Show NYC
by Lita Solis-Cohen

An English burr mulberry and brass-inlaid sofa table, 1800-25, was in the center of half of New York City dealer Carlton Hobbs's stand. "It was meant to be placed before a sofa; the ladies chiefly occupied them to write, draw, or read upon," said Hobbs. "They were suitable for a ... (Read More)

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Great Fall Weekend Sparks Strong Historic Deerfield/ADA Show
by David Hewett

Jeffrey Tillou Antiques, Litchfield, Connecticut, asked $22,500 for the George III camelback sofa, 93" long, with carved blind fretwork legs and wonderful original needlework (with some restoration).You can pick out an Artemis Gallery boothfrom across a room. North Salem, New York, dealer Jesse Goldberg always presents a carefully arranged selection ... (Read More)

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The Baltimore Summer Antiques Show
by Lita Solis-Cohen

The Baltimore show filled the convention center for the 30th year. It has become far more elegant than it was for its first quarter-century. It has white carpets, spacious aisles, and wooden walls—not much pipe and drape. It is an upscale show, which pleased some dealers and made others nostalgic ... (Read More)

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The American Antiques Show, 2010
by Lita Solis-Cohen

Stephen Score of Boston asked $20,000 for this large birdhouse. He said he needed to be in the picture to give it scale.Russack & Loto Books LLC, Northwood, New Hampshire, used big letters to tell shoppers what they had for sale.Greg Kramer of Robesonia, Pennsylvania, offered a table, chairs, and ... (Read More)

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Americana in New York City in January
by Lita Solis-Cohen

by Lita Solis-Cohen For a complete day-by-day schedule: Click Here for Web Document Click Here for printable PDF Click Here for printable Word Document Americana Week in New York City is a week later this year because of the inauguration of Barack Obama. There is an additional auction—at Bonhams on January 22—and one less show; ... (Read More)
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