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Exhibitions, November 2017
by M.A.D. staff

Maine Antique Digest includes, as space permits, brief announcements of exhibitions planned by galleries, museums, or other venues. We need all press materials at least six weeks in advance of opening. We need to know the hours and dates of the exhibit, admission charges, and phone number and website for ... (Read More)

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"Kasten from Mid-Hudson Valley Collections"
by M.A.D. staff

Historic Huguenot Street, New Paltz, New York, has on display over a dozen American and Dutch kasten, or Dutch-style cupboards, from the museum’s permanent collection and through selected loans, in the Jean Hasbrouck House (c. 1721) and Abraham Hasbrouck House (c. 1721-41). The exhibition will be open through December 17. The ... (Read More)

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Famous Faces
by Bob Frishman

R.O. Schmitt Fine Arts, Manchester, New Hampshire Photos courtesy R.O. Schmitt Not from Timemagazine or a Ken Burns documentary, these are the faces of more than 1000 clocks and watches. They were sold at the October 21 and 22, 2017, auction by R.O. Schmitt Fine Arts at the Radisson Hotel in Manchester, ... (Read More)

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The Fall Monroe Antique Show & Sale
by Cathy Aldrich

Monroe, Washington Fall is a time for settling in and reflection. It is the perfect time to explore and seek new treasures to enjoy once winter fully arrives. For those on the hunt for such treasures, many could be found at the Monroe Antique Show & Sale, held at the Evergreen ... (Read More)

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Curiouser and Curiouser
by Lita Solis-Cohen

Rago Arts, Lambertville, New Jersey Photos courtesy Rago Arts When Marion Harris, a regular exhibitor at the Outsider Art Fair and antiques shows, and her husband, dentist Jerry Rosenfeld, sold their house in Connecticut and moved full time to their New York City apartment, they talked to Miriam Tucker, a partner at ... (Read More)

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The Boston International Fine Art Show
by Frances McQueeney-Jones Mascolo

Boston, Massachusetts Now a mature 21, the Boston International Fine Art Show (BIFAS) had a decidedly upbeat feel for the October 19-22, 2017, event at the Boston Center for the Arts. The 2016 event fell just before the election, and certain pre-election jitters hung over the Cyclorama. This time was ... (Read More)

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Fall Collectors' Sale at Farmer Auctions
by Walter C. Newman

Farmer Auctions, Salem, Virginia Photos courtesy Farmer Auctions Farmer Auctions held its fall collectors’ auction on October 21, 2017, at the firm’s Salem, Virginia, gallery. The sale offered a wide variety and an excellent selection of lots from within the expected categories of antiques and collectibles. From a sheer volume standpoint, the ... (Read More)

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Cleveland Connections Featured at Fall Sale
by Susan Emerson Nutter

Rachel Davis Fine Arts, Cleveland, Ohio Photo courtesy Rachel Davis Fine Arts Fine art featuring works of the Cleveland School of Art or pieces with a Cleveland connection have become Rachel Davis Fine Arts’ go-to setup. And why not? Located in Cleveland, Ohio, Rachel Davis knows the history of the area and ... (Read More)

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Inaugural Auction of the David and Janice Frent Collection Sees $911,538
by Susan Emerson Nutter

Heritage Auctions, Dallas, Texas Photos courtesy Heritage Auctions One down, seven to go. “This was a very successful sale by any measure—number of views, number of new bidders, number of telephone bidders, you name it,” stated Tom Slater, director of Americana auctions for Heritage Auctions, in reference to the company’s Dallas, Texas, ... (Read More)

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Sammons Indicted
by M.A.D. staff

On October 20 Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. announced that art broker Timothy Sammons, 61, had been indicted for stealing millions of dollars through a scheme involving the sale of valuable artwork. The New York State Supreme Court indictment charged Sammons with grand larceny in the first and ... (Read More)
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