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Free Admission to Those under 18 at Rhinebeck Show
by M.A.D. Staff

The Spring Antiques at Rhinebeck show on May 25 and 26 will offer free admission to anyone under 18. The Memorial Day weekend show, produced by Barn Star Productions, will be held at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds in Rhinebeck, New York. The entire show will be held indoors. ... (Read More)

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Ringing the Warning Bell
by Clayton Pennington

On the lawn of a Maine historical society sits a bronze bell cast by the Revere Foundry in Boston. The foundry cast over 900 bells between 1792 and 1843, and 24 of them are in the state of Maine. This particular bell was originally hung in a church, but when ... (Read More)

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Boscobel House and Gardens Raising Money to Fix Library Ceiling
by Libby Miner

During the evening of April 16, the plaster ceiling of the library room at Boscobel House and Gardens, Garrison, New York, collapsed without warning. According to a press release, no one was in the building at the time, but the incident caused major damage to the library, its contents, and ... (Read More)

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The Sale of the Attix Collection
by Lita Solis-Cohen

Locati LLC, Pineville, Pennsylvania Photos courtesy Locati LLC C. Thomas Attix Jr. (1927-2012) was a passionate collector who liked wood, silver, and Oriental rugs. A corporate lawyer for RCA, the father of four bought carefully, filling his house in New Jersey with furniture made in the mid-18th and early 19th centuries. He ... (Read More)

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$10,000 Bucher Box Tops Auction
by Lita Solis-Cohen

Horst Auctioneers, Ephrata, Pennsylvania Photos courtesy Horst Auctioneers Horst Auctioneers in Ephrata, Pennsylvania, has been in business since around 1900. According to the history the company posts on its website, which calls the firm “The Voices of Experience,” A. A. Landis, Timothy and Thomas Horst’s great-grandfather, began calling auctions at the turn ... (Read More)

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Great Picking at Gilmanor Farm
by Walter C. Newman

Virginia Pickers Antiques & Collectables Show, Glen Allen, Virginia The weekend of May 17 and 18 marked the 12th installment of the Virginia Pickers Antiques & Collectables Show. The biannual event is held at Joel Gilman’s Gilmanor Farm in Glen Allen, Virginia. The show is still feeling its way as it ... (Read More)

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Exhibitions, June2024
by M.A.D. Staff

Louise Nevelson, Royal Tide I, 1960, painted wood, 7'2" x 40" x 8". Gift of Peter and Beverly Lipman. Photo courtesy Storm King Art Center by Jerry L. Thompson, © 2022 Estate of Louise Nevelson / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. —Through June 9 —Waterville, Maine The World Outside: Louise Nevelson ... (Read More)

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New Record for McElwain Painting
by M.A.D. Staff

Cordier Auctions in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, achieved a new world auction record for New Mexico landscape painter Louisa McElwain (1953-2013). During Cordier’s May 16 auction, McElwain’s Song of the High Desert sold for $48,360 (includes buyer’s premium). The buyer was a private collector from Texas. The previous record for a McElwain ... (Read More)

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Modern Design at Auction
by Lita Solis-Cohen

Rago, Lambertville, New Jersey Photos courtesy Rago Auctions reflect the taste of the minute. The Rago sale of modern design May 16 in Lambertville, New Jersey, and the contemporary glass sale that followed on May 17 are good examples. The two sales covered a broad range of 20th-century design. David Rago said his ... (Read More)

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Spring Fishersville Show
by Walter C. Newman

Fishersville Antiques Expo, Fishersville, Virginia The 72nd biannual Fishersville Antiques Expo was held May 10 and 11 at the Augusta Expo Event Center in Fishersville, Virginia. Very few things have changed at Fishersville over the years. There are three constants regarding the show that probably go without saying: If you are ... (Read More)
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