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Dealer Found Guilty in Narwhal Case
by M.A.D. staff

On October 9 Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer announced that his office had secured a conviction against an antiques dealer for illegally selling exotic narwhal ivory tusks. The sentence included significant fines, community service, and probation. Antonio’s Bella Casa, Inc., and its owner, Anthony James Buccola, were each found guilty ... (Read More)

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Across the Continent Brings $62,500
by M.A.D. staff

On December 13, 2018, a Currier & Ives print, Across the Continent. Westward the Course of Empire Takes Its Way, sold for a whopping $62,500 (includes buyer’s premium) at Swann Galleries in New York City. The estimate was $7000/10,000. The buyer was the William Reese Company, New Haven, Connecticut. “We bought ... (Read More)

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James Arthur and His “Temple of Time”: A Cautionary Tale for Collector-Donors
by Jeanne Schinto

Part II of IV Photos courtesy Maude Arthur Brown Family Archive Why some of even the most fastidious men and women make no plans for their lifelong collections, who can say? Maybe it’s simply because they can’t imagine themselves dead. In contrast, there is the other type of collector—the one who fusses ... (Read More)

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“Original” York Antiques Show Alive and Well, Promoter Says
by M.A.D. staff

“Original” York Antiques Show Alive and Well, Promoter Says Melvin Arion, promoter of the “Original” York Semi-Annual Antiques Show in York, Pennsylvania, emphasized in a recent press release that the shows he manages in York, Pennsylvania, are “doing just fine.” Arion noted that recent press reports about Bob Bockius and Mitchell ... (Read More)

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Barnebys Acquires Online Appraisal Service
by M.A.D. staff

Barnebys Group, a Swedish firm that operates an Internet search engine for design, antiques, and art, has acquired ValueMyStuff (www.valuemystuff.com), an online art and collectibles valuation service. According to a press release, ValueMyStuff has over 500,000 users and provides online valuations of art, memorabilia, wine, watches, and other assets in over ... (Read More)

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The Hidden Wisdom of Objects
by Lita Solis-Cohen

A Book Review Glenn Adamson’s new book is not about the end of the age of clutter. It is not about the fact that there are fewer, better antiques shows with fewer, better dealers, nor fewer, better shops, nor fewer, better lots at some decorative arts auctions. Its subtitle, The Hidden Wisdom ... (Read More)

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Record Tiffany Lamp Sold at Christie’s
by Lita Solis-Cohen

 Christie’s established a new record for a Tiffany Studios lamp on December 13, 2018, when the finest of all Pond Lily table lamps sold for $3,372,500 (includes buyer’s premium); the estimate was $1,800,000/2,500,000. Tiffany Studios Pond Lily table lamp, circa 1903, leaded glass, patinated bronze, 26½" high, 18" diameter shade, shade ... (Read More)

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Folk and Folks: The Henry D. Green Symposium
by Lita Solis-Cohen

A Book Review The Henry D. Green Symposium at the Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, has taken place biennially in February since 2000. Most of the talks have been published in illustrated softbound journals.  Dale L. Couch, the curator of decorative arts at the museum, has ... (Read More)

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Two Men Charged in Identity Theft Bidding Case
by Clayton Pennington

An allegedly stolen identity and multimillion-dollar bids for a couple of pieces of contemporary art have resulted in two men being charged in federal court. On October 5 a seven-page complaint was filed against Antonio DiMarco and Joakim von Ditmar, charging each with wire fraud conspiracy and aggravated identity theft. According to ... (Read More)

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A Surprise Conclusion to the Americana Sale at Mebane
by Pete Prunkl

Mebane Antique Auction Gallery, Mebane, North Carolina Photos courtesy Mebane Antique Auction Gallery Fans of Jon Lambert’s sales know that if it’s Friday, there is an auction at his spacious gallery in Mebane, North Carolina. The first Friday of December, however, is special. It’s the date of Lambert’s annual Americana and Continental ... (Read More)
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