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Changes in Nashville

Kay Puchstein and Jon Jenkins of Jenkins Show Management, co-managers of the long-running Music Valley Antiques Market, announced their new show set to debut during Antiques Week in Nashville in February 2008.Antiques at Music Valley will feature over 140 of America's premier antiques dealers in a big-top tent setting. While ... (Read More)


The National Capital Winter Antiques Show Postponed

Washington, D.C.-based promoter Armacost Antiques Shows has announced that its new antiques event, the National Capital Winter Antiques Show, has been postponed until 2008. The inaugural show had been scheduled to take place November 30-December 2, 2007.New dates, location, and other details will be released in the near future. More ... (Read More)


Pavillon des Arts et du Design

Show promoter Meg Wendy met Patrick Perrin in Moscow this summer, and over lunch the two decided to join forces and bring the first Pavillion des Arts et du Design to the Seventh Regiment Armory in New York City, February 6-11, 2008.Created in 1997 by Perrin and Stéphane Custot, Le ... (Read More)


The Philadelphia Museum of Art's Perelman Building Opens

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The Thrilla and Alexander Farnham

Jim's of Lambertville, Lambertville, New Jersey, will present The Thrilla in Lambertvilla XVIII, an exhibition of Pennsylvania Impressionists and Modernists, opening Saturday, November 3, at 6 p.m.The selling exhibition will feature over 100 works by Fern Coppedge, Harry Leith-Ross, Daniel Garber, Edward Willis Redfield, Robert Spencer, Walter Emerson Baum, John ... (Read More)


Gamage Gets the Gold
by Mark Sisco

Bruce Gamage Jr., Rockland, Maineby Mark SiscoAuctioneer Bruce Gamage kicked off Maine's unofficial antiques week with a tidy estate sale in Rockland on August 27. The two biggest hits had everybody buzzing before and after the event. Both were six-figure strikes.The first was a unique gold medal that had been ... (Read More)


Gould Modern Art Collection Exhibited at New Britain Museum
by Ed Pfeiffer

New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, Connecticutby Ed Pfeiffer Michael and Marilyn Gould of Wilton, Connecticut, are well known in the antiques field as experienced and skilled managers of significant antiques shows. Less known is that they have a personal interest in modern art and an impressive collection ... (Read More)


The Firearms Column
by Robert Kyle

by Robert Kyle As 19th-century Americans spread westward, the horizon got bigger, and so did the wild animals. The old single-shot muzzle-loaders and early models of the smaller caliber Winchester rifles were appropriate for small game and white-tailed deer in eastern forests but no match for bison, elk, antelope, sheep, ... (Read More)


In the Trade: Mary Jean McLaughlin of Ivoryton, Connecticut
by Frank Donegan

In the Tradeby Frank Donegan Mary Jean McLaughlin sells only wicker. She calls it "the orphan of the antiques business." If that's true, then her rambling Colonial Revival home in Ivoryton, Connecticut, is one heck of an orphanage. Eighteen or 20 of its rooms (she's not exactly sure of the ... (Read More)

(Auction Law and Ethics)

Auctioneers and the Misunderstood Tool
by Steve Proffitt

Auction Law and Ethicsby Steve Proffitt Here's an old joke. Junior was a woodcutter by trade. He was a man's man, but not the brightest penny. As we say down South, if he was twice as smart, he'd be a half-wit. Junior started off with a hand ax cutting pulpwood. ... (Read More)
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