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Rago's 19th- and 20th-Century Fine Art Auction
by Lita Solis-Cohen

Rago Arts and Auction Center, Lambertville, New Jerseyby Lita Solis-Cohen Rago Arts and Auction Center kicked off the fall season at noon on Saturday, September 15, at its gallery in Lambertville, New Jersey, with a special sale of art by Pennsylvania and New Jersey artists. This was immediately followed by ... (Read More)

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Round Top Reorganizes; Prince Hangs In for Another Year
by Mark Sisco

Damariscotta, Maineby Mark SiscoWith four major auctions and the Maine Antiques Dealers Association show at River Arts at Round Top Farm in Damariscotta all happening in the week prior to Labor Day, Maine has a legitimate claim to its own Antiques Week, following the officially designated week in New Hampshire. ... (Read More)

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New Kid Still Shines
by Alice Kaufman

Santa Fe, New Mexicoby Alice KaufmanEven after six years, promoter Barry Cohen's Historic Indian & World Tribal Arts: Santa Fe show is still the new kid in town. Held at the College of Santa Fe's Shellaberger Tennis Center, August 9-12, it also remains the kid voted most likely to succeed.Cohen ... (Read More)

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Historic Casino Is a Beautiful Setting for the Saratoga Springs Antique Show
by Ed Pfeiffer

Saratoga Springs, New Yorkby Ed PfeifferSaratoga Springs, New York, some 180 miles north of Manhattan, is a beautiful place. Its wide streets are lined with vintage, architecturally attractive residences and other structures, surrounded by colorful flower gardens and big, mature trees. The historic place was a famous watering hole in ... (Read More)

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Scott Antique Market: July and January Designer Events Bring Special Buyers
by Karla Klein Albertson

Atlanta, Georgiaby Karla Klein AlbertsonTo the question "Where did you get that?" hundreds of dealers in shows around the country have answered "I found it at Scott's Market." So it makes sense to take a trip to the source, join the hunt, and see what turns up when you have ... (Read More)

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Pressing Irons Stay Hot
by Don Johnson

Simmons and Company Auctioneers, Indianapolis, Indianaby Don JohnsonThe clothes dryer broke last week. It simply refused to dry. Nary a tumble nor a BTU of heat. But the light inside the door still worked, as if to taunt us as we replaced every fuse known to man in order to ... (Read More)

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Early War Shirt Is Star of Tribal Arts Sale
by Jeanne Schinto

Skinner, Inc., Boston, Massachusettsby Jeanne SchintoA spectacular 19th-century Native American war shirt from the Plains, made of two bighorn sheepskin hides, was the top lot at Skinner's latest American Indian and ethnographic art sale on Sunday, September 23 in Boston.The auction house's expert, Douglas Diehl, said it had been collected ... (Read More)

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Strange Fish Sell at Skinner
by Jeanne Schinto

Skinner, Inc., Boston, Massachusettsby Jeanne SchintoMilton Avery's Strange Fish made the biggest splash at Skinner's auction of prints, paintings, and sculpture in the auction house's Boston gallery on September 7. The fish brought $215,000 (including buyer's premium) from a New York dealer bidding by phone.Signed and dated 1951, the oil ... (Read More)

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Collectors Make a Statement at Summer Vintage Poster Auction
by Richard de Thuin

Swann Galleries, New York Cityby Richard de ThuinOf the 21 top-selling lots in an auction of vintage posters at Swann Galleries in New York City on August 1, 20 sold to collectors with the remaining lot won by a dealer. The five highest-selling lots went to collectors at prices ranging ... (Read More)

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Sturbridge Antique Textiles Show Celebrates Its 50th Presentation
by Ed Pfeiffer

Sturbridge, Massachusettsby Ed PfeifferOn September 3, Labor Day, the Antique Textiles and Vintage Fashions Show & Sale, held in Sturbridge, Massachusetts, celebrated its 17th year and staged its 50th event.Show manager Linda Zukas explained how it started. In 1991 she was a dealer in antique textiles and had been doing ... (Read More)
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