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Treasures Show and Sale
by Lita Solis-Cohen

Philadelphia, Pennsylvaniaby Lita Solis-CohenTreasures-the antiques, tribal arts, textiles, and jewelry show at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology-tweaked its image on its third annual outing October 26-28, 2007, to include treasures that archaeologists might dig up a thousand years from now, such as 18th-, 19th-, and 20th-century ... (Read More)

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The Invisible Man Makes an $82,600 Statement
by Richard de Thuin

The Last Moving Picture Company, New York Cityby Richard de ThuinAn insert from The Invisible Man realized a record-setting price during the fifth annual Hollywood Poster Auction held Saturday, November 10, 2007, in the Gold Ballroom at the Hotel Pennsylvania in New York City. A dealer in the salesroom paid ... (Read More)

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The San Francisco Fall Show: Rookie Makes Good
by Alice Kaufman

San Francisco, Californiaby Alice KaufmanFollowing in the footsteps of San Francisco Fall Antiques Show founding executive director Toby Rose can't have been easy, but in Lisa Podos's rookie year, the effect was seamless."It has been an extraordinary ride," Podos said of the October 25-28, 2007, show. "Very challenging, but very ... (Read More)

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Sloans & Kenyon Has First $2 Million Sale
by Robert Kyle

Sloans & Kenyon, Chevy Chase, Marylandby Robert KyleIn its most successful auction since opening four years ago, as an outgrowth of Sloan's Auction Galleries (formerly C.G. Sloan & Co.), Sloans & Kenyon's sale on November 9-11, 2007, totaled $2.36 million on the strength of fine art, Asian ceramics, sterling silver, ... (Read More)

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Sollo:Rago Modern Weekend
by Lita Solis-Cohen

Sollo:Rago Modern Auctions, Lambertville, New Jerseyby Lita Solis-CohenJohn Sollo's over 1100-lot 20th-century modern sale on October 27 and 28, 2007, in Lambertville, New Jersey, offered furniture, lighting, studio ceramics, prints, paintings, and sculpture in a thick catalog. The marathon sale began at noon on Saturday and did not end until ... (Read More)

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American Art Auction
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Sotheby's, New York Cityby Lita Solis-CohenOn the heels of the Berry-Hill Galleries and Salander-O'Reilly Galleries bankruptcies and the volatile stock market, it was hard to know what to expect at the November 2007 American painting sales in New York City. Crowded salesrooms, pockets of competitive bidding, and high prices showed ... (Read More)

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Tailgate in Nashville: Variety Is the Spice of Life
by Karla Klein Albertson

Nashville, Tennesseeby Karla Klein AlbertsonSteve Jenkins's Tailgate Antiques Show in Nashville is rather like the old song by Arlo Guthrie about Alice's Restaurant. You can get anything you want. There are dealers who favor the pure simplicity of high-quality country-furniture, quilts and rugs, folk art carvings, painted signs. But if ... (Read More)

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Unique Stoneware at the American Pottery Auction
by Joshua Korman

Bruce and Vicki Waasdorp, Clarence, New Yorkby Joshua KormanBruce and Vicki Waasdorp of Clarence, New York, have gained a national reputation for their twice-yearly American pottery auction, particularly renowned for high-quality stoneware. The Waasdorps' mail and phone bid auctions have taken place every March and September for more than 15 ... (Read More)

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Tasha Tudor's Historic Costume Collection
by Lita Solis-Cohen

Whitaker-Augusta Auction Co., New Hope, Pennsylvaniaby Lita Solis-CohenTasha Tudor, the illustrator and author of children's books, began collecting 19th-century clothes when she was nine years old. As an adult she used her collection as source material for her illustrations for more than 100 children's books-some, her own, and some, others' ... (Read More)

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The Clegg Sale
by Lita Solis-Cohen

Wiederseim Associates, Inc., Glenmoore, Pennsylvaniaby Lita Solis-CohenWiederseim Associates held an old-fashioned farm sale at the Ludwig's Corner Firehouse in Glenmoore, Pennsylvania, on November 23 and 24, 2007, to disperse the collections of Alfred and Miriam Clegg. Estate sales are rites of passage in Chester County, and a large crowd of ... (Read More)
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