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Charles Sidney Raleigh: His Second Life
by A.J. Peluso

by A.J. Peluso, Jr.Charles Sidney Raleigh lived two lives.About the first, we know very little: that he was born in Gloucester, England in 1830; that he went to sea as a boy of ten; and that he spent the next 30 years as a seaman. Actually, we may know even ... (Read More)

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$60,000 Carnival Glass Auction
by Betty Flood

Jon Lee Auction Services, Latham, New Yorkby Betty FloodA surprise was in store for dealers and collectors of carnival glass when Jon Lee, a serious auctioneer who usually favors late 18th- and early 19th-century items such as pottery, stoneware, paintings, and porcelains, announced that he was having a 434-lot sale ... (Read More)

(Auction)

Grogan Celebrates 20th Anniversary with $2.5 Million Sale
by Jeanne Schinto

Grogan & Company, Dedham, Massachusettsby Jeanne Schinto"She adored nuanced conversation, was precise with her language, and delivered con brio editorial monologues reminiscent of those of the legendary Diana Vreeland for whom she worked as photo editor at Harper's Bazaar."The words are those of Angus Wilkie, author, decorative arts specialist, and ... (Read More)

(Auction)

Aaron Douglas Painting Brings Record $600,000
by Jeanne Schinto

Swann Galleries, New York Cityby Jeanne SchintoA painting by Harlem Renaissance figure Aaron Douglas was the top lot by far at Swann Galleries on February 19 at its African-American art sale. Building More Stately Mansions, estimated at $100,000/150,000, sold for $600,000 (includes buyer's premium), a new auction record for the ... (Read More)

(Auction)

You're a Good Man, Frank Stanton: Skinner Sells Snoopy
by Jeanne Schinto

Skinner, Inc., Boston, Massachusettsby Jeanne SchintoA reception for friends of animals was the prelude to Skinner's March 7 auction of American and European paintings and prints at its Boston gallery. The Frank Stanton collection of Peanuts artwork by Charles Schulz prompted it. Proceeds from the 19 lots, consigned by the ... (Read More)

(Issue Story)

Salander Case Converted to Chapter 7
by David Hewett

by David Hewett Update: April 21 On April 17 Judge Cecelia Morris approved a motion and converted the bankruptcy case of Larry and Julie Salander from a Chapter 11 (reorganization) filing to Chapter 7 (dissolution). Judge Cecelia Morris’s decision to move the bankruptcy from Chapter 11 to Chapter 7 affects only the ... (Read More)

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Philadelphia Highboy Brings $731,000 in New Orleans
by Lita Solis-Cohen

by Lita Solis-CohenIn these days of digital photos, the Internet, widely distributed illustrated catalogs, and an active network of dealers and conservators, you don't have to sell in New York City to get the going price for Colonial Philadelphia furniture. You don't even have to catalog it correctly.Lot 1122 at ... (Read More)

(Issue Story)

Reno Requires Licenses
by David Hewett

by David Hewett"I've lost a few dealers, and the two who did comply with the law told me it cost them close to one thousand dollars to do it. I have room for thirty dealers here but only have twenty. That high cost is keeping some away." Arlene Shier of ... (Read More)

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Roving Group of Thieves Hits Midwest Antiques Malls
by David Hewett

by David HewettWant to see a video clip of thieves cleaning out a jewelry showcase in an antiques mall? Go to the Web site for the Roscoe Antique Mall (www.roscoeantiquemall.com), click on the "Booths & Showcases," and then click on "A Booth Robbery March 19 2008 - Video" and see ... (Read More)

(Issue Story)

The Presidential Dish
by Lita Solis-Cohen

by Lita Solis-CohenEdith Bolling Wilson, wife of Woodrow Wilson, created one of the most popular rooms in the White House, the China Room, known as the Presidential Collection Room in her day."Her important work transformed the way the White House preserves and displays historic artifacts and remains Mrs. Wilson's lasting ... (Read More)
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