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Diversity Sells in Manheim, Old and New
by Karl H. Pass

Conestoga Auction Company, Inc., Manheim, Pennsylvaniaby Karl H. PassConestoga Auction Company held a diverse sale of predominantly Pennsylvania country material on October 5 and 6 in Manheim, Pennsylvania. There were large groupings of contemporary pottery, woodcarvings, and paintings by such craftspeople as James Seagreaves, Russell Henry, Walter and June Gottshall, ... (Read More)

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American Indian and Western Art at Auction
by By Don Johnson

Cowan's, Cincinnati, OhioBy Don JohnsonIt wasn't a screamer, but it worked. Cowan's latest American Indian and Western Art sale, held September 15 in Cincinnati, Ohio, grossed approximately $1.2 million from about 540 cataloged lots. "I was very pleased with the sales results considering we had relatively few stars in the ... (Read More)

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September Arts and Crafts Auction
by Lita Solis-Cohen

Craftsman Auctions, Lambertville, New Jerseyby Lita Solis-CohenThe Craftsman Auctions sale on September 29 and 30 offered more than 1100 lots of Arts and Crafts furniture, pottery, art glass, lighting, and metalwork and was 80% sold for a total of $3.6 million, the second-highest total for any Craftsman Auctions weekend.The salesroom ... (Read More)

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Final Figures in Berry-Hill/Coram Bankruptcy
by David Hewett

by David HewettOn July 12 Judge Robert E. Gerber of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York approved the final costs of employing the swarm of attorneys, advisors, accountants, and other professionals involved in bringing Berry-Hill Galleries, Inc. and its associated entity, Coram Capital LLC, ... (Read More)

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National Black Fine Art Show
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The 12th annual National Black Fine Art Show, a fine art fair presenting original artwork by African, African-American, and Caribbean artists, will take place February 14-17, 2008, at the Puck Building in SoHo, New York City. The show presents 38 dealers exhibiting work in a range of media from paintings, ... (Read More)

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Every Collector Add a Collector
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A relatively small group of people in the trade has been working on ways to help the trade get new collectors involved. The initiative to find new collectors is called "Every Collector Add a Collector."It aims to get people who collect now to interest their children, their friends, and others ... (Read More)

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New Florida Show
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Florida show promoters Yvonne and Jim Tucker have announced the inauguration of a new southwest Florida show in February 2008. The new show, the South Ft. Myers/Naples Antique Show, will be held February 22 and 23 at the Three Oaks Banquet and Conference Center at 20991 Parkway in Estero, halfway ... (Read More)

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James Graham & Sons to Move
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In December, James Graham & Sons will move to a new location on the Upper East Side of Manhattan at 32 East 67th Street. The gallery will inaugurate the space with an exhibition devoted to the work of Paul Manship, Norman Bluhm, Walter Gay, Guy Pène du Bois, and other ... (Read More)

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Kindig to Receive ADA Award of Merit
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It has been announced that the Antiques Dealers' Association of America, Inc. (ADA) dinner will be held April 12, 2008, at 8 p.m., in a tent behind the Navy Pier after the Philadelphia Antiques Show closes. The recipient of the annual Award of Merit will be Joseph Kindig III of ... (Read More)

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Lancaster County Auction House Has Not Been Sold
by Karl Pass

by Karl PassThe rumor circulating that Conestoga Auction Company in Manheim, Pennsylvania, has been sold is not true."I have heard it all, and it is one hundred percent rumor," stated Jeffrey DeHart, president of Conestoga. "We have no plans to sell and are working harder than ever. There have been ... (Read More)
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