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40th Annual Wilton Historical Society Show a One-Day Affair This Year
by David Hewett

Wilton, Connecticut40th Annual Wilton Historical Society Show a One-Day Affair This Yearby David HewettThe exhibitors and show manager Marilyn Gould were equally apprehensive about this year's Wilton Historical Society Antiques Show in Wilton, Connecticut.Neither knew how a mix of conditions would affect their spring show, the most obvious being a ... (Read More)


Spring Auction at Thomaston Place Auction Galleries
by Mark Sisco

Thomaston Place Auction Galleries, Thomaston, MaineSpring Auction at Thomaston Place Auction Galleriesby Mark SiscoSome fine ship paintings and other artworks were at the heart of the March 31 and April 1 auction at Thomaston Place Auction Galleries in Thomaston, Maine, but it was a little carved cup that drew the ... (Read More)

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Hiram Powers Has a Major Show
by Ernest Rohdenburg III

Taft Museum of Art, Cincinnati, OhioHiram Powers Has a Major Showby Ernest Rohdenburg IIIHiram Powers: Genius in Marble, the first major exhibition devoted to one of the most celebrated 19th-century American sculptors, opened at the Taft Museum of Art in Cincinnati, Ohio, on May 18. Co-curated by Lynne D. Ambrosini, ... (Read More)

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Southern Art Market: Those Rebel Yells Get Louder
by Jeanne Schinto

Southern Art Market: Those Rebel Yells Get Louderby Jeanne SchintoThe market demand for southern art began to rise sharply about ten years ago, according to Shannon C. Foley, a private art dealer born and raised in New Orleans. "Before that, there was interest, but not the prices that there are ... (Read More)


Topnotch Evans Furniture Comes to Market
by Lita Solis-Cohen

Sollo:Rago Modern Auctions, Lambertville, New JerseyTopnotch Evans Furniture Comes to Marketby Lita Solis-CohenAlong with a selection of Nakashima furniture, some monumental gong sculptures by Harry Bertoia, a few choice pieces of Wharton Esherick's artistry in wood, and its phonebook-size catalog, Sollo:Rago Modern Auctions' spring sale on April 21 and 22 ... (Read More)


A Changing Art Market: Skinner Sells Modern
by Jeanne Schinto

Skinner, Inc., Boston, MassachusettsA Changing Art Market: Skinner Sells Modernby Jeanne SchintoWith its latest sale of paintings on Friday, May 18, Skinner signaled its readiness to keep pace with today's art market when it offered as its cover lot Abstract in Green by Zao Wou-Ki, who was born in Beijing ... (Read More)


Strong Results from Diverse Fine Art
by Ed Pfeiffer

Shannon's, Greenwich, ConnecticutStrong Results from Diverse Fine Artby Ed PfeifferShannon's fine art auction on April 26 at the Greenwich Civic Center in Greenwich, Connecticut, was obviously a success, achieving about $3.6 million in total sales. Gene Shannon said that figure was the fourth highest achieved in the gallery's history of ... (Read More)


John Scudder and Family: From Skilled Craftsmen to Leaders of Men
by David A. Sperling

John Scudder and Family: From Skilled Craftsmen to Leaders of Menby David A. Sperling, M.D.Imagine drawing a triangle on a map of 19th-century New Jersey connecting Newark, New Brunswick, and Flemington. Inside this triangle lived the cabinetmakers who produced the finest Federal tall-clock cases ever made in the state.Within this ... (Read More)


Spring Americana Auction
by Lita Solis-Cohen

Pook & Pook, Inc., Downingtown, PennsylvaniaSpring Americana Auctionby Lita Solis-CohenEnd-of-the-season Americana sales are tough for auctioneers. When the weather is gorgeous the golf course, the tennis court, and the garden beckon, and only the most passionate dealers and collectors can be found in a salesroom."We are all tired after a ... (Read More)


Special Spring Sales in New Brunswick
by Peter Smit

Tim Isaac Antiques and Auctions/Kevin Bond, New Brunswick, CanadaSpecial Spring Sales in New Brunswickby Peter SmitAll prices in Canadian funds (rounded U.S. funds in parentheses). No buyer's premium chargedSome special sales took place this spring in New Brunswick. On April 9 Tim Isaac Antiques and Auctions sold the contents of ... (Read More)
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