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Long Island Dealer Sentenced to Two Years for Trafficking Rhinoceros Horns
by M.A.D. staff

On September 18, Fengyi Zhou of Syosset, New York, the owner of New York USA Antiques, Inc., which specializes in Asian works of art, was sentenced to two years of imprisonment for one count of illegally trafficking endangered black rhinoceros horns. In court papers, Zhou admitted to purchasing a rhinoceros horn ... (Read More)

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Fine Art, Pottery, and Jewelry Headline Arts of the American West
by Susan Emerson Nutter

Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Denver, Colorado Photos courtesy Leslie Hindman Auctioneers Provenance packs a punch, especially when discussing artwork being offered up by an institution. Not only do collectors know the items in question were probably handled and cared for properly, said artwork has a documented past. These attributes added to the appeal of ... (Read More)

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The Americana Collection of Lynne Dingus
by Susan Emerson Nutter

Forsythes’ Auctions, LLC, Cincinnati, Ohio Photos courtesy Forsythes’ Auctions, LLC Dispersal auctions of well-known antiques enthusiasts’ collections are always met with mixed emotions. There is the sadness of the person’s passing mixed with the realization that what was collected is now going to be broken up. Sometimes, as collectors, we are witnessing ... (Read More)

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Jewelry and a Painting by John Singer Sargent
by Frances McQueeney-Jones Mascolo

Grogan & Company, Boston, Massachusetts Grogan & Company celebrated its 30th year on November 5, 2017, with an approximately $2.55 million sale, drawn primarily from jewelry and paintings. The auction house is earning a reputation as the bijou auction house in Boston. It’s small and located conveniently, and the small size ... (Read More)

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Constitution Cane Tops Americana Auction
by Frances McQueeney-Jones Mascolo

Skinner, Inc., Boston, Massachusetts Collections from all over featured in Skinner’s November 4, 2017, Americana auction in its Boston, Massachusetts, gallery, where collectors and the trade vied for good American furniture and other objects. Stephen L. Fletcher, who wears many hats as Skinner’s chairman of the board, executive vice president, and ... (Read More)

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A Smaller York Show with Serious Buyers and High Quality
by Lita Solis-Cohen

Greater York Antiques Show, York, Pennsylvania The Greater York Antiques Show, held November 3 and 4, 2017, in York, Pennsylvania, was small, with 36 dealers, including a stand for Keystone Auctions and the Landis Valley Farm Museum, down from 84 at Greater York in May 2015, but quality was high, the ... (Read More)

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3D Printing for Restoration
by John P. Reid

Computer Column #347 John P. Reid, <> There have been important technical developments in three-dimensional printing by computer since column #339 was published in the March 2017 issue. It is now even possible to 3D print with concrete. A giant printer is wheeled to a site to print garden seats or ornaments ... (Read More)

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Maryland Woman Convicted of Theft During Cleanup of 2016 Flood
by M.A.D. staff

A 35-year-old Taneytown, Maryland, woman has been sentenced to 30 days in jail for the theft of jewelry worth over $6200 from an Ellicott City antiques store during the cleanup in the aftermath of a July 2016 flood. Melissa Lynn Poole entered an Alford plea before Howard County Circuit Court Judge ... (Read More)

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Pair Arrested in Stolen Antiques Case
by M.A.D. staff

Justan E. Knapp.   Violet E. Bienkowski. New York State Police arrested two people after they sold stolen property to the Pine Street Antique Gallery in Johnstown, New York. Arrested were Justan E. Knapp, 32, and Violet E. Bienkowski, 51, both of Utica, New York. State police in Remsen were investigating a burglary ... (Read More)

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Letter from London, November 2017
by Ian McKay

Ian McKay, <> With the new London season still moving slowly into action, only two of the auctions featured in this month’s selection are very recent. However, one of them saw a fairly modern, but already famous pocket watch sold for a staggering sum. The other new season sale covered here, ... (Read More)
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