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Know Your Antiques: Ziegler and Their Carpets
Spring 2002
Zieglers are among the most sought-after antique carpets in today’s market. Their gracious size, subtle color combinations, and uncluttered patterns make...
Museum Focus: Lemon Hill & Its Gardens
Spring 2002
Along the banks of the Schuylkill River, a few miles from the center of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, stands a group...
New Discoveries in Baltimore Painted Furniture
Spring 2002
Baltimore painted furniture has excited the eyes of antiques collectors and museum curators since the early twentieth century. The first exhibition to feature examples...
Thomas P. Moses: Artist, Musician & Poet of Portsmouth, New Hampshire
Spring 2002
Thomas Palmer Moses has long been recognized as a marine artist and folk painter, yet the facts about his life have often been confused. Most writers have misidentified his birth and...
What Is It Worth? Windsor Chairs
Spring 2002
Windsor chairs were once the seating of choice for many in Colonial and early Federal America. The market for these American icons...
The Appraisers' Registry: 22 Years and Still Going Strong
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When my wife and I came to the United States from England in 1948, we found we had to be self-employed to make ends meet. We started by making marmalade in Hamilton, Massachusetts...
An Introduction to American Sporting Art
Winter/Spring 2002
By the mid-nineteenth century, the Industrial Revolution had created an upwardly mobile middle class in America that enjoyed time for leisure pursuits such as hunting
Curator's Choice: The Winds of Fame
Winter/Spring 2002
Pheme, or Fame, exists beneath the clouds in the ether between earth and sky. Her eyes never close, she never sleeps, and she sounds her trumpet to herald news both...
Eighteenth-Century English Enamels
Winter/Spring 2002
The English fashion for decorative painted enamels spanned nearly a century, from the 1750s into the 1840s. When first introduced from the Continent, their colors, sophisticated designs...
Exceptions to the Rule
Winter/Spring 2002
To become proficient in the evaluation of antique furniture, the student must understand the basic concepts of construction, methodology, and design. When learning...
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