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If I had $1 Million... Part 2: A Winter Antiques Show Buying Spree Spring 2007
Our second annual "If I Had $1 Million" spree took place again this year at the prestigious Winter Antiques Show held in mid-January at New York City's Park Avenue armory. Since initiating our fantasy spree, we've discovered that others enjoy playing......

Investing in Antiques: All things being equal... Traditional and Modern Furniture Spring 2007
While masterpieces remain strong in all categories, recent media coverage has cited a weakness in the eighteenth- and nineteenth-century English, European, and American furniture markets. In her article "Bargain Time for Antiques" (2/08/07)......

Lifestyle: Consensus Collecting Spring 2007
Being in the right place at the right time; a cliche perhaps, but that is exactly how Stephen and Dinah Lefkowitz found their Old Saybrook, Connecticut, home. House hunting along the Connecticut shore, the couple decided to walk through the historic.......

Lifestyle: Out of Africa Spring 2007
Thirty-five years ago, Denyse Ginzberg experienced what the French call a coup de foudre, which literally translates into English as a lightening bolt, but usually connotes love at first sight. Shopping in the home decor department of Lord and Taylor......

Made for Love: Selections from the Jane Katcher Collection of Americana Spring 2007
The bonds of love and friendship infuse a diverse array of American folk objects, revealing the material ways Americans in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries expressed emotion. Portraits large and small depict loving family groups; children's......

Noteworthy Sale: Heller Washam Antiques Spring 2007
This mantel was discovered in the...

Noteworthy Sale: Robert Young Antiques Spring 2007
This delightful bowl is dug out and carved from a solid piece of birch burl; lobed examples are incredibly rare. It retains traces of painted decoration and untouched color. It bears the initials...

Noteworthy Sale: Schwarz Gallery, Philadelphia PA Spring 2007
Late in his career the Philadelphia portraitist Rembrandt Peale became absorbed in the task of producing portraits of George Washington. He advertised these images as being a synthesis of his own 1795 life portrait, the life sittings taken by his......

Painterly Controversy: William Merritt Chase and Robert Henri Spring 2007
In late November of 1907, New York newspapers trumpeted a controversy that had the art world in an uproar. Headlines exclaimed:...

Show Preview: The Haughton International Fine Art Fair 2007 Spring 2007
This annual fair's range and quality of paintings, drawings, watercolors, and sculpture, draws institutional and private buyers from around the world. The only...


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