Knife, Henry H. Duhme, Cincinnati, circa 1863, silver, 63/8 inches. Cincinnati Art Museum.

Cincinnati Silver: 1788–1940 Profiles City’s Leading Role In US Luxury Trade

One can only speculate about what led William Moulton III, scion of the Newburyport, Mass., silversmithing dynasty, to sign on in 1787, at the age of 68, as one of the first group of settlers in the newly formed Northwest Territory in Marietta, Ohio. He would travel overl... Read more

Knife, Henry H. Duhme, Cincinnati, circa 1863, silver, 63/8 inches. Cincinnati Art Museum.

Antiques Shows

York Antiques Show & Sale Shines With Many Treasures

“The show went very well, especially on Friday, opening day, when the gate showed a slight increase and many of our visitors seemed to be in a buying mood,” Melvin “Butch” Arion said a few days after the York Antiques Show & Sale ... Read more

Weston Antiques Show Kicks Off Antiques Week In Vermont

The Weston Antiques Show is of a certain age — well, if you have to ask, it celebrated its 56th year as “an all-volunteer phenomenon” on October 3 and 4, as collectors, dealers and casual buyers flocked to this quintessential Vermont ... Read more

If Eclectic Antiques Are Your Style, Then Ludlow Show Is For You

Among Vermont Antiques Week show “personalities,” the Weston Antiques Show has the reputation for occupying the “top shelf,” and the 40-dealer show conducted at the Ludlow Community Center on October 3 and 4 takes honors for being wid... Read more

‘Okay’ At Okemo As Antiques Show Celebrates Its 21st Anniversary

Running for two days, October 3 and 4, following the kickoff of Vermont Antiques Week in Weston, the Okemo Antiques Show, managed by Don and Pat Clegg, opened to an enthusiastic crowd for a late afternoon preview party. The Okemo show was celebrating its 21s... Read more

Magic On The Mountain: 28 Country Dealers Return For Show’s Second Year At This Venue

A pure country antiques show that has found its footing at the Magic Mountain resort is the one that has been managed for many years by dealers Bob and Mary Fraser. Originally one of the founding triad of shows during Vermont Antiques Week, it had been ... Read more

Manchester Show Caps Fine Weekend Of Antiquing

Those with powder to burn after three solid days of antiquing in Vermont were queued up early on October 5 for the 8 am opening of Antiques in Vermont, the capstone event presented at Riley Rink at Hunter Park by Phyllis Carlson Stevenson an... Read more

Big Apple Gets Bitten By Big Flea, D’Amore Brings 600 Dealers To Pier 94 In Inaugural Event

No one could mistake the cavernous Pier 94, hard by the USS Intrepid museum on Manhattan’s West Side, for Paris’s Rue des Rosiers or London’s Portobello Road, but the spirit of those well-known flea markets came to the B... Read more

Trade News

ADA To Honor Historian David McCullough In 2015

The Antiques Dealers Association of America (ADA) held its annual meeting at Historic Deerfield on Sunday, October 12, in conjunction with the ADA Historic/Historic Deerfield Antiques Show. The biggest news is that the winner o... Read more

Q&A With Judith Dowling

Judith Dowling, Skinner Inc’s director of Asian Works of Art.... Read more

‘Small Treasures’ Breaks Ground At North Carolina Museum Of Art

More than 60 small paintings by many of the masters from the Dutch and Flemish Golden Age have come together for the first time in “Small Treasures: Rembrandt, Vermeer, Hals and Their Contemporaries” at the North Carolina Museum of Art through ... Read more

Whitney's Photography Collection To Receive Transformative Gift

Adam D. Weinberg, the Alice Pratt Brown director of the Whitney Museum of American Art, announced that a promised gift of 75 iconic photographs has been made by Sondra Gilman and Celso Gonzalez-Falla that will dramatically impact the museum’s photogr... Read more

‘Double Take: African Innovations’ Explores The Brooklyn Museum’s African Collection

A new exhibition of African works from the Brooklyn Museum’s collection, displayed in 15 thematic pairs, explores new ways of looking at African art by focusing on artistic themes, solutions and techniques recurring throughout history. “Double Take: African Inno... Read more

Auction Action

Pook’s Double Header Is An Asian American Affair

For its two-day cataloged auction on October 3–4, Pook & Pook started with Asian art, offering 218 lots of mostly Chinese porcelain, jade, ceramics, furniture and paintings as a prelude to American fine and decorative arts. In all, the nearl... Read more

Keno Takes A Boutique Approach To Selling Modern And Contemporary

Keno Auctions’ October 1 Modern and contemporary fine art and design auction was far from traditional — and also, perhaps, the wave of the future. Auction house principal, television personality, furniture-line designer and spokesman, and class... Read more

Choice Collections Lead Cottone To A $2 Million Auction

Cottone Auctions saw strong national and international participation from private collectors and dealers for fresh-to-the-market offerings September 26–27, stemming from a number of prestigious collections. Leading the sale was a rare Tiffany Studios... Read more

Uncle Sam & $11,400

On Sunday, October 12, bank and toy collectors gathered at RSL Auctions’ gallery to bid for 590 lots of cast iron toys, still and mechanical banks, folk art, doorstops and tin and wood toys. With Richard Opfer calling the shots, lot 1 got ... Read more

Antiques, Asian & Decorative Arts Sell Well At William Bunch Auction

A two-session catalog auction of antiques, Asian, fine art and decorative art kept Bill Bunch and his staff very busy on both September 22 and 23 at the William Bunch Gallery, 1 Hillman Drive. On Monday about 400 lots of fine art and works on paper we... Read more

Preview These Antiques Shows

The Wilton Fall Antiques Show is happening on October 26, see 12 pages of fine antiques going to the show now. Also coming up is the Greater York Antiques Show on Nov. 1. Shop items from over 80 dealers before making the trip out to beautiful York, PA in a few weeks.

Also, the 2014 Calendar of Antiques Shows and Flea Markets is here.



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