Fans of PBS hit show 'Antiques Roadshow' have eight chances to attend episode tappings in 2013. The schedule includes sessions in June through August, and free tickets are available, and selected through a random drawing process.
An appraisal event slated for Feb. 12 will benefit Massanutten Regional Library, and showcase appraisers from event host Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates, and secondary appraisers James McHone Jewelry.
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A word is worth a thousand pictures. Not really, but words are crucial. Don’t underestimate them. Description disasters are one of the easiest fixes to chronically desultory results.
This show is must-attend for serious collectors, museum curators, gallery owners and anyone with an interest in antiques and history. Items range from 17th–19th century furniture, American and European silver to antique jewelry and watches from the Renaissance to Art Deco eras.
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Twenty years ago I purchased an unusual Robert W. Irwin Art Deco dining room set which resembles Eliel Saarinen’s design. The link to Eliel Saarinen is tenuous at best.
the merchandise at York will include 18th and 19th century period American and English furniture, as well as country pieces in original paint, fine early porcelain and pottery (including Chinese export and Staffordshire), Oriental carpets, quilts, hooked rugs, samplers and other textiles, estate jewelry, Native American pottery and weavings, early kitchen and fireplace items,...
Highlights of the first day of the gathering included an informative tour of D. Picking & Co. in Bucyrus, Ohio. Established in 1874, it is the only remaining company in the United States that makes copper kettles using the same hand methods and tools that were used in the 19th century.
Good quality, custom made table pads are among the best furniture investments you can make. Don’t shortchange yourself trying to make do with sheets, blankets, quilts, mattress pads and cheap table pads. Spring for the good stuff one time and be done with it.