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Chattanooga antiques market sees some promise

I had the fortune to be interviewed by the Chattanooga Times Free Press last week for an article on the region’s antiques trade. You can see the full article here. There is even a little audio on the definition of an antique. The reporter, Tamara Best, did a great job in summarizing the businesses’...

Christie’s yanks human skull and bones from auction

In a move that should be filed under “No Brainer,” Christie’s has removed from its Friday sale a set of human bones and a skull once owned by Yale University’s secret Order of Skull and Bones. A full story can be viewed over at CNN. Christie’s is saying it was a question over ownership...