Here's how you can tell if your Hitchcock chair (a small, rickety chair, perhaps painted black, with leaves and flowers and fruit painted all over) is the real thing, or a reproduction.
Museum-quality Old Master paintings offered with music boxes, furniture, estate jewelry, Oriental antiques and watches offered Jan. 24, 2012 in New England.
The Estate and collections of John P. Richardson, a lifelong Hingham, Mass., resident, historian, naturalist, writer, wetland scientist, proprietor of the Hingham Book House (1974-1986) and uber collector of everything Hingham, will be sold Nov. 19, 2011 beginning at 11 a.m. at the Holiday Inn in Rockland, Mass.
Weather again menaced Brimfield for this season’s final gathering September 6-11, 2011 with rain Tuesday and a storm Wednesday overnight called the hundred year rainfall by the weather reporters on TV and radio. The rain was so severe it saturated the field at Mays Antiques Market preventing dealers from driving onto...