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Stories for December '17

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Exhibitions, December 2017
by M.A.D. staff

Maine Antique Digest includes, as space permits, brief announcements of exhibitions planned by galleries, museums, or other venues. We need all press materials at least six weeks in advance of opening. We need to know the hours and dates of the exhibit, admission charges, and phone number and website for ... (Read More)


Doubleday House Antiques Gallery Holiday Open House
by M.A.D. staff

Doubleday House Antiques Gallery in Ballston Spa, New York, will host a holiday open house on Saturday, December 2, and Sunday, December 3, both days from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Additionally, the shop will hold an opening preview evening on Friday, December 1, from 5 to 8 p.m. “We will ... (Read More)


The ADA/Historic Deerfield Antiques Show
by Frances McQueeney-Jones Mascolo

Amherst, Massachusetts One of the very great pleasures of an antiques show is the freedom to touch the object, to feel its form and surface. What is particularly appealing about the Antiques Dealers’ Association of America/Historic Deerfield Antiques Show is color and surface. Dealers bring out their best, and those antiques ... (Read More)


Alderfer's Catalog Sale
by Lita Solis-Cohen

Alderfer Auction Co., Hatfield, Pennsylvania Photos courtesy Alderfer Auction Co. Sherry Russell, who bought Alderfer Auction Co. last January, sees her job as helping people through life’s transitions. “Our job at Alderfer’s is finding solutions. We are in the business of selling for people downsizing, settling estates, redecorating, or just wanting to ... (Read More)


The Weston Antiques Show
by Clayton Pennington

Weston, Vermont For the 56th time, the Weston Antiques Show opened its doors to dealers and collectors. The show, held September 29 and 30 with a gala preview on Thursday evening, September 28, was the kickoff for Antiques Week in Vermont, a slate of five shows in four days. The Weston Playhouse, ... (Read More)


Wadsworth Atheneum Corrals Remington "Bronco" for $510,000
by Pete Prunkl

Brunk Auctions, Asheville, North Carolina Photos courtesy Brunk Auctions Connecticut played a small but noteworthy part in the short life of Frederic Sackrider Remington (1861-1909). The renowned artist briefly attended Yale University, which later gave him an honorary degree, and he briefly lived in Ridgefield, Connecticut, where he died at age 48. ... (Read More)
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