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Call for Consignments for Rockport Art Association & Museum
by M.A.D. staff

The Rockport Art Association & Museum, Rockport, Massachusetts, is currently accepting consignments of artwork by historical American artists, highlighting the Cape Ann school, for its annual art auction. The consignment deadline is Saturday, March 9, and the auction will be held on Saturday, May 4, in the museum’s Hibbard Gallery. Each ... (Read More)

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A Halifax Collector’s Final Wish
by Shaun Markey

Jack Craft of Finer Things Antiques & Curios, Halifax, Nova Scotia, wasn’t sure what to expect when he was summoned to the hospital bed of a local collector who was gravely ill. As it turned out, the collector wanted Craft’s help to disperse his superb collection of antique furniture, the ... (Read More)

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Princeton Sued Over Religious Manuscripts
by M.A.D. staff

A lawsuit filed in federal court in New Jersey on December 13, 2018, accuses Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, of holding in its collection four religious manuscripts that were stolen in 1917 from a Greek monastery. The lawsuit, filed by plaintiffs His All Holiness, Bartholomew I, the Archbishop of Constantinople, New ... (Read More)

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Record-Breaking Attendance at The Met
by M.A.D. staff

The Metropolitan Museum of Art welcomed 7.36 million visitors to its three locations—The Met Fifth Avenue, The Met Cloisters, and The Met Breuer—in 2018, an increase over the 7 million it reported for 2017. According to the institution, the number is due in part to the record-breaking attendance for Heavenly Bodies: ... (Read More)

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New Bartlam Discovery
by Lita Solis-Cohen

An important and previously unrecorded American porcelain tea bowl and saucer, attributed to the John Bartlam manufactory in Cain Hoy, South Carolina, 1765-69, have been consigned to a February 19 auction at Woolley and Wallis in Salisbury, U.K. The tea bowl and saucer were made at John Bartlam’s pottery in Cain ... (Read More)

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Clear Eyes, Full Hearts
by Hollie Davis and Andrew Richmond

The Young Collector We talk a lot in the antiques business about the dollars and cents of things, but for many of us and for much of our work, it is often much more emotional work than financial. It is, bluntly, hard, challenging, sometimes even saddening work. Much of our effort ... (Read More)

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Letter from London, February 2019
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Letter from London Ian McKay, <> Now That’s What You Call a Royally Great Vase! One of the more important vases produced by the Russian Imperial Porcelain Factory in St. Petersburg to come to auction for generations was a star turn of a Russian pictures and works of art sale held at Christie’s, ... (Read More)

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Exhibitions, February 2019
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)

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A Different Look for M.A.D.
by Clayton Pennington

This issue will be the last of Maine Antique Digest in its current format. The next issue of M.A.D., which has been delivered to subscribers since 1973, will look very different. Instead of separate sections, the new M.A.D. will be one large-format magazine with a glued spine (called “perfect bound” ... (Read More)

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Marna and Steve Tulin, Champlin Hill Antiques, North Ferrisburgh, Vermont
by Frank Donegan

In the Trade Wherever they’ve lived for the last 50 years, Marna and Steve Tulin have had an antiques shop at home: first in their Upper West Side Manhattan brownstone (which they bought for $27,000 in 1966), then in their basement in suburban Larchmont in Westchester County, New York, and for ... (Read More)
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