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American Glass: The Collections at Yale
by Lita Solis-Cohen

The Francis P. Garvan Collection at Yale University has been the focus of studies of American furniture, pewter, silver, and clocks, making it one of the best known in the country. After a three-year study by John Stuart Gordon, the Benjamin Attmore Hewitt Associate Curator of American Decorative Arts at ... (Read More)

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Chippendale’s Drawings for the Director
by Lita Solis-Cohen

Two hundred and seventy-five years ago Thomas Chippendale (1718-1779) opened a cabinet shop on St. Martin’s Lane in London and published The Gentleman and Cabinet-Maker’s Director, which became the most famous furniture pattern book of all time. Most of the original drawings for the 160 engravings in this first edition ... (Read More)

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N.C. Wyeth Exhibit at Brandywine River Museum and Somerville Manning Gallery
by Lita Solis-Cohen

N.C. Wyeth: New Perspectives, an exhibition organized by the Brandywine River Museum of Art, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, and the Portland Museum of Art, Portland, Maine, will fill galleries at the Brandywine River Museum of Art June 22 through September 15 before being exhibited at the Portland Museum of Art from ... (Read More)

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Forty Historic 13-Star Flags to Be Displayed Together
by Lita Solis-Cohen

A New Constellation: A Collection of Historic 13-Star Flags opened on Flag Day, Friday, June 14, and will be on view through Sunday, July 14, at the Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia. “It is the first time a major exhibition of thirteen-star flags has been put together, and ... (Read More)

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Deerfield Antiques Show Adds Shuttle Bus
by M.A.D. staff

The August 5 Deerfield Antiques Show at the Deerfield Fairgrounds in Deerfield, New Hampshire, will add a shuttle bus to transport customers to and from the parking area. Promoters Joshua and Rachel Gurley of Gurley Antique Shows also plan to move the line closer to the show and into the ... (Read More)

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New York Attorney General Acts in National Book Auctions Case
by Matt Butler

Portions of this article were originally published in the Ithaca Times. New York Attorney General Letitia James has officially taken action against National Book Auctions, the disgraced consignment and auction business formerly stationed in Freeville, New York. In special proceedings filed on May 15 in Tompkins County Court, the attorney general’s office ... (Read More)

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Art Advisor Sues Over Nonpayment
by M.A.D. staff

A New York City artist and advisor is claiming that a Florida woman owes her a cut of a million-dollar sale of a Mary Cassatt pastel. On May 10 Christine Keefe of New York City filed suit against Rosalie James of Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, for breach of contract. The lawsuit ... (Read More)

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Stolen Hamilton Letter Resurfaces
by M.A.D. staff

On February 27, 1950, Francis E. Kelly, the attorney general of Massachusetts, sent a four-page letter to dealers of rare books and documents, informing them that the attorney general’s office was investigating the loss or theft of “irreplaceable” historical documents taken from the Massachusetts Archives. The letter listed missing documents ... (Read More)

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Locust Grove Antiques Market
by Don Johnson

Louisville, Kentucky David P. Taylor was off to a good start, and things were just beginning to heat up, figuratively and literally. It was early during the Locust Grove Antiques Market, held June 30 in Louisville, Kentucky, and Taylor had just sold a sugar chest. “I put it upside down in ... (Read More)

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The 57th Lititz Antiques Show
by Karl H. Pass

Lititz, Pennsylvania "I bought really well and sold some nice things. The show is such a pleasure to do,” remarked Lynne Oppenheimer of Ivy Hill Primitives, Langhorne, Pennsylvania, at the Lititz Antiques Show. The 57th annual show was held June 28 and 29 at Warwick Middle School in Lititz, Pennsylvania. Located ... (Read More)
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