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Tremont Auctions Moves
by Frances McQueeney-Jones Mascolo

Tremont Auctions, formerly of Newton, Massachusetts, has moved to new quarters in Sudbury, Massachusetts, and is open for business. The new gallery at 615 Boston Post Road (Route 20) is larger, with more accommodation for storage and parking than at the previous location. In addition, it is situated on a ... (Read More)


Sotheby’s Expands
by Lita Solis-Cohen

Sotheby’s new expanded exhibition galleries at its York Avenue, New York City, the location will be ready in time for its May sales of Impressionist, modern, and contemporary art. The renovation and expansion was designed by Shohei Shigematsu of OMA New York, in collaboration with Sotheby’s. Exhibition and auction space has ... (Read More)


Box Lot Buy Yields Explosive Device
by M.A.D. staff

On March 27 troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) Bomb Squad were called to examine a suspected explosive found inside an antique coffee jar. The jar was found by a citizen in a box lot purchased at an auction. Upon finding the suspicious device, the citizen notified members of the ... (Read More)


Antiques at Rhinebeck Adds Fourth Building
by M.A.D. staff

Barn Star Productions’ Spring Antiques at Rhinebeck Show and Sale on Memorial Day weekend, May 25 and 26, will be adding a fourth building to the event to accommodate more exhibitors. The show is held at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds in Rhinebeck, New York, and Barn Star has filled the ... (Read More)


American Paintings, Furniture, and Decorative Arts
by Julie Schlenger Adell

Doyle, New York City Photos courtesy Doyle Doyle’s spring auction of American paintings, furniture, and decorative arts on March 27 offered over 400 lots, and the hours-long sale totaled $998,281 (including buyers’ premiums) with a sell-through rate of 81%. The presale estimate for the total sale was $954,450/1,446,900. There were 15 to 20 ... (Read More)


Harvard Art Museums Are Gifted 70 Otto Piene Sketchbooks
by M.A.D. staff

Seventy sketchbooks by renowned artist Otto Piene (1928-2014) have been gifted to the Harvard Art Museums. The gift was made by poet and author Elizabeth Goldring, the artist’s wife. Dating from 1935 to 2014, the largely unpublished sketchbooks reflect interdisciplinary, cross-media experiments from Piene’s long career in the Boston area ... (Read More)

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Those Weren’t the Days
by Hollie Davis and Andrew Richmond

The Young Collector As the last boy in his generation in our family, Nat has inherited all the LEGOs. And we do mean all. We have cardboard boxes filled with more than 50 pounds of LEGOs, but for someone who is an engineer in the making, one who enjoys the process ... (Read More)


Farewell to Treadwell Auction
by Frances McQueeney-Jones Mascolo

Bourgeault-Horan Antiquarians & Associates, LLC, Portsmouth, New Hampshire The word “bittersweet” and the phrase “last hurrah” hung in the air at Bourgeault-Horan Antiquarians & Associates’ August 18 auction at the Treadwell Mansion in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Billed as “Our Farewell to Treadwell Mansion” in advertising, the auction attracted buyers old and ... (Read More)

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Editorial: Uncertainty
by Clayton Pennington

As this issue of Maine Antique Digest is published, thanks to a dedicated crew making sure it reaches the press, uncertainty hangs over the world of art and antiques. Will things ever be the same? The antiques industry, as we’ve all always known, is by no means essential. It’s a place ... (Read More)
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