Art and Antiques News

June 1, 2018 - Wed, 23 May 2018 15:40:22 +0000

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Q&A: Sally Stratton & Guy Savill - Wed, 23 May 2018 15:32:01 +0000

Guy Savill and Sally Stratton are the dynamic duo of the English furniture market, who met in the mid-1990s while working for Phillips, and subsequently ran the furniture sales at Bonhams’ Bond Street salesroom before the department was closed. The two recently launched The Pedestal, an online auction company that innovates by selling traditional English […],
STURBRIDGE, MASS. – Augusta Auction Company’s annual spring sale of vintage and historic fashion, comprising more than 900 lots, was conducted over two days to correspond with the Brimfield markets and took place May 8-9. More than 400 lots were offered on the first day, comprising vintage clothing and accessories. Selling on the second day […],
PITTSFIELD, MASS. – An E. Howard No. 57 wall regulator clock attained $145,200, including buyer’s premium, at Fontaine’s Auction Gallery on May 19, which is a new world’s record auction price for this model. Selling to an in-house buyer bidding for an out-of-state client, the clock was estimated at $60/80,000 and helped drive the 300-lot […],

Sunken Cities: Egypt’s Lost Worlds - Wed, 23 May 2018 11:01:48 +0000

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NEW HOPE, PENN. – At Charles A. Whitaker’s April 28 auction of the legendary personal historic costume collection of Helen O. Larson, a three-piece black broadcloth silk day ensemble made for,
STURBRIDGE, MASS. – The term “multicultural” is used frequently today, perhaps too frequently. The word probably does not fit most antiques shows, at least those in New England. But it does fit the 125-dealer Antique Textile and Vintage Fashion show produced by Linda Zukas. Now in its 28th season, the show took place on May […],

Greater York Show Springs Back To Memorial Hall East - Wed, 23 May 2018 09:45:36 +0000

YORK, PENN. – In the first spring antiques show since he made the move back to Memorial Hall East from Utz Arena at the York Fairgrounds, Bob Bockius of Mitchell Displays, Inc, assembled 26 dealers on May 4 and 5 for the spring edition of the Greater York Antiques Show.,

Thomas Jayne’s New Twist On A Decorating Classic - Tue, 22 May 2018 15:18:20 +0000

 At first glance, the topic of Thomas Jayne’s newest book, Classical Principles for Modern Design: Lessons from Edith Wharton and Ogden Codman’s ‘The Decoration of House,’ sounded daunting to this under-50 reader. As glowing as previous reviews have been, the subject seemed dry, intimidating and, frankly, hardly relevant for a young, general audience that is […],

Greater York Show Springs Back To Memorial Hall East - Tue, 22 May 2018 15:14:28 +0000

Review and Photos by W.A. Demers YORK, PENN. – In the first spring antiques show since he made the move back to Memorial Hall East from Utz Arena at the York Fairgrounds, Bob Bockius of Mitchell Displays, Inc, assembled 26 dealers on May 4 and 5 for the spring edition of the Greater York Antiques […],