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King of Pop Auction Raises More Than $5 Million

Wednesday Dec 5, 2012
There is no doubt that Michael Jackson was a global fashion icon as well as award winning and beloved musician. His wardrobe dictated many of the styles throughout the last few decades.

’The Postcard Age’ Debuts at Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts

By Mahalel Kilian Melloy | Thursday Nov 15, 2012
The Museum of Fine Arts Boston casts a look back at the vivid designs, political and commercial messaging, and documentary value of the postcard with an exhibit of 700 postcards drawn from an archive donated by Leonard A. Lauder.

Titanic Jewels on Display in Three-City Tour

By JOHNNY CLARK | Wednesday Nov 14, 2012
The jewelry is from a single purser’s bag found during a 1987 research and recovery mission. The collection includes diamond and sapphire rings, brooches, necklaces, cuff links and a gold pocket watch.

Boston Antiques Show to Benefit Settlement House

Monday Oct 15, 2012
Forty outstanding dealers and galleries from the United States and Europe will convene in Boston in the South End for The Ellis Boston Antiques Show.

Furniture Fantasies: "Modern Furniture: 150 Years of Design"

By Mark Thompson | Tuesday Sep 4, 2012
The new trilingual, 720-page edition of "Modern Furniture: 150 Years of Design" is a sweeping retrospective of furniture design, ranging from an 1859 "bistro chair" to the latest design trends through 2011.

London’s Kenwood House Sends Antique Collection on US Tour

By JAMIE STENGLE | Monday Jun 11, 2012
A collection of paintings including works by Rembrandt, Anthony van Dyck and Thomas Gainsborough has left its home at London’s Kenwood House and will travel to museums around the U.S. while the stately home undergoes renovations.

Antiques Aficionados Swarm to NH for Esteemed Show

By LYNNE TUOHY | Saturday Aug 13, 2011
A tall-case clock crafted in 1810 was the heart-stopping piece Peter Sawyer of Exeter proudly brought to his booth this week at the 54th New Hampshire Antiques Show.

Royal Rummage Sale Draws Royal Fans

By MIKE CORDER | Monday Mar 14, 2011
From threadbare armchairs to marble mantel clocks, garden furniture to a silver pocket knife, thousands of the late Dutch Queen Juliana’s possessions are going under the hammer in an attic sale fit for a king.

From the Silver Screen to "Mad Men": LA Vintage Furnishings

By Mark Thompson and Robert Doyle | Monday Nov 15, 2010
Recently we came across photographs of furnishings so stunning that they could’ve come from Hollywood’s golden age. In fact, they came from LA Vintage Furnishings.

NYC Art Dealer Defrauds Celebrities and Collectors

By HELEN O’NEILL | Sunday Oct 24, 2010
Anguished questions have tortured dozens of victims - from celebrities to wealthy collectors to artists and those managing their estates - defrauded of some $120 million by a man some call the Bernard Madoff of the art world, owner of a lavish Upper

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