Topics :: antiquities
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By 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.
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.
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.
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.
By 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.
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
By A. Sebastian Fortino | Saturday Oct 23, 2010
Robert Joshua, owner of the Joshua Tree, has been around beautiful things for quite some time. Not only at the present location of The Joshua Tree, located at 2932 N Andrews Ave in Wilton Manors but also in his native Youngstown, Ohio.
Tuesday Nov 3, 2009
A miniature portrait of Czar Peter the Great in a diamond-encrusted frame - owned for decades by an Arizona family that didn’t realize its historic significance - has been auctioned for $1.3 million.
Wednesday Oct 28, 2009
Customs agents in New York have seized two stolen Italian artifacts that are more than 2,000 years old.
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