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WilliamMorrisGallery Nov 17
'My Garden' by architect & designer Charles Voysey. Heavily influenced by the Arts & Crafts movement his 1929 watercolour has echoes of Morris’s Daisy wallpaper design. See it in . Free, 10am-5pm Tue-Sun
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Hadley chest, Connecticut River Valley, ca. 1690-1720. As shown with a carved box of similar date.
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TheMagazineAntiques Nov 17
James Hadley for Royal Worcester, Japanese figures, 1879. These early examples of japonism in British ceramics feature strangely incongruous elements like the Greek key motif at the base.
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TheMagazineAntiques Nov 16
this striking wall bracket has the feel of science fiction about it, but it’s actually an early example of stoneware by the Martin Brothers, c. 1877. Collection
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TheMagazineAntiques Nov 15
Gerald Murphy, “Watch,” 1925. In the exhibition Cult of the Machine: Precisionism and American Art, now on
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Winterthur Museum Nov 14
Just when you thought you had seen it all from the expansive Winterthur collection. A pickle flask, ca. 1750, England.
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TheMagazineAntiques Nov 14
, Balthasar Grießmann, lidded pouring vessel in carved ivory with hunting scenes, ca. 1650-75. Made in Salzburg or Vienna.
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TheMagazineAntiques Nov 13
John Lewis Miles Pottery, face jug, ca. 1860–70. Made in Edgefield District, South Carolina. The pot is missing its teeth and lips, which would likely have been executed in applied kaolin; this is a common loss in objects of this type.
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TheMagazineAntiques Nov 12
This handloom was collected by Anni Albers in Mexico in 1939. She wrote to a friend, “It is a method of weaving with a few sticks, the warp tied to a tree and the other end to your self... it is terribly tricky.”
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TheMagazineAntiques Nov 11
Shaker cupboard, c. 1835. As shown in “Line and Curve: The Ellsworth Kelly and Jack Shear Shaker Collection from Shaker Museum, Mount Lebanon”. Now at New Britain Museum of American Art.
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TheMagazineAntiques Nov 10
cube of Chinese tea, still in its historic wrapper, c. 1847. It’s a bit more than an inch long.
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TheMagazineAntiques Nov 9
Snake jug by Wallace Kirkpatrick, salt-glazed stoneware with Albany slip highlights, Anna Pottery, Union County, Illinois, 1877. @rockislandauction
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TheMagazineAntiques Nov 8
Sword Guard (Tsuba) with mokume gane mixed metal technique, 19th c. Japan.
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TheMagazineAntiques Nov 7
Hunting Horn by Léonard Limousin, 1538. Copper, painted enamel and cow’s horn. Included in the exhibition “Lost Treasures of Strawberry Hill: Masterpieces from Horace Walpole’s Collection” at Strawberry Hill in Twickenham.
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TheMagazineAntiques Nov 6
glass ballot box, 19th century. For the story of this artifact, devised to discourage rigged elections, see the episode “Transparency in Politics” on the Cellar Door podcast, sponsored by .
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TheMagazineAntiques Nov 4
Johann Loetz, mounted glass vase, fin de siècle Vienna. With Hickmet Fine Arts
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TheMagazineAntiques Nov 3
bracket clock, England, c. 1780. William Cook Antiques, via Antiques Council.
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TheMagazineAntiques Nov 2
pirogue seat, possibly by Jon Wilson, an African American sharecropper in Concordia Parish, Louisiana, in 1874. This was the winner of our instagram competition, submitted by New Orleans curator Lydia Blackmore.
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TheMagazineAntiques Nov 1
self portrait by William Sidney Mount, c.1832. Via
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