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lyre-shaped fall front desk in the Empire style, Vienna, c. 1810. The griffons are executed in gilt bronze.
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Crocker Art Museum Jun 24
Check out this in-depth look at early photography technology by 's Sammy Dalati. See the images in person at the Crocker, in "Race to Promontory", now through September 29.
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TheMagazineAntiques Jun 24
Philip Otto Runge, poppy in cut paper, c. 1800. One of a series of elegant silhouettes, cut freehand with scissors.
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TheMagazineAntiques Jun 23
tile sign by the Grueby Pottery Company, with an incised chamberstick. This unusual handmade advertisement was sold at in 2007.
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TheMagazineAntiques Jun 22
slipware dish (inscribed in Dutch but made just into present day Germany) by Gerret Bonnen, dated 1728, showing the seven ages of life. E & H Manners
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TheMagazineAntiques Jun 21
mate cup, Uruguay, 1875-1900. Silver and carved nut. An intriguing South American descendent of the mounted ‘curiosities’ of Renaissance collectors.
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TheMagazineAntiques Jun 20
theorem painting in grisaille, New England, c. 1830-60. Watercolor and pencil on paper. American Folk Art Museum.
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TheMagazineAntiques Jun 19
chinoiserie wine cooler attributed to Adrianus Kocx for the Greek A Factory in Delft, 1690. Aronson Antiquairs.
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TheMagazineAntiques Jun 18
slab sideboard, Eastern North Carolina, 1800–1810. Painted yellow pine. In the exhibition “Hand to Hand: Southern Craft of the 19th Century” at the
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TheMagazineAntiques Jun 17
rooster weathervane, ca. 1845, Lancaster County, PA. carved white pine and other woods with metal fittings. Kelly Kinzle Antiques. 🐓
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TheMagazineAntiques Jun 16
crib by D. Phyfe and Sons, 1840-47. Mahogany with added figured mahogany veneer. This unusual form dates to the last decade of Duncan Phyfe’s illustrious career as New York City’s leading cabinetmaker. Collection
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TheMagazineAntiques Jun 15
This 1930s stained glass window by d’Ascenzo Studios, an idealistic depiction of African American cotton workers, was smashed in 2016. The fragments are on view in the current show . Learn more on our Curious Objects podcast
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TheMagazineAntiques Jun 14
Toy steam engine by the Bassett-Lowke Company, Northampton, UK, c. 1900, National Museum of American History.
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Bard Graduate Center Jun 13
. calls our three Focus Project exhibitions "a cultural trifecta" - just 3 more weeks to visit them in person!
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TheMagazineAntiques Jun 13
Susan Sedgwick, watercolor of Elizabeth “Mumbet” Freeman, 1811. Freeman had been enslaved but sued for her freedom, then lived with the Sedgwick family as a caretaker. This exceptional miniature preserves a record of this quasi-familial relationship.
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TheMagazineAntiques Jun 12
On our most recent episode of reminds us how important it is to pay attention to the objects in our lives. Give it a listen on or on our website
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TheMagazineAntiques Jun 12
chessboard, late 15th c. French. Rock crystal, cedar, gilded silver, and gilded bronze, The chess pieces are made of rock crystal and smoky quartz. Musée de Louvre.
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TheMagazineAntiques Jun 11
Christopher Dresser, Studies in Design, Plate XIII. First published in 1875. On view at the Dorman Museum, Middlesbrough.
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TheMagazineAntiques Jun 10
Elihu Vedder, “The Sun God (The Soul of the Sunflower),” 1882. Cast iron in three panels. Smithsonian American Art Museum. 🌞
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Glenn Adamson Jun 9
Art Carpenter was his actual name. Hear all about his Wishbone Chair in my guest appearance on the Curious Objects podcast, brought to you by
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