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A ROSEHEAD NAIL

I found it in the 1980s. Until that moment I did not really know that antiques existed. It was made about the time of the Revolution. Paul Revere probably touched it. George Washington too. I put it n... See More

A sensational folk art house portrait!

The resolution of photos on my website can’t be as large as I’d like or the pages would take too long to open. So often there is more detail to be seen than the on-line photos show. Take f... See More

The real economics of an antique show.

I often get asked how much it costs to do an antique show.  Here is an example:  Recently, I exhibited at a fine show about 400 miles away with room-setting walls and a regional audience.  I travel... See More

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Authentic Antique Rooster Weathervane in Beautiful Blue-Verdigris Surface

Northeast America, ca. late 19th century. Full body-form of molded copper, copper tubing, and bold cast iron arrow point to give the leading edge weight. The crips well defined features elevated by ... See More

Bright and Beautiful Antique Game Board with Brilliant Composition

For the historic or modern home. Chess/checkers. Rich color-contrasts that are vigorous even across a room. Each square divided into halves with similar hues yet at different intensities, creating a ... See More

Special examples of American 18th and 19th century paint decorated objects, folk paintings, folk art, historical wooden ware, and early furniture.