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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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Masterful 18th Century Slipware Loaf Dish

England, ca. mid to late 18th century. Beautiful example of a most desirable early ceramic form. Trailed and combed decoration with brown slip on a cream ground, the combing having depth that can be... See More

Impressive Large Fingered Box in Original Windsor Green Paint.....SALE PENDING

New England, ca. early 19th century. Thick walled, with pine top and bottom; ash or chestnut side wall. Retains original very dry Windsor green paint. Narrow finger on lid, broad squared finger on... See More

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