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I have always wanted to have more dialogue between collectors and other dealers and myself, yet can not do so from my website alone.  My website will continue to be my primary venue to showcase Early ... 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 traveled ... See More


Many years ago, before I was a dealer, I bought a small, mid-18th century painting of a boy holding a candle as a gentleman read.  It was probably a study for a larger work.  It was on a thick, small ... See More


Fine Handled Basket

Possibly Shaker, ca. late 19th century. Ash or hickory. Strong nut-brown patina. Burnishing to the peak of the "high-kick" in interior indicates this basket saw use. Condition is terrific with min... See More

Portrait of a Young Lady. Attr. to George Hartwell (Prior-Hamblin School)

Probably Massachusetts or Maine, ca. 1830-1840. Oil on canvas. Attributed to George Hartwell who was closely associated with William Matthew Prior and Sturtevant Hamblin. Pleasant seated young lady... See More

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