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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


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, smal... See More


Early Double-Tombstone Wallbox in Original Paint

New England, ca. 1800. Appears to be maple with white pine. Double-tombstone back crest, similar to those seen in chairs of the period over a canted well above a long drawer. The paint is origina... See More

Brilliant Paint-Decorated Tinware Gooseneck-Spout Coffee Pot.....SOLD

Northeast America, ca. 1825-1840. Exceptionally beautifully decorated, and in equally impressive condition. Vivid red flowers. Color-contrasting mustard lobes, ferns, cross-hatching, and veining ... See More

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