Baldwin House Antiques will offer a tall-case clock, dated 1789, created by noted Philadelphia clockmaker John Heilig to honor George Washington's inauguration as the nation's first president.

One of America's 100 Most Important Clocks on Sale at Hunt Valley Antiques Show

  • Armacoast Antiques Show
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  • February 15, 2010

At this year's Hunt Valley Antiques Show, February 19-21 in Timonium, MD, one lucky shopper can go home owning a true piece of American history. An 18th century grandfather clock featured in the ...

Kinsale, Ireland

The Art and Magic of Ireland Calls to The Katonah Museum of Art

  • Katonah Museum of Art
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  • February 11, 2010

  From ancient castles to contemporary art museums Ireland is a land of mystical lore, majestic landscapes and magnificent art.  The Katonah Museum of Art ( ...

Lower Sepik River mask, 12", early 20th c.

San Francisco Tribal & Textile Arts Shows Brings World's Best Tribal Art Galleries to the City

  • February 4, 2010

The 24th Annual San Francisco Tribal & Textile Arts Show will be at the Fort Mason Center from February 12-14, 2009. Widely recognized by arts and museum professionals as the best Tribal Art ...

# The Block, 1971 Romare Bearden (American, 1911–1988) Cut and pasted printed, colored and metallic papers, photostats, pencil, ink marker, gouache, watercolor, and pen and ink on Masonite Overall: 48 x 216 in.  (121.9 x 548.6 cm); six panels, each: 48 x 36 in.  (121.9 x 91.4 cm) Gift of Mr.  and Mrs.  Samuel Shore, 1978 (1978.61.1–6) © Romare Bearden Foundation/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY

Romare Bearden's The Block and Related Drawings On View at Metropolitan Museum Beginning January 15

  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
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  • January 15, 2010

Romare Bearden's vibrant mural-size tableau The Block (1971) and related sketches and photographs will be featured at The Metropolitan Museum of Art beginning January 15, 2010, in a small ...

Rare “humpback” model pintail drake circa 1920’s is expected to bring over $75,000


  • Guyette & Schmidt, Inc.
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  • November 3, 2009

Guyette and Schmidt, Inc. will hold their 23rd annual fall decoy auction on November 11 & 12, 2009.  There will be a preview each morning before the auction as well as an additional ...

Armchair, 1763-1767, Origin: England, London (probably)

New eMuseum feeds history hunger and antiques appetites

  • Colonial Williamsburg
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  • October 27, 2009

The history-hungry and antiques aficionados can now browse online the collections of The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. The collections database with images, descriptions and object histories is ...