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The Art of Anthracite Coal Carving

The Art of Anthracite Coal Carving

by Bill Thornbrook A smoldering debate over “clean coal” technology for modern power plants has pitted environmentalists against an industry that once dominated the U.S. energy supply. Although still used to fire many industrial steam generators, coal has largely yielded

Simple Goods Show Changes Hands

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Mansfield, OH – Simple Goods antiques and primitive goods show has recently been sold to Massachusetts antiques dealer and show promoter, Kris Casucci, who owns Walker Homestead in Brookfield, together with her husband Paul and Pennsylvania antiques dealer, Christina Hummel,

Gavels n Paddles

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Gavels ‘N Paddles: Pablo Picasso pottery, $36,000, John Moran

A polychrome glazed and knife-engraved pottery pichet a glace (or ice pitcher), designed by Pablo Picasso for Madoura, sold for $36,000

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A polychrome glazed and knife-engraved pottery pichet a glace (or ice pitcher), designed by Pablo Picasso for Madoura, sold for $36,000 at a Decorative Auction held April 28 by

What’s Selling on eBay: July 2015

What's Selling on eBay: July 2015

by Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod $803 (54 bid, 15 bidders): Victorian L1894 Sampson Mordan Solid Silver Chatelaine Dictionary. A superb rare English antique Victorian solid sterling silver chatelaine dictionary holder, by the silversmiths Sampson Mordan & Co, and with

Comic Book Characters and Collectibles

On The Road To...

Continue Finding Records

Continue Finding Records

Comic Character Collectibles By J.C. Vaughn Just a matter of weeks ago, New York-based ComicConnect.com sold a CGC-certified 4.0 copy of Detective Comics #27 for $475,000. In that grade, the previously recorded high for the issue, which features the first

On the Road to… New Hampshire

On the Road to... New Hampshire

For many collectors of antiques, it seems that the whole cult began in the state of New Hampshire. For more than 150 years, devotees of the history of American culture have been heading to the Granite State to load their

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Art of the Needle: Masterpiece Quilts on view at the National Heritage Museum

This quilt is a unique combination of design motifs and quilt styles. The central medallion quilt pattern enjoyed resurgence in popularity in the mid-nineteenth century. The Tree of Life pattern, with large-scale flowering trees and bushes, is very reminiscent of quilts and counterpanes made in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries.

Art of the Needle: Masterpiece Quilts on view at the National Heritage Museum – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – June 2007 Art of the Needle: Masterpiece Quilts from the Shelburne Museum is an exquisite display drawn from one of

Norman Rockwell Museum Announces New Director of Digital Learning and Engagement

Open for business! Norman Rockwell’s Stockbridge studio, May 2015 at Norman Rockwell Museum.

Stockbridge, MA, May 14, 2015—Norman Rockwell Museum announced today the hiring of Rich Bradway as the Museum’s new Director of Digital Learning and Engagement. Funding for the position was made possible through a grant from the George Lucas Family Foundation




  • The Guide to Brimfield is published three times a year by The Journal of Antiques & Collectibles. The Journal of Antiques has been publishing this Guide for over 10 years as a way to help promote the Brimfield shows, and the added attention, interest, and investment this event brings to the antiques & collectibles marketplace.


    Guide To Brimfield July 2015