Monthly Archives: July 2003

Guess What? July 2003

Guess What Article for July 2003 The Journal of Antiques & Collectibles By Bob Cahn, “The Primitive Man” Pandora’s Box tempted the curious. We hope this month’s GUESS WHAT does the same, though it doesn’t quite qualify. Comes close, but only because we’re slanting it that way. The similarity? Hinges and the unknown when the […]

Hearth to Hearth: The Orchard Harvest Begins

Hearth to Hearth: The Orchard Harvest Begins – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – July/August 2003 by Alice Ross Orchardists work year round for a brief season of plenty. Their success depends on months of pruning, grafting, fertilizing, spraying, keeping down weeds, and replanting. The harvest season (presuming it has not been a disastrous winter) brings a […]

Artistic Detective Work: Finding the elusive work of Giddings Hyde Ballou

Artistic Detective Work: Finding the elusive work of Giddings Hyde Ballou – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – July 2003 By: C. L. Sebrell Until Ellen St. Sure became an art sleuth, the portraits of Giddings Hyde Ballou were a mystery. Ballou never signed his works, and his paintings were never catalogued. His work […]

Collecting Investment Grade Antiques

Collecting Investment Grade Antiques – Business of Doing Business – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – July 2003 by Ed Welch The real money in antiques is in that small area of the trade commonly referred to as “investment grade antiques.” Collecting investment grade antiques can add wealth to your estate. It can, but usually […]