Monthly Archives: January 2004

Guess What? January 2004

Guess What Article for January 2004 The Journal of Antiques & Collectibles By Bob Cahn, “The Primitive Man” This month’s GUESS WHAT personifies what we’ve preached for years – that form and function are not necessarily enemies and can go hand-in-hand, with neither detracting but rather enhancing each other’s prime qualities. Comprising a series of […]

Hearth to Hearth: Good Luck and a Happy New Year (in Food)

Hearth to Hearth: Good Luck and a Happy New Year (in Food) – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – January 2004 By Alice Ross Luck hinges on what you believe, what you want, what is uncertain. From time immemorial, and regardless of which culture’s calendar was used, New Year’s Day has always been the time […]

Shaker Baskets: Tips on Collecting

Shaker Baskets: Tips on Collecting – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – January 2004 Text and photos By Martha Wetherbee This year saw record prices being paid for American wood splint baskets, especially noteworthy were auctions involving Shaker antiques that occurred this past summer. A Shaker basket took center stage, selling for over $63,000. In […]

The Business of Selling in Group Shops

The Business of Selling in Group Shops – Business of Doing Business – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – By Ed Welch The group shop is a popular method of selling antiques. As with all other methods of selling antiques, the group shop has its advantages and its disadvantages. By understanding the strong and weak […]