Monthly Archives: February 2004

Hearth to Hearth: Ice

Hearth to Hearth: Ice – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – February 2004 By Alice Ross In the days when seasons rolled around and one’s life and livelihood changed accordingly, going against Mother Nature was an exciting and privileged thing to do. In the summer heat, a cool drink, ice clinking away, was a welcome treat for […]

The Fragile Beauty of Harvard’s Glass Flowers

The Fragile Beauty of Harvard’s Glass Flowers – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – February 2004 Text Excerpted from [amazon_link id=”0963440500″ target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ]The Glass Flowers at Harvard[/amazon_link], by Richard Evans Schultes and William A. Davis. Photographs by Hillel Burger. Text and photographs used with kind permission of the Harvard Museum of Natural History. Copyright […]

Old Fashioned Selling Techniques

Old-Fashioned Selling Techniques – Business of Doing Business – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – February 2004 By Ed Welch When I became an antiques dealer in the early 1960s, antiques trade papers, magazines, price guides, group shops, and antiques shows did not exist or were in their infancy. The flea market sector of the […]