Tag Archives: Antiques

July Column: History Contained – A less literal, more ‘out-of-the-box’ interpretation of the topic

For this month’s theme, “History Contained,” we selected feature subjects that reflect a less literal, more ‘out-of-the-box’ interpretation of the topic beyond the obvious examples of antique and vintage general store tins, antique packing crates, apothecary bottles, candy jars, crocks, and spice containers. Secret compartments for containing private papers and concealing precious belongings were a […]

Antiques Peek: Biker Attire

Schott NYC Perfecto 118

by Jessica Kosinski There are many collectibles designed to sit on shelves and be admired. But then there are the collectibles that also serve practical purposes. For those who collect motorcycle gear, and especially motorcycle jackets, part of the thrill is wearing the gear and showing it off to fellow riders, as well as any […]

Looking into the Colorful Past of Stained Glass Art

Medieval window series, Troyes Cathedral, France, 14th century.

Looking into the Colorful Past of Stained Glass Art by Kary Pardy   Stirring scenes, epiphanies of light, color and symbolism, glowing recreations of nature – you may connect all these ideas with the artistry of stained glass, but what about urine? Wine? Terms like “cames,” “grozing,” or “armatures?” We know stained glass today as […]

Publisher’s Corner: December 2018

Publisher's Corner: December 2018

Past, Present, & Future Collectibles by Maxine Carter-Lome Hard to believe we are at the end of yet another year! December issues give us an opportunity to reflect on a year gone by, take stock of where we are at, and look optimistically toward the future. For us in the antiques trade this past year […]

Celebrate Design, Antiques, and Elegance

Celebrate Design, Antiques, and Elegance

At Winterthur’s 55th Annual Delaware Antiques Show, November 9–11, 2018 Celebrate inspiration and elegance at Winterthur’s 55th Annual Delaware Antiques Show, a spectacular showcase of art, antiques, and design featuring 60 exceptional dealers, November 9–11, 2018, at the Chase Center on the Riverfront in Wilmington. Charlotte Moss, one of the country’s leading interior designers, serves […]

Tool Blocks

Tool Blocks

Every profession has its tools, which evolve and refine to keep pace with technology and the changing needs of the trade. Here are examples of four different vocations and the museums that showcase the collections that tell their story. Medical Tools: The Mütter Museum The Mütter Museum in downtown Philadelphia, PA is America’s finest museum […]

Antiques in the Church Yard – A July 4th Tradition!

Rhinebeck, NY; Barn Star Productions and the Stevens Memorial United Methodist Church invite you to join us for the 36th Annual Antiques in the Church Yard Show on Monday, July 4th in South Salem, New York. Come celebrate Independence Day on the lovely and bucolic church grounds which will be bustling with antiques and collectibles […]

8th Annual Benefit Antiques Show for the Governor Wolf Historical Society, March 5-6

BATH, PA – On March 5 & 6, 2016,  The Governor Wolf Historical Society will hold its 8th Annual Benefit Antiques Show in Bath, Pa  (one block off Rt 512).  The Show will be held in the  three historical buildings owned by the society, many in room-settings with corner fireplaces – on both floors of the […]

Funny How Life Works

Funny how life works

Funny How Life Works by Maxine Carter-Lome, Publisher Before my husband and I had children, we spent our weekends attending flea markets and antique shows.  We indulged his interest in vintage guitars, mine in American history books, purchased furniture for our home, and picked up items that caught our fancy. We had no children, good […]