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From Forge and Furnace

From Forge and Furnace

A Celebration of Early American Iron by Erik Goldstein, Curator of Mechanical Arts and Numismatics, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation The upcoming exhibition From Forge and Furnace: A Celebration of Early American Iron opens November 24, 2016 at the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum, one of the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg. This hard, often black […]

How to Buy Good Stuff

How to Buy Good Stuff¬†– Business of Doing Business – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – February 2006 By Ed Welch Collectors, the following procedure is a proper procedure to follow when you are considering buying an item to add to your collection. DO NOT LOOK AT THE PRICE TAG. Place your hand over […]

System for Dating Country and Primitive Furniture, Part One

System for Dating Country & Primitive Furniture, Part1 The Business of Doing Business in Antiques – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – July 2002 Have you ever tried to pinpoint the construction date of a country cupboard? The stylistic techniques used to date formal furniture such as Chippendale and Hepplewhite simply does not work […]