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Newsletter May 18th, 2011

Hello, I just bought this lovely Hudson River Valley school painting, 48” X 30” overall, from a local collection. Some years ago, all details of restoration were taken care of including a careful cleaning, restoration andContinue reading

Newsletter May 10th, 2011

Hello to all antique adventurers! “Beauty maddens the soul like wine…” -Unknown Yes, it is our emotions that drive the collecting spirit and give excitement to pursuing beautiful objects. Let me further involve you withContinue reading

Newsletter May 6th, 2011

Hi, Just received here and offered for the first time, an early, 1810-1825, French neoclassical console in mahogany with a veined gray and white marble top. The elegant façade is mounted with gilt ormolu anthemionsContinue reading

Newsletter April 28th, 2011

Hello, This has been a week of many new discoveries, some of which I have arranged in the scene below. If you were among those who missed the rococo console a few weeks ago, hereContinue reading

Newsletter April 19th, 2011

Spring greetings, “What is the late November doing With the disturbance of the spring.”  -Elliot Thoughts of sunnier and warmer days are brought to mind in our landscape by Olive P. Black, 1868-1948. She spentContinue reading

Newsletter April 12th, 2011

Hello, I am always in search of the unusual and was most pleased to discover this gem during recent travels. Was this a cabinet man’s gift as a jewelry chest? Or maybe a humidor forContinue reading

Newsletter March 24th, 2011

(Almost) Spring Greetings, The kidney shaped 19th century neoclassical dressing stand is outstanding in the extensive use of satinwood throughout, highlighted with bandings and line inlays on the tops, edge, and aprons. The central section ofContinue reading

Newsletter March 2nd, 2011

Hello, This English 18th century Georgian mahogany urn stand is a rare find. With a tray top to keep spills from the floor, three short drawers below hold spoons and tea strainers. Urn and kettle standsContinue reading

Newsletter February 23rd, 2011

Hello, Period estate records tell us that sofas were fairly uncommon in American rooms in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. We now have this Federal mahogany sofa, circa 1820, available to join your other elegantContinue reading

Newsletter February 10th, 2011

Hello,  The 18th century walnut English tea table holds several possibilities for this holiday’s gift giving. Please click on the attached images for detailed views. A pair of English Sheffield plated wine coasters with typical seamedContinue reading

Newsletter December 11th, 2011

Hello, As a service for our newsletter subscribers, here is a draft of our upcoming national ad to be seen in the next issue of Maine Antiques Digest. At the time of mailing this previewContinue reading

Newsletter September 28th, 2011

Hello, I’m pleased to offer this English Regency tilt top dining table circa 1810-30 (45″ x 45 1/2′, 29″ Tall). This is a very recent local purchase. Its generous size should seat eight with noContinue reading

Newsletter September 2nd, 2011

Hello, This mahogany pedestal games table is attributed to the Maryland area and has a well figured apron. Condition is sound with minor filled cracks on the main top. The robust but slender urn isContinue reading

Newsletter August 25th, 2011

Hello, This sunny port scene shows an American brig headed home to harbor (note the red flag at the masthead). A lighthouse appears to the left with many distant boats and a city to theContinue reading

Newsletter August 24th, 2011

Hello Large Regency mahogany banquet tables are often sought but seldom found. This 11′ long English example, shown here without its additional leaves, was formerly in the dining room of one of the largest LakeContinue reading

Newsletter August 18th, 2011

Hello, I hope you can share the excitement of my purchase yesterday of a rare and wonderful tall case clock. From the Pennsylvania are in the late 18th century, the walnut case is heavily inlaidContinue reading

Newsletter August 17th, 2011

Hello,  I just purchased this shapely American Sheraton wing chair, circa 1810. The mahogany front legs are well turned, the wings have a strong serpentine outline, and the arms are horizontally scrolled, and the frameContinue reading

Newsletter August 13th, 2011

Hello, I’m pleased to offer my recent purchase, a Continental commode from the early 1800’s. A molded overhang top above three drawers is over a concealed drawer in the apron. the real excitement is inContinue reading

Newsletter August 3rd, 2011

Hello, It is a pleasure to offer this early “Queen Anne” wing chair from the most desirable of the early periods. This comfortable chair just arrived today from an exclusive local collection and reflects theContinue reading

Newsletter July 27th, 2011

Hello, The huge Chinese porcelain fishbowl (21″ wide and 18 1/2″ tall) is the largest that we have owned. The colors are greens, bittersweet red, and yellow with black outlining. There are no repairs orContinue reading

Newsletter July 26th, 2011

Hello,  Just arrived to our door, this lovely walnut English 18th century lowboy is good order and in old finish. The molded edge overhang top with random width boards is above a central drawer withContinue reading

Newsletter July 22nd, 2011

Hello, We just acquired this French provincial Reclaimer, fruitwood, late 19th or early 19th century. The curves of the Louis XV legs are repeated in the reclined backs. Recent antique pale gold velvet cover. LengthContinue reading

Newsletter July 12th, 2011

Hello, This impressionist oil on canvas by Henry Lerolle (1848-1929), entitled “The Resting Place” could give your rooms a year around feeling of summer. Professionally cleaned and revarnished, this French landscape is in excellent condition.Continue reading

Newsletter August 10th, 2010

Hello, It is my pleasure to offer this fine pair of exceptional mahogany 19th century Chippendale torchbearers or tall candle stands. The octagonal tops have molded and splayed sides centered on flame-grained tops. Below, theContinue reading