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Auction Preview: Antiques Auction at Coral Gables Auction, Online, Feb 25 Where: Coral Gables Auction; 8500 SW 8 Saint #256, Miami, FL 33144, United States. When: February 25; 08.00 pm GMT. Top lots of the sale:. - Beautiful bronze gold clock set of the 19th century, designed with babies, the dial has the cap of the skull and designed with Roman numerals in blue and white, it has a small damage in the number 45.

Antiques and Wine Trail Tour Antiquing enthusiasts will love exploring local hot spots on this 4-5 hour guided tour. You'll be picked up in our comfortable sprinter coach from your local address. Choose our southern or northern Antiques Trail Tour. Our antique merchants will greet group with a complimentary treat.

Auction Preview: Antiques & Decorative Arts at Aste di Antiquariato Boetto, Genoa, Feb 25 What: Antiques and Decorative Arts. Where: Aste di Antiquariato Boetto, Mura dello Zerbino, 10, Genoa, 16122, Italy. When: February 25, 02.00 PM GMT. Public Viewing: 21 February to 24 February 2019. Top lots of the sale:. - Van De Velde Willem : "A kaag at the sea in a fresh breeze" olio cm.

Pickup Truck Crashes Into Karolina's Antiques Overnight, Police Searching for Driver By San Antonio Current Staff - February 6, 2019. 915 Dallas Street. San Antonio, Texas 78215.

Antiques: A wine taster of significance It was about 45 years ago or more when I came in contact with a rare silver wine taster in a Greenwich Village antiques store. I happened to walk into this small shop, located on Bleecker Street, and was greeted by a lovely young lady.

Auction Preview: European Antiques at Antique Kingdom, Irvine, Feb 24 Where: Antique Kingdom, 3972 Barranca Pkwy, Ste. J274 Irvine, CA 92606, United States. When: February 24, 07.00 PM GMT. Top lots of the sale:. - A Magnificent French "International Exhibition" Gilt Bronze Mounted Parquetry Kingwood and Tulipwood Grand Piano by Erard.

Auction Preview: Estate Antiques Fine Art & Jewelry Auction at Burchard Galleries Inc, St. Petersburg, Feb 24 What: Estate Antiques Fine Art and Jewelry Auction. Where: Burchard Galleries Inc, 2528 30th Avenue North, Saint Petersburg, FL 33713, United States. When: Feb 24, 5:00 PM GMT. Public Viewing: Saturday, 2/24 1-6 PM, Sunday, 2/24 10 AM. Top Lots of the Sale:.

Auction Preview: Winter Rare Carpets and Antiques Auction at Live Art TV, Hawley, Feb 24 What: Winter Rare Carpets and Antiques Auction. Where: Live Art TV, 157 Kimbles Rd., Hawley, PA 18428, United States. When: Feb 24, 9:00 PM GMT. Top Lots of the Sale:. - "Sterling Silver Tea and Coffee Set" - A marvellous rare antique Tiffany and Co. Six Piece Silver Tea and Coffee Set designed with Grape Vines, clusters of grapes and leaves.

An Homage to Love set within the stone. Carved into the stone and marble of many of our Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century antique mantels are testimonies of Love.

Burglars steal antiques from house in Ewelme, near Wallingford PRECIOUS antiques were stolen from a house after burglars smashed the patio doors. The incident took place on Benson Road in Ewelme, near Wallingford, between 9.38pm and 10.01pm on Tuesday. At least one person entered via the rear of the house by smashing a pane of glass on the patio doors, before stealing the items.

Favourite room: How to mix and match antiques Inside, in the parlour, which functions more as a living space, the Rizners enjoy the light from the windows and French door, opening onto an English garden. "On a sunny day, it's just wonderful all day long," he says.

Antiques: Portrait of poet Pauline Johnson, who bridged Canada's cultures Q: My father purchased this painting over 45 years ago. She is over 100 years old. My parents and I believed it to be a painting of Pauline Johnson which is signed 'E. Blain.' She's approximately 183 x 102 cm. There's also the very interesting shadow where her right arm position seems to have been changed.

CADA reveals Face of the Fair The eighth annual Cotswolds Art and Antique Dealers' Association Fair will use the portrait of a 17th-century woman as the 'Face of the Fair'. Catherine Hunt, CADA Fair Director, says; 'each year, we like to use a portrait of a woman as the 'Face of the Fair'.

World's oldest Valentine's Day card makes thousands One of the world's oldest Valentine's Day cards has sold for thousands in a Derbyshire auctioneer's recent sale, with bidders showing their love for the item to push it to over 36 times its estimate. The 230-year-old card, which dates back to 1790-1810, went under the hammer at Derbyshire's Hansons Auctioneers with an estimate of £200-£300.

A rare publisher's tale Rare publishers tale: Virginia Woolf's printing press The Hogarth Press, published many significant 20th century novels including T. S Eliot, and E. Forster.

Auction Preview: Fine Chinese Art & Antiques at A. B. A Oriental Art Auction Corporation, Alhambra, Feb 23 What: Fine Chinese Art and Antiques. Where: A. A Oriental Art Auction Corporation, 2 E Valley Blvd., Ste 280, Alhambra, CA 91801, United States. When: Feb 23, 2:00 AM GMT. Public Viewing: Feb 17, 2019 - Feb. 22, 2019. Top Lots of the Sale:. - "Chinese Porcelain Yellow Glaze Vase" - Very Good condition, no chips, cracks, hairlines or restorations.

Old Sargent barn a home to antiques and history Sargent antique store owners are working together to bring more business to town.   JacE Coslor is the owner of "The Livery Stable Collectiques". Her business is housed inside a barn that is more than 100 years old. "It's a landmark in Sargent," Coslor said.

Bar Farm Antiques The walls are adorned with railway signs, enamel street jewelry, pub signs, and there are heaps of other quirky items like piles of old bottles and containers full of vintage clothing and jewels, old tools, and even old motorcycles. Be sure to check out the space around the buildings, too, as there are intriguing items scattered all around.

Auction Preview: Winter Antiques Sale at Litchfield County Auctions, Litchfield, Feb 23 What: Winter Antiques Sale. Where: Litchfield County Auctions, 425 Bantam Rd, Litchfield, CT 06759, USA. When: February 23, 03.00 PM GMT. Public Viewing: February 21-22, 10am - 5 pm. Top lots of the sale:. - Damianus van der Goude, 16th c.,, "Adoration of the Magi" after Gerard David, Netherlandish, large oil on canvas.

Joshua Vincent appears on BBC's Antiques Roadshow This week, the six-year-old pupil at Harleston Primary School has appeared on national television as part of the BBC's Antiques Roadshow. To be part of the programme is usually a lengthy procedure involving queuing for hours.

Angus Ashworth, Kirkbymoorside mayor, appears on Antiques Road Trip MAYOR of Kirkbymoorside Angus Ashworth was one of the antiques experts on last week's BBC series Antiques Road Trip. Mr Ashworth, who runs Ryedale Auctioneer's in Kirkbymoorside, paired up with TV host and auctioneer David Harper on the show. The format of the show, which first aired in 2010, sees two antiques experts competing against each other.

Raccoon Forks Trading provides jobs for those with disabilities This is the mindset of Raccoon Forks Trading Company, an antique shop situated in the East Village district of Des Moines, Iowa. Opened in 2011, it functions as a micro business of Optimae LifeServices, a company that serves people with mental illnesses and intellectual disabilities in central, eastern and southern Iowa.

Augusta blacksmith shop becoming antiques/gift store AUGUSTA - Snow is still coming through gaps in the roof of an old blacksmith shop on Main Street, but brighter days are ahead for this building. The Kenck's Building, which dates from the 1880s or so, has a double door that buggies once rolled through.

Longtime Houston antiques dealers are closing up shop For the last 20 years he's been the owner of Carl Moore Antiques. He's closing his Bissonet store with a months-long sale that he hopes will empty not only his store, but a large warehouse and the contents of his home as well. "I feel this is a win-win-win.

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