Friday, March 30, 2012

A Touch of Gold

2. From a group of 18th c portraits sold at Cottone's
4. Bronze dore candlesticks, French, 19th c. Sterling Associates
6. From a group of 18th c portraits sold at Cottone's

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Boxer Brief

John Singer Sargent, Study of a Young Man

Medicine Ball Lot at Brunk Auctions

Boxer Frank Klause between 1910 -1915

Sailor Burke Punching Bag from Geppi's Memorabilia Roadshow

Detail of a Vintage Boxing Glove from Liveauctioneers

Thomas Eakins, Salutat

Ike Williams Punching Bag from Geppi's

Vintage Boxing Photo via

Konstantin Andreevich Somov, The Boxer

1920's Boxing Glove sold at Geppi's

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

All Dressed Up

19th Century Tortoiseshell Hair Comb at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Girl in a Paint Decorated Chair from Joan R. Brownstein

19th Century Gold Cannetille, Seed Pearl and Garnet Earrings at Bonham's via Liveauctioneers

British Dinner Dress circa 1820 at The Metropolitan Museum


1800's Vanderville Slipper at The Met

Friday, March 23, 2012

New Neighbors

We're happy to have some wonderful new neighbors up in New Hampshire, including their sheep, chickens, roosters and as of last week...lambs, that live in our barns. We're thrilled to be learning about 'farm life' and to have such good people nearby.

1, 4. Spring lambs at home in New Hampshire
2, 5. Sharon Platt antiques
3. Elm and iron carding combs via Hirschhorn Antiques
6. Antique shepherd's cane via liveauctioneers

Thursday, March 22, 2012

American Color

1. & 8. Jane Fletcher Coppedge circa 1830 Watercolors at Joan R. Brownstein
2. Ammi Philips, Portrait of Lena Helen Ten Broeck at Joan R. Brownstein
3. Server in original red paint, signed AW, Keene, NH, early 19th century
4. Reverse Painted Still Life at Joan R. Brownstein
5. Federal One Drawer Nightstand at Wm. A Smith
6. Portrait of Edward Sterling with His Dog at Joan R. Brownstein
7. Folk Carved Lion in Red and Yellow Paint, 19th Century at Wm. A Smith