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Antique Stove Hospital | Meet the Stove Doctors

10 votes, 4.40 avg. rating (87% score)

  In a crowded workshop in Little Compton, Rhode Island, a father and son give new life to... Read More »

Antiques & Collectibles | Costume Jewelry from Providence, RI

2 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (92% score)

Shakespeare warned that “all that glitters is not gold.” In fact, I’ve found that most of what glitters... Read More »

Antiques | Grandmother’s Stuff

1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

As an antiques appraiser, I consider myself something of an expert on grandmothers, and I’ve arrived at some... Read More »

Antiques: Bradford Washburn Photographs

2 votes, 3.50 avg. rating (72% score)

“Art is born of the observation and investigation of nature”: Cicero said it, and Bradford Washburn lived it.... Read More »

Antiques: Buffalo Pottery

2 votes, 3.00 avg. rating (66% score)

Buffalo Pottery was established by the Larkin Soap Company, a soap manufacturer. It was the result of a... Read More »

Antiques: Cast-Iron Doorstops

1 vote, 5.00 avg. rating (89% score)

Perhaps the only thing more welcoming than an open door is a brightly colored cast-iron doorstop holding it... Read More »

Antiques: Chelsea Clocks

2 votes, 4.50 avg. rating (86% score)

To hear my punctual mother tell it, I was born two weeks early and that was the last... Read More »

Antiques: Dolls

1 vote, 3.00 avg. rating (69% score)

When I was 8 years old, my grandmother gave me a cloth doll for Christmas. Neither pretty nor... Read More »

Antiques: Federal Furniture

0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

Americans are a loud bunch. We talk big. We act out. We don’t truly embrace the “less is... Read More »

Antiques: Hatboxes

1 vote, 3.00 avg. rating (69% score)

While growing up, I shared a room with my very neat and organized sister. I was the bane... Read More »

Antiques: Historical Staffordshire

2 votes, 4.50 avg. rating (86% score)

As the old saying goes, “Everyone loves a winner.” In America, that’s doubly so: Our love affair with... Read More »

Antiques: Mochaware

0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

When I was young, my father had an ant farm. I was a little creeped out, and a... Read More »

Antiques: Mourning Pictures

1 vote, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)

I recently attended the wake of a colleague’s husband. It was made bittersweet by the fact that his... Read More »

Antiques: Nantucket Lightship Baskets

0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

I tip my hat to those plucky 19th-century seamen who first manned the lightships off the shores of... Read More »

Antiques: Portraits by John Brewster Jr.

2 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (92% score)

I live in a house with two small boys, two large dogs, and one boisterous husband. Silence is... Read More »

Antiques: Sleds

7 votes, 3.14 avg. rating (64% score)

Edith Wharton got it all wrong in Ethan Frome. That tortured farmer from Starkfield, Massachusetts, took a suicidal... Read More »

Antiques: Store Signs

0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

Centuries before Nike introduced its signature swoosh, and Apple its nibbled pomme, the idea of branding — creating... Read More »

Antiques: William Grueby Pottery

0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

Organic — it’s a word we’re all familiar with. Or are we? In America’s quest to “go green,”... Read More »

Antiques: William Matthew Prior’s Paintings

0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

Flat. It’s a word not often associated with beauty or talent. Rather, it conjures up far less remarkable... Read More »

Arthur Stone Silverware | Antiques & Collectibles

0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

Great art requires talent and tenacity, but also time and space: time to learn and perfect, and to... Read More »

Bacon & Day Banjo | Antiques & Collectibles

2 votes, 4.50 avg. rating (86% score)

For me, listening to music is a live-out-loud experience. That’s why my iPod often sits idle, gathering dust... Read More »

Baseball Cards | Antiques & Collectibles

0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

Once upon a time, “take me out to the ball game” seemed like such an innocent request. The... Read More »

Brimfield Antique Fair Finds

0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

The Brimfield Antique Fair & Show kicked off its 2011 season on Tuesday, May 10th, and we were... Read More »

Brimfield Antique Show

When the Brimfield Antique Show, which lays claim to being the largest outdoor antique fair in the world,... Read More »

Brimfield Antique Show | The Ultimate Antique Treasure Hunt

4 votes, 3.75 avg. rating (75% score)

VIDEO: Brimfield Antique Show The Brimfield Antique Show dates for 2013 are: May 14-19, July 9-14, and September... Read More »

Dedham Pottery | The Natural Look

1 vote, 3.00 avg. rating (69% score)

Inspired by the flora and fauna around us, Dedham Pottery designs are imaginative and distinctive. Nature is the... Read More »

Halloween Collectibles | Antiques

0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)

Halloween is thought of as a quintessentially American holiday that has witnessed mass popularity in the United States... Read More »

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