Archive for August, 2009

Entertaining the President: A Household at Work at Frick Art & Historical Center

. August 20, 2009

On July 4, 1902, Henry Clay Frick, one of America’s greatest industrialists and art collectors, hosted President Theodore Roosevelt and 20 other gentlemen at a luncheon at Clayton, the Frick family home in Pittsburgh’s East End. The president visited Pittsburgh for a day-long celebration that included a parade, a speech in Schenley Park, a lavish […]

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Personal Items Made By Queen Victoria For Bonhams Scottish Sale

. August 18, 2009

Items that Queen Victoria made herself will be sold by Bonhams at their Scottish sale on 18-21 August. These two personal items of Victoriana reach the market at the same time as the release of the film ‘The Young Victoria’ which is being publicized by Sarah, Duchess of York, as her daughter, Princess Beatrice, has […]

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IAA to Register Antiquities Collections Held by the Public in Israel

. August 18, 2009

The Israel Antiquities Authority is embarking on a first of its kind campaign to register the antiquities collections that are held by the general public in Israel. An individual that is listed in the state’s databank as the owner of an antiquities collection will be recognized by the state as a “collector of antiquities”. Israel […]

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2009 Royal Bayreuth Convention

. August 17, 2009

The Royal Bayreuth Collectors Club President, Sandy Heerhold, is pleased to announce that the club will hold its 15th annual convention in Memphis Tennessee. The big event will take place September 17, 18, & 19th at the Embassy Suites in Memphis. The club is proud of the many exciting & educational sessions in store at […]

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PROMINENT LOCAL ESTATES TO BE SOLD AT AUCTION BY JAY & WILMA’S

PROMINENT LOCAL ESTATES TO BE SOLD AT AUCTION BY JAY & WILMA’S

. August 17, 2009

Several prominent local estates – including one with collections that span multiple generations – will be sold at auction on Saturday, Sept. 12, by Jay & Wilma’s Local Estates, based in nearby Wakefield. The sale will be held at the Ivor Municipal Building, located at 8420 Bell Avenue. Ivor is located in the southeastern part […]

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