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DUNHILL SMOKERS CABINET SELLS AT AUCTION

DUNHILL SMOKERS CABINET SELLS AT AUCTION

. July 24, 2009

We all know the dangers of smoking, but in days gone by this was not the case. Between the wars it was a status symbol epitomised in the Hollywood films of the day. If you were a serious smoker of exquisite taste and wealth then this cabinet would have been a must have accessory in […]

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CONTENTS OF HAPPY ENDINGS ANTIQUES IN AMENIA, N.Y., TO BE SOLD AT AUCTION BY TIM’S, INC.

CONTENTS OF HAPPY ENDINGS ANTIQUES IN AMENIA, N.Y., TO BE SOLD AT AUCTION BY TIM’S, INC.

. July 24, 2009

The entire contents of Happy Endings Antiques – an upscale antiques and collectibles shop in Amenia, N.Y. — will be sold at an on-site auction slated for Saturday, Aug. 15, by Tim’s, Inc., of Bristol, Conn. The shop is located at 3330 Route 343 in Amenia, on the New York-Connecticut line in Duchess County, N.Y., […]

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Button Collection at the Museum of London

. July 23, 2009

The Museum of London has unveiled one of the largest collections of medieval and early modern buttons in the UK. Over two and a half thousand beautiful buttons of all shapes and sizes ranging in date from the late 14th to the late 19th century have been generously given to the museum by Tony Pilson. […]

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The Art Fund Helps Jewish Museum in its Bid to Save 300 Year Old Silver Hanukah Lamp

The Art Fund Helps Jewish Museum in its Bid to Save 300 Year Old Silver Hanukah Lamp

. July 23, 2009

London’s Jewish Museum announced that it is getting closer to saving a 300 year old Hanukah lamp for the nation, thanks to the support of independent charity The Art Fund and other funding bodies. The ‘Lindo lamp’ is the earliest known English Hanukah lamp and is one of the most important treasures of British Jewish […]

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JZ Knight Collection for Auction

JZ Knight Collection for Auction

. July 23, 2009

Bonhams & Butterfields has announce the September 27, 2009 auction of The JZ Knight Collection. Amassed over a decade, the Collection will feature eclectic and unique examples of period furniture, decorative arts, carpets and paintings from the 17th through 20th centuries with a particular focus on European and American elegance. A Chinese mother of pearl […]

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