Published on February 7, 2009
Our son is interested in all things Asian – paintings, figures, calligraphy, clothing. (Girls, but don’t tell him I told you.) When he sells at the Lakeside Antique Show each year his inventory reflects his interest. He has plans to attend college in Tokyo. Have I mentioned that he is eight years old?
Well, he went to an auction with us the other night. And he sat in the front row, and bid on the items he wanted. And, by golly, he got them. Two chinese mud men, and an unusual brass dresser jar with enamel decoration and set-in glass ornaments. …READ MORE
Published on July 13, 2008
We enjoyed a truly beautiful upstate NY summer Saturday today — sunny, hot but not unbearable, with a breeze that felt lovely if you were standing in the shade. You might say it was a perfect day for a picnic, or a hike in the hills, or a visit to a historical site. And you would be correct. Steven and I, on the other hand, saw it as the perfect day to go lawn saling! (Remember what I said in that previous post about Saturday being a prime workday if you are an antique dealer.)
So we awoke bright and…READ MORE