Head to Zoar for antiquing adventures: Yenke Peddler antiques

By Brenda Yenke

CLEVELAND, Ohio — It just so happens that with the return of many antiquing adventures, the Zoar Harvest Fest will span July and August. Yes, that’s right: Saturday, July 31, marks the first day of the celebration, running from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Then, the fun will continue from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 1.

This is a great opportunity to view the classic Antique Tent, showcasing over 60 excellent dealers who concentrate on the ideals of Americana. The harvest theme has roots in commemorating the end of the wheat harvest. Now, we gather to honor our shows, dealers and shoppers!

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Important Collection of Vintage Steuben Glass Available at Akiba Antiques

By Auction Daily

NEW YORK, UNITED STATES, July 13, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — This month, leading regional auction house Akiba Antiques will bring one of the world’s largest and rarest collections of Steuben glass items to auction for the first time. The sale will begin at 12:00 PM EDT on July 29th, 2021. Interested bidders can participate online on LiveAuctioneers, Bidsquare, or Invaluable.

The upcoming sale will feature the Steuben glass collection of Alan and Susan Shovers. The couple built their enormous collection over nearly two decades, eventually acquiring more than 400 pieces. It took “luck, timing, and their relationships with dealers and collectors willing to part w

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Brimfield Antique Fair opens first time since pandemic began

By Katrina Kincade

BRIMFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Hundreds of antique dealers are back for a scaled-down version of the Brimfield Antique Fair this year. Over 300 antique dealers on 22 acres of land, to be exact.

“I want to see people recycle things and carry them on so our children will have an idea of what went on in the past,” 50 year antique dealer, Paul Young told 22News.

It’s a smaller Brimfield Antique Fair at just Brimfield Auction Acres for the May show, but other than the mandatory masks and eating in designated seated areas, it looked like a normal year.

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Jay Leno, Carla Hall, Nancy Kerrigan get educated on ‘Antiques Roadshow’ celebrity edition

By Mark Kennedy

Chef, cookbook author and TV host Carla Hall has always wondered about an antique wooden highchair her family has long cherished.

What is its history? How much is it worth?

She finally got answers when PBS’ “Antiques Roadshow” visited her Washington, D.C., home. It turns out that the highchair is not hand carved and dates to between 1880-1920. It’s worth only about $100.

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Portage cleaning up former downtown antiques shop

By Jonathan Richie

fter several years the city of Portage has ownership of the building in disrepair downtown at 114 W. Cook St.

The former antiques shop and furniture strip shop had minor repairs done over the last month and the city hopes to get a developer to turn it into a mixed use facility, potentially with retail shopping or a restaurant on the first floor and apartments on the second floor.

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Most Antiques Week In New Hampshire Shows Will Go Ahead As Live Events In August

By W.A. Demers

NEW HAMPSHIRE — With the general reopening that is occurring across the United States in response to Covid-19 vaccination progress, there is also some good news for show managers, dealers and collectors who were concerned that state regulations would adversely affect plans for the August 8-14 Antiques Week in New Hampshire. With one exception, the shows will go on as live, in-person events, although fully adhering to state and local guidelines regarding crowd-size limits, mask-wearing and other safety measures.

In March, queried as to whether the Antiques in Manchester show, more familiarly known as the “Collector’s Fair,” would occur, show manager Karen DiSaia said that one way or another her show would go forward. Contacted for an update, she replied, “Antiques in Manchester: The Collectors Fair” has committed to reopening at its usual home at Saint Anselm College. I’ve never had a faster response from dealers than when I sent that email asking them to confirm their participation,” she told Antiques and The Arts Weekly. “Most all of them have confirmed.” DiSaia noted the fair, set for August 11-12, will look similar to years past as the show’s aisles were already appropriately spaced. She said the event will follow all safety regulations required.

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Off-duty police discover stolen Roman statue in Belgian antiques shop

By Hada Messia

Italian police recovered a stolen Roman statue after off-duty officers noticed it in a Belgian antique shop almost a decade after it was looted from an archeological site, according to authorities.

The headless marble statue of a “Togatus,” from the 1st century BC, was stolen by unknown robbers about 10 years ago from Roman archeological site Villa Marini Dettina Park, according to Italy’s Heritage Tutelage Carabinieri Unit.

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Chocolate Gifted by Queen Victoria in 1900 Found in Attic

By ANTIQUE TRADER STAFF

Chocolate commissioned by Queen Victoria in 1900 was recently discovered tucked inside of a war helmet in an attic at Oxburgh Hall in Norfolk, England.

The 121-year-old chocolate bar, still in its original wrapper and tin, was in the helmet belonging to the 8th Baronet, Sir Henry Edward Paston-Bedingfeld, who fought in the Second Boer War (1899-1902). It was found last week by National Trust conservators, who had been cataloging the belongings of his daughter, Frances Greathead, who died last year at age 100. 

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Walla Walla’s Tag Lady Estate to sell Hotel Moro historic antiques

By the Walla Walla Union-Bulletin

Tag Lady Estate in Walla Walla will sell antiques, furniture, kitchenwares and collections April 23-25 at a historic hotel in Moro, Oregon.

Hotel Moro (est. 1921) is located at 101 Main St., and the property now includes more than 30 rooms filled with various items.

Tag Lady Estate has been hired to liquidate the contents as the new property owners, Travis and Mandy West, planning to turn it into a boutique hotel and coffee shop.

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