Category Archives: Metals

Top exhibitors lend quality, knowledge, and loyalty to acclaimed Delaware Antiques Show

What makes a really good antiques dealer? How would I recognize one? As a start, you will find him or her to be an excellent communicator in the field of the Decorative Arts; and a person most knowledgeable about antique … Continue reading

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Washington, Warhol, and Winterthur: Unexpected Provenance in the Museum Collection

“I find that some museums know a good deal more about the histories of their things than I do about ours; therefore I want to get family histories whenever possible.” Henry Francis du Pont wrote this to a dealer, Winsor White, … Continue reading

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The Rodin Museum and Beyond

Ten years ago I would never have believed that I would be assisting in the treatment of one bronze sculpture by the sculptor Auguste Rodin, let alone five of them. My name is Emily Brown, one of the newest members … Continue reading

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And the Trophy Goes To…

What do centuries-old drinking traditions have to do with horse races? At first glance, not much. But at Winterthur we have a long tradition of collecting beverage ware, and as anyone who’s ever attended Point-to-Point knows, we do love a … Continue reading

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