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A Debt to Inspiration: On the Occasion of the 25th Anniversary of Jayne Design Studio

It is an honor and a privilege to serve as honorary chair and deliver the keynote lecture at the 2015 Delaware Antiques Show, benefiting one of this country’s most important  cultural institutions. It is especially gratifying to me, a graduate … Continue reading

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Honoring H. F. du Pont and His Lasting Influence

During this, the 25th anniversary year of Jayne Design Studio, Winterthur Fellow and Delaware Antiques Show keynote speaker Thomas Jayne and filmmaker Simon Blake have collaborated to honor Henry Francis du Pont and his extraordinary vision for Winterthur Museum. In … Continue reading

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Historic Odessa: A Past Preserved

This year’s 51st Annual Delaware Antiques Show loan exhibit, Historic Odessa: A Past Preserved, highlights but a sliver of the rich history awaiting visitors to the charming Delaware community of Odessa, Delaware. From an imposing chest of drawers and tall clock by … Continue reading

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No. 53 on Main Street

I was at the Delaware Antiques Show this past November and happened upon a seven-foot-tall carved wood “Indian Chief” (using the parlance of its time). This guy was a beauty: fully intact with no signs of damage with subdued bits … Continue reading

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Antiques Show Celebrates 50 Years of Excellence

How many 50th anniversary events do you attend, especially ones with 60 professionals on the program plus guest speakers with international reputations in the decorative arts? Of course, we are talking about the Delaware Antiques Show, celebrating 50 years of … Continue reading

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Are You A Collector?

With the Delaware Antiques Show fast approaching, November 8–10, it’s time to get in the mind-set of a collector. A collector possesses focus, knowledge, enthusiasm, and discipline. A collector is interested in a specific kind of object that he or … Continue reading

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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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