Antiques Dealers Association of America

Articles by Members


Inside the Mind of an Antiques Horder
By: John Chaski
Watch me nerd out over one of my favorite recent acquisitions! Watch here: https://www.johnchaski.com/blog ...

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Enamel on Tiffany & Co. Silver
By: Spencer Gordon - Mark McHugh
Detail of Tiffany & Co. enameled inkwell, c. 1887. One of the interesting revelations...

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James W. Washington, Jr.: Stone Mason
By: Steven S. Powers
The son of an African American Baptist minister who was run out of town...

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Ornaments in English Gardens
By: Barbara Israel
The Uffizi Boar, Il Porcellino, in the landscape at Cottesbrooke Hall greeted us as...

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Ceramics In America – The Federal Period 1790-1835
By: Jesse Goldberg (Artemis Gallery)
Beginning in the late 1700s, wealth began to accumulate in American households as businesses...

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True Colors
By: Oriental Rugs, Ltd.
The color of an oriental carpet is one of its most compelling mysteries. Before the...

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Women's Work at Gorham
By: Spencer Gordon - Mark McHugh
The Gorham Manufacturing Company was a "progressive" employer of its era, not only known...

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A Rare and Important Pair of Housatonic Valley side chairs inscribed “H.M. Swift”
By: Nathan Liverant & Son
A Rare and Important Pair of Housatonic Valley side chairs inscribed “H.M. Swift” A rare...

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George E. Morgan (1870-1969): Memories of the Kennebec
By: Steven S. Powers
George E. Morgan (1870-1969) Mapping has occurred across time and cultures and the ability to...

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Shorebirds: What Are They? Why Collect Them?
By: Russ & Karen Goldberger
What are shorebirds? Why were they hunted? Why collect shorebird decoys? Shorebirds Shorebirds, also known...

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