Treasures on Trial: The Art and Science of Detecting Fakes Antiques

Treasures on Trial: The Art and Science of Detecting Fakes

Treasures on Trial: The Art and Science of Detecting Fakes Event on 2017-12-05 10:00:00 The exhibition will examine artwork, couture, silver, sporting memorabilia, wine, musical instruments, antiquities, and stamps along with ceramics, furniture, and folk art. This broad selection of luxury and everyday objects further illustrates that rarity, supply, and desirability can make anything fair game for a clever forger or fraudster intent on turning a handsome profit. Winterthur’s conservators, scientists, and technicians are leaders in the field of scientific analysis of fine art and antiques, and its curatorial team is renowned for their connoisseurship skills. Scientific analysis and stylistic...
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Marin Antique Market, The Big Christmas Show Antiques

Marin Antique Market, The Big Christmas Show

Marin Antique Market, The Big Christmas Show Event on 2017-12-09 10:00:00 “A great place to shop for unique Gifts” Enjoy an old fashioned shopping experience as you are taken back through times gone by. Over seventy booths of antiques and collectibles. Shop for unique decorative items for the home. Featured will be vintage and estate jewelry, beautiful antique china, silver, glass, porcelain, pottery, and linens. Design a special look for your holiday table, decorate with elegant antique pieces, shop for gifts for family and friends, and add to your own collection. This show offers two days of great shopping for...
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Gin Blossoms Antiques

Gin Blossoms

Gin Blossoms Event on 2017-12-05 20:00:00 Ages 18+ For more than two decades, Gin Blossoms have defined the sound of jangle pop. From their late 80s start as Arizona’s top indie rock outfit, the Tempe-based combo has drawn critical applause and massive popular success for their trademark brand of chiming guitars, introspective lyricism, and irresistible melodies. Gin Blossoms soon unfurled a chain of crossover favorites spanning five different formats, from “Hey Jealousy” and “Until I Fall Away” to “Follow You Down” and the GRAMMY®-nominated “As Long As It Matters,” earning the band sales in excess of 10 million in the US alone.“It’s...
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Santa Monica Airport Antique & Collectible Market Antiques

Santa Monica Airport Antique & Collectible Market

Santa Monica Airport Antique & Collectible Market Event on 2017-06-25 08:00:00 Fun outdoor antique market every 1st & 4th sunday, many great vendors with Antiques, vintage clothes, furniture, jewelry,light fixtures, art, rugs and so much more to enjoy with the family and your friendly dog too at Santa Monica Airport Antique Market 3050Airport Ave/Bundy Santa Monica, United States
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The Enjoyment of Collecting Antiques Antiques

The Enjoyment of Collecting Antiques

The range of antique collectibles is very wide indeed: right from old baseball cards to 1940's magazines, old matchboxes with pictures of vintage cars on them to old china and silverware, sepia pictures or even soda bottles from the time of the first fuzzy drinks, anything and everything can be considered an antique worthy to be collected with the passage of time. And it is not even necessary to have the mentality of a collector from the very beginning. It is simply enough to collect, and suddenly you realize that you have started loving something which you are collecting.Collecting antiques...
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American Antiques, Legacies - How Ben Franklin's Humor Was Almost The Death of Him Antiques

American Antiques, Legacies – How Ben Franklin’s Humor Was Almost The Death of Him

American antiques humor has been the salvation of Americans since revolutionary days, at least after and around being banned in Boston. Benjamin Franklin was a master of taking the basic ingredient of humor- the unexpected after a series of logical expected events, and turning a phrase and idea into a major social confrontation, yet causing the victims of the humor to laugh at themselves. What Franklin had done was with the tacit approval of my ancestor, at whose estate this incident happened. In response to an Edict from King George 111 being posted in all town squares in all 13...
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The Good Life: Scottish Malts, Irish Whiskey, and Cognac Antiques

The Good Life: Scottish Malts, Irish Whiskey, and Cognac

The Good Life: Scottish Malts, Irish Whiskey, and Cognac Event on 2017-06-21 19:00:00 Take the time to enjoy the finer things! The subtlety of a single malt, the character of cognac; nose, sip and smile as you enjoy high quality spirits. Noel’s selections include: a first fill single barrel malt, a 21-Yr. sherry cask malt distilled over a naked flame, Hine’s Antique Grande Champagne Cognac XO Premier Cru, and Barry Crocket’s famous Midleton Very Rare 2013.  at Wine and Beyond at Emerald Hills 7000 Emerald Dr Sherwood Park, Canada
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