Monthly Archives: October 2020

Understand and Valuate Expressionist Art


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The Fascination of Mid Century Modern Art Why does Mid Century modern art continue to be popular, and why have collectors embraced its look so emphatically? These pieces were innovative for their time, and remain so. They elicit an emotional spark in the viewer. History and value of expressionist art Abstract Expressionism developed in the […]

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Our best expert tips to help you navigate how to downsize


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At some point, everyone needs to do downsizing- maybe you are an recent empty-nester, or a new caregiver for an elderly parent’s home. How can you downsize easily, while receiving the best return for your belongings? Follow these guidelines, especially geared for selling collectibles and antiques. 1. Decide if you’re really downsizing- how much do […]

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Historical Background and Valuation of Asian Snuff Bottles


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Where did snuff bottles come from? Before the exploration of the Americas in the early 1400’s tobacco was unknown to Europeans, however after the discovery of this product in the late 15th century, tobacco usage caught on quickly, and people created simple boxes to keep the valuable powder dry. Portuguese sailors brought tobacco to the […]

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Caring for Your Oriental Antique Furniture


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Once you have fallen in love with a piece of oriental antique furniture and added it to your Bradenton collection, it is important to properly maintain the piece. Antiques are old and often more fragile than other furniture. These pieces require to specific care to unintentional destruction. Caring Daily: Pieces of oriental antique furniture should […]

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Selling Your Silver Tea Sets


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If you are looking to sell vintage silver tea sets in Tampa there’s no better place to go than Sarasota Antique Buyers. We buy all kinds of antiques, from jewelry and hollowware to furniture and porcelain—whether they are individual pieces or entire collections. One of the most important stages of selling silver tea sets is determining […]

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