A Wine Collecting Guide

Posted by on Sep 12, 2017 in Antiques | Comments Off on A Wine Collecting Guide

If you’re like me, you love a robust Italian red with a hearty meal. Here is an interesting collecting guide to several Northwest Italian varietals, from Christie’s.


Tiffany’s Mosaics Exhibition

Posted by on Aug 30, 2017 in Antiques | Comments Off on Tiffany’s Mosaics Exhibition

There’s a fantastic Tiffany’s Mosaics exhibition at the Corning Museum of Glass in central New York State through January 7th. A fantastic article on the exhibit’s background and pieces can be found here!

Original Dalí Works For Sale!

Posted by on Aug 24, 2017 in Antiques | Comments Off on Original Dalí Works For Sale!

Want an original Dalí? A German collector who bought 60,000 ceramic Dalí tiles is selling 20,000. Interesting story! (Click here.)

Dutchess County Fair

Posted by on Aug 23, 2017 in Antiques | Comments Off on Dutchess County Fair

It’s Fair Week! The Dutchess County Fair – the largest agricultural fair in NY, featuring, rides, attractions, competitions, vendors, big-name concerts, you name it! – runs through Sunday, 8/27 here in Rhinebeck. And it’s literally up the road! (Yes, our road!) Click for more info, and be sure to pay us a visit on your way!

Eclipse 2017

Posted by on Aug 21, 2017 in Antiques | Comments Off on Eclipse 2017

Happy Eclipse Day! In honor of the event, the Princeton University Art Museum has a fascinating online exhibit, “Transient Effects: The Solar Eclipses and Celestial Landscapes of Howard Russell Butler”. It also includes many gorgeous paintings and images from other artists. Have a look here!

Exhibition Just Up the Road

Posted by on Aug 15, 2017 in Art, Dutchess County, Events, Exhibitions | Comments Off on Exhibition Just Up the Road

No to the Invasion: Breakdowns and Side Effects” is on view at CCS Bard Galleries at Bard College, in Annandale-on-Hudson through October 29. The exhibition brings together contemporary works (1990 – 2016) that reference “significant histories and conflicts across the Arabic-speaking world,” (from the press release). It is sure to be fascinating and timely stuff. Visit the exhibition website for more details.

Bard is just a few miles north of the Antique Emporium. Be sure to stop in and say hello!

Appraisal Education Seminar

Posted by on Aug 14, 2017 in Antiques, Appraisals, Education, Events | Comments Off on Appraisal Education Seminar

The Foundation for Appraisal Education (FAE) will hold their sixth annual Educational Seminar on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 22 and 23, at the Dallas Auction Gallery. Like last year, the International Society of Appraisers (ISA) will provide 15 professional development credits for those who complete full participation. Appraisers, scholars, students and collectors are all welcome to attend. Fourteen top experts will speak over the course of the two days on a broad range of industry topics. Presenters have been drawn from various fields, including art, antiques, luxury and collectibles. The seminar is also a fundraiser; event fees benefit future FAE scholarships and appraisal education. Current assistance is available to appraisers relatively new to the field to cover funds to attend this seminar. For more info, visit

Chihuly at NYBG

Posted by on Aug 8, 2017 in Events | Comments Off on Chihuly at NYBG

The New York Botanical Garden in The Bronx is currently presenting a Dale Chihuly garden exhibit, through October 29. The show exhibits more than 20 installations and includes drawings and early works that reveal the evolution and development of Chihuly’s artistic process during his celebrated career. This sensory-filled exhibition is a must-see throughout the changing seasons from summer through fall. Click photo below for more info. And we are fortunate to have a Chihuly-style glass chandelier in store! Contact us for more info.

House Style – Traditions & Transgressions

Posted by on Aug 7, 2017 in Antiques | Comments Off on House Style – Traditions & Transgressions

Courtesy of the Sotheby’s Museum Network, a fascinating look at House Style, a current exhibition exploring centuries of fashion at Chatsworth at Derbyshire in central England. Running through late October, the show brings to life history through clothing, jewelry, furniture, and design, and tells the stories of royals, politicians, models, actors, and more!

Click the photo to learn more.

Area Event

Posted by on Aug 4, 2017 in Antiques | Comments Off on Area Event

Our friends at The Historical Society of Quaker Hill and Pawling will host their third biennial “Pawling’s Antique Appraisal Event,” noon-4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 5, at the John Kane House, 126 E. Main St., Pawling. Proceeds from the event will go toward revamping the John Kane House’s permanent exhibits on local history.
Attendees are asked to bring photographs of large items taken from different angles.
Tickets are $10 per item, up to five items per session; three appraisals for $25; verbal appraisals only. Ticket includes a complimentary tour of the John Kane House and access to the gift shop. Light refreshments and 50/50 raffle tickets available for purchase. Walk-ins are welcome. Visit for more information.
This is in our neighborhood and for an excellent cause. Visit the Appraisal Event and then the Emporium for a fantastic day!

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