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Advice for Beginning Collectors from an Expert

The Main Line Antiques Show is thrilled to feature this guest blog by Interior Designer Janice Lachman. Janice has had an illustrious career in design, which began with her studies at Syracuse University, and includes a Fulbright Hayes Research Grant for two years studying textile design in Southeast Asia with trade experts there. Janice spent 14 […]

Fletcher/Copenhaver Fine Art: 20th Century European Art at The Main Line Antiques Show

In 1993, John Copenhaver and Joel Fletcher formed Fletcher/Copenhaver Fine Art, specializing in American and European modern figural art of the 20th and 21st centuries. They deal privately and also exhibit at a number of major antique and design shows throughout the United States, traveling to Europe at least once a year in search of […]

Every Antique Tells a Story, Part I: A Unique Desk from Van Tassel-Baumann American Antiques

It can truly be said that no two pieces of antique furniture are exactly alike. A great example can be seen in the video above, in which antiques dealer Ruth Van Tassel of Van Tassel-Baumann American Antiques shows and discusses the attributes of an 18th century Chippendale slant-front desk. The desk was constructed with unique […]

Surrey Services Welcomed Robert Madonna as President and CEO this Year

Surrey Services for Seniors, the beneficiary of The Main Line Antiques Show, welcomed Robert “Bob” Madonna as President and CEO in January. He brings more than 30 years of leadership experience in both business and not-for-profit to the organization.

The October 2016 Show will be Bob’s first Main Line Antiques Show, and he says, “I am […]

Sisters Laura and Janet of L&Z Antique and Estate Jewelers are Passionate about Fine Jewelry and Art

The following is a guest blog written by Main Line Antiques Show dealer L&Z Antique and Estate Jewelers.

By Janet Dunayevich G.G.
GIA Certified Insurance Appraiser
Accredited Jewelry Professional

Laura’s and my passion for fine jewelry and art had developed at a very young age. As sisters, we were both brought up with many fine objects in our parents’ home. […]

The Main Line Antiques Show welcomes new sponsor West Laurel Hill to the 2016 Show

A love of history and stories of human accomplishment inspires all antiques enthusiasts. An antique may be lovely or unusual and look great in our home, but it also speaks to us of different places and times, and most importantly, the people who owned or created that piece. West Laurel Hill Cemetery is a unique […]

The Main Line Antiques Show congratulates Cabrini University

As of July 1, 2016, The Main Line Antiques Show’s venue, Cabrini College in Radnor PA, has become Cabrini University. Cabrini’s name change is an achievement 60 years in the making. Currently offering a Master of Education, Master of Science in Leadership, Master of Arts in Religious and Pastoral Studies, and Master of Science in Biological […]

“What’s it Worth?” with FREEMAN’S coming soon in spring 2017

Don’t miss this exciting event and opportunity to find out what your treasures are really worth!

Appraisers from FREEMAN’S Auctioneers & Appraisers Since 1805, America’s oldest auction house, will be at the Surrey Center for Healthy Living, 60 Surrey Way, Devon, PA in spring 2017.

You can discover what your extraordinary fine art, antiques, jewelry and other items […]

A Historic Location for The Main Line Antiques Show: Cabrini University

Cabrini University is a residential Catholic university founded in 1957 by the Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Cabrini enrolls approximately 1,300 undergraduates and 1,400 graduate students in more than 30 majors and pre‑professional programs.  A hallmark of Cabrini’s educational mission is a strong commitment to social justice that is exemplified by its Justice Matters […]

Marvin Baer in memoriam

We are saddened by the passing of our illustrious Asian antiques dealer Marvin Baer on January 23, 2016. Marvin was the owner and proprietor of Marvin Baer Antiques and The Ivory Tower Antiques, located in Ridgewood, N.J., which he ran with his devoted son Matthew.  Marvin Baer Antiques has been with The Main Line Antiques […]