Monthly Archives: March 2022

Kovel Antiques: Wiener Dogs Originated in Germany as Art in the Late 1800s | Home & Garden

It’s a Wiener dog from a Wiener workshop! Vienna, Austria, or “Wien” in German, was a major European cultural center. The Weiner Werkstatte is perhaps the most famous Viennese workshop of the 20th century, but it was not the only one. This dachshund-shaped letter opener sold for $813 at an …

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8 tips for selling heirloom family furniture

aerogondo2 / Shutterstock.com Life is hard enough when a family member dies. But the stress can be compounded when those left are faced with a home full of heirloom furnishings. To make matters worse, the second-hand furniture market is quite small. Instead of bulky antiques, today’s young homeowners prefer smaller …

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How do we honor Warnie? Relive the art of spin

It was a shock when we learned that Shane Keith Warne was no longer with us. He was someone who captured the hearts of nearly every cricketer by far, who not only admired his tenacity and wit, but attempted to emulate his ability to spin, bounce (sometimes not bounce) and …

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Best Spring 2022 Clothing & Fashion Discount Codes

Spring is officially here, which means longer days, warmer weather, and closet cleanings to make room for new warm-weather wardrobe essentials. Now that many of us are heading back to the office and events after a two-year hiatus, it’s the perfect time to refresh your wardrobe with fresh pieces for …

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HR drops 13% as furniture retailer reports mixed results and CEO warns of ‘big short’ style economy

Relative humidity fell 13% on Wednesday after the company offered a soft forecast for the coming quarter. CEO Gary Friedman compared the uncertainty of today’s economy to a scene from the 2015 movie The big short. “I couldn’t be more excited, but I couldn’t be more unsure, and that’s just …

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Antiques Roadshow viewers left baffled as Bristol plaque with ‘c***old lyrics’ is valued at £80,000

Antiques Roadshow viewers were left baffled when a plaque with ‘shitty lyrics’ received a jaw-dropping review. An expert has valued an antique with links to Bristol at £80,000 because its lyrics could have been written by a famous composer. The guest on yesterday’s (March 28) episode performed the song on …

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Assessment of gender balance in the furniture industry

The furniture industry in the UK remains a male-dominated environment, but women are increasingly making the decisions that shape the sector. For the April issue of Furniture News, Paul Farley asked some of the industry leaders to give their thoughts on gender policy, female recruitment and the rate of change… …

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Steelers, Mike Tomlin and the art of maintaining smoke screens

OK, let’s call it a show. Let’s take a contrarian approach to what we’ve seen since mike tomlin last week, with every quarterback he dined with, joked with, and watched closely as an icon of the NFL coaching world. There is no doubt that young athletes recognize …

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Furniture makers are accelerating e-commerce options during the pandemic

Pbefore 2020, dutch furniture manufacturer Haworth Inc. only had one or two team members to oversee the entire e-commerce segment of the company. “It’s almost crazy that there were so few people before the pandemic, but that’s where the demand was for what we were doing at the time and …

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Manage your art as an alternative investment

Close-up of a young girl moving into her new house and installing a painting on the wall Getty As inflation rises, some advisers see a silver lining in art as an alternative investment that is unaffected by financial markets. As with many alternative investments, there are Private Equity funds that …

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Antiques Roadshow guest left stunned after silver bookmark was valued at exorbitant amount

A GUEST on Antiques Roadshow was stunned after her silver bookmark was valued at an exorbitant amount. When the Antiques Tour The team visited the Woodhorn Museum in Northumberland, they were shown an eclectic range of treasures. 3 An Antiques Roadshow guest was gobsmacked during a recent episodeCredit: BBC 3 …

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USC’s Destanni Henderson Takes Advantage Of NIL With Clothing Line

South Carolina’s Destanni Henderson (3) and South Carolina’s LeLe Grissett (24) dance during team introductions during the first round of the NCAA Regional Tournament Friday, March 18, 2022 at Colonial Life Arena. The Gamecocks hosted Howard. Tracy Glantz [email protected] Destanni Henderson was left alone with her thoughts. Like every other …

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Kovels Antiques: The Hundred Treasures Theme Featured Deeply Meaningful Colors and Patterns on Chinese Vases | Home & Garden

Terry and Kim Kovel King Features Syndicate The Hundred Treasures theme was popular in Chinese art during the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). Many everyday objects that confer symbolic meaning have been incorporated into the works of art. A single vase can be a symbol of female fertility, but this red Chinese …

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“If there is art, life goes on”: the kyiv theater troupe takes refuge underground

Since the start of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the streets of kyiv have been deserted – and are now full of barricades, burnt-out cars, rubble and broken glass. But there is still life in the depths of kyiv, in shelters and underground bunkers, where people protect themselves from Russian …

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Vogel rolls out Grammercy in response to demand for more options

TORONTO, Canada – Vogel by Chervin, a manufacturer of high-end upholstered furniture, is launching its new Grammercy collection focused on “liveable” luxury upholstery fabrics. “We are extremely excited about this new collection. As we have rebuilt our line over the past few years, we are focusing on clean-lined, livable (for …

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Is it a good idea to finance furniture or appliances with a store credit card?

When you’re considering a major furniture purchase, a store credit card doesn’t seem like a bad idea, especially if you don’t need to pay interest or make payments for a year or two. But are the offers as enticing as they seem? Storing Credit Cards 101 As a general rule, …

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‘Bridgerton’-Inspired Apparel to Celebrate Season 2 Premiere

One would have to live under a rock not to recognize the influence that Bridgerton has had on the fashion world. After the Regency-era binge-worthy series that shines a spotlight on London’s high society went viral on Netflix in December 2020, the runways were flooded with many of the fashion …

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You Too Can Be an Art Collector – Here’s How

As co-founder of Roberts Projects of Culver City, Bennett Roberts represents some of the world’s most in-demand artists, including Kehinde Wiley, Ghanaian sensation Amoako Boafo and iconic sculptor Betye Saar. Few know more about the ins and outs of art collecting — a rarefied concern no longer the sole province …

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Listen to a first behind-the-scenes recording with “The Who” | Antiques tour

In the CD set notes, The Who, thirty years of R&B maximumtheir author (and The Who’s most fired PR executive), says Keith Altham It is impossible to tell anyone who has never seen The Who on stage how such totally opposite, combative, quarrelsome, confrontational, brawling and individually brilliant young musicians …

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Bruneau & Co.’s Estate Fine Art & Antiques online auction on April 4 features paintings by Bendre, Bemelmans, Farquharson

Outdoor genre painting in oil on canvas by Narayan Shridhar Bendre (India, 1910-1992), nicely housed in a 31 ¼ inch by 36 ¾ inch frame and signed by the artist (est. $40,000 – 50,000 $). Gouache on board by Ludwig Bemelmans (NY/France, 1898-1962), best known as the creator of Madeline, …

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What is happening to Russia’s clothing supply chains? Investment Monitor

People walk past a closed H&M store in Moscow. While Western clothes stores have mostly ceased doing business in the country, its clothing supply chains will become more binding on non-Western countries. (Photo by AFP via Getty Images) With the war in Ukraine continuing, Svetlana Melnichenko, president of the Saint …

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24 essential clothes for every man’s wardrobe | British GQ

The biggest advantage of a denim jacket is its layering potential. This is just as good in summer, on days when you still need a little extra heat, as it is in the colder months. For something classic, you’ll be hard-pressed to go wrong at Levi’s, while chic options abound …

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RTL Today – Food, medicine and clothing: Postmen deliver the goods on Ukraine’s home front

War is raging in Ukraine, but postmasters in the western city of Lviv promise to continue delivering deliveries. Packages can be buffeted on pockmarked roads by shell blasts, delayed at sandbag checkpoints and held static during nighttime curfews punctured by air raid sirens. But Volodymyr Shved and Anatoliy Goretsky – …

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13 Best Places to Buy Outdoor Furniture Online

Courtesy If you already don’t like shopping for furniture, buying outdoor furniture might seem like something you don’t like either. But it doesn’t have to be! Really, that’s not the case. The interior furniture is heavy, expensive and overwhelming. You have to think about both what works as you need …

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The challenge coin depicts the Cuban “mafia” of Miami, Joe Carollo, Art Acevedo

When former Miami Police Department (MPD) Chief Art Acevedo joked that the “Cuban Mafia” heads his department, city leaders were so offended by the remark – which echoed a term used by Cuban dictator Fidel Castro to alienate exiles in South Florida when he was alive – that they quickly …

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Global Baby Clothing Softener Market Share 2022

the Global Baby Clothing Softener Market report of MarketsandResearch.biz on the latest review report offers fundamental data and metrics on the design and size of the market. The motivation behind the review is to provide market insights and key insights that will help leaders make informed business choices and recognize …

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Teaching the secrets of the masters of the art

By KARI MUTU Drishti Vohra gives art lovers a chance to harness their talent with a series of master classes. Six world-renowned artists are covered in hands-on sessions designed for both amateur and professional artists. “I called it the masters series because I watch masters of art from all over …

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Ukrainian relief campaign closes roads around Cardi’s furniture

There is clearly a will to provide supplies and other basic needs to the Ukrainian people.This was demonstrated at Cardi’s Furniture in West Warwick, Swansea and South Attleboro on Saturday, where so many people showed up to donate supplies that roads had to be closed to accommodate them. “All three …

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There will be local interest in a 1904 portrait of James Hugh Smith-Barry

ADOPTING the visual language of Rococo art and drawing inspiration from 18th century masterpieces, Flora Yukhnovich is quickly becoming one of the hottest properties in the international art world. One of his paintings, Wet, ‘N’ wild, fetched £2.69million off a peak estimate of £200,000 at Sotheby’s Now evening auction last …

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DIANE PHILLIPS: Why the lost art of letter writing is more important than ever

At a time when we watch in dismay, shock and helplessness at the horrors Ukrainians face as they attempt to defend their sovereign nation from an unprovoked and unthinkable attack, why when we watch with hearts as families are torn apart, when we see strangers walking around dead bodies on …

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BBC Antiques Roadshow guest floored by the value of the vase she uses as a rubbish bin

A BBC Antiques Roadshow guest was surprised by the true value of her vase. The guest took a vase which she used as a BIN on the BBC One favourite. The expert’s assessment left the guest in awe. Expert Ronnie Archer-Morgan was tasked with running the rule on the item …

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Antiques Roadshow guest gapes as she learns the truth about a rare vase she used as a trash can

ANTIQUES tour guest was devastated after learning the truth about a rare vase she used as a trash can. The BBC series traveled to the Woodhorn Museum in Northumberland and a beautiful pot caught the eye of expert Ronnie Archer-Morgan. 4 Roadshow antiques expert Ronnie Archer-Morgan stood in awe of …

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Russian-Ukrainian war seeps into Art Dubai fair

At the VIP preview at Art Dubai yesterday, one stand stood out for its subtle but courageous political statement in a country where freedom of expression is restricted. Tbilisi, Georgia-based gallery Artbeat covered its booth table with a Ukrainian flag, and Georgian co-founder Natia Bukia also wore a matching blue …

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Bad weather or bad clothes?

MicroStockHub/iStock via Getty Images We are undoubtedly living in uncertain times, the likes of which most people in North America and around the world have not seen in nearly a century. These risks and uncertainties have almost biblical or medieval proportions. A global ‘plague’ is shutting down the economy, leading …

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No more burning furniture, solar energy heats the homes of the poor

About the decarbonisation of Europe What is the Recovery and Resilience Facility? The European Commission has made available an amount of 723.8 billion eurosto combat the consequences of the corona crisis and make Europe greener, cleaner and future-proof. All Member States have the possibility to submit disbursement plans of this …

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How Clothing Forms the Fabric of Society, Past and Future

Clothing, in our troubled modern times, is considered quite a mundane thing. It’s incredibly easy to buy, wear and throw away without thinking. And perhaps in the face of climate change, the threat of nuclear war and the lingering shadow of a global pandemic, the fabric East relatively inconsequential. But …

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Forth and Home sells vintage furniture, stylish homewares and interesting finds in Webster Groves

Onward and home (8137 Large Elbow) may only be 900 square feet, but the Webster Groves boutique is full of interesting finds: vintage furniture, woven basketry, glassware from Morocco, vintage rugs from Iran and Turkey. Owner Amy Kuntz wants to help people discover and foster individual style and make their …

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Antiques Roadshow comes to Cornwall at Eden Project for the first time this year

Fiona Bruce and the Antiques Roadshow team are back on the road this summer – heading to the Eden Project for the very first time. Filming the 45th series of one of the BBC’s most beloved programmes, the award-winning show will come to Cornwall later this year. And, for the …

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What does the “Z” symbol mean on Russian tanks, fan clothing?

Gymnast Ivan Kuliak, convicted foreign agent Maria Butina and supporters of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine sported the “Z” symbol. But what does that mean? The Z sign and the words ‘we don’t leave ours behind’ are seen in Saint Petersburg, Russia. PA The International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) has announced that …

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No Way Home Concept Art Features Spider-Man’s Final Suit

Marvel Studios Head of Visual Development Ryan Meinerding has shared some concept art from Marvel and Sony’s hit sequel Spider-Man: No Coming Home which offer a look at Spidey’s final costume design; take a look here… SEE ALSO: Spider-Man: No Way Home Writers on Tom Holland, Tobey Maguire and Andrew …

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The stoneware pot is essential – AgriNews

There were many small potteries making stoneware and other ceramics for use in the kitchen, bedroom, or farmhouse. Most American-made utensils in the 1800s were made with thick pottery sides in simple shapes with almost no decoration. The most expensive examples collected today have a design or name on the …

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How to use silver to make money in the world of antiques…

This book ticket is on sale at the center for four books Are you flashing cash less often these days? Thanks to contactless shopping, internet shopping and banking, and yes, the pandemic, less than 22% of purchases are made in cash, and falling. On the 225th anniversary of the Bank …

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Art and music therapy seem to help treat brain disorders. Scientists want to know why – NPR News

Following a traumatic brain injury, veteran Michael Schneider discovered that art and music therapy helped him manage his epilepsy and PTSD. Schneider explains that by playing music, he can prevent a seizure. When Michael Schneider’s anxiety and PTSD flare up, he picks up the ukulele he keeps next to his …

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Container costs, color availability Pre-market conversations

HIGH POINT – This week’s premarket had a pre-pandemic feel with lighter participation from retailers and manufacturers. Several exhibitors noted that, while a number of major accounts were in town, others who had used the event to source desperately needed products chose not to attend as retailer inventory is starting …

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Affordable Outdoor Furniture from Ocean Plastic

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Yardbird is an eco-conscious outdoor furniture startup. The hand-woven wicker in Yardbird furniture is made from plastic salvaged from the beaches of the Philippines. While comparable sectional sets can cost around $5,000, those from Yardbird cost …

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Boca Art Museum Offers Lifeline to Old School Square, Boca Rep Announces Retirement, and More

A Boca Raton institution may soon replace part of a Delray Beach institution. On the agenda for today’s Delray Beach City Commission meeting is an item from City Manager Terrence Moore. It is titled “Innovative and Collaborative Opportunities Involving the Boca Raton Art Museum in the Old School Square Complex”. …

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