Art & Antiques by Dr. Lori: Collectibles Put into Everyday Use

My job appraising art, antiques, and collectibles at big public events, online, and in private homes offers me many opportunities to learn about and share new and fascinating ideas about storage, display, and repurposing of antique and vintage objects.

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Art & Antiques by Dr. Lori: Babe Ruth at Auction

As a longtime New York Yankees fan, stemming from my father’s link to the game as a left-handed pitcher and my upbringing in Connecticut — watching the likes of Munson, Nettles, Dent, Guidry (Louisiana Lightning!), Randolph, Bonilla, Griffey, Jeter, Rivera (the Sandman!), Posada, Pettitte, and so many other baseball greats on TV and at the old Yankee Stadium — I am most excited for this summer in the Bronx.

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Art & Antiques by Dr. Lori: Collecting American Girl Dolls

If you don’t think the millennial generation is saving objects, collecting vintage pieces, or displaying antiques, maybe you should think again.

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Art and Antiques: Celebrity Collections

In my line of work, I have had the opportunity to appraise some very interesting, high-profile objects belonging to some very famous individuals. Some of these objects are more memorable than others, and some are downright unforgettable.

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Art and Antiques by Dr. Lori: Protecting Your Collections

All of us have art, antiques, and collectibles that we have acquired over the years.

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Art and Antiques: 3 Tips for Collecting Wine

One of the most active sectors of the antiques and collectibles market is wine. Recently, wine has become extremely popular with collectors.

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Art & Antiques by Dr. Lori: The Market for Christmas Collectibles

Many of us will be displaying our collection of Christmas collectibles — both old and new — this holiday season.

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Art & Antiques by Dr. Lori: Is Your Collection Like the Rockefellers’?

Recently, one of the most important and diverse fine-art and antiques collections amassed from all parts of the world went up for sale on the auction block at Christie’s in New York. The collection belonged to David and Peggy Rockefeller.

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