Sunday, August 17, 2008

arts advisory to attend connoissuership and collecting seminar

Washington DC-based Shauna Lee Lange Arts Advisory is scheduled to attend an intensive September seminar in Connoisseurship and Collecting, held at the Ripley Center, Smithsonian and co-sponsored with the American Society of Appraisers and Weschler's Auctioneers and Appraisers. The session includes a private preview and reception where William P. Weschler and Thomas M. Weschler will address issues facing today's antiques market, the workings of auction houses, and will host preview displays of paintings, jewelry, and decorative arts. Additional session speakers include Sandra J. Tropper on "All About Fine Arts"; Paula Hantman on "Quality in Furniture"; Martin Fuller on the "World of Gems and Jewelry"; Louise T. Hall on "Silver as a Collectible"; Leatrice Eagle on "Contemporary Crafts and Design"; and John V. Lanterman who will serve as moderator.

Image Credit: Shauna Lee Lange Arts Advisory, "Antique Sign" August 2008.