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Sunday, May 23, 2010

Wedgwood Museum's Collection Must NOT Be Broken Up

Duane Matthes spotted this on the site and thought you should see it.

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The Wedgwood Museum's collection must not be broken up It would be ironic if we lost these outstanding treasures as the Staffordshire hoard is saved.

Ian Lawley, Friday May 21 2010, The Guardian

Sunday, May 16, 2010

Majolica Author: Nicholas Dawes Talks at Heritage Auctions, Dallas, Texas

As a prelude to the auction on Wednesday, May 26th, by Heritage Auction Galleries of a selection of over 100 pieces of Victorian Majolica and Palissy ware they are presenting a "Majolica Talk" by Nicholas Dawes. The talk is Monday May 24, 2010 at 6:00 - 8:00 p.m., at Heritage’s Design District Annex, 1518 Slocum Street.

For more information on the presentation, or the auction lots, or to consign property to a future auction, please contact one of the following individuals:

Tim Rigdon - Director, Silver & Vertu, Decorative Arts & Design, (800) 872-6467 ext. 1119,

Nicholas Dawes - Consignment Director, New York (800) 872-6467, ext. 1605,

At auction: French majolica Donkey, by Massier

This Rare LOT # 169 A French majolica Donkey by Massier is at auction at Dallas Auction Galley, Dallas Texas on Wednesday May 26, 2010. It is 17.5" high by 23" long.

Phone: 214-653-3900

Monday, May 3, 2010

CHRISTIE'S Auction - September 23, 2010, King Street London

MEMBERSHIP ALERT: At our 2010 Convention Melissa Bennie of Christie's shared the fact that on September 23, 2010 a Minton Peacock would be at auction at CHRISTIE"S King Street London. Stay tuned for more news.