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but what some of the old furniture would be very valuable as antiques?" "Violet, you're a wonder!"

" These and many more comments piled one on top of the other as the boys looked at the old trunk, which did indeed appear old enough to have satisfied the most ardent collector of antiques.

"I arrange private sales a good deal between European sellers and American buyerspictures, curiosities, jewels, antiques, and so on.

Montfauçon's Antiquité Expliquée en Figures; Specimens of Ancient Sculpture, by the Society of Dilettanti, London, 1809; Ancient Marbles of the British Museum, by Taylor Combe; Millin, Introduction à l'Étude des Monuments Antiques; Monuments Inédits d'Antiquité figurée, recuellis et publiés par Raoul-Rochette; Gerhard's Archäologische Zeitung; David's Essai sur le Classement Chronologique des Sculpteurs Grecs les plus célèbres.

but, through the kindness of the noble proprietor, many of those which are not commonly exhibited; a bewildering display of magnificent apartments, pictures, gems, vases, arms and armor, antiques, all, in short, that the wealth of a princely and powerful family had for centuries been accumulating.

These rooms are all hung with pictures, and studded with antiques and curiosities of immense value.

Her own collection of pictures, cameos, antiques, crystals, porcelains, vases, gems, and articles of vertu was esteemed the richest and most valuable in the kingdom, and after her death it took six months to dispose of it.

" Space will not permit me to make mention of more than a few of the many interesting books, manuscripts, works of art, antiques and relics, found in this Library and Museum.

[locations where used articles are sold] auction; flea market; yard sale, garage sale; pawn shop; antiques store; second-hand store, second time around shop, thrift shop.

" Stokes took charge of the car and shut off the petrol, while the three went inside, passing into a long, cool cloister, down which was arranged the splendid collection of antiques discovered or acquired by Malcolm Murie, the well-known antiquary, who had spent many years in Italy, and died in 1794.

"ANTIQUES.All Lovers of the Genuine Antiques should not fail to see one of the best-selected Stocks of Genuine Antique Furniture, &c., including Stuart, Charles II., Tudor, Jacobean, Queen Anne, Chippendale, Sheraton, Hepplewhite, Adams, and Georgian periods.

CHAPTER XI the Uffizi IV: Remaining Rooms S. ZenobiusPiero della FrancescaFederigo da MontefeltroMelozzo da ForliThe TribunaRaphaelRe-arrangementThe gemsThe self-painted portraitsA northern roomHugo van der Goes Tommaso PortinariThe sympathetic MemlingRubens riotousVittoria della RovereBaroccioHonthorstGiovanni the indiscreetThe MedusaMedici miniaturesHercules SeghersThe Sala di Niobe Beautiful antiques.

The Seine, so much despised by Cockneys, is exactly the size to run thro' a magnificent street; palaces a mile long on one side, lofty Edinbro' stone (O the glorious antiques!):

During his sojourn in the Eternal City, Lorenzo acquired a number of precious antiques, rare manuscripts, and valuable works of art.

A droll Turk, who is the shekh ed-dellàl, or Chief of the Auctioneers, and is nicknamed Abou-Anteeka (the Father of the Antiques), has a large collection of sabres, daggers, pieces of mail, shields, pipes, rings, seals, and other ancient articles.

They stopped to look into the windows of shops of every kind, from antiques to millinery.

You are under fire one minute, the next shooting through some captured palace or barracks or museum of antiques.

His designs, taken from genuine antiques, are reproduced with fidelity, and the coatings and marks of time counterfeited by chemical means and skilful manipulation.

Palla, who was an agent for Francis I. in works of Italian art, antiques, and bric-a-brac, had long purposed a journey into France; and Michelangelo, considering the miserable state of Italian politics, agreed to join him.

Hundreds of artists also find support at Rome, in making casts, sulphurs, &c. from ancient gems and medals, and in selling or fabricating antiques.

I have about sold the last of the antiques.

"Antiques are the 'best sellers' at all bazaars, and one meets hunters of them all over the country.

A few antiques, consisting of half-a-dozen cloth-yard arrows, the stout yew bow of the green clad yeoman, the ponderous mace and helmet of the valiant knight, and other relics of the days of chivalry, complete the decorations of this my sanctum.

Crossing the neighboring Piazza del Granduca, we passed Michael Angelo's colossal statue of David, and an open gallery containing, besides some antiques, the master-piece of John of Bologna.

Together with San Gallo and Bramante he studied the science of architecture in Rome, where he also worked at the restoration of newly discovered antiques, and cast in bronze a copy of the "Laocoon."

On the other hand they conceived an admiration for the fragments of the newly discovered antiques, and felt the plastic beauty of Hellenic legends.

Finally, when Raphael settled in Rome, he laid himself open to the influence of Michael Angelo, and drank in the classic spirit from the newly discovered antiques.

Intellectual retrenchment, of course, is desirable, But let us still keep open one collection Of curiosities and quaint antiques, Under immediate Cabinet direction The finest specimens of talking freaks, Who constitute our most superb museum, Judged by the salaries with which we fee 'em.

My merry groom should in a trice convey her To Sarum Plain, and set her down at Stonehenge, To pick her path through those antiques at leisure; She should take sample of our Wiltshire flints.

We decided on attacking a ruin on the acropolis of Gnossus, already partially exposed by the searches of local diggers for antiques.

* * * Nostra ætas parum perita rerum veterum, nimis brevi gyro grammaticum sepsit; at apud antiques olim tantum auctoritatis hic ordo habuit, ut censores essent et judices scriptorum omnium soli grammatici; quos ob id etiam Criticos vocabant.

These commodities of life were no more saleable than paste diamonds, spangles, artificial roses, the vanities of fashion showrooms, the trinkets of the jeweller in the Rue de la Paix, and the sham antiques in the Rue Mazarin.

mit à trembler de se trouver en face d'un homme de bois, qui n'avait que le tronc, et qui semblait posé sur la chaise, devant lui, comme un de ces antiques dieux de pierre, dont le temps avait mutilé les membres.

R62825, 26May50, Rowena Dorothy Jerome (C) ANTIQUES.

SEE Antiques.

R62421, 16May50, Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp. (PWH) THE MAGAZINE Antiques.

R70409, 21Nov50, Aldous Huxley (A) ANTIQUES.

KARASZ, ILONKA, illus. Antiques. R103193.

Concerning antiques.

The collecting of antiques.

The collecting of antiques.

The collecting of antiques.

The geography of American antiques.

SEE Strahan, Kay Cleaver. STRAIGHT ENTERPRISES, INC. SEE Antiques.

Kenneth L. Roberts (A) & Susanah K. Tarkington (W); 27Oct55; R158800. How to instruct the little tots in antiques.

A primer for antiques.

Stapleton, Huff, Adams & Burgie (E); 10Mar59; R232844. RAWSON, JONATHAN NICHOLL. When antiques were young.

RAWSON, MARION NICHOLL. When antiques were young.

(Century library of American antiques) © 10Nov31; A45020.

Collecting antiques for the home.

Collecting antiques in America.

Olga Petrova (A); 1Oct69; R469510. PEYRE, HENRI. L'influence des litteratures antiques sur la litterature francaise moderne; etat des travaux.

(In Antiques, Nov. 1945) © 1Nov45; B696996.

A Handbook of popular antiques.

R578473. Antiques for the home.

New geography of American antiques.

How to restore antiques.

The Antiques book.

Antiques furniture handbook.

A Guide to Victorian antiques; with notes on the early nineteenth century.

R62825, 26May50, Rowena Dorothy Jerome (C) ANTIQUES.

SEE Antiques.

R62421, 16May50, Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp. (PWH) THE MAGAZINE Antiques.

EDITORIAL Publications, Inc. SEE Antiques.

THE MAGAZINE Antiques.

SEE Antiques.

Concerning antiques.

The collecting of antiques.

The collecting of antiques.

The collecting of antiques.

The geography of American antiques.

SEE Strahan, Kay Cleaver. STRAIGHT ENTERPRISES, INC. SEE Antiques.

Kenneth L. Roberts (A) & Susanah K. Tarkington (W); 27Oct55; R158800. How to instruct the little tots in antiques.

A primer for antiques.

(Century library of American antiques)

Stapleton, Huff, Adams & Burgie (E); 10Mar59; R232844. RAWSON, JONATHAN NICHOLL. When antiques were young.

RAWSON, MARION NICHOLL. When antiques were young.

STRAIGHT ENTERPRISES, INC. SEE ANTIQUES.

Collecting antiques for the home.

Collecting antiques for the home.

Furnishing with antiques.

MCBRIDE, ROBERT MEDILL, ed. Furnishing with antiques.

Collecting antiques in America.

Olga Petrova (A); 1Oct69; R469510. PEYRE, HENRI. L'influence des litteratures antiques sur la litterature francaise moderne; etat des travaux.

pb id='066.png' /> DREPPERD, CARL W. The primer of American antiques.

Margaret H. Drepperd (W); 19Jun72; R531199. DREPPERD, MARGARET H. The primer of American antiques.

R578473. Antiques for the home.

How to restore antiques.

On a grey and wintry day one is chiefly impressed by the dank chilliness of the palaces on the Grand Canal, whose feet lie lapped in slimy water; the lovely tracery of whose windows shows ragged and broken, whose stately guest-chambers are in the sordid occupation of the dealer in false antiques, and whose motto might be "Ichabod," for their glory has departed.

The shepherd, a simple rustic unfamiliar with modern dentistry, endeavoured to sell them subsequently to a Y.M.C.A. archaeologist as genuine antiques.

Gotzkowsky had but one passion, on which he spent yearly many thousands, and that was for art-treasures, paintings, and antiques.

I saw genuine antiques occasionallyold oak chests, finely carved oaken chairsbut these were rare.

She was one of the first who collected gems, antiques, pictures, and made them available for the study and improvement of the learned.

When better, I made some vases of silver for the eminent surgeon, Giacomo Carti, who afterwards showed them to the Duke of Ferrara and several other princes, assuring them that they were antiques, and had been presented to him by a great nobleman.

When the silver statue of Jupiter was finished and set up in the corridor of Fontainebleau alongside reproductions in bronze of all the first-rate antiques recently discovered in Rome, the king cried out: "This is one of the finest productions of art that was ever beheld; I could never have conceived a piece of work the hundredth part so beautiful.

Women, on the other hand, have very few antiques to get rid of.

The Chinese say they were made two thousand years ago, by some of their celebrated artists, and such as are real antiques (for there are many counterfeits) they buy at an extravagant price, giving sometimes no less than £300 sterling for one of them.

ELLIS, SIR HENRY, chief librarian of the British Museum from 1827 to 1856, born in London; edited various works on antiques; wrote an "Introduction to Domesday Book"; knighted in 1833 (1777-1869).

LECONTE DE LISLE, a French poet, a Creole, born in the Isle of Bourbon, author of "Poésies Barbares" and "Poésies Antiques," and translator of Homer, Sophocles, Theocrates, and other classics; his translations are wonderfully faithful to the originals (1820-1894).

This staircase, which is of colossal size, is ornamented with casts from the finest antiques.