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Treasuring Life
Katie Banser-Whittle examines “Dove” by Cleo Hartwig (American, 1907-1988). Photo by Bob Rozycki

“…Though we offer high-end auctions,” says Katie Banser-Whittle, regional director of Skinner Auctioneers & Appraisers, which has a new office in White Plains, “we also consider things in all price points that people don’t have an outlet for.”

Katie Banser-Whittle studies a piece of jewelry. Photo by Bob Rozycki

There’s a moment in “Downton Abbey” in which the Earl of Grantham explains to his reluctant heir, Matthew Crawley, that he sees himself not as the owner of the estate but its steward.… Read More

The Don & Inge Cadle Collection

After a childhood in Denver, Colorado, Don Cadle attended Yale University in 1946, and after graduation, went on to Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar, earning a doctorate in History in 1953. Then followed three years in the Army in West Germany, where he worked in military intelligence, and where he met and married Ingebord, his life partner and co-collector of rugs.

Following his Army service, Don and Inge moved back to the U.S., where Don worked for a number of Federal Agencies, including the Bureau of the Budget and the Department of Commerce, ending up as the CFO for NASA.… Read More

Top Ten Reasons to Buy Antiques

1. Save money.  Really live better.

Antiques are often reasonably priced and can be found in any price range.

2. Buying local does not just apply to tomatoes and kohlrabi.

When you buy an antique, you are supporting a small, locally owned business.

3. George Washington did not sit in your La-Z-Boy.

Antiques are tangible pieces of history.

4. There is no such thing as a McBlanket Chest.

Antiques are unique and offer nearly endless variety.

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