Treasure or Trinket? Antiques Appraisals

April 3, 2022, 1:00 PM

Expert appraiser Nick Dawes will discuss the world of appraising using selected visitors’ items as examples, and explain why some items have monetary value and some do not.

Mr. Dawes is Senior Vice President of Heritage Auctions and a former Sotheby’s auctioneer, has taught at Parsons School of Design since 1985, and has authored four books on decorative arts. Nick is also Chairman and CEO of Salmagundi, New York’s oldest artist’s club, founded in 1871. He is familiar to many through over 100 appearances as an expert appraiser for PBS ‘Antiques Roadshow’. He has lived in Millburn for many years.

  • DO bring one small item -- ceramics, glass, metalwork and small furniture
  • DON’T bring coins, jewelry, paintings, prints, books, stamps
  • Bring items between 1 and 1:30; talk will begin at 1:35.

The event will take place at The Woodland, 60 Woodland Rd in Maplewood. Durand-Hedden and Mr. Dawes are not responsible for loss or breakage of any items.

Slavery in New Jersey: A Troubled History is an illustrated 40-page book that traces the evolution of slavery in New Jersey, which began with Dutch settlement in the seventeenth century and continued through the end of the Civil War.


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