Historic houses like the Cape Ann Museum’s White-Ellery House reminds us that old things are worth hanging on to and when they are properly cared for they shine. In conjunction with the special exhibition Unfolding Histories: Cape Ann before 1900, the Museum presents an appraisal day, encouraging local residents to bring out their treasures, heirlooms and antiques, which illustrate the history of this area. Join appraisers Michael March from Blackwood March Auctioneers and Andrew Jacobson from Andrew Jacobson Marine Antiques at the White-Ellery House. $5 per item, limit 3 items.
For two generations Blackwood March auctioneers and appraisers have appraised and sold at auction fine art and antiques for trusts, estates, attorneys and individuals. In the art market they have established auction records for such artists as: Aldro Thompson Hibbard, Emile A. Gruppe and Frederick Mulhaupt, while selling antiques and accessories for strong prices for various clients. In addition to fine art, participants are encouraged to bring: silver, nautical antiques, Chinese items, Art pottery, Oriental carpets, quilts, Textiles, glass, china, and diverse accessories.
For over twenty years, Jacobson Marine Antiques has dealt in ship models, half hulls and pond models; nautical paintings and prints; rope work and curios; artifacts, medals and commemorative items; vintage photography; navigational instruments’ scrimshaw and whaling implements; ocean liner, steamship, lighthouse and life-saving memorabilia; and out of print books.