“Janet West, Experienced Hooker.”

Janet West, a longtime friend of Stock, is not only one of New York City’s premiere antique dealers. but also a visionary artist. The daughter of a cartoonist father, her chosen medium is the hook rug (or ragrug), a uniquely … Continue reading

March 27, 2014 | Categories: news

“Feder Silberberg & Co. Door-Stopper.”

This large, cast bronze promotional door-stopper dates back to around 1895.¬†Mezuzah-like in form, it features the surprisingly crude rendering of a double-breatsed Chesterfield coat and hawks its manufacturers as ‘Celebrated clothing makers’. Even a cursory Google search of Feder Silberberg … Continue reading

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