Jan and John Maggs Antiques
NEWSLETTER - February 15, 2011
Last weekend we held our first-ever art opening, featuring a
significant group of newly-acquired paintings by Dennis Sheehan.
Since the show was conceived as an escape from the winter
doldrums, we called it "CLIMBING
THE WALLS". We gave the shop a totally new look
and filled it with paintings by Dennis and several others,
prints, Chinese furniture, and dozens of decorative pieces. The
reaction of attendees suggests that our efforts were
In this newsletter we highlight the show and list nearly 50
objects that were still available when we closed our doors on
Sunday evening. If you weren't able to come, we think you might
enjoy a digital retrospective as well as a look at the unclaimed
pieces. And we think you might find quite a few surprises. We
hope you'll have a look.
CLIMBING THE WALLS will remain in place through March.
Call or e-mail to arrange a visit.
CLIMBING THE WALLS
Our mid-Winter Art and
Click on the picture for more
views of our February 12 - 13 show.
This Month's New Stock
CLIMBING THE WALLS was a success, but since we began with
such a wealth of new material, there's still plenty left. Click
on the image above for thumbnails of more than ten paintings by
Dennis Sheehan as well as additional paintings and prints by
others. You'll also find several pieces of Chinese country
furniture, interesting lighting pieces and other smalls.
Although the jewelry case was not seen during the show, we're
listing a half dozen pieces of early jewelry as well.
Additional links to more than 11,000 pages and images will be
found in the Quick Links box on our website.
Click on Pippin's nose for
this month's image of our favorite feline.
The Back Page
Today the temperature reached forty degrees for the first time
in weeks, suggesting that spring may finally be nearing. Click
here for a picture of our shop sign, buried in snow and
We hope you've enjoyed this month's newsletter and that you
might take a look at some of the great things still in the shop
CLIMBING THE WALLS. If you're in the area, feel free to
call to arrange a visit. If you see anything you think you'd
like to own, drop us an e-mail or give us a call.
Thanks for being a customer.
John and Jan