Art deco—the style of
the flapper, the luxury ocean liner, and the skyscraper—came to
epitomize the glamour, luxury, and hedonism of the Jazz Age. After
bursting onto the world stage, it quickly swept the globe,
influencing everything from architecture to interior design, fashion
jewelry, and radios. Above all, it became the style of the pleasure
palaces of the age—hotels, nightclubs, and movie theaters.
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about antiques collecting for beginning and intermediate collectors.
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inform those who have just gotten bitten by the antique bug. Once
bitten by this pleasant creature, nothing—no bug repellent or 12-step
program—will prevent the antiques collector from collecting—and
collecting and collecting.
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antique tips, trivia, book recommendations, news about exhibits and
auctions, and glossaries of antiques terms divided by category.
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