Fakes, Forgeries & Reproductions

Saturday, July 23, 2016

CAHPT_FakeForgeries_FullPage_Ad_B6 copyJoin us for this special day-long seminar presented by Charles F. Hummel, and sponsored by Classical American Homes Preservation Trust and Leland Little Auctions for the benefit of Ayr Mount.

Charles F. Hummel is Curator Emeritus and Adjunct Professor, Winterthur Museum & Garden and Author of With Hammer in Hand: The Dominy Craftsmen of East Hampton, NY.

This mini-course includes two illustrated lectures on the subject of fakes, forgeries, and reproductions of decorative arts made or used in America. The morning lecture provides and overview of the subject by examining examples of ceramics, ironware, pewter, prints, and silver. The afternoon lecture features an in-depth study of furniture.

Schedule for the day:
9:30 AM – Noon  Seminar Part I at Leland Little Auctions
Noon – 1:00 PM  Lunch
1:00 – 3:30 PM    Seminar Part II at Leland Little Auctions
4:30 – 6:30 PM    Behind-the-Scenes Tour & Reception at Ayr Mount (for $250 and $500 ticket levels)

Location of Seminar at Leland Little Auctions, 620 Cornerstone Court, Hillsborough, NC.

$45 Includes seminar and lunch. Click here to purchase tickets.

$250 ($150 is tax-deductible) Enjoy a behind-the-scenes, hands-on tour of the furniture collection at Ayr Mount with CAHPT Co-President Peter M. Kenny, Charles F. Hummel, and Leland Little. This is followed by a wine and cheese reception. Click here to purchase tickets.

$500 ($250 is tax-deductible) Includes all the above, a single tour for up to 10 guests within a year, plus a copy of Duncan Phyfe: Master Cabinetmaker in New York autographed by author Peter M. Kenny, noted expert in American Classical furniture. Click here to purchase tickets.

All proceeds support Ayr Mount Historic Site, 376 St. Mary’s Road, Hillsborough, NC 27278.


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