Antiques with Mark Lawson 4/27/22
Mark Lawson of Mark Lawson Antiques, Jewelry, and Coin of Albany joins us today to answer your questions. WAMC’s Ray Graf hosts.
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Some of the interesting items we’ll talk about on the show include a rare large original etching of the 13th Amendment Proclamation Abolishing Slavery printed in 1868, as well as a group of items from the family of Phillip Yawman, the the man who made all of the wooden camera cases for George Eastman of Eastman Kodak, including a set of solid 14k gold napkin rings donated by George for Phil’s 50th wedding anniversary.
Mark Lawson is a former member of the American Society of Appraisers and has taken courses in NYU’s Appraisal Studies Program on Antique American Furniture at the Metropolitan Museum with David A. Gallager and on oriental rugs with George Anavian in his shop in New York’s Carpet District. He is also certified in diamond grading by the Gemological Institute of America.