TITLE

A nest egg for the birds

AUTHOR(S)
Horn, Miriam
PUB. DATE
November 1992
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;11/16/92, Vol. 113 Issue 19, p105
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that birdhouses old and new have collectors very excited. Robert A.M. Stern's `Owligorical House,' recently sold for a mere $14,000, confirmed that birdhouses are big. Why they're a perishable art form; Uniqueness counts; Age equals value; Where fledgling collectors should look; The works of contemporary artist Laura Foreman; More.
ACCESSION #
9211163311

 

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