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November Issue 2003

Delhom Service League at the Mint Museum of Art in Charlotte, NC, Holds Meeting on Nov. 18, 2003

Caroline Gray, Dr. Barbara Perry and Ruth Scott are the scheduled speakers at the Delhom Service League's meeting held on Nov. 18, 2003, beginning at 10am in the Van Every Forum at the Mint Museum of Art in Charlotte, NC. The title of the talk is, The Collector: Acquiring, Identifying, Selling.

Caroline Gray is a member of International Society of Appraisers. She is a certified appraiser of personal property, and has been involved with estate appraisals since 1976 with the following bank trust departments: Bank of America, Wachovia, First Union, BB&T, First Citizens Bank. Gray has been an antique dealer for 30 years.

Ruth Scott has been collecting English silver for 50 years. Her interest began with the collection at Williamsburg, VA. She has collected and researched English silver, traveling to museums on the East coast, and London. One of her favorite museums is the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.

Dr. Barbara Perry is curator of Decorative Arts at the Mint Museum of Art. Her reference book American Ceramics: The Collection of the Everson Museum of Art is renowned. She has organized many beautiful exhibitions. One example: On The Surface, an exhibition in 2001, brought together outstanding examples of furniture, ceramics, glass, silver, and textile design of the late 19th century Decorative Arts.

If you need further information, contact Rosemary Gasper at 704/895-9342, or the Mint Museum of Art at 704/337-2000. These programs are held the third Tuesday of the month. Coffee is served in the Ivey Forum at 10am. For nonmembers of the Mint Museums, these lectures are open to the public after museum admission of $6 adults, $5 seniors/students, $3 children age 6-17, free for members and children 5 yrs. and under.

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