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2010-08-13 11:16:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Phoenix Ancient Art, one of the world's most eminent galleries specializing in Classical Antiquities, is pleased to announce that it will exhibit in the Biennale des Antiquaires in Paris at the Grand Palais (15-22 September 2010). Hicham Aboutaam, co-owner of Phoenix Ancient Art, says, "We love the Biennale. It provides the ideal setting for us to show our most significant works in the company of some of the most distinguished dealers in the world. In...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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