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Spring going on Summer 2020: a season of no shows, no fairs, no fun at all for those of us who love the touch of antique objects

Not for sale: An exquisitely made collection of miniature furniture

Editorial Staff Furniture & Decorative Arts

December 2009 | The point of a gift is, presumably, to please the recipient. In this respect, the set of forty-five miniature reproductions of antique American furniture made by Dr. Ralph H. Keeler, a New London, Connecticut, dentist, for his daughter was a distinct disappointment. The late Israel “Zeke” Liverant, however, a Colchester, Connecticut, antiques dealer, found the tiny, exquisitely …