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 James Conaway, Sumpter Priddy III, Inc. [Dealer Profile], in “The Southern Flair of Washington, D.C.” Garden and Gun, April/May 2011.

Eleanor Gustafson, “Dealer Profile; Sumpter Priddy III”, in Antiques Magazine, May 2008.



Winner, The 2004 Historic New England Book Prize. The award cites a “significant contribution to the study of American and New England Culture” for Sumpter Priddy’s book, American Fancy: Exuberance in the Arts, 1790-1840 (Milwaukee Wisconsin: Chipstone Foundation and the Milwaukee Art Museum, 2004).

Chairman, Dealers Committee, Winter Antiques Show, Park Avenue Armory, New York, 2006-2009.

Furnishings Advisory Committee, Observatory Hill, Washington, D.C., the Vice-President’s House, 2000-2001.

Chairman, The Frank L. Horton Society, Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 2008-present.

Virginia member, MESDA Advisory Board, Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 2006-2012.



Decorative Arts Chapter, Society of Architectural Historians

Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts

Virginia Historical Society

    Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

    Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

    Historic Deerfield

    American Folk Art Museum.