Primarily utilized by women at first, by the 20th century, rocking chairs were used universally. In the April 29, 2015 issue of Antique Trader, Furniture Detective Fred Taylor explores the evolution of the American rocking chair.
A favorite family heirloom of a resident of Red Falls, Minn. turns out to be a 19th century 'lollipop' rocker made by George Hunzinger, according to Furniture Detective Fred Taylor, who valued it at $500 in his latest column.
Chair passed down from a cherished aunt turns out to be an uncommon Renaissance Revival chair, as identified and discussed by Dr. Anthony J Cavo, in a recent installment of the Ask the Experts column.
Not only will bidders encounter one seldom-seen piece of Prouvé furniture during Michaan's Nov. 6 auction, but two in offerings of a desk and a chair.
In a recent column, Furniture Detective Fred Taylor shed light on a reader's inquiry about her Karpen and Brothers porch furniture; explaining how inspecting turnings on the legs can help confirm if a set is truly a set.
In his latest column, Furniture Detective Fred Taylor shares historic details about prevelance of Indiana Eastlake chairs, and minute details surrounding furniture maker John Stuart.
In his most recent column, Furniture Detective Fred Taylor discusses the importance of size in determining the true identity of antique furniture like tables.
This set of Lincoln rocking chairs owned and used by President Abraham Lincoln during the time of his election as president, sold for $26,121 at Nate D. Sanders auction.
There's a lot to learn from the chairs we rest on, and in the latest installment of his Furniture Detective column, Fred Taylor reveals some truths about invalid and barber chairs.
Bidders will enjoy a diverse selection of Americana at Garth's Auctions first sale of the year, including more than 400 lots from a personal collection of esteemed collectors from New York, set for Jan. 3 and 4.