In his latest column, Furniture Detective Fred Taylor offers a history lesson related to the inspiration behind a reader's reproduction refectory table.
In the latest installment of Furniture Detective, Fred Taylor fields an inquiry from a reader about a 'tuckaway trestle' or 'Sutherland' table, and offers some advice about researching a Gustav Stickley piece before taking the steps he offers for refurnishing.
Willis Henry Auctions is bringing to auction several selections of 18th century furniture and decor items, as well as jewelry and fine art, during a multi-estate auction scheduled for March 28.
In his latest column, Furniture Detective Fred Taylor praises a reader for making a savvy purchase, by spending $25 for a Colonial Revival table in a combination of the drum table valued at retail price of $200 to $300.
The 17th Annual New Year's Day Auction at Ross Auctions will feature a 17-item R.J. Horner dining room set, as one of the lots expected to vie for top-lot status.
The old adage of "If it looks like (something), and it sounds/seems like (something), than most likely it is. Unless, you're talking about furniture, then you may have to look a little closer for the true identity, as Furniture Detective Fred Taylor explains in his response to a reader regarding a multiple-personality table.
Using Scott Antique Markets as a font for inspiration and research, new contributor Jessica Munday explores how culturally significant symbols gain immortality through their appearances on historic objects.
A rosewood rococo marble turtle-top parlor center table claimed the top spot of all 550 lots, selling for $33,350 during Stevens Auction Company's Jan. 17-18 multi-estate auction.
In his most recent column, Furniture Detective Fred Taylor discusses the importance of size in determining the true identity of antique furniture like tables.
In the most recent installment of his Furniture Detective column, Fred Taylor helps a collector determine the best course for dealing with a formica top on a table, while also clarifying its maker.