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.
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.
Tim's Auctions is holding an online-only estates auction totaling more than 500 lots in a wide array of antiques categories will be held on Sunday, Nov. 17.
A circa 1860 mahogany half tester youth-size bed made by C. Lee sold for a neat and clean $29,000 to lead more than 575 lots at a recent Stevens Auction Co. event.
In his Furniture Detective column, Fred Taylor fields reader questions about a Stickley handkerchief table and a buffet thought to be made by Irwin of Mich.
PBS is dishing up an extra helping of kitchen nostalgia every week during its hit show “Downton Abbey.” The fresh attention on antique kitchen wares is turning up the heat in the kitchenalia market, as people flock to antiques shops and shows to accent their kitchens and collections with pieces of the past.
Furniture Detective Fred Taylor is stripping away the misconceptions that the only great furniture coming out of the Midwest was from Michigan and Ohio — revealing Chicago as a center of fine furniture making, too.
On Sunday, Feb. 10, Thomas Schwenke’s Woodbury Auction held its Mid-Century, Country & Decorative Arts Auction — despite the Blizzard of 2013.
In a world where a good story sometimes overshadows the facts, furniture lexicon has it's own history of misnomers, misunderstandings and more.
Furniture claims top lots at recent Nadeau's auction, reportedly its strongest American antiques sale in the last three years.