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.
Water damage. Two terrible words when paired together, especially if you own antiques. However, your antiques don't have to become victims of standing water.
Twenty years ago I purchased an unusual Robert W. Irwin Art Deco dining room set which resembles Eliel Saarinen’s design. The link to Eliel Saarinen is tenuous at best.
Good quality, custom made table pads are among the best furniture investments you can make. Don’t shortchange yourself trying to make do with sheets, blankets, quilts, mattress pads and cheap table pads. Spring for the good stuff one time and be done with it.
A two-day auction offering nearly 900 lots of antiques, fine art, collectibles, Asian antiques and more will be hosted by Cordier Auctions Nov. 10-11, 2012 in Harrisburg, Pa.
The political unrest in 19th century Germany had a profoundly positive effect on American furniture construction and design for the next 50 years. A large number of German craftspeople made their way to America in the 19th century, but four in particular stand out in the furniture field: John Henry Belter, George Hunzinger and...
Common wisdom in the furniture trade says that anything made in Grand Rapids is “good stuff.” Is that true? Perhaps. But like so many other things, there is always a “but.” In this case the but is “Made when and by whom in Grand Rapids?”
Three mid-20th century ceramic pitchers by the renowned artist Pablo Picasso are among the nearly 1,400 lots offered at a live and online fine estates auction by Crescent City Auction Gallery of New Orleans.
The Kentucky Derby Trophy is horse racing’s most desired prize, and on June 25, horse racing’s “Run for the Roses” will be sold at auction in West Palm Beach, Fla., amid more than 300 lots of fine estate jewelry, sterling silver, antique furniture and more.