Up to 1,000 quality lots of antique art and furniture, by such renowned American makers as J.H. Belter, J. & J.W. Meeks and R.J. Horner, will be sold June 23, 2012 by Stevens Auction Company. An exceptional fine art collection, a large collection of music boxes, early 19th century lighting, antique handmade rugs, sterling...
Any antiques shop that has more than three pieces of Colonial Revival furniture is almost certain to have a Mersman table somewhere in the joint because the company made millions of them.
Is tung oil safe for antique furniture? Furniture Detective Fred Taylor says unless the original finish was an oil finish, then tung oil, like any other oil, has no place on antique furniture over the long term.
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Prominent collections of 18th and 19th century Chinese coral and ivory carvings from the estate of the late James W. Pihos, who owned 36 McDonald's franchises, will be sold without reserve at public auction May 5-6 in Melbourne, Fla.
A living estate auction holding decades’ worth of quality antique furniture and antique decorative arts goes under the gavel beginning at 10 a.m. (CST) April 21 in Aberdeen, Miss.
An all-original three-door mahogany bookcase, crafted around 1890 by the renowned American furniture maker R. J. Horner, sold for $22,425 at a March 17 sale. The monumental bookcase boasted Atlas statue sides, curved glass on the center door and stands 5 feet tall by 84 inches wide.
Bonhams continues its sale of property from Serendipity Books, a Berkley, Calif., institution. The inventory will be offered April 15-16 as part of its Period Design auctions. The sales are held monthly and include paintings, prints, rugs, lighting, mirrors, antique furniture and much more, with many lots selling in the $500 to $5,000 price...
The Virginia Historical Society is hosting a special program called With a Collector’s Eye: An Institute on Southern Furniture. The event will feature two sessions taught by guest instructor Sumpter Priddy III.
A circa 1860 museum-quality mechanical rosewood drop-front secretary desk attributed to renowned American furniture maker Thomas Brooks, earned top lot honors when it sold for $21,280 Dec. 31, 2011. The secretary retains its original finish and stands nearly 10 feet tall.