Gauging the age of a piece of furniture can be tricky, but not if you turn to the hardware on the piece - as it contains tips to the true age of the treasure.
In a world where a good story sometimes overshadows the facts, furniture lexicon has it's own history of misnomers, misunderstandings and more.
We keep baby books to record the highlights and special moments of children, we keep photo albums to preserve those events/people and times we don't want to forget, and some keep journals to preserve the thoughts and memories we experience in our lives. Up and until now there hasn't been anything like The Heirloom...
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.
Please tell me something about these Windsor style chairs. They were painted and used as outdoor furniture when my mother-in-law acquired them in the 1940s. She refinished them and used them inside.
Fans of PBS hit show 'Antiques Roadshow' have eight chances to attend episode tappings in 2013. The schedule includes sessions in June through August, and free tickets are available, and selected through a random drawing process.
An appraisal event slated for Feb. 12 will benefit Massanutten Regional Library, and showcase appraisers from event host Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates, and secondary appraisers James McHone Jewelry.
LiveAuctioneers.com has added bidder analytics to its existing approval process. The new data suite creates the most reliable bidder profile.
A word is worth a thousand pictures. Not really, but words are crucial. Don’t underestimate them. Description disasters are one of the easiest fixes to chronically desultory results.
This show is must-attend for serious collectors, museum curators, gallery owners and anyone with an interest in antiques and history. Items range from 17th–19th century furniture, American and European silver to antique jewelry and watches from the Renaissance to Art Deco eras.