In a recent column, Furniture Detective Fred Taylor, quickly helped steer a reader on the right path regarding the identity of a family baker's table.
The two top lots of Quinn & Farmer's April 18 auction, a pair of huanghuali stools and a zitan kang table, finished at $696,200 before the hammer fell.
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.
Turn of the century furniture construction techniques, while often clever, were not extremely sophisticated, making furniture repair easier than you might think.
One of the best things about antiques is their ability to preserve and represent the past. A recent installment of Ask the Experts prompted a trip down memory lane that involved Saturday afternoons, a telephone table and lessons in literature.
An unrivaled collection of fresh-to-market Shaker furniture and antiquities, from four distinct Shaker communities, will be offered Sept. 7 at a traditional Shaker village in Pittsfield, Ma.
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.
A little more than 300 lots of fine art, decorative art, Asian antiquities and more will be sold in an Internet-only auction slated for Saturday, July 20.
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.