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.
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.
A while back, we asked our Facebook fans, “If I had $1,000 to spend on antiques, I would buy _____.” Here are a few of the (more than 100) responses we received:
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?”
Litchfield County Auctions’ summer sale are designed to offer an eclectic mix of traditional antiques and fine art to fit every budget from $50 to $15,000. This year's sale, offered June 27-July 13, 2012, was different. Lots of antique furniture and decorations featured several top lots. The highest selling item in the sale was...