In the most recent Furniture Detective column, Fred tells the story about the rediscovery of something old, in this case: oak, which ended up saving the day.
American art pottery, various types of glass and furniture crossed the auction block during a January sale at Brown Auctions. A 15-inch Roseville Falline vase was a highlight in the glass category, selling for $1,500, while an RJ Horner dining set claimed top lot after commanding $14,500.
The new online educational site MyAntiqueSchool.com is offering seminars about everything from ceramics and buying antiques at auction to upcycling, all lead by renowned experts from the antiques and collectibles industry.
The online only Decorative Arts auction being presented by Pook & Pook Inc., March 9-10, features more than 1,000 lots, including a few examples of Chippendale furniture.
More than 300 lots of Continental furnishings, fine art, and mid-century modern designs will come before bidders Feb. 23 during John Moran Auctioneers' Decorative Art Auction.
A Haida argillite totem, the work of master carver Charles Edenshaw, soared to $120,000 before the gavel fell, making it the top lot of a November 2015 auction offered by Fairfield Auction.
More than 300 lots of art and antiques amassed by adventurer and Texas oil baron Richard “Dick” Bass will cross the auction block Feb. 20-21 at Heritage Auctions.
A 12-piece set of Georg Jensen silver is one of 2,000 unique lots slated to come before bidders Feb. 13-15, during the 7th annual Palm Beach Auction offered by Louis J. Dianni, LLC.
One of the things that can make identifying a piece of furniture from the 1930s-40s difficult, is the fact that styles were often mixed during this period, explained Furniture Detective Fred Taylor, in his latest column.
A nearly 'larger than life' weathervane, in the shape of a fireman, may finish at more than $125,000 during James D. Julia's Fine Art, Asian & Antiques auction, Feb. 3-5.