Furniture Detective Fred Taylor warns about trusting the information of every source regarding furniture, without considering the source or its agenda.
Two examples of fine art, one from the 18th century and the other from the 21st century, are among the expected headliners of the Nov. 7-8 auction being presented by Crescent City Auction Gallery.
A Kentucky derby-style mint julep cup is one of several hundred lots coming to auction during Nov. 12 and 14 auctions, featuring the collection of unique items from the estate of the former owner of The Old Collectors Corner of Louisville.
Chinese ceramics, Ming-style wood chairs, lighting and glass are headlining Sterling Associates’ October 28th Fall Auction.
Leading the offering of sterling silver, and possibly all lots of the Sept. 19-20 auction offered by Clars Auction Gallery, is a Gorham Martele six piece hot beverage service.
The contents of a southern mansion will be among the items offered during a two-day estate sale, Sept. 25-26, presented by Richard D. Hatch & Assoc.
The current auction record for a Spitler-decorated item, which was set in 2004, is nearly $1 million. Antoinette Rahn compiles a list of little-known facts regarding the life and work of Johannes Spitler (1774-1837).
A Maria Theresia Austrian armoire cabinet, once owned by Luise Rainer, the first actress to win back-to-back Academy Awards, will come to auction Oct. 1 through Julien's Auctions.
Junk Bonanza Vintage Market returns to Shakopee, Minn. Sept. 24-26, featuring more than 150 juried vendors and several free, hands-on workshops and presentations.
In his latest column, Furniture Detective Fred Taylor, confirms a reader's suspicions about the identity of chairs tagged oak, but aren't; and he offers insight about value of the chairs.