A 20th century metal sculpture of a horse by Deborah Kay Butterfield rose to double its high estimate, finishing at $70,400, to claim top lot in a 547-lot auction presented by Palm Beach Modern Auctions.
Items from the personal collection of a former antiques business owner, including a unique bronze sculpture of rider on horseback, are featured in an living estate sale.
Learn about old furniture forms no longer common in modern homes. How to identify a music cabinet, gossip bench, parlor pig, dumbwaiter, wig stand, roller organ, candle box, and more.
The presence and design of escutcheons and height of a cabinet provide clues as to the age of the possible custom furniture, explains Ask the Experts panelist Dr. G. Marchelos, in his assessment of reader's inherited item of furniture.
Award-winning actor John Mahoney gave generations of audiences fodder for laughter and contemplation. Come June 11 objects and memorabilia from the estate of the late actor will come before bidders in a no-reserve sale through Sullivan Auctioneers.
Advice from the Furniture Detective about making the most of the tools available to repair an item of furniture brought forth storytelling memories for Antoinette Rahn when she was a child.
The recent discovery of several unique items related to icons of American history, including a spoon made by Paul Revere, are among the headlining objects in a diverse sale set for June 2-3 through Kaminski Auctions.
The topic of coffee tables always seems to draw much discussion about how old or not old the concept of these low tables really is. Here Furniture Detective Fred Taylor weighs in.
It never ceases to amaze how naming conventions can change the history, identity, and sometimes even the perceived purpose of an object. Furniture Detective Fred Taylor tackle word lingo of furniture in his latest column.