A recent letter from a reader prompts Furniture Detective Fred Taylor to share potentially life-saving reminder involving replacement of locks on Lane cedar chests.
Two 18th century painted chests are among the array of fine Americana items set to cross the auction block Jan. 13, during Pook & Pook Inc.'s Americana auction.
In his latest Ask the Experts assessment, Dr. G. Marchelos offers insight about a selection of bedroom furniture with value steeped largely in usability.
Dr. Anthony Cavo discusses the skill and artistry involved in creating a macabre dresser with the use of veneer inlay.
After providing valuable historical information about a bedroom suite made by Empire Case Goods, Furniture Detective Fred Taylor suggested the reader visit local auctioneers to get a better idea on value, based on condition.
In his latest Furniture Detective column, Fred Taylor explains a bit about the history of Art Deco, while assessing a reader's inquiry about a vanity.
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.
While it's good when one can sell a set of furniture in its entirety, but as Fred Taylor explains in his latest Furniture Detective column, sometimes it can be more profitable if items are sold separately.
An early 20th century reverse-painted lamp by the Pittsburgh Lamp Company may command upwards of $2,000 during a two-day estates auction to be presented April 18-19 by Crescent City Auction Gallery.
Willis Henry Auctions is bringing to auction several selections of 18th century furniture and decor items, as well as jewelry and fine art, during a multi-estate auction scheduled for March 28.