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.
Not only will bidders encounter one seldom-seen piece of Prouvé furniture during Michaan's Nov. 6 auction, but two in offerings of a desk and a chair.
Chandelieres, marble and bronze statutes, fine art, silver and furniture by the likes of Handle and Duffner are among the country estate items headlining the June 21 auction June being offered by Fontaine's Auction Gallery.
A small 18th century block front mahogany chest, soared past its presale estimate to a final price of $73,160 at Willis Henry Auctions' March 29 sale.
An unrivaled collection of fresh-to-market Shaker furniture and antiquities, from four distinct Shaker communities, will be offered Sept. 7 at a traditional Shaker village in Pittsfield, Ma.