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.
A 19th century pictorial patchwork table cover is one of several lots to captivate bidder interest during Cowan's Fine & Decorative Art Auction. The patchwork table cover rose to $25,200.
Hardware is a hot commodity these days. To be clear, we're talking about antique, vintage, and contemporary with an aged feel hardware you find on doors, windows, door frames, and the like, and Greg Bates is exploring the happening hardware market.
Pook & Pook, Inc. is bringing a diverse selection of fine art, folk art, and furniture to auction April 28, and among the headliners is a painted dower chest that dates to 1775.
A Chinese green glazed oval footed porcelain bowl commanded 100 times it's high estimate price when it soared to $200,000 during Nye & Company Auctioneers first auction of the year.
Furniture Detective Fred Taylor leads us on a unique review of the acquisitions behind some of his favorite furniture pieces.
Secret compartments and spaces, crafted by furniture makers for generations, are prevalent among variety of examples of antique furniture, explains Furniture Detective Fred Taylor.
Nine hand-carved Chinese jadeite seals adorned with figural zodiac animals commanded bidder attention during Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers' Feb. 3 auction, finishing at $8,750.