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.
For centuries scarves have adorned the bodies of everyone from queens to field workers. In this 10 Things You Didn't Know column, Antoinette Rahn explores vintage scarves.
An ancient Greek figure of a sphinx carved from limestone is expected to bring more than $100,000 as one of the featured lots in Artemis Gallery's June 20-21 auction.
"The Last Chord" series of postcards, from Bamforth and Company, is the product of inspiration from an early 20th century song by the same name, according to an assessment by Ask the Experts panelist Dr. Anthony J. Cavo.
Did you know the earliest chainsaws date back to the mid-1920s and the oldest manufacturer in the world (Stihl) is still cranking out cutting machinery. Yet, it's the vintage models of chainsaws that are the object of interest for a growing community of collectors.
Zurko Promotion's Grayslake Antique & Vintage Market, which takes place once a month at the Lake County Fairgrounds in Grayslake, Ill. welcomed the crew of the Discovery Channel's new show "Vintage Tech Hunters" recently.
A storied collection of waterfowl decoys will headline Copley Fine Arts' Sporting Sale slated for July 19-20.
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.
A bevy of Japanese artists' work will be represented in woodblock, watercolor and mezzzotint prints on offer in Turner Auctions + Appraisals' June 17 sale.