In this installment of Ask the Experts, Dr. Anthony J. Cavo provides valuable details about the history and characteristics of Satsuma, a hand-painted form of Japanese pottery. A key bit of Cavo expertise: Authentic Satsuma won't have markings in English.
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.
In this Behind the Gavel column, Wayne Jordan looks at the benefits of applying the importance of curb appeal to a commercial building and business.
The topic of collecting tax on ecommerce sales is back on the table, still, or again. As he did in 2013, Behind the Gavel columnist Wayne Jordan reviews the current state of onlinesales tax.
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.
There is a never a dull moment in the life of Antique Trader's The Buck Stops Here columnist Melanie Carnation Thomas. In this column, Melanie takes us behind the scenes of her first time on 'the pick'.
Retail losses from theft equals about $50 billon dollars each year, reports Behind the Gavel columnist Wayne Jordan, citing a report by TIME. In an effort to combat some of this loss, Wayne shares some tips to hopefully thwart shoplifters.
Furniture Detective Fred Taylor leads us on a unique review of the acquisitions behind some of his favorite furniture pieces.
Attracting a new community of customers isn't solely about drawing them to your location, part of a sound marketing plan is thinking like consumers and being where they are; enter pop-up shops, explains Behind the Gavel columnist Wayne Jordan.