So often the naming conventions for items are about practicality. For example, in a response to a reader Furniture Detective Fred Taylor explains that a chest with a central compartment used to store bonnets and hats was referred to as a bonnet chest.
A change toward greater pricing transparency within the antiques and collectibles market is a departure from the norm, but can be useful, provided the information is accurate, says Wayne Jordan.
In his latest Furniture Detective column, Fred Taylor tackles reader questions about a Larkin side-by-side, fold beds, and diversity of mahogany wood.
"Ours is a business built on browsers," states Wayne Jordan in his latest Behind the Gavel column, about the importance of looking at sales management in statistics.
Compiled by Antoinette Rahn He’s “The Man of a Thousand Faces” and one of the most prolific performer of the silent-film era. Enjoy a few fascinating facts about Lon Chaney Sr. and a clip from “The Phantom of the Opera”…. Lon Chaney Sr. – Movie Maestro 1 Long before the advanced movie-making magic...
In a recent installment of Ask the Experts, Dr. Anthony J. Cavo shares some exciting news and praises a long-time doll owner for her care of a Madame Alexander Alice in Wonderland Doll.
In his latest column, Furniture Detective Fred Taylor provides an enlightening explanation of the dumbwaiter and its role in proper service of guests.
The theme of Wayne Jordan's latest Behind the Gavel column is 'retail will prevail', and as always he shares supporting statistics and practical insight.
The subject of a recent Ask the Experts inquiry, a political cartoon of President Johnson by Jim Berryman, prompts an intriguing response from evaluator Dr. Anthony Cavo.
A reader's inquiry about a unique set of meerschaum pipes prompt Dr. G. Marchelos to provide a brief history lesson, in the latest Ask the Experts column.