When it comes to Works Progress Administration art a best practice is to confirm authenticity before attempting to sell.
Furniture Detective Fred Taylor knows his way around furniture, and that includes hardware (drawer pulls, hinges, etc). In this column, Furniture Detective Fred explains how you can know more by knowing hardware.
A word of advice from Ask the Experts evaluator Dr. Marchelos, never over look the historical or sentimental value of an object. Sometimes it's the greatest value an item possesses.
Just because something looks like something else, or even is described as 'looking like,' or being in 'the same style as,' an authentic item, it doesn't always mean it is. Furniture Detective Fred Taylor explains the tricky attribution pit, and how to avoid it.
In this Behind the Gavel column, Wayne Jordan sheds light on the misconception of the 'Retail Apocalypse' of 2017, which he explains - with supporting evidence - is really a shift back to small business.
Sometimes the best piece of advice is 'leave well enough alone,' or it may cause regret. That seems to be one lesson to glean from a recent Ask the Experts column.
Promotion is the name of the game when it comes to getting a business in front of potential customers, and advertising specialities are an viable option.
In this Behind the Gavel column, Wayne Jordan examines the education-marketing approach implemented by Total Wine and discusses the opportunity that exists for antique dealers to mirror this business model.
In this assessment of three Ask the Experts reader inquiries, Dr. G. Marchelos speaks about awareness and timing when it comes to the value an item may command.