Susan Mullikin, member of the Antique Trader Ask the Experts team, offers a quick history lesson about the switch from lead to manganese in glass making, in her response to a reader's inquiry.
The impact and influence of Charles and Ray Eames can be seen in many arenas, including 20th century furniture design, photographic arts and architecture, among others.
A reader's inquiry about an 1893 Columbian Exposition postcard promoted Ask the Experts' Dr. Anthony J. Cavo to share some valuable advice about postcards, as well as a bit of World's Fair history.
In his latest column, Furniture Detective Fred Taylor offers a history lesson related to the inspiration behind a reader's reproduction refectory table.
In the latest Behind the Gavel column, Wayne Jordan points out the troubles that can arise from lax record keeping when purchasing items for your collections. Should you ever sell, Uncle Sam will be expecting his share of the profit.
Susan Mullikin, a member of Antique Trader's Ask the Experts panel, reports on a recent antiquing trip through various areas of the Midwest, in a special Antiquing on the Road column.
In a recent column, Furniture Detective Fred Taylor, quickly helped steer a reader on the right path regarding the identity of a family baker's table.
Dr. G. Marchelos fields two intriguing inquiries in the latest Ask the Experts column, including one reader's fascination with the initial use for a wooden rack.
Bessie Pease Gutmann's work is unmistakeable. Be it familiar depictions of charming children, or masterful illustrations that have become an integral part of literary history, her contributions also represent a life well lived, as explained by Mary Manion in her latest Art Markets column.
Primarily utilized by women at first, by the 20th century, rocking chairs were used universally. In the April 29, 2015 issue of Antique Trader, Furniture Detective Fred Taylor explores the evolution of the American rocking chair.