My grandmother, born in 1890, grew up in Pennsylvania in a strong religious family with four sisters. Church functions were the main entertainment in that city. Finding a Beau, Becoming a Bride She was not a beauty, and kinda plump, and apparently not attracting any beaus in her hometown; so she...
A lot of living happens around tables. Be it in the kitchen, dining room, living room, or any other room, tables are more than an item of furniture. Arelene Wener discusses.
A soapstone sculpture featuring a mother and baby bear carries remarkable sentiments of one mother and son's shared appreciation for antiquing and love for one another. Read the story of her Nostalgic Treasure.
Collaboration is a popular word in the society today, but before it was a trendy term, the company behind View-Master relied on partnerships to promote its exciting view device.
By Dixie Belle Paint Company After a few years, every piece of furniture goes out of style, suffers damage or just needs an overall uplift. Some antique pieces can benefit from a good cleaning with White Lightning, repairing with Dixie Mud and waxing with Best Dang Wax! Not all old finishes...
Laszlo Jajczay of Seattle Decorative Art Restoration treats each restoration project as an opportunity to learn. In his 20+ years of restoring fine objects, he's acquired quite a bit of knowledge.
Putting photos to work promoting your antique and collectible business on a virtual platform can create something customers will remember. Wayne Jordan explains further in his latest Behind the Gavel column.
PITTSFIELD, Mass. – The Nov. 11 Antiques, Clocks & Fine Art Auction at Fontaine’s Auction Gallery will feature 300 lots. Among the features is a Kosmic regulator clock. An expected star of the furniture category is a 12-piece. R.J. Horner carved oak Man Of The Mountain dining room set. The 60-inch dining...
World fairs and expositions introduced large numbers of people to new innovations, and that exposure went on to influence design and inventions, including the slumber chair, explains Furniture Detective Fred Taylor.
Sixty-eight items of Lalique art glass, including various examples of seldom-seen design and color, changed hands during a Sept. 22 auction at Rago Arts.