The city of Petaluma, Calif. is building on its rich history to welcome nearly 200 antiques dealers and more than 10,000 shoppers, during its twice yearly antiques fairs.
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That means your desk was made after that since not much fancy furniture was made during the War. Colby’s was mostly a furniture retailer, having closed its factory in the 1920s.
Twenty years ago I purchased an unusual Robert W. Irwin Art Deco dining room set which resembles Eliel Saarinen’s design. The link to Eliel Saarinen is tenuous at best.
A while back, we asked our Facebook fans, “If I had $1,000 to spend on antiques, I would buy _____.” Here are a few of the (more than 100) responses we received:
I have wondered if the temperature changes from cold winter to hot summer can affect carnival glass.
After reading Fred Taylor’s column in your Sept. 19 issue, I was prompted to do some research on a violin that has a Grand Rapids, Mich., background.
the merchandise at York will include 18th and 19th century period American and English furniture, as well as country pieces in original paint, fine early porcelain and pottery (including Chinese export and Staffordshire), Oriental carpets, quilts, hooked rugs, samplers and other textiles, estate jewelry, Native American pottery and weavings, early kitchen...
The Winter Antiques Show, slated for Jan. 25-Feb. 3, 2013, celebrates its 59th year as America’s most distinguished antiques show, featuring exceptional objects exhibited by 73 specialists in American, English, European and Asian fine and decorative arts from antiquity through the 1960s. All net proceeds from the show benefit East Side...