The two top lots of Quinn & Farmer's April 18 auction, a pair of huanghuali stools and a zitan kang table, finished at $696,200 before the hammer fell.
A marquetry vitrine made of various woods, boasting an intricate design, by Émilé Gallé, is one of several lots expected to draw bidder interest, during one of two February auctions to be offered by Leslie Hindman Auctioneers.
Gauging the age of a piece of furniture can be tricky, but not if you turn to the hardware on the piece - as it contains tips to the true age of the treasure.
Good quality, custom made table pads are among the best furniture investments you can make. Don’t shortchange yourself trying to make do with sheets, blankets, quilts, mattress pads and cheap table pads. Spring for the good stuff one time and be done with it.