A single-owner auction of property from the Estate of James J. McKiernan, a renowned interior designer in the St. Louis area, is set for Nov. 23-24, and will feature items from many periods and regions, with an expected highlight to be Louis XV-style Boulle Marquetry Bracket Clock.
Among the several hundred lots headed for the auction block during Clars Auction Gallery's Fine Art, Decoratives, Jewelry and Asian Art auction, Nov. 15-17, is an impressive bedroom suite.
Not only will bidders encounter one seldom-seen piece of Prouvé furniture during Michaan's Nov. 6 auction, but two in offerings of a desk and a chair.
The old adage of "If it looks like (something), and it sounds/seems like (something), than most likely it is. Unless, you're talking about furniture, then you may have to look a little closer for the true identity, as Furniture Detective Fred Taylor explains in his response to a reader regarding a multiple-personality table.
A marble-top, circa-1855 rosewood Victorian étagère is among the items from the collection of a noted Mississippi car dealer headed to market during an Oct. 18 auction, being offered by Stevens Auction Company
A matched pair of Louis XV-style ormolu mounted and marquetry inlaid jardinière tables and a Louis XVI-style ormolu mounted and marquetry inlaid curved front desk is expected to vie for top lot during the Oct. 4-5 Fall Auction, offered by Ahlers & Ogletree.
Furniture Detective Fred Taylor tackles reader's questions about handmade dovetails on a tiger maple chest and a non-antique coffee table in his latest column.
In a recent column, Furniture Detective Fred Taylor shed light on a reader's inquiry about her Karpen and Brothers porch furniture; explaining how inspecting turnings on the legs can help confirm if a set is truly a set.
A variety of lots, including a brilliant still-life painting, stoneware footed chalice-form baptism bow, and an electric table lamp marked ‘Pairpoint 3070’ earned top dollar during a spring auction offered by Roan Auctioneers.
Everything from marine paintings and model ships to Queen Anne walnut highboy will vie for top lot status during the Aug. 24 sale at Kaminski Auctions.