In the most recent Furniture Detective column, Fred tells the story about the rediscovery of something old, in this case: oak, which ended up saving the day.
American art pottery, various types of glass and furniture crossed the auction block during a January sale at Brown Auctions. A 15-inch Roseville Falline vase was a highlight in the glass category, selling for $1,500, while an RJ Horner dining set claimed top lot after commanding $14,500.
The online only Decorative Arts auction being presented by Pook & Pook Inc., March 9-10, features more than 1,000 lots, including a few examples of Chippendale furniture.
More than 300 lots of art and antiques amassed by adventurer and Texas oil baron Richard “Dick” Bass will cross the auction block Feb. 20-21 at Heritage Auctions.
A nearly 'larger than life' weathervane, in the shape of a fireman, may finish at more than $125,000 during James D. Julia's Fine Art, Asian & Antiques auction, Feb. 3-5.
There are a wide variety of antique auction and show events rolling out the first couple of months of 2016, setting the pace for a busy and exciting year.
Two uniquely different paintings commanded top lot status during two separate auctions, presented by Cordier Auction in November.
An extensive collection of pewter items, including pieces by Alberti, Kirby, and Will, are among the 300 lots in Pook & Pook's Americana auction Jan. 15-19.
Furniture Detective Fred Taylor explains a bit of history about a baker's table, which a reader inquired about, thinking it was a Hoosier cabinet.
Works by two of the first African American artist to earn international acclaim, H.O. Tanner and Charles Ethan Porter, are among the lots featured in Nadeau's Auction Gallery's Jan. 1 auction.