In his latest column, Furniture Detective Fred Taylor praises a reader for making a savvy purchase, by spending $25 for a Colonial Revival table in a combination of the drum table valued at retail price of $200 to $300.
The 17th Annual New Year's Day Auction at Ross Auctions will feature a 17-item R.J. Horner dining room set, as one of the lots expected to vie for top-lot status.
Chair passed down from a cherished aunt turns out to be an uncommon Renaissance Revival chair, as identified and discussed by Dr. Anthony J Cavo, in a recent installment of the Ask the Experts column.
A stunning 3.51 carat, pear-shaped diamond ring may vie for top dollar during a 250-lot auction being presented by Matheson's Auctions on Nov. 22.
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.