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.
The long anticipated 32nd Shaker annual auction offered by Willis-Henry Auctions is set for Sept. 6, and features 250 lots, like a New Lebanon washstand, Sister’s cupboard, and a rope bed, among other items.
The collection of a noted opera singer and her pianist husband is heading to market, Aug. 29-30, and it will feature a number of items acquired during their travels around the world, including a variety of furniture, fine and decorative art; and porcelain and colored glass, to name a few categories. Joe R. Pyle...
A selection of marine items, folk art, silver, antique furniture, carpet and rugs, and baskets, like a 19th century Nantucket basket which may fetch $8K, is coming to market Aug. 23-24 duringThomaston Place Auction Galleries’ Summer Auction of Fine Art & Antiques auction.