In this installment of the Ask the Experts antiques appraisal column, Dr. Anthony J. Cavo reveals details on identifying and valuing antique side chairs.
Nationally known decorative and fine arts experts are speakers at the Foundation for Appraisal Education's decorative arts seminar at Quinn's Auction Gallery Sept. 6-7, 2012.
An Antique Trader subscriber inquires: "We found this at the Salvation Army and loved it at first sight. This horse is hand-carved from wood. The wheels are wood wrapped in steel and it has a horsehair tail. ..."
Antique Trader editor Eric Bradley appraises a pair of primitive New England scrub boards and an Aesthetic Period glass plate.
The new, 5th edition of “Appraising Personal Property: Principles & Methodology” for 2012-2013 has been fully updated and is now ready for purchase.
Frank Farmer Loomis shows how one reader's 11-piece bedroom china marked "Sèvres" is a tidy $200 antique collection while one family's estate pharmacy furniture and fountain is an heirloom too valuable to sell.