In this installment of the Ask the Experts antiques appraisal column, Dr. Anthony J. Cavo reveals details on identifying and valuing antique side chairs.
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. ..."
Furniture Detective Fred Taylor answers Antique Trader readers' questions about wood care, furniture repair, history and restoration.
A reader wonders how to identify a Japanese Sumida Gawa bowl and another gets a free appraisal of an odd steel lock box with built-in alarm.
A subscriber learns what she thought was a German schrank is really a New England step-back cupboard valued at about $3,000 while another learns a Victorian print featuring The Lord's Prayer is worth $50.
This article was originally published in Antique Trader >>Subscribe today for just $26! Q I recently inherited this stock certificate that was purchased by my great-grandfather in 1902 and I am having a hard time finding the collectible value of it. Thank you. — C., Texas, via email A The Ezekiel Airship Manufacturing...