A reader's inquiry about a unique set of meerschaum pipes prompt Dr. G. Marchelos to provide a brief history lesson, in the latest Ask the Experts column.
Dr. Anthony Cavo points to the lack of expected wear and tear, as an indication of a 'supposed' 400-year-old box being less-than-authentic, in his latest Ask the Experts column.
In a recent Ask the Experts column, evaluator Susan Mullikin shares a bit about the Arts & Crafts movement, in reference to a unique punched-top table.
Shape, design and markings on the bottom are key indicators to the maker of a ceramic pitcher, explains Dr. Anthony Cavo, in his Ask the Experts column.
Things are not always as they seem, and that is the case involving a pair of what is described as 'silvery' glass coasters, reports Dr. G. Marchelos, in his response to a recent Ask the Experts inquiry.
In addressing a reader's inquiry about vintage baskets purchased while in Saudi Arabia, Susan Mullikin identifies some as representative of historic forms: a snake charmer basket and Moses basket. All told the selection of baskets may bring at least a few hundred dollars, Mullikin explained.
In his latest Ask the Experts assessment, Dr. G. Marchelos offers insight about a selection of bedroom furniture with value steeped largely in usability.
A reader's inquiry about a unique totem pole, purchased in 1947, prompts Ask the Experts' panelist Dr. G. Marchelos to conclude it is a piece of folk art, that may be worth $400-$600.
Dr. Anthony Cavo discusses the skill and artistry involved in creating a macabre dresser with the use of veneer inlay.