One of the things that can make identifying a piece of furniture from the 1930s-40s difficult, is the fact that styles were often mixed during this period, explained Furniture Detective Fred Taylor, in his latest column.
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
In his latest column, Furniture Detective Fred Taylor discusses how furniture of the past offers a unique glimpse at the societal norms of the time and its representation of gender roles and social status.
Tim's Auctions is holding an online-only estates auction totaling more than 500 lots in a wide array of antiques categories will be held on Sunday, Nov. 17.
Since the definition of art is open to interpretation, one man’s art might be another man's junk. The same holds for furniture, and the Furniture Detective explains.
Learn about the sometimes subtle differences in various styles of furniture, and some history about them too!