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.
The first Junk Bonanza event of 2016 will take place in Del Mar, Calif., featuring careful curated vendors offering vintage furniture, decor, jewelry, textiles and apparel, as well as some handcrafted items.
From fledgeling antiques shop start-up to a mecca of antiques and collectibles merchandise, Oakton Street Antique Centre has made the most of the past 20 years, and they're sharing the wealth with a 20-20-20 sale.
Whether you live in a metropolitan hub of activity, or a small town in the heartland, the opportunity for antiquing is within grasp. Especially when you turn to Antique Trader's Weekly Antiques Auction & Show Ads to plot your next antiquing adventures, be it at an auction or show.
A group of antiques dealers in San Carlos, Calif. can attest to the truth of the old adage, when one door closes, another one opens. Or in this case, another shop opens, with a bit of work, patience and dedication.
An 18th century Louis XV marble commode, which may sell for $3,000 to $5,000, is among the lots leading the March 15 and 16 sale at New Orleans Auction Galleries.
A rosewood rococo marble turtle-top parlor center table claimed the top spot of all 550 lots, selling for $33,350 during Stevens Auction Company's Jan. 17-18 multi-estate auction.
It's not a bad deal when you can kick off a new year, while celebrating a 35th anniversary at the same time. This double celebration will occur Jan. 4-5, during the Antiques Show at Birchwood Manor in Whippany, N.J. - a show which began some 35 years ago.
Bidders will enjoy a diverse selection of Americana at Garth's Auctions first sale of the year, including more than 400 lots from a personal collection of esteemed collectors from New York, set for Jan. 3 and 4.
The life story of an antique — where it’s been, who owned it and how it came to be where it is — is known as its provenance. Furniture Detective Fred Taylor discusses the importance of heeding an antiques hints about its true history.