Just because something looks like something else, or even is described as 'looking like,' or being in 'the same style as,' an authentic item, it doesn't always mean it is. Furniture Detective Fred Taylor explains the tricky attribution pit, and how to avoid it.
In this assessment of three Ask the Experts reader inquiries, Dr. G. Marchelos speaks about awareness and timing when it comes to the value an item may command.
In the latest installment of Ask the Experts, Dr. G. Marcelos fields inquiries about decanters and a dresser identified as a WWI-era chest of drawers.
A pair of hexagonal form 'chan' side tables, courtesy of father-son design team of Philip and Kelvin Laverne is among the 300-plus lots in Antique & Modern Auction Gallery's July 29 sale.
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.