Antique Furniture

How to decipher vintage furniture labels

Most makers of the early period either scrawled their name or mark under a drawer somewhere or didn’t bother to mark their products at all. Finding a label on a piece of furniture now means that the collector has to know what kind of label it is to decipher its meaning.
Maurice Calka, orange Boomerang Desk, France, circa 1970, made by Maison Leleu, fiberglass, 33 1/2” d. x 30 1/2” h. x 70 1/2” w., $85,000. Image courtesy of eBay Collective

Inspiring Design: Five minutes with Sasha Bikoff

Up-and-coming interior designer Sasha Bikoff dedicated her time at the September Brimfield antique shows scouting fall decor and design trends. Bikoff has created an eBay Collective store so shoppers can experience some of the Brimfield shopping experience without leaving home.