Found articles matching "unloved antiques".
  • Feb 21 2017
  • 21 Feb 2017

Mark of the Week: Bordallo Pinheiro

We are all fortunate to have an incredible resource for identifying marks right at our fingertips. WorthPoint’s MAPS (Marks, Autographs, Patterns and Symbols) database has […]

  • Feb 16 2017
  • 16 Feb 2017

(Not) Selling Your Vintage Furniture: The Unwanted Top 5

As the owner of an antiques business, I often get walk-in inquiries from people who have inherited old furniture and want to sell it. They […]

  • Feb 16 2017
  • 16 Feb 2017

Rinker on Collectibles: Art is Everywhere You Look

On Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, the Grand Rapids (Mich.) Art Museum [GRAM] opened “Finder Keepers: West Michigan Collects,” an exhibit celebrating the art of collecting […]

  • Feb 14 2017
  • 14 Feb 2017

Selling Early American Pattern Glass (When You Don’t Know What You’re Doing!)

I got a call from someone looking to liquidate the contents of a small estate in Massachusetts this month. The woman on the phone described […]

  • Feb 9 2017
  • 9 Feb 2017

Rinker on Collectibles: Top Ten Changes in the Last Five Years (2011-2016) – Part III

This is the final column of a three-part series analyzing the Top Ten Changes that occurred in the antiques and collectibles field between 2011 and […]

  • Feb 9 2017
  • 9 Feb 2017

We Must Learn to Tame our Possessions or be Possessed by Them

We often read about adult children who reject the heirlooms offered by their Baby Boomer parents. Millennials are different, pundits claim. They’re not as materialistic […]

  • Feb 9 2017
  • 9 Feb 2017

WorthPoint Chats with Harry Rinker: Italian Cruise Ship Salon Chairs

In the Feb. 9, 2017 episode of the weekly “WorthPoint Chats with Harry Rinker,” Harry gives his thoughts about the future of antiques shows and […]

  • Feb 9 2017
  • 9 Feb 2017

The Breathtaking Beauty of 19th–Century Valentine’s Day Cards

It will be Valentine’s Day on Tuesday and love will be expressed in many ways, including the sending of Valentine’s Day cards, a tradition that is […]

  • Feb 5 2017
  • 5 Feb 2017

Collecting the Perks of the President

So, you’ve been elected president of the United States. Maybe not by popular vote, but the Constitution is quite clear that the Electoral College can […]

  • Feb 1 2017
  • 1 Feb 2017

How to Repair Vintage Fur Yourself

Vintage fur can be fragile. Air, light, heat, insects and accidents all contribute to causing damage to your precious garment. Generally, most people will take […]