Found 154 articles matching Furniture category.
  • Feb 20 2009
  • 20 Feb 2009

The Keys to Antique Furniture Locks

Most of us who are interested in antique furniture have, at one time or another, run across what seemed liked an intractable problem at the […]

  • Feb 2 2009
  • 2 Feb 2009

The Tale of Old Nails

One of the key ingredients in the process of determining the age of a piece of older or antique furniture is how the wood is […]

  • Jan 30 2009
  • 30 Jan 2009

Discussing Sheraton and Victorian Furniture with Will Seippel

By Tom Carrier WorthPoint Worthologist EDITOR’S NOTE: Brimfield, Mass., is a small New England town with a population of about 5,000 or so. Settled in […]

  • Jan 23 2009
  • 23 Jan 2009

The Red King—Mahogany in Antique Furniture

By Fred Taylor WorthPoint Worthologist When you think of “period” antique furniture, what first comes to mind? Chippendale? Sheraton? Hepplewhite? Phyfe? Of course. These are […]

  • Jan 14 2009
  • 14 Jan 2009

Know Your Antique Furniture Terminology Part 2

As with the last list of words (Antique Furniture Terminology Part 1), you probably know most of these, but don’t always remember them at the […]

  • Jan 4 2009
  • 4 Jan 2009

Know Your Antique Furniture Terminology Part 1

Have you ever been in the position of admiring a friend’s new antique purchase when they remark on the exceptional quality of the qhystfk of […]

  • Jan 3 2009
  • 3 Jan 2009

Highboys and Weathervanes Most Likely to Weather the Stormy Economy

For those of you who faithfully read this column, you know that my first column of the New Year is devoted to gazing at a […]

  • Dec 16 2008
  • 16 Dec 2008

Great Finds—The Path of the Fauteuils

In the days before this recession, I was asked to locate a pair of 18th-century fauteuil for a client who owned a brownstone in a […]

  • Nov 30 2008
  • 30 Nov 2008

Antique Beds—What Holds Them Up?

Antique Beds – What Holds Them Up?

By Fred Taylor

Beds are of great interest to most people. We spend more time in bed than we do anywhere else, except, maybe at work. So where we spend roughly one-third or our lives should be of great interest.

  • Nov 30 2008
  • 30 Nov 2008

Clues to Antique Chairs

Clues to Antique Chairs

By Fred Taylor