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Auction Report: Cowan’s Winter Sale (1/18/09)
M.S. OffordCowan’s Feb. 7 Winter Fine and Decorative Arts Sale has 668 lots going up comprised in part from the collections … More >>

Know Your Antique Furniture Terminology Part 2 (1/14/09)
Dentil – The square block molding near the top of this cabinet is called dentil molding.As with the last list of words (Antique Furniture Terminology Part 1), you probably know most of these, but don’t … More >>

Know Your Antique Furniture Terminology Part 1 (1/4/09)
Acanthus – This leg of an Empire table shows an example of acanthus leaf carving.Have you ever been in the position of admiring a friend’s new antique purchase when they remark on the exceptional … More >>

Highboys and Weathervanes Most Likely to Weather the Stormy Economy (1/3/09)
For those of you who faithfully read this column, you know that my first column of the New Year is … More >>

Great Finds—The Path of the Fauteuils (12/16/08)
In the days before this recession, I was asked to locate a pair of 18th-century fauteuil for a client who … More >>

Antique Beds—What Holds Them Up? (11/30/08)
Modern bed hardware has been unchanged for over 100 years. 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. More >>

Clues to Antique Chairs (11/30/08)
A 20th century block that avoids the corner and has a hole in the middle for the screw that secures the seat.Clues to Antique Chairs By Fred Taylor More >>

Danish Modern (11/17/08)
Hans Olsen teak dining setDanish Modern or “American” Danish Modern? By Bradley Downs More >>

Auction Report: November 11, 2008 (11/11/08)
Freeman’s Auction House has not only the distinction of being America’s oldest auction house for art, antiques and collectibles, it has always been the forerunner presenting some of the best sales in Americana, as well. This sale, the American Furniture and Decorative Arts sale 1321, slated for Nov. More >>

Antique Furniture Glass – Is It Original? (11/4/08)
Roller–Roller glass can be identified by the parallel lines of distortion seen in this photo of a car through a window made in the 1920s. Antique Furniture Glass – Is It Original? By Fred Taylor More >>

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