Found 153 articles matching Furniture category.
  • Nov 8 2013
  • 8 Nov 2013

Auction Report: Gettysburg Cannon Tops Dancy-Polk House Auction

DECATUR, Ala. — An authentic Civil War cannon, fired by Union troops at the Battle of Gettysburg, dated 1855 and complete with documented provenance, sold […]

  • Nov 7 2013
  • 7 Nov 2013

Furniture’s Bum Rap: Mr. Eastlake was Innocent

According to some older and antique furniture dealers and collectors, there is one style from the 19th century that stands as the least attractive (read: […]

  • Oct 22 2013
  • 22 Oct 2013

Estate Executors’ Headaches: What to do with Upholstered Furniture

Writer Amy Gale, in her book “Shows, Shops, & Auctions: Essays on the Antiques Trade,” recounts a tale of London surgeon Samuel Sharp, traveling in […]

  • Oct 9 2013
  • 9 Oct 2013

Battle of Gettysburg Cannon, Drum Part of On-Site Dancy-Polk House Inn Auction

DECATUR, Ala. – A battlefield cannon and drum from the Battle of Gettysburg, plus other Civil War items, will be sold alongside antiques from the […]

  • Sep 30 2013
  • 30 Sep 2013

Is It a Set? Does It Matter? Harlequin Furniture Sets or Suites an Accepted Practice

That’s a great set of dining room chairs you bought at auction. Sounds like you got a real good deal on them, too. But I […]

  • Sep 5 2013
  • 5 Sep 2013

Q & A with Harry Rinker: Mid-Century Modern Penn State Classroom Chair

QUESTION: In the 1990s, I bought four (4) bentwood plywood classroom chairs. The remains of a paper label that contains a circle motif with the […]

  • Aug 24 2013
  • 24 Aug 2013

Traditional Furniture Dimensions: Will It Fit in Today’s Life?

Assume for a minute that you have found an interesting piece of older or antique furniture that looks like it might do quite nicely in […]

  • Aug 15 2013
  • 15 Aug 2013

Illuminating Antique Furniture: Let There Be Light… with Caution

Have you ever stopped to think how important light is to your antique furniture? A good place to start is the fact that without the […]

  • Aug 12 2013
  • 12 Aug 2013

Q & A with Harry Rinker: Chance is a Scarce Commodity in the Antiques World

NOTE: While this “Rinker on Collectibles” Questions and Answers column focuses only on one question, the information and principals discussed in the second half of […]

  • Jul 30 2013
  • 30 Jul 2013

Antiques Auction Forum Podcast: The Corey Daniels Gallery

In this week’s Antiques Auction Forum podcast, Martin Willis stops along busy U.S.-1 in Wells, Maine, and has a conversation with gallery owner Corey Daniels […]