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 […]
Party On with Inaugural Collectibles
In the mood to party, but it’s too late for New Year’s Eve? Too early for the Super Bowl? How about an inauguration shindig complete […]
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 […]
Learn, Then Buy What Calls You
I just attended a major antiques-and-collectibles show and saw some really gorgeous stuff. I had money, wanted to buy something but had a hard time […]
Interest in, Value of King Memorabilia Rise
This month’s significance will be indelibly etched in American history with Barack Obama’s inauguration on January 20 as the nation’s first African-American president. And only […]
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 […]
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 […]
Getting a ‘Handel’ on a Valuable Lamp & Shade
Every now and again we are asked about items that, at first glance, would be considered to be yard sale material or of just sentimental […]
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 […]
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.