Found 239 articles matching Furniture and Furnishings category.
  • Feb 2 2009
  • 2 Feb 2009

‘Go-Withs’ Enhance Kitchenalia Collections

                  What’s a “Go With?” It’s any complementary piece that adds interest to a collection. One category […]

  • 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 20 2009
  • 20 Jan 2009

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 […]

  • 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 13 2009
  • 13 Jan 2009

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 […]

  • Jan 13 2009
  • 13 Jan 2009

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 […]

  • 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 26 2008
  • 26 Dec 2008

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 […]