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  • Nov 30 2008
  • 30 Nov 2008

Clues to Antique Chairs

Clues to Antique Chairs

By Fred Taylor

  • Nov 26 2008
  • 26 Nov 2008

Horseshoe Plaque Trivets ~ Victorian Good Luck Mementos

Collecting Horseshoe Plaque Trivets is a fascinating hobby! It’s interesting to learn the history, practices and symbols of the different fraternal groups. And then there were the gift trivets … every year I find new examples: Happy Birthday, Happy New Year, Merry Christmas, Home Sweet Home … the list seems endless.

Some Facts about Horseshoe Symbolism

  • Nov 21 2008
  • 21 Nov 2008

Automobile Flower Vases


Automobile Flower Vases

By David Bausch

The flower vase is both an automobile accessory and an object of auto art. The flower vase added a touch of elegance to a rather dull interior of many of the cars of the 1920’s.

  • Nov 17 2008
  • 17 Nov 2008

Danish Modern

Danish Modern or “American” Danish Modern?

By Bradley Downs

  • Nov 15 2008
  • 15 Nov 2008

The George Washington Trivet

According to Kelly & Ellwood in their 1990 book Trivets & Stands, the first George Washington Trivet was designed and cast in brass for the Philadelphia Centennial Exposition of 1876. George Washington was an appropriate subject, considering that the Exposition was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Dec

  • Nov 13 2008
  • 13 Nov 2008

Timely Deals at Clock Auction

Editor’s Note: Mark Peer, WorthPoint’s Worthologist specializing in antique clocks, reports on the recent Fontaine’s auction that featured many spectacular antiques.

  • Nov 5 2008
  • 5 Nov 2008

Stoking Interest in Antique Stove

Editor’s Note: While WorthPoint strives to help you get the most from your art, antiques and collectibles, it also strives to give back to communities by offering advice and expertise. Christopher Kent relates one such attempt.

  • Nov 4 2008
  • 4 Nov 2008

Antique Furniture Glass – Is It Original?


Antique Furniture Glass – Is It Original?

By Fred Taylor

  • Oct 20 2008
  • 20 Oct 2008

Sheffield Silver Candlesticks

Sheffield silver candlesticks: Light on some shady business of the past

By www.Marks4Antiques.com

  • Oct 17 2008
  • 17 Oct 2008

Symbolism of the American Eagle in Trivet Designs

The Symbolism of the American Eagle in Trivet Designs

By Lynn Rosack

I recently received the following question from a fellow WorthPoint member:

I have a couple Wilton trivets (eagle in wreath w/heart) and I’m interested in the history of the eagle/wreath/heart symbol. Do you have any information on this?