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Antique Art Furniture: The Aesthetic Movement (3/23/09)
The desk on the left illustrates the Oriental approach. It is ebonized with gold incising. The desk on the right, in a wood finish, is the Moorish approach to the style with geometric fretwork. Both desks are based on Eastlake’s design principles. Furniture is sometimes described as being “functional art.” The functioning part is generally obvious. The table has to stand up … More >>


Make Your Antiques Furniture Work for You (3/11/09)
This is a nicely made 1920s era Victrola cabinet.Owning an antique, whether it be a piece of jewelry, a vintage automobile or a dining table from the early … More >>


Durable, Colorful Victorian Trade Cards (2/24/09)
card1Victorian Trade Cards are an interesting type of ephemera to collect, as companies in the late 1870s to early 1900s … More >>


The Keys to Antique Furniture Locks (2/20/09)
A full mortise lock is completely enclosed in the wood with only the selvage visible.Most of us who are interested in antique furniture have, at one time or another, run across what seemed liked … More >>


An Introduction to Marine Timekeepers (2/9/09)
Clepsammia, widely known today as the sandglass or hourglass.This article could also be named “An introduction to transportation clocks,” because these types of clocks were used by navigators, … More >>


The Tale of Old Nails (2/2/09)
This is a piece of 1/8-inch square rolled iron nail stock that was used by a “nailer” to hammer out a handmade nail.One of the key ingredients in the process of determining the age of a piece of older or antique furniture … More >>


‘Go-Withs’ Enhance Kitchenalia Collections (2/2/09)
Sad Iron: Enterprise Girl                  What’s a “Go With?” It’s any complementary piece that adds interest to a collection. One category that comes to mind … More >>


Discussing Sheraton and Victorian Furniture with Will Seippel (1/30/09)
By Tom Carrier WorthPoint Worthologist EDITOR’S NOTE: Brimfield, Mass., is a small New England town with a population of about 5,000 or … More >>


Auction Report: Brrrring in Syracuse (1/27/09)
Five-shilling noteWhat felt like subzero temperatures did not deter avid antiques buyers from attending the Salt City Antique show in Syracuse, … More >>


At Peek at Sunnyborrke Antiques’ Brimfield Wares (1/23/09)
By Tom Carrier WorthPoint Worthologist WorthPoint is getting to be a regular fixture at Brimfield, the thrice-yearly outdoor antique fair along Route … More >>


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