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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 >>


The Red King—Mahogany in Antique Furniture (1/23/09)
One of the most distinctive wood patterns in all of furniture design is the book matched crotch cut veneer seen in the top of this Colonial Revival lamp table. Crotch cut veneer is cut from the intersection of a large branch with the trunk or the intersection of two large branches. That creates the "flame" or "feather" pattern seen in the veneer.By Fred Taylor WorthPoint Worthologist When you think of “period” antique furniture, what first comes to mind? Chippendale? Sheraton? Hepplewhite? Phyfe? Of … More >>


Party On with Inaugural Collectibles (1/20/09)
Obama cuff linksIn the mood to party, but it’s too late for New Year’s Eve? Too early for the Super Bowl? How … More >>


Auction Report: Cowan’s Winter Sale (1/18/09)
M.S. OffordCowan’s Feb. 7 Winter Fine and Decorative Arts Sale has 668 lots going up comprised in part from the collections … More >>


Antique Furniture Terminology Part 2 (1/14/09)
Dentil – The square block molding near the top of this cabinet is called dentil molding.As with the last list of words (Antique Furniture Terminology Part 1), you probably know most of these, but don’t … More >>


Learn, Then Buy What Calls You (1/13/09)
I just attended a major antiques-and-collectibles show and saw some really gorgeous stuff. I had money, wanted to buy something … More >>


Interest in, Value of King Memorabilia Rise (1/13/09)
Syl TurnerThis month’s significance will be indelibly etched in American history with Barack Obama’s inauguration on January 20 as the nation’s … More >>


Antique Furniture Terminology Part 1 (1/4/09)
Acanthus – This leg of an Empire table shows an example of acanthus leaf carving.Have you ever been in the position of admiring a friend’s new antique purchase when they remark on the exceptional … More >>


Highboys and Weathervanes Most Likely to Weather the Stormy Economy (1/3/09)
For those of you who faithfully read this column, you know that my first column of the New Year is … More >>


Getting a ‘Handel’ on a Valuable Lamp & Shade (12/26/08)
Handel ShadeEvery now and again we are asked about items that, at first glance, would be considered to be yard sale … More >>


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