Found 241 articles matching Furniture and Furnishings category.
  • Jun 29 2015
  • 29 Jun 2015

Stinky Stuff: Get Rid of Old Furniture Smells

One of the nice aspects of collecting older and antique furniture is the link to the past that each piece inevitably represents. If we could […]

  • Jun 17 2015
  • 17 Jun 2015

Ways to Tell between Original Mid-Century Modern Items & Reproductions

Would you like a little insight into what more and more pickers of vintage and Mid-Century modern items are facing on a daily basis? Read […]

  • Apr 6 2015
  • 6 Apr 2015

Whether Called Peer, Pier, Console or Petticoat, it is always a Pier Table

One of America’s most favorite pieces of furniture in the first half of the 19th century was that odd size table that usually sat in […]

  • Mar 11 2015
  • 11 Mar 2015

The History of Vacuum Cleaners on the Antiques Auction Forum Podcast

Worthologist Martin Willis discusses an unusual topic, with an entertaining guest, old-school salesman Ken Beach, talking about the history of the vacuum cleaner, recorded at […]

  • Dec 3 2014
  • 3 Dec 2014

The Iconic Eames Lounge Chair; Is that One Real or Fake?

The Eames model 670 lounge chair and 671 ottoman are undoubtedly the most recognizable pieces of mid century modern furniture and the most copied. The […]

  • Mar 24 2014
  • 24 Mar 2014

Unloved Antiques: Cavalier Cedar Chests

Some items, even if in good shape and approaching the magical 100-year mark that turns a “vintage” item into an “antique,” do not appreciate in […]

  • Mar 20 2014
  • 20 Mar 2014

Estate Sale Misidentification Almost leads to Melting of $33M Fabergé Egg

What a difference a few minutes of research can make. If you haven’t heard by now, collectors around the globe are talking about the discovery […]

  • Mar 18 2014
  • 18 Mar 2014

Cottone Auctions Sale to Feature Works by Greatest Names in the Art World

GENESEO N.Y – Works by some of the greatest names of 19th- and 20th-century art will be part of Cottone Auctions’ annual Winter Fine Art […]

  • Mar 17 2014
  • 17 Mar 2014

Ask a Worthologist: The ‘Thrift Store’ Bowl

Gerald S. found this silver bowl at a second-hand shop. It wasn’t until 
later that looked at he looked closer and decided to find out […]

  • Mar 17 2014
  • 17 Mar 2014

Is It an Antique or Real Treasure? It’s Your Call

Assume for a minute that you have just come into the possession of what looks like it might be a valuable piece of antique furniture. […]