Found 241 articles matching Furniture and Furnishings category.
  • Mar 5 2014
  • 5 Mar 2014

Q & A with Harry Rinker: 1960s S. Salvadori Metal End Table Lamp

QUESTION: I own a gilded/painted table lamp which I rescued from a basement in Conshohocken, Pa. It has a stepped pedestal base. The standard features […]

  • Feb 25 2014
  • 25 Feb 2014

Antiques Auction Forum Podcast: Richard Wright on the Harry Bertoia Exhibit

In this edition of the Antiques Auction Forum, Martin Willis speaks with Richard Wright of Wright20 about his new New York City location hosting the […]

  • Feb 19 2014
  • 19 Feb 2014

Fine Art, Design, Orientalia, and Clocks on the Block at Hess Fine Auctions

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – More than 125 lots of rare and highly collectible Orientalia, fine art, design pieces, tribal art, antiquities, clocks and more will […]

  • Feb 18 2014
  • 18 Feb 2014

Jenny Lind Beds: Jenny Didn’t Really Sleep Here

A lot of curious and spurious information has polluted the modern vocabulary of antique furniture in the last 100 years. Some of this was done […]

  • Feb 12 2014
  • 12 Feb 2014

Watch Your Names: There’s No Such Thing as ‘Victorian Style’

Have you ever noticed that when it comes to names and descriptions of older and antique furniture, what you see, or what you hear, is […]

  • Feb 7 2014
  • 7 Feb 2014

Ask A Worthologist: The Mermaid Lamp

Albert T. likes to pick up things that need a little repair, fix them and then resell them. He bought this lamp quite inexpensively, and […]

  • Feb 5 2014
  • 5 Feb 2014

The Credenza: It’s not just for Grandma’s Holiday Platters and Doilies

Over the past few years, you may have noticed a growing trend involving the ever-versatile piece of furniture called a credenza, buffet or sideboard. The […]

  • Jan 29 2014
  • 29 Jan 2014

Q & A with Harry Rinker: ‘Early Junk’ Chair, Dale Earnhardt Die-Cast Car

QUESTION: Between 40 and 50 years ago, when my mother was collecting “early junk,” she purchased a rush-seat arm chair that has arms, legs and […]

  • Jan 20 2014
  • 20 Jan 2014

The Collector’s Minute: Hepplewhite Style

The piece pictured here is a mahogany butler’s desk. It’s in the “Hepplewhite style,” which was popular from the late 18th century through the 1820s. […]

  • Dec 20 2013
  • 20 Dec 2013

Q & A with Harry Rinker: French Provincial Loveseat & Camp Granada Board Game

QUESTION: I have a French Provincial loveseat. I was told it was made in France or possibly Quebec, Canada, in the 1880s. Around 1900, my […]