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The Many Origins of the Ubiquitous Coffee Table (6/14/13)
RenaissanceI know you have one. You probably have two or more. And you’re pretty sure at least one of them … More >>

All Covered Up: The Art and Lexicon of Upholstery (6/5/13)
Toe to toeWhile in my shop one day, I had a phone call from an obviously agitated man. Actually it happened more … More >>

America’s Early Antique Stores: When did the Industry begin in Earnest in the U.S.? (6/4/13)
Photo 4 Golden Gallery first floor 2Having lunch with friends from the U.K., we discussed our afternoon spent browsing through antique stores. “Why aren’t there more … More >>

Rinker on Collectibles: Our Future Relies on Kids Collecting (6/4/13)
IMG_1349On Saturday, May 25, 2013, Linda and I drove from Kentwood to 1350 West Randolph Street, Chicago, home of the … More >>

A Chair by Any Other Name: How Some Sitters Got Their Monikers (5/31/13)
Savonarola chairThere are at least three categories of furniture that are so important to us in our daily activities that they … More >>

Q & A with Harry Rinker: Arcade Cast Iron Farm Toy, Uncle Sam & Hitler Button (5/24/13)
Arcade’s cast iron corn planter Model #4220QUESTION: I own an cast iron, Arcade blue corn planter toy. I acquired it as part of a boxed lot … More >>

Antiques Auction Forum Podcast: Repurposing with Cari Cucksey (5/24/13)
cari at brimfieldIn this week’s installment of the Antiques Auction Forum podcast, Martin Willis speaks with Cari Cucksey of HGTV’s “Cash & … More >>

Walking the Dog leads to an Epiphany: Antiques can be a Form of Time Travel (5/23/13)
1790 HouseI was walking my dog the other morning on the property of the 1790 House, which is a fine colonial … More >>

Three Affordable Mid-century Modern Lounge Chairs and Three You Probably Can’t Afford (5/23/13)
Eames lounge and ottomanOK, do you want the affordable (er, somewhat affordable) lounge chairs first or the astronomical designs with jaw-dropping prices? We’ll do … More >>

Q & A with Harry Rinker: Thorens Music Box, H. L. Leonard Bamboo Fly Rod (5/20/13)
Thorens music boxQUESTION: I have a Thorens music box and a dozen 4 ½-inch metal disc records, one of which is “A … More >>

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