Found 256 articles matching Furniture and Furnishings category.
  • Oct 18 2017
  • 18 Oct 2017

Care and Repair: French Polish

French polish: to an antique furniture enthusiast, the name evokes visions of 18th Century mahogany tables with a finish as glossy and deep as a […]

  • Sep 19 2017
  • 19 Sep 2017

My Recent Buy–A Set of Windsor Chairs

Much to the embarrassment to many who know me, I’m constantly on the lookout for bargains and will stop whatever I’m driving if I spot something […]

  • Sep 19 2017
  • 19 Sep 2017

From the Worthologists’ File: Beautiful Baby Crib Circa 1830-1850

One of the advantages of being an appraiser is the sheer volume of incredible things one comes across on a weekly basis. Not all are […]

  • Sep 5 2017
  • 5 Sep 2017

Auction Talk with Wayne: September 2017 Auction Highlights

Welcome back… Labor Day is behind us, and auction houses are bringing out their “big guns” to kick off the fall season. If this month’s […]

  • Sep 5 2017
  • 5 Sep 2017

Antiques and Collectibles: Are They Still Wanted?

In the past few years, WorthPoint has published many articles about the downturn in the antiques and collectibles market.  We’ve covered inheritances (like dinner china, […]

  • Aug 9 2017
  • 9 Aug 2017

Getting to Know You: Wayne Jordan

1. Who are you and what do you do? Retired antique furniture and piano restorer, musician, shop owner, auctioneer, and appraiser. Currently I’m a columnist […]

  • Jul 13 2017
  • 13 Jul 2017

Machine Age Design

One of the offshoots of early 20th Century Interior design is the “Machine Age” style, a term first used Circa 1927 in the New York […]

  • Jun 28 2017
  • 28 Jun 2017

From the Worthologists’ Files: A Feudal Oak Set by Jamestown Lounge Company

One of the advantages of being an appraiser is the sheer volume of incredible things one comes across on a weekly basis. Not all items […]

  • Jun 12 2017
  • 12 Jun 2017

Collecting Vintage Ikea

From time to time, I’ve disparaged Ikea products as “disposable furniture.” Styling and functionality aside, I said, Ikea furniture wasn’t built to last and could […]

  • May 26 2017
  • 26 May 2017

From the Worthologists’ Files: 19th Century Brass Bed by Simmons

One of the advantages of being an appraiser is the sheer volume of incredible things one comes across on a weekly basis. Not all are […]