Found 246 articles matching Furniture and Furnishings category.
  • May 26 2017
  • 26 May 2017

Selling a White Elephant (or a HUGE Horse)

  I was driving through our town recently on a Saturday morning, and saw a very Norman Rockwellian scene.  In a residential neighborhood of side […]

  • May 2 2017
  • 2 May 2017

Care and Repair: Can Non-Professionals Really Repair Scratches? Yes!

For some time now, a video has been making the rounds on social media that promises to show you how to remove scratches in wooden […]

  • May 2 2017
  • 2 May 2017

Collectors Love Hoosier Cabinets

A recent WorthPoint article discussed examples of unwanted antique furniture—those pieces that once served a specific purpose but are no longer desired because they don’t […]

  • Mar 22 2017
  • 22 Mar 2017

From the Worthologist’s File: Victorian Cottage-Style Dresser

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 […]

  • Mar 8 2017
  • 8 Mar 2017

Fabulous Finds: Stumbling Upon a Mid-Century Modern Treasure

I was not “on the hunt,” like I was for the 1969 Porsche 911 coupe I discovered in a dusty Northern California garage not too […]

  • Mar 7 2017
  • 7 Mar 2017

From the Worthologist’s File: Picasso Bistro Table & Chairs

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 […]

  • Feb 16 2017
  • 16 Feb 2017

(Not) Selling Your Vintage Furniture: The Unwanted Top 5

As the owner of an antiques business, I often get walk-in inquiries from people who have inherited old furniture and want to sell it. They […]

  • Jan 27 2017
  • 27 Jan 2017

Mark of the Week: The Murphy Chair Company

This odd-looking office chair dates to about 1926. It looks older because it is a transitional piece that appears to try to meld the Mission […]

  • Oct 16 2016
  • 16 Oct 2016

Can You Identify These Relics From the Mud?

There may be no more maligned hobby in the world than metal detecting. Everyone has the image of the guy in the Bermuda shorts down […]

  • Oct 5 2016
  • 5 Oct 2016

Mechanical Music, More Politics & Mid-Century Mod Furniture featured in October’s Auction Highlights

Welcome back… Fall is my favorite time of year to attend an auction! The thrill of the hunt is heightened by the crisp weather, good […]