Found 168 articles matching Furniture category.
  • Apr 15 2009
  • 15 Apr 2009

The Shakers’ Purity Extended to Style

Editor’s Note: The Shakers were, unquestionably, a very strange sect, but that didn’t stop them from producing what are now exquisite antiques. Let Robert Reed […]

  • Mar 26 2009
  • 26 Mar 2009

Stickley Furniture Crafted by Another Stickley

The best known Stickley furniture, and the most valuable on today’s market, hailed from the workshop of Gustav Stickley (1858-1942), the creator of the “Mission” […]

  • Mar 23 2009
  • 23 Mar 2009

Antique Art Furniture: The Aesthetic Movement

Furniture is sometimes described as being “functional art.” The functioning part is generally obvious. The table has to stand up straight, the drawers have to […]

  • Mar 11 2009
  • 11 Mar 2009

Make Your Antiques Furniture Work for You

Owning an antique, whether it be a piece of jewelry, a vintage automobile or a dining table from the early 19th century, is a rewarding […]

  • Feb 20 2009
  • 20 Feb 2009

The Keys to Antique Furniture Locks

Most of us who are interested in antique furniture have, at one time or another, run across what seemed liked an intractable problem at the […]

  • Feb 2 2009
  • 2 Feb 2009

The Tale of Old Nails

One of the key ingredients in the process of determining the age of a piece of older or antique furniture is how the wood is […]

  • Jan 30 2009
  • 30 Jan 2009

Discussing Sheraton and Victorian Furniture with Will Seippel

By Tom Carrier WorthPoint Worthologist EDITOR’S NOTE: Brimfield, Mass., is a small New England town with a population of about 5,000 or so. Settled in […]

  • Jan 23 2009
  • 23 Jan 2009

The Red King—Mahogany in Antique Furniture

By Fred Taylor WorthPoint Worthologist When you think of “period” antique furniture, what first comes to mind? Chippendale? Sheraton? Hepplewhite? Phyfe? Of course. These are […]

  • Jan 14 2009
  • 14 Jan 2009

Know Your Antique Furniture Terminology Part 2

As with the last list of words (Antique Furniture Terminology Part 1), you probably know most of these, but don’t always remember them at the […]

  • Jan 4 2009
  • 4 Jan 2009

Know Your Antique Furniture Terminology Part 1

Have you ever been in the position of admiring a friend’s new antique purchase when they remark on the exceptional quality of the qhystfk of […]