Found 243 articles matching Furniture and Furnishings category.
  • Feb 24 2009
  • 24 Feb 2009

Durable, Colorful Victorian Trade Cards

Victorian Trade Cards are an interesting type of ephemera to collect, as companies in the late 1870s to early 1900s distributed these cards as a […]

  • 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 9 2009
  • 9 Feb 2009

An Introduction to Marine Timekeepers

This article could also be named “An introduction to transportation clocks,” because these types of clocks were used by navigators, meaning travelers, explorers and mapmakers […]

  • 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 […]

  • Feb 2 2009
  • 2 Feb 2009

‘Go-Withs’ Enhance Kitchenalia Collections

                  What’s a “Go With?” It’s any complementary piece that adds interest to a collection. One category […]

  • 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 20 2009
  • 20 Jan 2009

Party On with Inaugural Collectibles

In the mood to party, but it’s too late for New Year’s Eve? Too early for the Super Bowl? How about an inauguration shindig complete […]

  • 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 13 2009
  • 13 Jan 2009

Learn, Then Buy What Calls You

I just attended a major antiques-and-collectibles show and saw some really gorgeous stuff. I had money, wanted to buy something but had a hard time […]