Karaikudi Antique Furniture
Historical Furniture / March 19, 2019

Karaikudi Antique Furniture

The Bangala is conveniently located in the heart of Karaikudi and offers excellent heritage walks covering some of the magnificent mansions around the area and some ancient temples. Two to three days can be easily spent wandering around the area, and one can make short trips to Pudukkottai, Athankudi, Kanadukanthan and Devakkottai. The Bangala arranges local guides…

Antique Furniture California
Historical Furniture / March 15, 2019

Antique Furniture California

Moving antique furniture and collectibles is a delicate process. Above all, the goal is to keep your belongings in perfect condition throughout your move. However, during a relocation, you have so many other things to take care of. Alleviate the stress of moving by making Watford Moving & Storage your go-to moving company in Santa Clarita, Valencia, and Castaic…

Antiquing Furniture with glaze
Historical Furniture / March 11, 2019

Antiquing Furniture with glaze

Antiquing is the technique of glazing a base finish to simulate age or create an interesting color effect. Enamel is the most common base for antiquing, but varnished, shellacked, and lacquered surfaces can also be glazed. Antiquing is not recommended for real antiques, but it can work wonders with a thrift-store find or a cheap unfinished piece. Materials Antiquing…

Vintage and Modern Furniture
Vintage / March 7, 2019

Vintage and Modern Furniture

Here are key elements of a genuine midcentury modern piece of furniture: 1. The wood. Most midcentury pieces are made of solid teak, rosewood or walnut. You may find veneers in these species on tabletops and other flat surfaces, but that doesn’t mean it s not good. 2. Seamless construction. A true classic is rarely nailed or screwed. The Danish (who were at the forefront…

Meaning of Vintage Furniture
Vintage / March 3, 2019

Meaning of Vintage Furniture

Shelter magazines promote vintage furniture in gorgeous displays, illustrated with interesting rooms that exude one-of-a-kind charm. But what is vintage furniture exactly? How is it different from antique furniture? Basically, what is labeled vintage furniture is any piece that is between 30 to 100 years old. Furniture that is at least 100 years old is classified…

European Antique Furniture
Vintage / February 27, 2019

European Antique Furniture

The European Furniture & Decorative Arts department holds four auctions each year, and regularly realize highly competitive prices. The winter and summer auctions feature ceramics, while the spring and fall auctions highlight fine silver. In 2008, a goldwashed, enameled and jeweled silver casket from Moscow sold for $787, . European Antiques Appraisal and…

Appleton WI Furniture
Historical Furniture / February 23, 2019

Appleton WI Furniture

Gabriel Furniture has been serving Fox Valley friends and neighbors from the same downtown Appleton location for over 80 years. Family-owned and operated since 1928, Gabriel Furniture welcomes you to one of the most unique shopping experiences you could imagine. Gabriel Furniture has home furnishings — sofas, sectionals, leather, bedroom, and dining room furniture…

Antique Furniture Philadelphia
Historical Furniture / February 19, 2019

Antique Furniture Philadelphia

Husband-and-wife team Rod and Jen Keyser have been picked three times to restore parts of the beloved, one-of-a-kind, 112-year-old Wanamaker Organ. (Worth: $57 million.) So it’s safe to say you can trust them to make your great-grandmother’s armoire — or that Craigslist fixer-upper — sing again, too. Their online gallery of before-and-after shots will take your breath…

Antiquing Painted Furniture
Historical Furniture / February 15, 2019

Antiquing Painted Furniture

There a million different ways to age a piece a furniture. I have used probably a dozen different techniques and products to achieve my desired finishes, so today I thought I would share with you 7 ways that I age and distress furniture. Paint Remover This technique works if the piece has been repainted numerous times over the years. Using a paint stripper and wearing…

Mid Century Retro Furniture
Historical Furniture / February 11, 2019

Mid Century Retro Furniture

At Kudzu Antiques and Vintage Home Market you will find one of the best selections of mid century furniture and accessories in Atlanta. We scour not only the metro Atlanta region, but we have pickers who regularly bring us selections from the Midwest and New England. At Kudzu, you will find great selections of some of the most well known midcentury designers and brand…

Irwin Furniture Antique
Historical Furniture / February 7, 2019

Irwin Furniture Antique

We are a family owned and operated business serving the entire Phoenix valley since 1989. We are fully experienced, trained, licensed, bonded, and insured. We take great personal pride in providing you with the best workmanship available. Furniture services: -Repair -Refinish -Antique restoration -Upholstery -Fabric -Caning, wicker, rattan -Touch up -Part Fabrication…

Antique Indian Furniture UK
Historical Furniture / February 3, 2019

Antique Indian Furniture UK

Richard Harding, the owner of Four Oaks Nurseries, became interested in Indian antiques about seventeen years ago when he and his wife Judith were visiting India. They began to buy pieces for her antiques shop in Mallorca and when Richard later acquired Four Oaks Nurseries, he decided to test the UK market through Four Oaks Direct, the retail plant outlet. His first…

Antiques Wisconsin
Historical Furniture / January 30, 2019

Antiques Wisconsin

You ve received your ticket, decided which two treasures to bring along, and now you re ready to hear the history behind your items. As you prepare to attend an ANTIQUES ROADSHOW taping event, here s what you can expect. 8 Easy Steps Step 1: Are You Ready for Some ROADSHOW? Before you come to the event, don t forget your ticket and two items for appraisal. Step 2:…

Vintage Furniture Auctions
Vintage / January 26, 2019

Vintage Furniture Auctions

Large coin and currency collection includes a rare Flowing Hair half dime from 1795 and a $20 Gold Liberty coin from 1901 SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (May 16, 2017) – An eclectic mix of fine art, vintage furniture, coins and currency, and other collectibles will hit the auction block at J. Levine Auction & Appraisal on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, May 25, 26 &…

Antique Furniture Foot Styles
Historical Furniture / January 22, 2019

Antique Furniture Foot Styles

Illustration: : Hofmobileliendepot Imperial Furniture Collection, Vienna, Austria Marlborough foot See above Monopodium Onion foot An onion-shaped turned foot of the Early Renaissance not very much used after the William and Mary Period. Pad foot Alternate names: Dutch foot, club foot A flattened disk-like foot often found under a cabriole leg. It is similar to a…

Antiques Furniture Melbourne
Historical Furniture / January 20, 2019

Antiques Furniture Melbourne

Indian River Antique Mall is a 20, square foot climate controlled Store, that offers one of the largest, and most diversified selection of Antiques, Vintage, Furniture, Jewelry, and Shabby Chic merchandise in Melbourne Fl., and Brevard County. The inventory is constantly changing. Stop by and browse often Rain or shine, always shop in comfort. Our thermostats are…

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