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Where Can I Get antiques Appraisal?
January 27, 2022

Where Can I Get antiques Appraisal?

Old and valuable—or just plain old? It can be hard for the untrained eye to tell, and nobody wants to sell Granny s candy dish for $2 at a yard sale when it s really worth $200. But a professional appraisal costs upward of $75 an hour. If you re considering shelling out for a pro, here s what you should do first: Look for clues Label, brand or signature Check…

Want to Sell Antique Furniture
January 23, 2022

Want to Sell Antique Furniture

Todd Sigety, an antiques appraiser in Alexandria, Va., recently got a call from a woman who wanted him to look through the contents of a storage unit that belonged to her late aunt. “She didn’t think there was anything worth keeping but wanted to make sure before she threw stuff out, ” he says. Sure enough, there wasn’t much of value—except for one painting…

French Provincial Antique Furniture
January 19, 2022

French Provincial Antique Furniture

Don t damage the original patina when cleaning antique furniture. The wooden portions of genuine French Provincial furniture, which was produced in the 18th century, is typically solid wood, making it easy to clean with basic supplies and techniques. Extra care is necessary to preserve the aesthetically pleasing patina and the weathered appearance of the wood…

Antique Furniture Scotland
January 15, 2022

Antique Furniture Scotland

/*CONTENT*/?> Antique Furniture in Scotland Here at Country Homes Antiques, we are one of the leading antique furniture suppliers in Scotland. We stock a vast range of traditional furniture from all periods such as the Edwardian and Georgian period. We source our antique furniture from a number of places and ensure it’s of usable quality before it’s sold…

Antique Dresser with Wheels
January 11, 2022

Antique Dresser with Wheels

Hi everyone! I’m here today to share how we turned our sitting room from plain and empty to cozy and welcoming just by adding an antique dresser. Once I found the right size piece for the space (at the right price of course), the rest was easy. Just a little elbow grease, some new hardware and styling, and that’s it! Here’s the dresser when I first bought it…

Antique Furniture Portland Oregon
January 7, 2022

Antique Furniture Portland Oregon

Take a tour through Portland’s antiquing scene, where vintage emporiums offer troves of collectibles. Choose from stylish ‘50s couches, Victorian brass doorknobs and other eye-popping memorabilia of decades past. Old Portland Hardware & Architectural This meticulously curated shop offers rarities to fulfill an antiquing hobbyist’s wildest dreams. Everything…

CHIP and Dale Antique Furniture
January 3, 2022

CHIP and Dale Antique Furniture

American furniture crafted in the Chippendale style from about 1750-1780 was named after London cabinetmaker Thomas Chippendale s work. He became quite famous in his day after publishing The Gentleman and Cabinet-Maker s Director, a guide for constructing a variety of furniture pieces, several times between 1754 and 1762. Important pieces crafted by Chippendale…

Antique Tables Worth
December 30, 2021

Antique Tables Worth

The original shade, especially if it s glass, adds to the value of your antique lamp. An antique table lamp may carry significant value if it is rare or made by a sought-after designer. On the other hand, just because a lamp is old or even rare doesn t mean it is valuable - if it is in poor condition, not functioning properly or not of good quality, it may only…

Antique Furniture Direct
December 26, 2021

Antique Furniture Direct

Antique Furniture Care and Preservation The methods of care for historical or valuable antique furniture have changed over the years. No longer considered just functional, antique furniture should not be cared for or repaired in the same manner as modern home furnishings. The use of polishes, adhesives, fasteners and finishes can dramatically affect the current…

Antique Furniture Repair Los Angeles
December 22, 2021

Antique Furniture Repair Los Angeles

6434 Foothill Blvd Los Angeles, CA 91042 (818) 326-3321 I can not even begin to write how impressed I am with Ed & Jack. Hands down, they are the best. Took my antique vanity from the 1800 s and made it look spectacular. Kept the historic integrity, fashioned new pieces identical to the old, refinished, varnished and gave much love to my beloved piece…

Walnut Antique Furniture
December 18, 2021

Walnut Antique Furniture

Antique Walnut furniture comes in two forms, either plain or Burr in grain. It was first seen in early periods such as Queen Ann but it was mainly used in Victorian and Edwardian pieces of cabinet making. Walnut is a durable hard wood timber and was very popular in the Arts and Crafts movement as cabinet makers realized that its versatility would make it easier…

Antique Revival Furniture
December 14, 2021

Antique Revival Furniture

Rococo (pronounced roh-coh-coh) is also known as Late Baroque by some antiques enthusiasts and historians. While not as common, it can also be spelled roccoco referencing the same style. This type of furniture originally came about as an offshoot of architectural styles popular in the late 1600s. By the early 1700s, it was seen in all forms of artistic expression…

Value of old Secretary Desks
December 10, 2021

Value of old Secretary Desks

Paul Desmond Brown drawing (photo courtesy of the collector) Paul Desmond Brown ink illustration Q. I recently purchased this for $5 in a thrift store. It appears to be the work of Paul Desmond Brown, the well-known equestrian illustrator. This illustration seems to be from his children s book, Crazy Quilt Circus Pony. We have determined that it is an original…

Antique Dresser on Wheels
December 6, 2021

Antique Dresser on Wheels

This is one of those posts that was totally not planned, but I just have to share this quick antique dresser restoration with you! Our recently graduated nephew has come to live with us while establishing himself in Oregon and that meant an overhaul of our son’s room (see his previous surprise extreme room makeover here) to accommodate two college-aged men. I’m…

Done Deal Antique Furniture
December 2, 2021

Done Deal Antique Furniture

It seems every few months there’s a news story about someone making a lot of money from a valuable artefact or lost treasure. Have you ever wondered could you be the next? So, how do you know that the item you’ve just bought via DoneDeal or are planning to sell on DoneDeal is of eyebrow raising value? Modern value To put some perspective on what will hold value…

Duncan Phyfe Antique Furniture
November 28, 2021

Duncan Phyfe Antique Furniture

Ever since your visit to the White House where you saw some beautiful Duncan Phyfe furniture, you have wanted a few pieces for your own home. Dating from the mid-1800s, this furniture will blend well with the other antiques you have scattered throughout the house. Big Sunday dinners are a tradition with your family, and a Duncan Phyfe drop leaf table will comfortably…

Levenshulme antiques Village Furniture
November 24, 2021

Levenshulme antiques Village Furniture

When you’re on the move, you can hardly jam an antique sofa into your rucksack. But sometimes wandering around shops full of treasures from times long gone is a great way to familiarise yourself with a different culture or to simply cut your imagination loose. Levenshulme Antiques Village, a short bus ride from Manchester city centre, is home to a jumble of shops…

Most Valuable Antique Furniture
November 20, 2021

Most Valuable Antique Furniture

Anyone who s a regular thrifter or antique shopper knows that thrift stores are usually packed floor-to-ceiling with treasures that are just waiting to find a new home. But how do you know what s worth purchasing and what isn t? In addition to hunting for gems that speak to your own personal taste (those really arethe best), you can also seek out the most valuable…

Furniture on eBay UK
November 16, 2021

Furniture on eBay UK

Whichever room you’re furnishing, home improvement can seem intimidating if you don t do it right. Step up to the task, and easily find the furniture you want, from cabinets and cupboards to stash away your mess out of sight, to bookcases and shelves to display your kitchen drinkware at its best. Check out our brilliant bedroom furniture, including bedside tables…

Historical Furniture
November 12, 2021

Historical Furniture

The Town of Mebane and the White Furniture Company grew up together. Founded by David and William White in 1881, the company employed 500 workers at its peak. The closing of the company in 1993 left 203 workers unemployed. For years the town and the plant were synonymous, but international trade agreements and unwillingness to compromise quality led to the company’s…

What age is Antique?
November 8, 2021

What age is Antique?

If you love motorcycles, the lure and appeal of the bike seems almost overpowering. While different enthusiasts love them for different reasons, most have a pretty well-formed opinion about which manufacturer (or even model) is the “best” one. Some motorcycle lovers steer clear of the modern-day bike with its high-tech features and state-of-the-art creature comforts…

Vermont antiques Furniture
November 4, 2021

Vermont antiques Furniture

The antique business in Vermont has seen solid sales numbers in the past two to three years, as other sectors in the economy continue to rebound from the recession. The region’s antiques market is seeing higher demand for more modern items among some customers, although some interest remains in items 100 years old or older. Brian Lewis, owner of the Antique Center…

Antique Furniture Consignment
October 31, 2021

Antique Furniture Consignment

If you are looking to maximize your return on selling your antique glassware, china, furniture, or fine jewelry, consider H & B Gallery. By consigning your item with us, it will be displayed on one of the largest showrooms in the Twin Cities, and viewed by hundreds of customers a month. Our consignment services have helped people all over the Minneapolis…

Antique Finish on Furniture
October 27, 2021

Antique Finish on Furniture

Minwax® Antique Oil Finish is an oil-based protective finish that gives wood a soft, hand-rubbed lustre. It’s durable, easily maintained, and highly resistant to staining. Minwax® Antique Oil Finish may be used over finished and unfinished wood. Antique Oil Finish is recommended for interior wood surfaces such as cabinets, tables, paneling, doors and trim. It…

Antique Patio Furniture
October 23, 2021

Antique Patio Furniture

RMSer cobbcottage found this coffee table on the curb and thought it perfect for her porch. Outdoor Wheel Piece Antique farm implements and mechanical parts become instant art when hung on a wall, fence or gate. Look for pieces with interesting lines like tractor grates, wooden cogs and metal gears. Outdoor Space with Bench An obvious thing to look for when shopping…

Antique Wardrobes Furniture
October 19, 2021

Antique Wardrobes Furniture

About Us: Savvy Discount Furniture offers massive savings and a huge selection on furniture and home furnishings in Dallas & Fort Worth TX, Memphis TN. and surrounding communities. Savvy Discount Furniture provides amazing customer service with friendly and knowledgeable salespeople who are eager to help. If you re looking to buy that perfect sofa, dining…

How to Paint Furniture Antique?
October 15, 2021

How to Paint Furniture Antique?

Chalk paint lacks a sealer that most paint has and, therefore, requires a wax to seal the color and keep water or other debris from getting in the finish. First, make sure that the paint is completely dry. You need to use a separate brush for applying wax. Several types of brushes specific to wax application are available; they usually have a slightly rounded…

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