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Antique Furniture Foot Styles
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…

Antiques Furniture Melbourne
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…

Eastern Antique Furniture
January 16, 2019

Eastern Antique Furniture

“Eyre Hall…all through its venerable existence but another name for everything elegant, graceful and delightful in Old Virginia life.” Fanny Fielding’s nostalgic reminiscence of Eyre Hall during the ownership of John Eyre depicts a place we would recognize today.1 Still to be found are “the timely-clipped hedges of box and dwarf-cedar, ” “the antique India china…

Antique Furniture Charlotte NC
January 8, 2019

Antique Furniture Charlotte NC

Navis Pack & Ship of Charlotte/Piedmont Triad is an independently owned and operated business in the expanding Navis network. Navis is the premiere provider of packing and shipping services for difficult-to-ship items in North America. The proprietors of this location - Robert Waldron & Scott Walker - are fully certified under Navis stringent…

Pictures of old Furniture
December 31, 2018

Pictures of old Furniture

When you’re selling your old furniture, a great photo will not only get it sold faster, but it will probably net you a few more bucks. Here are two tips the pros use when selling furniture online. Anne Doherty, owner of Annie’s Attic in Chicago, Illinois, tells Mental Floss that you do what should be done with all photos: use decent lighting. You don’t need to…

Antique Credenzas Furniture
December 27, 2018

Antique Credenzas Furniture

Embrace Mid-Century Style with a Designer Credenza Take inspiration from mid-century design and add a mid-century designer credenza to any room in your home for some added storage, counter space, and instant character. Credenzas, stemming from the Italian word for belief, became a necessary piece of furniture in the 16th century, when servants would taste food…

Antique Federal Furniture
December 23, 2018

Antique Federal Furniture

The term “Federal” references the time period following the Revolutionary War rather than one specific style of furniture. During those subsequent decades when America was in its infancy, the country was not only defining its government but also its way of life. The decorative arts at this time moved away from the ornate looks of the past, such as the heavily…

French Furniture USA
December 7, 2018

French Furniture USA

The Art Deco movement, which swept through Europe and the United States in the early twentieth century, signaled the beginning of the modern age of design. This dazzling and distinctive style, with its emphasis on up-to-date individuality combined with good taste, fine materials, and exquisite workmanship, soon created new standards in furniture design, architecture…

One of a Kind Furniture Pieces
December 3, 2018

One of a Kind Furniture Pieces

When Darren Green founded Old Wood Co., in 2007, he had social and environmental consciousness top of mind. After working in the furniture industry for years, he’d seen firsthand the effects that the Asian import industry had had on American furniture makers. In starting a new company, Darren wanted to create high-quality furniture that didn’t have to compete…

Antique Furniture Minneapolis
November 25, 2018

Antique Furniture Minneapolis

Franchise operator: Greg Hammer Fax: Eagan, MN Location Hours in Minneapolis & St. Paul Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Navis Pack & Ship of Minneapolis is an independently owned and operated business in the expanding Navis network. Navis is the premiere provider of packing and shipping services for difficult-to-ship items in North America…

Antique Furniture Virginia
November 13, 2018

Antique Furniture Virginia

WASHINGTON — You may want to reconsider throwing out grandma’s dining room set this spring. in Leesburg, Virginia, says you can bring your old furniture up to date instead of throwing it away. Eblen cares deeply about furniture waste. “We are throwing away the really good furniture that you could never even buy today, ” Eblen said. It’s a growing problem in the…

Antique Desks value
November 9, 2018

Antique Desks value

Antique desks were once utilitarian furniture pieces that served multiple functions, such as storing pens, papers, books, and papers for writing. Now, they occupy revered space in homes and businesses as showpieces, more often shown for display than used daily. Antiques are objects more than 100 years old, so these desks and secretaries were made before the advent…

Eastlake Antique Furniture
November 1, 2018

Eastlake Antique Furniture

Werry: Herter Brothers, Allen and Brother, John Henry Belter, and J & JW Meeks are the names that are selling in the market and garnering the really big bucks these days, as well as Alexander Roux and R.J. Horner. My favorites are Merklen Brothers, John Henry Belter, Allen and Brother. Those are my top three. My favorites styles are Renaissance Revival…

B & e Custom Made Furniture
October 28, 2018

B & e Custom Made Furniture

Received my two doggie dens today. They arrived early and Bethany was great answering questions and helping with add ons and changes during the process.They really are beautiful pieces of furniture. Definitely worth the wait! 5 stars — we love our doggie den. The quality is great, as well as the customer service. I love that they send you the legs that you can…

Where to Get antiques appraised?
October 24, 2018

Where to Get antiques appraised?

There are a number of factors to consider when you need to get an antique or collectible appraised. Sometimes it s a matter of just knowing how much something is worth before you attempt to sell it. Or, in the instance of a family heirloom, finding out how much it s worth for your own information. Other times you may need a more formal appraisal for insurance…

Looking for Antique Furniture
October 20, 2018

Looking for Antique Furniture

Should a bathroom vanity look like an antique piece of furniture? Aren t vanities supposed to be hulking solid, one-piece, legless monoliths? No, not always. From Wash Basins To Full-Fledged Vanities Antique-like, furniture-look vanities are closer to historical antecedents than the monolith-style vanity of today. At one time, you cleaned up with a pitcher, bowl…

How to Antique Black furniture?
October 16, 2018

How to Antique Black furniture?

To make it easier to glaze, I have put all of my glazing videos below to demonstrate the glazing techniques! If you prefer glazing instructions in print, scroll down past the videos. 1/4/2012 Do you want to learn how to create this look with paint and glaze? If so, here is GLAZING Furniture 101. I’m going to keep this simple. Simple is good. 🙂 Step 1. Prime the…

Photos of Antique Furniture
October 12, 2018

Photos of Antique Furniture

The trend for eclectic collecting and the rise in popularity of mid-century modern design is also a factor. Successful fairs such as Frieze Masters and Masterpiece London have been welcoming exhibitors selling a broad range of items for some time now, so the more traditional fairs could simply be following suit. According to the, many fairs have stopped using…

Vintage Wagon Wheel Furniture
October 8, 2018

Vintage Wagon Wheel Furniture

In the 1950 s, every little boy s dream was to be a cowboy, Davy Crockett and westerns were big on the small and big screen, and vintage wagon wheel furniture came into fashion. Using wagon wheels to create a western, rustic, or lodge look in furniture went hand in hand with a country enjoying the great outdoors, camping, and a land-buying boom in summer homes…

Identifying Antique Furniture
September 30, 2018

Identifying Antique Furniture

The underside of a New York sideboard drawer, 1795–1805, is identifiable on a macroscopic level as tulip poplar (Liriodendron tulipifera) because of the greenish band of color that is the tree’s heartwood. Image courtesy of Sumpter Priddy , Inc. Microscopic wood anatomy and identification are often used to help authenticate antiques and determine their origin…

How to value furniture?
September 26, 2018

How to value furniture?

The work is easy. The brand ((Value City) is well known and is an Ohio based company, though their competition is strong. Kontras Alarming lack of ethical behaviors from the top down. Unprofessional behaviors are not addressed in mgmt., including basic topics like personal hygiene and appropriate behavior. . Steady cuts in commission rates so that mgmt. can increase…

Chinese Antique Furniture New York
September 22, 2018

Chinese Antique Furniture New York

There are several Asian specialists in Wendy s New York Armory Antiques Show, which opens on Tuesday at the Seventh Regiment Armory on Park Avenue at 67th Street and runs through Saturday. (Information: (212) 472-1180.) The Fifth Avenue Asian Art Fair, at the Sinclair-Fletcher Mansion on Fifth Avenue at 79th Street, runs from Thursday through Sunday, with a benefit…

South African Antique Furniture
August 20, 2018

South African Antique Furniture

South African holiday overview Duration: 1 day Distance: 110km Destinations: Cape Town centre, Groot Constantia, Kalk Bay, Simon s Town Introduction Anyone who loves digging and delving in dusty corners on South African holidays, from the ardent antique dealer to the cheerful junk collector, will find something worthy of a little light shopping along this route…

Russian Antique Furniture
August 12, 2018

Russian Antique Furniture

Russian Furniture Styles - 1780-1790 This history of furniture manufacture in Russia is closely linked to the construction of new palaces built in the second half of the eighteenth century in Russia. The influence of European furniture in Russia certainly did not suddenly disappear, but it became a secondary rather than a major source of inspiration. Four groups…

Antique Furniture Cornwall
July 31, 2018

Antique Furniture Cornwall

Antiques Fair Started in 1989, Lostwithiel Antiques Fair is Cornwall s longest running antiques fair, with stalls selling antiques, paintings, ephemera, postcards, stamps, jewellery, silver and collectables. Antique Fairs are held on the 2nd Sunday of the month. Antiques and Collectors Market The Lostwithiel Antiques and Collectors Market is held monthly on Fridays…

Furniture Dovetail
July 27, 2018

Furniture Dovetail

Dovetail Furniture: Blending Rustic Elegance with a Modern Touch Finding all the right pieces to fill out a room is an adventure in its own right. Sure, just about any furniture can furnish a home, but only a handful truly exude style and personality while offering the comfort and allure you’re proud to call your own. No matter how many hours you spend scouring…

Antique Jacobean Furniture
July 15, 2018

Antique Jacobean Furniture

Jacobean (1603-1625): During the reign of James I of England, this style was noted for the 3-dimensional fullness of its design. Wood was deeply carved, particular elements were accentuated. Marine motifs were popular. Exotic materials such as mother-of-pearl were used as embellishments. Wood was also painted black to imitate Asian lacquer. Beds and cupboards…

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