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  • This is what can ruin your Antiques

    Jul 24 2018

    No one intentionally wants to ruin an antique, but it does happen that people make mistakes when caring for antique dining tables, chairs and other quality antique furniture. Improper storage or cleaning are just some of the ways you can ruin antiques.Take a look below at the ways antiques can be ruined.Displaying in sunlightOld paper, photographs, and vintage textiles are...

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  • How to Date and Identify an Antique Desk - Part 2

    Jul 19 2018

    The second instalment of how to date and identify an antique desk will focus on the partner’s desk, the fall-front desk, escritoire and the Davenport.Many buyers and sellers of antique desks are eager to date antique items from the features and style of the piece, as well as discover the maker and the location it was made. Firstly, when dating...

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  • How to Date and Identify an Antique Desk - Part 1

    Jul 09 2018

    Throughout history, there has been a vast variety of antique writing desks, all different in their appearance, use and placement in a room. Many of these elements have lasted the test of time, including their features and use which has remained constant throughout the years and even to this day. The practicality of this particular piece of furniture has ensured...

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  • Finding The Right Style Of Antique For You

    Jul 03 2018

    There are a number of different styles of antique furniture, each with their own unique selling points. Knowing which style has which features may be the difference between finding a real antique and a replica. Replicas can either be reproduced at a high quality; which can be difficult to spot, or machine made. When they are machine made, they...

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  • Regency Furniture Fit For The Prince Regent

    Jun 25 2018

    The nomenclature of Regency denotes the period of decorative arts in England dating from 1800 to 1830. The period collides with the French Empire style, which is evident in the Regency appropriation of the French taste in certain areas. The term Regency style is typified by elegant furniture. There were momentous changes in the character that Regency furniture embraced, amounting...

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