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GENERAL

Antiques or Junk?

Antiques or Collectibles?–That is the Question

Decorative Periods and Styles

Fake, Faux or Repro

What Exactly is an Antique?

What's It Worth?

FURNITURE

Asleep in Luxury

Behind the Eight Ball

Biedermeier Furniture: Form Follows Function

Chippendale Changed the Way Furniture Looked

Chippendale--The Royalty of Antique Furniture

Have a Seat

Pennsylvania Furniture---A Unique Style All Its Own 

Preserving the Patina--and Value--of Antique Furniture

Reproduction Furniture--Is It All That Bad?

The Art of Everyman

The Beginnings of American Furniture 

The Chic Luxury of Art Deco Furniture

The Grace of Queen Anne

The Men Behind the Mission Style 

The Other Arts & Crafts Designer 

The Quest for Artistic Furniture

The Royalty of Mid-Century Modern 

The Victorian Era–An Age of Revivals

The Ultimate All-in-One

Victorian Cottage Charm

What is That Piece of Furniture Called?

Wicker's Enduring Charm

CERAMICS

An Acquired Taste

Blue and White for Everyday

Judging the Age of China Can Be a Fool's Errand

Parian Ware--Affordable Art for the Masses

The Origins of Blue and White Ware

Those Charming Staffordshire Dogs

CLOCKS & WATCHES

Arresting Time

Ooh, La, La, C'est Magnifique

Running Like Clockwork New!

GLASS

All That Gleams

Tiffany Lamps Fetch Astronomical Prices

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Around the World in Carousel Art 

Artifacts of the Rush for Riches

Away We Go Awassailing  

Chic vs. Sleek - Art Deco vs. Art Moderne

Fill 'Er Up

Grandfather Time

Finding the Way in the Age of Sail

Music and the Mechanical Age

Poor Man's Silver 

Quality First 

Russia's Miraculous Icons

The Device That Changed the World

The Gleam of American Brilliant Glass 

The Value of Scrimshaw Soars 

Those Loveable Flexible Flyers

Tools for Every Use

Tools of the Trade

Weathering the Test of Time

Writing Boxes Stand the Test of Time

 

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