Below are the answers
to the antiques trivia questions that have appeared on my Home Page.
|Latest Trivia Answer:
Who is P.T. Barnum? An American showman who said “There’s
a sucker born every minute.”
What is Favreil?
A type of glass invented by Louis C. Tiffany and used in making his
What is a kugel:
The first glass Christmas ornament.
What is Beaumontage?
A filler used in restoring furniture.
Who was Charles Lock Easklake?
The author of Hints on Household
Taste, the book that revolutionized
American interior design.
Why did people
use chocolate pots?
To serve hot chocolate, a favorite drink among Victorians in winter.
Who was Thomas
Thomas Chippendale was an English designer who worked in England.
American furniture craftsmen copied his designs in the late 18th
What is a solar lamp?
A new type of gas lamp technology that appeared in the 1840s.
What is a
The brass disc on the end of a
What is a
An ornate Rococo framing motif.
What is a rosette? A circular floral design.
Who is William Morris? The founder
of the English Arts and Crafts Movement.
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