Archive for February, 2017

How Metal Furniture Has Evolved

How Metal Furniture Has Evolved

By Anne Gilbert         There was a time when tubular aluminum and chromed furniture was a mainstay in American kitchens. It was a table with a Formica top. And, it appeared in hair salons and inexpensive restaurants in the 1940s, 50s. At the same time it had caught the eye of prominent furniture designers who used it to create the […]

by · February 6, 2017 · 0 comments · Antique Detective, Feature Article
What Is It? February 2017

What Is It? February 2017

These are ancient Roman keys. They were generally crafted from bronze or brass and were often designed to be worn as finger rings as these were. Locks and keys are often caked with dust and dirt when you find them. Do not do more than a rudimentary cleaning since they are worth more if they retain their antique patina. A […]

by · February 4, 2017 · 0 comments · What Is It?