3 posts tagged drawers

Tips on Repair & Caring for Antique Furniture

Tips on the Repair & Care of Antique Furniture and Furnishings. It's rare for antique furniture to be kept solely for display purposes, so certain precautions are necessary in caring for antique furniture if it is to withstand years of daily wear and tear. Treat your antique furniture with due respect for the original use it was designed for. The surface of an old desk, for instance, was not designed to withstand the pressure of a ball point pen. Tilting or leaning back on a chair, ... Continue Reading

Antique Terms (M)

The Antique Marks Glossary covering Antique Terms (M) Here you will find antique terms and related words beginning with the letter 'M' including definitions and short histories covering everything from MacIntyre to the Martin Brothers, Moorcroft, Minton and Musket. Listed alphabetically, so simply scroll through or use the search function to find the word or term you are looking for. macheleid, georg heinrich (ceramics - porcelain re-invention - thuringian) Georg Heinrich Macheleid ... Continue Reading

The Story of My Antique Chinese Curio

My Chinese Curio is approximately 39 inches wide by 15 inches in depth and 73 inches high. by Kip W Kroeger (Monticello, NY) It is a finely carved piece of Chinese furniture that I received from my uncle who had it in storage for over 30 years in Vermont. My uncle believed it was Japanese and it had been in the family since the early 1920s. He received it from his mother who, with my grandfather, owned a local tavern in Monticello NY in the early 1920s, (which still exists to this ... Continue Reading