The antique marks glossary - antique terms O covering everything from oak to oystering.
From oak to oystering; below you will find antique related words for antique terms o and their antique meanings and definitions.
oak (wood - medieval furniture - arts & crafts)
Pale, hard and heavy timber that darkens to a rich brown with age and polishing. It was the main furniture-making wood during medieval times and up until about c1660, a period sometimes referred to as the Age of Oak.
Ogee clocks feature hand painted lead and zinc dial plates and twin glass door panes. Rare examples feature the manufacturers name within the case. The information usually appeared on a paper label pasted in the case behind the pendulum bob. Restoring and caring for Ogee clocks requires some attention to detail ...
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