This suite dates from the second quarter of the 20th century, based on what I can see the veneers are crotch cut and burled walnut on maple cases. The company that made it was founded in 1889 in St. Paul, Minnesota as Joerns Brothers Furniture by...Continue Reading
This rocker dates from the third quarter of the 19th Century, generically called a "Lincoln Rocker" after the fact President Lincoln was shot while sitting on one very much like it watching a play at Ford's Theater in 1865. The original Lincoln...Continue Reading
John B. Salterini emigrated from Italy and from 1928 to 1953 he made very high quality outdoor furniture. "French Provincial" is the original factory name of this pattern, one of many produced by Salterini.
During the post-World War II housing...Continue Reading
As far as I can tell this does look like original art by Archie Gunn (1863-1930) that would have been submitted for potential clients, but artwork like this still would require a physical examination to verify that. Archie Gunn was best known for...Continue Reading
In 1934 the Louis Marx and Company introduced a new line of Streamliners that were completely new and original to the Marx line. Now in ownership of the Girard facility, the Marx toy company would begin focusing it's attention on contemporary...Continue Reading
Based on the images this piece is not really an Antique, it most likely dates from the second quarter of the 20th Century and is what's called a “Tole Chandelier”. Tole is a form of paint decorated metal, hand painted or stenciled, it's usually...Continue Reading