Posts tagged “Arts & Crafts”

FEB
02
2015

'Shop of the Crafters' Grandfather Clock

By mwilcox

Shopgothic Clock

The Shop of the Crafters was best known for its Mission style pieces, but like many companies it was not the only line they produced. The Shop of the Crafters was opened in 1904 by Oscar Onken (1888- 1948) .The business first appears in the...

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JAN
20
2015

Antique Pedestal Fern Stands

By mwilcox

Arts

Antique Pedestals like this tend to date from the last quarter of the 19th Century, and they were often used as fern stands. They were also used to display vases, statuary pieces and things like porcelain, marble or bronze busts. Examples like...

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APR
26
2014

Antique Drafting Tables

By mwilcox

Draftsman

Based on the images of this drafting table and the label, it dates from the turn of the 19th century to about 1915. The label lettering has elements of the arts & crafts style which was popular during this period, but was quickly going out of...

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JAN
16
2014

Charles Limbert- Arts & Crafts Chair

By mwilcox


Limbertmorrischair

Charles Limbert is best known for his Arts & Crafts/Mission style furniture, while not as sought after as pieces by his contemporaries Gustave Stickley or Roycroft, his furniture is highly regarded by collectors of of Arts & Crafts...

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SEP
10
2013

Tale of Two Beds

By admin

StickleybedMissionbed

One question I'm often asked is " Why is my piece worth $XXX.00?, I saw one almost the same an expert on TV said was worth $XXXX.00?" This question is most often asked about unlabelled “Mission Style” oak furniture made 1900 -1918, which does look...

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