Posts tagged “Chair”

JUL
28
2015

Smith & Watson Chairs

By mwilcox

Smithwatson

This pair of chairs may look late 18th Century, but are actually modern 20th Century Reproductions by Smith & Watson. Since 1907 Smith & Watson has long been regarded as a premier manufacturer of the highest quality traditional furniture....

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JUN
03
2015

French Gothic Chair

By mwilcox

Frenchgothic

Gothic Style chairs of this type are extraordinarily difficult to evaluate from images, as chairs in this style have had several revivals in popularity. Most examples of this type are 19th Century Continental pieces originating from Italy or...

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OCT
28
2014

"Antique" does not alway mean great value

By mwilcox

Windsorprimitive

This rough looking antique is a very rustic Windsor chair, most like this piece are actually English and not American. These often look like “Married pieces”, the mating of two or three broken chairs made into one functional chair. "Married...

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MAR
27
2014

Spanish Revival Chairs

By mwilcox

Spanishchair

Chairs like this were designed to resemble Spanish and Italian Renaissance examples. The style of this one is what's referred to as "Spanish Revival," getting its name from the fact that such pieces were designed based on antique Spanish examples...

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DEC
02
2013

Jacobean Revival Chair

By mwilcox

Jacochair

This armchair is in the Jacobean Revival style, the style getting it's name from the fact these pieces use stylistic motifs from early English pieces made during the late 16th to mid 17th Century. Most of these pieces where produced during the...

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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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