Posts tagged “Modern”

JAN
15
2016

Tole Chandelier

By mwilcox

Tole

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...

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MAY
04
2015

"Blond" Cabinet

By mwilcox

Blondcabinet

Based on the images this does indeed appear to be a post World War Two piece. The market for Blond furniture this type is just starting to warmup, but mainly in the larger urban centers. Blond furniture of this type had its roots in Art Deco and...

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APR
07
2015

Antique or Modern?

By mwilcox

Marquetrytable

Inlaid decoration like this that uses different colored veneers to produce a design is called Marquetry. Without a physical examination, pieces like this are difficult to date, as pieces like this are still in production in Italy, with many of...

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