News about Rocking Chairs
Nantucket’s pleasures on show at Rafael Osona auction, April 23
NANTUCKET, Mass. – Rafael Osona Auctions kicks off its 2022 season with the annual Daffodil Weekend Auction. The 600-lot sale includes fine art, furniture, rugs and decor, folk art, South Sea pearls and American, Continental and Asian antiques. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
Moran Auctioneers to host modern art, design sales Nov. 13
MONROVIA, Calif. – Moran’s will present two Modern and Contemporary-focused sales on Nov. 13: a Prints & Multiples auction followed directly by a 20th Century Art & Design auction, which consists of 229 lots of fine art, furniture and decorative objects. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.
Furniture Specific: Rock on – spring loaded
CRYSTAL RIVER, Fla. – While sitting comfortably ensconced in my La-Z-Boy rocker recliner recently, perusing some genealogical records, it dawned on me that my Civil War ancestors, whether officers or enlisted men, did not have access to anything nearly this comfortable or convenient – at any price. But it wouldn’t be long.
Kovels Antiques & Collecting: Week of Sept. 8, 2014
BEACHWOOD, Ohio – Furniture made from recycled workbenches and school lockers, or huge metal parts from factory machines is not a new idea. Our ancestors recycled clothing into quilts, tin advertising signs into patches for a leaky roof and cattle horns into Victorian chairs. The earliest horn furniture was made in Germany in the 1830s, […]