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Collecting antique writing desks

Collecting antique writing desks might be an enjoyable and rewarding pastime. But it’s vital to understand what you’re getting into, as not all writing desks are made equally, and some are more valuable than others. Here’s a rundown of some of the most sought-after antique writing desks, as well as their value. The desks, crafted […]

Where do I start with antiques?

Where do I begin? Well, the first thing you need to do is understand the different types of antiques. There are three main categories: furniture, decorative art, and collectibles. Furniture is probably the most common type of antique. It can include anything from a simple chair to an elaborate armoire. Furniture is typically categorized by […]

What era, is ball and claw furniture?

What era, is ball and claw furniture? Ball and claw furniture is a style of furniture that was popular from the Antique, Victorian, Classical Revival, and later Victorian periods through to Queen Anne Revival in different forms. The ball and claw design is often seen on chairs, dining tables, and desks. The name derives from […]