Archive for January, 2010
Use the “Community Appraisal” to post items that you would like the public at large to value. You can’t use such valuations for insurance purposes but it will give you an idea of what you would receive if you put your items up for sale.
Reyne and Jonathan stop by LR Antiques to talk about furniture. Jonathan makes himself comfortable in a Gothic chair until Reyne rustles him up to take a look at a French Provincial cabinet and a Louis XVI marble table. Coming into more modern times we take a look at some Art Deco and 50’s pieces, which work together nicely.
Includes propertyfrom numerous southern estates and private collections, showcasing 18th and 19th century furniture, silver, jewelry, fine art and decorative objects. featured is the ethnograpic art and jewelry for the estate of Luba Glade of New Orleans, Louisiana. the auction contains over 1,000 lots and begins January 30 at 10:00 am
Reyne and Jonathan take a look at buying antiques in this tough economy. The economy has an effect on what’s hot in antiques, so Reyne talks to some dealers to find out what’s going on in their specialties. From furniture, to diamonds, silver, and pottery, all are in agreement that there are deals to be found in this buyers market.
Happy Halloween! Reyne and Jonathan meet with Katie Cooper and her spooktacular Halloween collectibles. These scary fun pieces are affordable to everyone, from a few dollars to a few hundred. We take a look at a 1940’s jack o’ lantern, some early 1900’s antique postcards, and other tricky trinkets to add to your holiday décor.
We all have junk in our closets or attics, but how do you know if it’s actually junk or a treasure? Reyne and Jonathan take a look at some of the stuff most of us have lying around and gives some tips on figuring out what’s junk or not.