Monday, January 12, 2009

What factors help to determine the age of a piece of furniture?

Age can be determined by examining the construction, materials used, the color and oxidation of the materials (the “patina”) as well as its shape, style and design.

Shown below: A Very Rare Late 18th Century Turin Rosewood and Satinwood Parquetry Demilune Commode signed by the eboniste Giuseppe Viglione
List price: $250,000

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