Antiquing For Dummies

Antiquing For Dummies
Author: Ron Zoglin,Deborah Shouse
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 384
Release: 2011-04-27
Genre: Antiques & Collectibles
ISBN: 1118069110

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“This is a fun and painless way to give yourself a firm grounding in the wide wonderful world of antiques and collectibles.” Kyle Husfloen, Managing Editor, Antique Trader Weekly and Antique Trader’s Antiques & Collectibles Price Guide Do you love to poke around estate sales and antique shops, but can’t tell the difference between Queen Anne and Queen Victoria furniture? Do you dream of owning that old Oriental rug or Meissen figurine — but worry that the dealer might gouge you on the price? Do you own pieces you think might be valuable — but don’t know where to go for a reliable appraisal? Relax. Antiquing For Dummies answers all your antiquing questions—and more. Whether you’re a beginner or you’ve already gotten your feet wet, this fun, friendly guide will give you the savvy you need to cruise, schmooze, bargain for, and care for antiques with confidence. In no time you’ll be able to: Tell the difference between real antiques and stuff that’s just old Develop an antique hunt plan of attack Select antiques based on the 5 key points of the “RADAR Test” Discover hidden treasures at garages, estate sales, auctions, and shops Get the best deals when buying and selling antiques Decorate with antique glass and porcelain from around the world Clean and care for your precious finds Work an auction—real-time and online Writing with humor and common sense, Ron Zoglin and Deborah Shouse demystify the highfaluting terminology of the antique world. And step-by-step they walk you through all the antiquing essential, including: Different furniture styles and periods of furniture and how to distinguish them Dovetails, nails, and other construction elements that offer clues to a piece’s age Where to go for the best antique bargains — includes tips on how to bid at auctions in person or online All about antique glass, ceramics and silver Integrating antiques into your life at home and at the office Antiquing For Dummies gets you up and running with what you need to know to find, research, and negotiate prices like a pro.

The Art of Antiquing

The Art of Antiquing
Author: Nate Morison
Publsiher: Independently Published
Total Pages: 44
Release: 2018-07-09
Genre: Electronic Book
ISBN: 1717711561

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Learn How To Collect Antiques Like A Pro"I love when things are scraped, beaten, and chipped. Those qualities take me back in time and I never tire at looking at them. " ― Michelle PateIn today's world, everything that's old can be described as antiques and generally speaking, that's quite true. A product is considered to be an antique if it is over a hundred years old, or is rare enough to have some value. In other words, these are old items that are in limited supply. An antique is something collectible. It may be a piece of antique furniture that you want to collect to enhance the look of a room, or a piece of antique pottery to decorate a corner cupboard, or some antique books, antique camera and photographs, antique jewelry, antique money, antique car, antique clocks, or antique watches that you want to hand down to your grandchildren but the items must be rare enough to be considered an antique. The others are just secondhand goods junk. Learn the hidden secrets of the art of collecting antiques the right and best ways.Book Content:Chapter 1 - The Modern Day Treasure HuntChapter 2 - What Makes Something an Antique?Chapter 3 - Guide To Purchasing AntiquesChapter 4 - Antiques Are Valuable Pieces of Art and HistoryChapter 5 - Finding Antiquities For Sale QuicklyChapter 6 - Is an Antique Vanity Right for Your Home?Chapter 7 - Why Should You Buy Antique Furniture?Chapter 8 - Helpful Guide in Buying Antique FurnitureChapter 9 - The Secret Every Buyer Of Antiques Should KnowNew Release Offer

Soul of the Home

Soul of the Home
Author: Tara Shaw
Publsiher: Abrams
Total Pages: 280
Release: 2020-04-21
Genre: Antiques & Collectibles
ISBN: 9781683358770

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Past meets present in this stylish guide to decorating modern homes with heirlooms and antiques. Designer and antiques dealer Tara Shaw is a respected supplier of French and European antiques for a host of AD100 and Elle Decor A-listers, including Bobby McAlpine, Mary McDonald, and Bunny Williams. In her first book, she helps readers understand how to select the best antiques and how to use them in a variety of decor schemes. The book presents never-before-published spaces from Shaw’s portfolio and reveals her favorite antique-hunting spots throughout Europe. Anecdotes from years of treasure hunting are accompanied by images of rare and precious finds, with text that decodes just how to choose the right pieces and display them in a contemporary interior. Readers will be able to look at each space and take away ideas they can apply to their own homes, to create personalized rooms full of provenance and beauty.

Antiques 101

Antiques 101
Author: Frank Farmer Loomis, IV
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2005-08-26
Genre: Antiques & Collectibles
ISBN: 9781440225116

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Master Antique Styles Painlessly Not sure how to tell Chippendale from Queen Anne, or Art Deco from Art Nouveau? Learn the easy way with the author's entertaining style. Frank Farmer Loomis IV is an expert communicator who knows how to engage students with anecdotes and humor. If you're looking for clear, simple explanations rather than unpronounceable terms like corbeille a fleurs (flower basket) or sang de boeuf (red glaze), you've come to the right place, as he will "demystify all the perplexing twaddle" for you. And while you're learning, discover your antiquing personality and how antiquing can reduce stress. A User-Friendly Reference for Antiquers • Master 16 major antique furniture styles and the six main woods • Use furniture styles to identify and date other antiques • Learn the various types of china, silver, pewter, and their marks

Antiques

Antiques
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 128
Release: 2005-03
Genre: Antiques
ISBN: STANFORD:36105026450929

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The Art of Violin Retouching

The Art of Violin Retouching
Author: Brian Epp,Kathleen Marie Epp
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 47
Release: 2013-08-30
Genre: Violin
ISBN: 0989618102

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A photo illustrated step by step instructional manual for violin retouching. This is the second edition of what may be the first book of its kind to clearly & informatively lay out the intriguing process of violin retouching, the book reads as if its title should be "Zen and the Art of Violin Retouching." Brian Epp has created a beautifully illustrated instructional manual, while simultaneously weaving his own crisp philosophy and heartwarming reminiscences throughout its pages. This is truly a gem for the lay person or for the professional artisan.

Collecting Antiques for Pleasure and Profit

Collecting Antiques for Pleasure and Profit
Author: Felix Gade
Publsiher: Forgotten Books
Total Pages: 336
Release: 2015-06-02
Genre: Art
ISBN: 1330266412

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Excerpt from Collecting Antiques for Pleasure and Profit: The Narrative of Twenty-Five Years Search for Antique Furniture, Paints, China, Paintings and Other Works of Art, Copiously Pictured With Many Fine Examples The author wishes to acknowledge the courtesy of the authorities of the Victoria and Albert Museum in allowing the publication of Chippendale, Haig & Co.'s account to Garrick. Figs. 4, 5, 6, 14, 15, 25, 27, 39, 50, 61, 64, 68 are now the property of Messrs Gill & Reigate, to whom he is indebted for the illustrations of these examples, also to Messrs Restall, Brown & Clenell for Figs. 29, 30. Figs. 49, 56, 58, 85 are at present in the Melbourne Museum, and the author is indebted to the authorities of that Institution for their kindness in supplying photographs of these exhibits, also to the Rev. E. A. Downman for permission to use the Blue Dash Charger on the jacket. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

Collecting Antiques for Pleasure and Profit

Collecting Antiques for Pleasure and Profit
Author: Felix Gade
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 344
Release: 1922
Genre: Art
ISBN: PRNC:32101074351030

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