Collectors Like Chinese Antiques
When you're talking antique Chinese furniture, you are talking back to the 16th century ... Most of the woods used such as huanghual, rosewood and jichimu, are unknown in the West. Or were unknown until they began coming to auction in the 1980s.
ANTIQUES VIEW; THE APPEAL OF BIEDERMEIER FURNITURE
Biedermeier furniture, a style that reigned in Germany and Austria ... when a burgeoning middle class sought and won political freedom and economic advantages unknown until then. The name is rooted in two German words - bieder, which means ...
A World Apart sells Indonesian antiques from Bali (Photos)
So many things are just word of mouth. I don’t think many people know that they have antique furniture. Unknown to the casual observer, there is a modern warehouse just a few feet from the back door, and that is where most of the furniture is.
Antiques; SHOWSTOPPERS: JAPANESE FOLK FURNITURE
Japanese folk art is virtually unknown in this country -especially the folk furniture crafted for 19th-century farmhouses, offices and shops. Far more familiar to most of us are the elaborately embellished formal wares used by aristocrats.