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www.thespruce.com/determine-the-age-of-antique-furniture-148746

Determining the date of old furniture pieces can be tricky. Learn how to look at construction and components that provide useful dating clues.

www.harpgallery.com/library/dovetails.htm

←Back to the Library. Dovetails - A Clue for Dating Antiques. by Ken Melchert. Dovetail joints often hold two boards together in a box or drawer, almost like interlocking the fingertips of your hands. As the dovetail joint evolved through the last one hundred thirty years, it becomes a clue for the age and authenticity of antique ...

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Jan 26, 2012 ... How a dovetail joint looks can help you get an idea about how old a piece is. http: //rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?icep_ff3=11&pub= 5575168947&to...

www.oldplank.com/determine-age-of-antique-furniture

Sure, they'll probably use many of the same methods that we've discussed, but their knowledge of antiques and dating methods are critical in determining a piece's most accurate age. The most expensive antique furniture piece sold in recent years was a Badminton cabinet that was crafted during the Medici years in  ...

www.valuereview.com/articlesnewsletters/articles/65-dating-furniture

Professional appraisers and liquidators of personal property, specializing in antiques, collectibles, decorative arts, and residential contents in Dallas, Texas.

journalofantiques.com/2002/columns/business-of-doing-business/system-for-dating-country-and-primitive-furniture-part-one

Jul 3, 2002 ... System for Dating Country & Primitive Furniture, Part1 The Business of Doing Business in Antiques – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – July 2002. Have you ever tried to pinpoint the construction date of a country cupboard? The stylistic techniques used to date formal furniture such as Chippendale ...

www.popularwoodworking.com/articleindex/drawers-date-furniture

Jul 16, 2012 ... Quick inspections reveal much about a piece's age and possible origin. By Bob Flexner Pages 54-56. A while back, my wife and I were visiting friends who wanted to show us their collection of antique furniture. At one point we went into their bedroom and I headed directly for a very old-looking ...

www.popularmechanics.com/home/interior-projects/how-to/a18826/how-to-date-antique-furniture

Jan 5, 2016 ... The video above provides a great introduction to dating antique furniture and what areas should be examined. Take note of the shape of the screws used to hold the furniture together. Are they tapered and pointed with smooth grooves, or are the ends cut and the slots offset? Any combination of these ...

www.antiquetrader.com/antiques/how_to_determine_the_age_of_antique_furniture

May 26, 2011 ... Furniture Detective columnist Fred Taylor says in an effort to determine the range of the age of a piece of furniture, we have the beginnings of a built-in time line if the piece has drawers. A drawer is a fairly difficult thing to build when you get right down to it. It is a five sided box that must fit perfectly within a ...