Antiques and Furniture Appraisals
Are My Antiques Worth Appraising?
Who hasn’t inherited or picked up a piece of antique furniture or decorative art object and wondered if it might be a hidden treasure? WorthWise antiques and furniture appraisals can help you figure out if you have something rare and valuable or just something that triggers a happy memory for you.
What’s Covered in Our Antiques and Furniture Appraisals?
WorthWise has appraised over 1,000 pieces of antique furniture and decorative art objects from a wide variety of artists and makers across the globe including:
Armoires, beds, benches, billiard tables, blanket boxes, bookshelves, buffets, cabinets, canterburies, carts, chairs, chandeliers, chests, credenzas, cupboards, desks, display cases, dry sinks, fire screens, hall trees, hoosiers, lamps, linen presses, mirrors, safes, secretaries, settees, sideboards, sofas, stools, tables, trunks, and umbrella stands.
Art Glass and Crystal:
Applied, blown, cased, formed, engraved, etched, molded, mosaic, opalescent, painted, and stained, bottles, bowls, chargers, decanters, figurines, inkwells, lamps, vanity sets, and vases.
Baskets, bowls, candelabras, card cases, compotes, dishes, flatware, mustard pots, pitchers, punchbowls, serving dishes, serving utensils, tea sets, trays, vanity sets, and warmers.
Bisque ware, earthenware, faience, majolica, porcelain, and stoneware baskets, bowls, boxes, centerpieces, compotes, cups and saucers, figurines, figural groups, jugs, lamps, pitchers, plaques, plates, pots, teapots, tiles, tureens, urns, and vases.
Rugs and Textiles:
American, Aubusson, Chinese, Indian, Persian, Tibetan, Turkish, and Turkmen carriers, clothing, coverlets, pillows, rugs, saddle bags, saddle covers, salt bags, samplers, sofrehs, storage sacks, tapestries, and tent trappings.
Awards, books, cabochons, cars, clocks, coins, commemorative medals, desk accessories, devotional/religious objects, dolls, electronics, firearms, kitchen equipment, magazines, minerals, music boxes, movie posters, record albums, taxidermy, toys, and watches.
Styles and Periods Included in Our Antiques and Furniture Appraisals
WorthWise antiques and furniture appraisals have covered a wide variety of artistic styles and periods from the Renaissance period to today including:
- Art Deco
- Art Nouveau
- Arts and Crafts
- Danish Modern
- French Provincial
- Hollywood Regency
- Jacobean Revival
- Louis XIV
- Louis XV
- Louis XVI
- Louis Philippe
- Midcentury Modern
- Queen Anne
- Renaissance Revival
- Rococo Revival
- Spanish Colonial
- William and Mary
The antique market is a fickle one with tastes coming and going – and values rising and falling with them. Getting a current antiques appraisal is a good way to stay on top of the trends!
Always seek the advice of an experienced restoration or conservation professional instead of trying to repair a broken or damaged antique yourself. Poor repair jobs and over-restorations often reduce the value of an antique more than the damage itself!