The two most important factors in identifying an antique table lamp are the style and markings found under the lamp base or elsewhere on the lamp. Style and markings can lead to the manufacturer and period of origin. Abs... More »

Antique porcelain of different types and different points of origin in the world have marks that make their status as antiques clear, including such shapes as crowns, human body parts, and most simply, words and initials... More »

An antique card table is a circular or rectangular table from the 18th or 19th century that was designed for playing cards. The top of the table is typically covered in fabric, which is often felt-like. Many of the table... More »

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When identifying an antique lamp, consumers may need to determine the history, age and period of the lamp to assess its historical relevance. This can be done by examining the lighting fixture for casting or foundry mark... More »

To identify antique stoneware markings, people should first determine what letters or numbers the mark consists of and then look the mark up on the website of an auction house, such as Crocker Farm, Inc. It may also help... More »

There are multiple factors that help to determine the age of furniture. Being able to recognize these features takes time and research. An item is generally considered an antique if it's more than 100 years old. More »

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Universal Lighting and Decor’s Flesner brushed steel accent table lamp with USB port and the Surpars House Minimalist solid wood bedside lamp are two highly rated bedside reading lamps on Amazon.com. Two other highly rat... More »

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