Antiques

Have antique repair questions? Ask an antiques appraiser

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related Antiques Questions
I'm going to stain and varnish this door soon. Some of these
I'm going to stain and varnish this door soon. Some of these spots are to completely sand . Is there some type other than sanding to remove… read more
ObjectsConservator1
ObjectsConservator1
Sole Proprietor
Master's Degree
1,698 satisfied customers
I have oak door for my front door. It need to be re stained.
I have oak door for my front door . It need to be re stained . My question is what type of lacquer or varnish should I put after it stained . I think last time I did this which was about 10 years ago … read more
rusufdavi
rusufdavi
21,293 satisfied customers
Robert S!! Tell me about this Hepplewhite One Drawer Stand,
Hi Robert S!! Tell me about this Hepplewhite One Drawer Stand, https://imgur.com/a/BgSzDrZ I took a gazillion photos to show all the clues. There sure seems to be a lot going on here. This is how I wo… read more
Glenda B.
Glenda B.
Antique Appraiser
College
35,250 satisfied customers
A nicely patinated piece. The top is detachable. No hardware
Second opinion] A nicely patinated piece. The top is detachable. No hardware is missing except the keys. Locks appear functional. No damage to the structure, but some shellac repairs damaged the front… read more
Rarewares
Rarewares
Expert Appraiser/Antiques Dealer
81,543 satisfied customers
This is claimed to me a mahogany music sheet cabinet. it
this is claimed to me a mahogany music sheet cabinet. it looks worn out/possibly refinished. my questions: is it really mahogany or just some other wood made to look like it? what is this thing, exact… read more
Rarewares
Rarewares
Expert Appraiser/Antiques Dealer
81,543 satisfied customers
Diana F. More Trinket Boxes :) Now that I have the Insurance
Diana F. More Trinket Boxes :) Now that I have the Insurance Claim all Done, The whip is Cracking for me to get back on The eBay Stuff… read more
Diana F.
Diana F.
Appraiser
Bachelor's Degree
9,935 satisfied customers
I have a Barrister bookcase Globe Wernicke, Cincinnati,
I have a Barrister bookcase Globe Wernicke, Cincinnati, Grade 297. four shelves are D-10 1/4 and on is 12 1/4. It has a simple base and a top. All the doors work and the glass is intact. Three these a… read more
AppraiserJM
AppraiserJM
8,840 satisfied customers
I have a 11 foot sideboard that I believe to also be from
I have a 11 foot sideboard that I believe to also be from Renzo Rutili Brothers. It is 4 33 inch by 19 pieces that fit in a bottom frame. The wood is light and veneer and I don't know what it is. 2 pi… read more
Glenda B.
Glenda B.
Antique Appraiser
College
35,250 satisfied customers
I HAVE AN ANTIQUE TRUNK FROM CIRCA 1860. I WAS TOLD WHEN I
I HAVE AN ANTIQUE TRUNK FROM CIRCA 1860. I WAS TOLD WHEN I GOT IT BACK IN 1968 THAT IT WAS A CIVIL WAR FOOTLOCKER. NOT SURE FROM WHICH SIDE, BUT IT WAS LOCATED IN MA WHEN I GOT IT. WONDER IF YOU COULD… read more
Steven-R
Steven-R
Master's Degree
2,382 satisfied customers
How could spraying with varnish (or lacquer), an English Regency
How could spraying with varnish (or lacquer), an English Regency chair turn the high gloss dark blood-red faux finish AND shiny brass fittings (decorative rings and escutcheon), a uniform dull brown? … read more
AppraiserJM
AppraiserJM
8,840 satisfied customers
I have this old table that obviously needs to be refinished.
I have this old table that obviously needs to be refinished. Need advice as to what products to use for staining and finish.… read more
Steven-R
Steven-R
Master's Degree
2,382 satisfied customers
Hi, I have an antique inlaid armoire. Its total dimensions
Hi, I have an antique inlaid armoire. It's total dimensions (measured at top) are 78"w X 92" h X 27" d The drawers and top piece are decorated with floral inlay motifs in 3 different woods (not sure w… read more
Will
Will
Certified Appraiser
15,211 satisfied customers
I have a marble top dresser with 4 drawers. It is badly in
I have a marble top dresser with 4 drawers. It is badly in need of some repairs and possibly a new finish. It was my mother's. She and my father got it in Germany back in the late 1960s. I'm not reall… read more
Glenda B.
Glenda B.
Antique Appraiser
College
35,250 satisfied customers
We have a cabinet that was in my dads wood shop and Im thinking
We have a cabinet that was in my dad's wood shop and I'm thinking of refinishing it, but don't want to do any damage if it's worth anything. It's app 8' long, 3' high and 3' deep (just guessing). Ther… read more
furniture-man
furniture-man
Furniture Restorer
10 satisfied customers
Andrea I can now give a proper description of The Times
Andrea I can now give a proper description of 'The Times Atlas, 1895 edition' which I would like appraised. Approx 16.25" tall, 11.5" wide and 1.5" thick The cover is tan in colour, with gold inlay. O… read more
Kim D.
Kim D.
Certified Appraiser & Antiques Expert
5,090 satisfied customers
I have an antique chair that I have inherited due to a death
I have an antique chair that I have inherited due to a death in the family. I know very little about it. I know that my grandfather purchased it second hand circa 1940. I believe the actual age may be… read more
CASSOC  (Randi)
CASSOC (Randi)
Certified Appraiser
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,522 satisfied customers
Hello... I have purchased what looks to be a solid copper coffee
Hello... I have purchased what looks to be a solid copper coffee urn and I don't know a thing about it! It has a lot of greenish patina on it and the maker's mark says "Rochester" with 7 Cups undernea… read more
Judith-on-Antiques
Judith-on-Antiques
Antiques and Collectibles Researcher
Bachelor's Degree/Graduate Chef's Diploma
6,624 satisfied customers
I have two platters given to me by my grandmother. One she
I have two platters given to me by my grandmother. One she said she got out of her neighbors trash over 60 years ago. She thought it had been a 25th or 50th anniversary present. One platter is 11 x 15… read more
CASSOC  (Randi)
CASSOC (Randi)
Certified Appraiser
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,522 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around.

EstherWoodstock, NY

Thank you so much for taking your time and knowledge to support my concerns. Not only did you answer my questions, you even took it a step further with replying with more pertinent information I needed to know.

RobinElkton, Maryland

He answered my question promptly and gave me accurate, detailed information. If all of your experts are half as good, you have a great thing going here.

DianeDallas, TX

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Kim D.

Kim D.

Certified Appraiser & Antiques Expert

5,090 satisfied customers

25 Yr Decorative & Fine Art, Historic Objects Expert, CAGA, AOA

Doris

Doris

Personal Property Appraiser

12,920 satisfied customers

Antiques store owner 10+yrs.Best of City Two Years. Collector 56+yrs.USPAP compliant. Member AOA.Founded part of antiques, silver & art collection at local museum.

Julie

Julie

Antiques and Collectibles Researcher

1,725 satisfied customers

Julie

Wayne

Wayne

Auctioneer

7,778 satisfied customers

40 yrs. experience in antiques, jewelry, coins and paintings - ASA 1985

Judith-on-Antiques

Judith-on-Antiques

Antiques and Collectibles Researcher

6,624 satisfied customers

A noted expert, author, TV personality, appraiser and columnist. President, Association of Online Appraisers. Author of 3 books on collecting.

Robert S.

Robert S.

Antiques and Collectibles Researcher

6,041 satisfied customers

Expert in decorative arts especially ceramics, silver, paintings, and furniture.

Frank

Frank

Antiques and Collectibles Researcher

5,970 satisfied customers

Expert in gold, silver, jewelry and American antiquities.

< Previous | Next >

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x