Vintage and Antique Table FAQs
How can you tell if an antique table really is antique?
Assessing the style of your antique can help you trace back not only its age, but also its origin. Europe has many decorating styles that have distinct traits, classical to architectural-style. If you identify arc cuts of a circular saw, then this suggests that the table was crafted in the 19th or 20th century. Saw marks placed at the right angle indicate that the fabricator crafted this piece in the 17th and 18th century. Coarse and irregular saw marks can be traced back to the late 16th century. Refectory dining tables, one of the known antiques, were popularized during the Victorian era to serve as a solution to demands of the modern family with a large seating capacity of up to twelve people. These are many factors that determine an antique table’s age and quality of craftsmanship. It’s important to evaluate if there are signs of refinishing made as this lowers the value. You should also look for the maker’s stamp or hallmark embedded in the base of the table. This should signify that a piece is original and not a mere reproduction.
Are antique tables valuable?
Antique tables can become an immediate focal point, by simply turning it into a lovely centerpiece of your home. From displaying your cherished photographs and collections, to setting up with beautiful dinnerware, Love Antiques has a vast selection of vintage tables online from with a multitude of design and finishes such as french carved oak, mahogany, walnut and more. As such, the antique tables popularity has risen exponentially throughout the years, and finding the right is more important than ever. The older the antique dining table, the higher the value it has. Collectors and hobbyists from the United Kingdom and all around the world have scoured every antique shop, showroom, and thrift store to find an extraordinary, one-of-a-kind piece of antique dining tables or antique furniture that can be an ultimate addition to any room.
How do I sell my antique vintage table?
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At what age does a table become a vintage table?
Technically, a vintage piece is a collectible object that comes with a special value because of its considerable age, rarity, and fine artistry. An item is classified as a vintage if it’s at least 50 years old. If the item is at least 100 years old, it falls under the category of antique. Love Antiques has a full assortment of both Victorian, Georgian, and Edwardian vintage and antique furniture. We offer the most extraordinary tables antique and vintage dining tables to our discerning customers from all over the world. To know more about our antiques tables, please browse around our website to explore the myriad of options available.
How do I buy an antique table at Love Antiques?
Love Antiques is a premier resource for the most unique and intricate collectables, some of which are impossible to find throughout the United Kingdom. Our vintage tables for sale are perfect to complement the industrial look in your home. Buying vintage tables can be overwhelming with the myriad of options we have on offer. Lucky for you, Love Antiques makes the entire process seemingly effortless with just a few clicks away. To know more about our comprehensive selection, call us today and one of our specialists will be glad to assist you.