Furniture design and age dating
This is an essential text for the antique clock enthusiast. So its important to be careful and not buy a piece you think is worth thousands of dollars, only to find out its worth next to nothing.
The golden rule is never buy an antique until you know for sure that its authentic.
The stone dresser was regarded as the most important as it symbolically faced the entrance in each house and is therefore the first item that was seen when entering a house.
The hyperarid climatic conditions of Egypt since the third millennium BC are perfect for the preservation of organic material.
Due to a shortage of wood in Orkney, the people of Skara Brae were forced to build with stone, a readily available material that could be turned into items for use within the household.
Each house was equipped with an extensive assortment of stone furniture, ranging from cupboards, dressers and beds to shelves and stone seats.
The wood was inlaid with artistic carvings, gilded, and decorated with ivory.
Folding chairs are generally used for seating in areas where permanent seating is not possible or practical.