Category Archives: Furniture

  • The Boudinot Sofas


    A rare pair of Federal era sofas offers insight into the period. January 2016 By Cathy Coho, Anne Gossen, Thomas Heller and Karl Kusserow In October 1795, George Washington appointed Elias Boudinot IV as the second director of the United States Mint in Philadelphia. Having already served in numerous government positions, Boudinot wanted to […]

  • Bring Antique Furniture Back to Life


    Tips for preserving the integrity of your furniture. When you need to restore a well-loved piece of furniture, consider your options. Are you looking to preserve a museum-quality antique or simply lend new life to a worn but still-functional piece? If your choice is the latter, any good refinisher or upholsterer can do the trick. […]