Question: How do I find information on antique furniture?

Look carefully at the bottom, sides, and back of the drawer; if the wood shows nicks or cuts, it was probably cut with a plane, a spokeshave, or a drawknife. Straight saw marks also indicate an old piece. If the wood shows circular or arc-shaped marks, it was cut by a circular saw, not in use until about 1860.

How do you research old furniture?

Tips for Identifying Antique FurnitureCheck for a signature or label from the furniture maker.Make sure the piece is in proportion. Check the construction of the joints.Until the late 1600s handmade dowels or pegs held the mortise-and-tenon joints together and were slightly raised above the joints.More items

How do I search for something using a picture?

Search with an image saved on your phoneOn your Android phone, open the Google app .At the bottom, tap Discover.In the search bar, tap Google Lens .Take or upload a photo to use for your search: Select the area you want to use for your search: At the bottom, scroll to find your search results.

Is there an app to identify buildings?

Using advanced image recognition technology, Smartify instantly identifies artworks by scanning them on the users smartphone. Much like the music discovery app Shazam, Smartify works simply when the phone is held up to an artwork or building, and detailed information about the piece shows up on the screen.

How do you find out what antiques are worth?

Where to Find Antique ValuesCollect.com. Collect.com allows you to buy and sell antiques and collectibles. David Doty. David Doty has a vast amount of information on his site about Carnival glass. Coin Guide. Coin Guide has a large data base of antique and collectible coins and their values. Antiques Navigator.

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