Thomas Chippendale

Thomas Chippendale

Highly Valued Furnishings SHARE Thomas Chippendale is considered one of the most iconic designers of the 18th century. His career generated a significant amount of high-quality furniture that is still appreciated today for its delicate and ornate design, creating pieces which have become classics. Born in Otley, West Yorkshire in 1718, Chippendale started his career […]

Val Saint Lambert

Val Saint Lambert

Art Glass SHARE Nestled in the heart of Belgium, the glassworks company Val Saint Lambert has been producing some of the world’s finest crystal since its founding in 1826. Established by M. Kemlin, the company takes its name from the secluded Abbey of St. Lambert, which served as a sanctuary for Benedictine monks in the […]

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

Mies Van der Rohe

Mid Century Furnishings SHARE Mies Van der Rohe was a German-American architect and designer who is often considered as one of the pioneers of modern architecture and design. He is well-known for his minimalist and functional approach, which is also reflected in his furniture designs. Mies believed that furniture should be simple, elegant, and functional, […]

Why mid century, vintage collectibles are so valuable.

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Vintage SHARE Mid-century modern design has made a major comeback in recent years, and with it, so has the demand for vintage mid-century collectibles. These coveted treasures from the 1940s through the 1960s are sought after for their unique aesthetic and quality craftsmanship. Here are a few factors that contribute to the high value of […]

Antiques and rustic items for interior design

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Antiques and rustic items in interior design. Share on facebook Share on twitter Many can remember the first time they heard the term “rustic” in regard to furnishings and interior design. How on earth could old wood, worn leather chairs, and vintage metal accessories possibly be attractive in any home or space? Well turns out […]

Vintage George Nelson

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George Nelson Vintage Furnishings Florida Estate Sales and Auction Company consigns, auctions, and offers for public and private sale all types of vintage furnishings such as pieces by designer George Nelson. George Nelson furnishings are commonly found in movies and TV shows. Many people may not know the name George Nelson, but they recognize his […]

How does an automatic watch work?

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How does an automatic watch work? Mechanical or automatic watches don’t use a battery unlike quartz watches. Mechanical watches need to be manually winded by hand on a daily basis or if self-winding, a rotor weight does the winding while being worn. In short, a mechanical watch is driven by a tightly wound coil  that […]

JFK memorabilia

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JFK Memorabilia Memorabilia of John F. Kennedy and Jackie Kennedy always garner interest and success at auction. Whether it is a signed letter, photograph, personal belonging, fine art, or other item that has a connection to the couple, Florida Estate Sales and Auction Company can produce buyers for a private sale or offer items in […]

Mantle Clocks

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Mantel clocks Florida Estate Sales and Auction Company curates all types of mantel clocks for auction or public or private sale. Whether it’s a single clock or a lifetime collection, Florida Estate Sales and Auction Company always works on behalf of collectors, investors, individuals, and estates to achieve top dollar for all personal property. Whether […]

Limoges China

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KPM Limoges For sale, consignment, or auction Many people use the term “Limoges” as though it is a brand name but of course collectors know that Limoges is a city in France.  It was this location where kaolin clay was first discovered which changed the course of the region Limoges china is known for it’s […]