MY MUSINGS ON DESIGN TRENDS FOR 2020 AND THE REASONS TO BE OPTIMISTIC

(Opinion Piece by Nevan O’Shaughnessy of Rockwell Antiques Dallas, 1500 Market Center Blvd., Dallas, TX 75207 Ph: (972) 685-0808 Email: [email protected]) Many Customers who visit us or simply call us with inquiries have often raised the topic of “how traditional antiques can blend and…

A Very Brief History of British & Irish Furniture

Obviously, this is a huge topic and It would take weeks to get into any great detail on the subject, but I will concentrate on British & Irish furniture, styles and designs from the 18th Century to the Early 20th Century. In Britain (just…

Lida Calvert Hall/Obenchain/Godwin/McMillan Collection

Lida Calvert Hall/Obenchain/Godwin/McMillan Collection. Website: www.rockwellantiquesdallas.com Email: [email protected] Ph: +1 (972) 679-3309 JUST ASK FOR NEVAN Lida (Eliza) Calvert Hall/Obenchain/McMillan/Godwin Collection. It is our PLEASURE to INTRODUCE you to the Lida Calvert Hall/Obenchain/McMillan Collection. The Lida Calvert Hall/Obenchain/Godwin/McMillan Collection is a large Privately held…

The Meaning of Being ‘Irish’ in Today’s World

 ‘THE MEANING OF BEING ‘IRISH’ IN TODAY’S WORLD.’ WHY WE MUST LEARN FROM THE PAST TO UNDERSTAND WHO WE ARE TODAY. The Personal Musings of a 100% Irishman ! To ALL I say, ‘Céad míle fáilte” ! Many people have recently expressed opinions on…

LOVING and CARING FOR YOUR WOODEN ANTIQUES

LOVING and CARING FOR YOUR WOODEN ANTIQUES There are many misconceptions in the Antique Furniture Industry about caring for and maintaining your much loved furniture treasures. This is my personal opinion on this issue, based upon years of appraising, maintaining, restoring and answering questions…