The general definition of Antique Furniture is any piece of furniture that is at least 100 years old. Its value is mainly determined by its rarity, quality, condition and origin. It is a unique piece of furniture that has been left in its original state.
Antique Furniture Designs
Antique furniture comes in a lot many designs- It may be in the form of a bed or a bench, provide storage option like a trunk, or hold objects like a shelf or a cabinet. Some other antiques can be a gramophone or a wall clock. Wooden antique furniture is generally made with the finest quality of wood like mahogany and teak that stands the test of time.
Antique storage furniture (which often makes use of doors, drawers, and shelves) is used to arrange smaller objects such as clothes, tools, books, and household goods. An antique wooden trunk when layered with a glass can serve as a coffee table or as a decorative storage piece in the living room. Mirrors with antique frame are also being widely used to give a vintage look to the home decor.
Making use of artistic design, antiques are considered a form of art. It is loved by people with an artistic flair around the world. Furniture can be made from many materials, including metal, plastic, and wood.