Category: Personal Property
Continuing Education: 14
Please see the "Upcoming Classes" tab for class offerings and registration information.
This class will focus on identifying the age, country of origin and
authenticity of furniture produced in Europe, Britain and America during the
18th, 19th and 20th centuries. Such furniture may look similar at first glance,
but accurate identification of specific woods, hardware and manufacturing
techniques can aid the careful observer in documenting the age and country of
origin. The course will also address realities of the current market and
credible ways to support professional opinions with facts. Participants
Note: Non-flash photography is permitted in the galleries.
In this two-day class, Nancy Alison Martin, ASA and furniture conservator W.
Patrick Edwards will provide lecture, interactive discussion and hands-on
insight into the styles, woods, hardware, upholstery and construction techniques
employed in American and European antique furniture. Methods of
View the 1-hour 2016 ASA Webinar: Basic Furniture
Construction from the 17th to the 20th Century by Susan Golashovsky (No charge
to course participants.) - Once you purchase this class, it will be available in
the “My Downloads” tab immediately following registration, next to “My
Purchases” when the registrant is logged into ASA Central (the same general area they go to navigate to
“My ASA Courses”. That’s where they can access the recording and any accompanying
PPT PDF files.
Classes will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., with morning
and afternoon breaks and time for lunch (on your own). Please note that the
Huntington grounds do not open until 8:30 a.m.
Upon completion of this course, student will be