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Southern furniture – iconic forms, regional differences

A great article on LiveAuctioneers Auction Central News covering Southern furniture with quite a few of the examples being sold by Case Antiques, Inc. Auctions & Appraisals over the last few years.


Southern furniture, just like its Northeast counterpart, tends to be hyper-regional. A piece made in Charleston, S.C., will look different from one made in Richmond, Va., or one in Atlanta, Ga. For decades, furniture made in the South was incorrectly attributed to other regions and woefully understudied. Fortunately for collectors and aficionados, scholarship on antique Southern furniture has now cemented its legacy.

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