Assets 2021: Mid-Century Modern Furniture: How to Spot the Knockoffs
Click on Alibaba.com and you will find every single mid-century modern furniture classic knocked off and sold for literally a tenth of the price of the real thing. The differences are subtle, but if you put the original side by side with the knock-off, the differences are clear. This lecture will look at a selection of Knoll, Herman Miller and Scandinavian modern furniture classics and reveal what to look for when evaluating the authenticity of such examples.
Adjunct Professor on Antique Furniture, Smithsonian Institution and George Washington University Master's Program in the History of Decorative Arts and Design