Chairs, like horses, are most often supported by four legs, can hold up at least one person, and are used as dining surfaces during table droughts. Obtain haunch-holders with today's Groupon: for $99, you get $500 toward antique furniture at Golden Oldies in Flushing.
Golden Oldies' flagship store measures almost an entire city block and is crammed with wood furnishings, chandeliers, and antique clocks. With more than 30 years of experience, Golden Oldies' antique appraisers take their time when selecting their inventory, focusing on the details, intricacies, and secret candy caches lurking inside each piece. Decorate dining rooms with a rich and regal country-french oak table ($1,200), or show off fine china and sippy cups with a curved english mahogany glass cabinet ($14,000). The Golden Oldies blog showcases the stars of its constantly changing inventory; recently acquired treasures have included pine hutches, danish mid-century cabinets, and a variety of dining-room-ready tables fashioned out of mahogany, rosewood, French oak, and popsicle sticks.