An antique furniture is a furniture of considerable age with a good value. Its age, condition, rarity make the furniture desirable, collectible and antique.
Antique furniture is generally an aesthetic and artistic product; it is considered a form of decorative art. Antique furniture does rarely serve with its own functional feature. It would be more symbolic or it may have some religious purpose. They create a more exotic atmosphere and a more beautiful-looking room.
This kind of furniture can include many materials like metal plastic or wood. An antique furniture would cost much more than any other similar one. The more an antique is rare, the more price would demand for it. Today one of the oldest antique furniture date back to 17th century, when people started to have more aesthetic furniture used by wealthy homeowners. These examples differentiate from the earliest furniture that was simple and practical.
The ex owner of the furniture would also play a big role in the price. If the furniture belonged to a popular name, a statesman, a singer, footballer etc. then it would cost much more.
There is another side of using antiques at your home; as environmentalists will support this idea, in a way you will save the environment and it is a type of recycling.