Antiques Classes

Gates Antiques Ltd.
12700 Old Buckingham Road
Midlothian, Virginia 23113-2818

New class begins January 23, 2024

Join us for our 6 week series, Antiques 101.  Starting January 23rd, once a week we will explore the world of American and British furniture. 

We would love to reserve a spot for you. Please contact us for the schedule or any other questions you may have.  If you have ever wanted to learn more about antiques, here is your opportunity.

Please use the Contact Us form and add “Class Information Request” in the message field. We look forward to hearing from you. You may also call 804-794-8472 or e-mail Jay Gates at

Antiques Classes will cover the following topics:

    • Furniture styles and periods from 1650-1920
    • Primary and secondary woods
    • Hardware
    • Construction
    • A field Guide – Acceptable and Unacceptable Restorations
    • Review and Practical Test

Cost is $700 per person. Two people signing up together will cost $1200. Each textbook is $100 each.

We are very pleased to feature Mrs. Jo Gates’ authored book, click here for more information on Antique Furniture 101!  This informative, easy to follow, well-written text will intrigue both the beginner, as well as the experienced collector who aspires to learn more about antiques and fine furniture.

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