It depends. With furniture and clothing, I prefer more modern (unless it's a particularly special piece). With jewelry and small things like clocks and boxes and mirrors, antiques are interesting and have character.

Did you sleep with a stuffed animal or blanket as a kid, and if so, how old were you before you gave it up?
Previously Joy4ever.
Changed because the "number in place of a word" thing was bugging my no-longer-14-year-old self.