‘SOLD! The Great British Antiques Story’ is an exhibition that shows the history of antique dealing.
It is an in-depth look at antique (more…)
A new exhibition at the Liang Yi Museum in Hong Kong displays examples of Ming and Qing dynasty antiques. Although the items on display are worth millions of pounds, there are no “do not touch” signs. Museum visitors are encouraged to touch, feel and smell the antiques.
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Prices for ‘brown furniture’ have fallen over the last ten years, but experts believe that they are due a resurgence in popularity which will see prices rise.
Antique furniture is typically brown, which (more…)
A homeless man searching through a rubbish bin in Canada found a framed picture of the Disney character Bambi.
He took it to antique dealer (more…)
Remembrance Sunday on November 11th commemorated one hundred years since the end of the First World War. This focus on military history has increased interest in military antiques.
There is a wide range of military antiques. Collectors tend to (more…)
At the November 2018 Harrogate Antiques Fair, there was talk about the antique sector having a resurgence and how affordable prices make it a good time to purchase antiques.
A few years ago, Ikea’s commercials urged (more…)
The Brexit documents by the UK government state that, in the event of a no-deal Brexit, the UK will not be subject to the European Union regulations for cross-border cultural property trade. This could benefit the UK art and antique market.
Cultural items are ones considered to (more…)
In 1988, a painting of Mary Emma Jones painted in 1874 by the artist Emma Sandys featured on the BBC television programme Antiques Roadshow and was valued at £20,000. A week after it appeared on the show, it was stolen and the owners believed that (more…)
Harth is a website that connects owners of antiques and art with people who want to borrow them.
Some people own antiques (more…)
At a recent Antiques Roadshow in Ireland, a man brought in a Georgian silver table for valuation. Furniture expert, Lennox Cato spotted that the table had been restored and this reduced the value of the 1740 table by several thousand pounds.
The table was (more…)