This month, Christie’s in New York sold the Salvator Mundi painting of Christ by Leonardo da Vinci for $400m. After the (more…)
Many props used in films that look like antiques are modern reproductions built by the film property team, but this is not the case for (more…)
Valuable old coins in a shabby cardboard box were found stuffed in a drawer at Scotney Castle in Kent.
The National Trust acquired the (more…)
If an old item has been owned by a historical figure or part of a historical event, it will likely have a high value. (more…)
The government is looking at extending the ban on the sale of ivory to include items made before 1947.
Previously only more (more…)
A man who bought a mahogany antique wardrobe at an antiques fair was stunned to find that it came from Buckingham Palace and was once used by royalty.
On the back of (more…)
An antiques expert on the BBC programme Antiques Road Trip bought a camera for £60 and sold it at auction for a record £20,000.
In the programme, antiques (more…)
Many of the items sold in antique shops were once everyday objects, and collectables specialist Tracy Martin has highlighted some of today’s objects that she believes will become valuable antiques of the future and (more…)
A presenter on Antiques Roadshow has complained that rare objects are becoming increasingly difficult to find.
One of the reasons that (more…)
Senior government officials in the Indian state of Punjab have been accused of being involved in the export of antique Le Corbusier furniture from (more…)