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…)
A Florida resident, Jesse Brody, in 2014 found a 1920s steel dental cabinet in a derelict house and took it away. It has been stored in his (more…)
The Horlicks factory in Slough recently closed and the company will be selling its valuable art and furniture.
Most of the antique furniture was designed by (more…)
A tariff on the import of arts and antiques from China entering the USA has recently been dropped following a legal battle.
The US government wanted to impose (more…)
A chipped Chinese fruit bowl that was bought for £3 at country house sales in the 1950s has been sold for £100,000.
The owner of the bowl inherited it from his father (more…)