16 Jan 2019


January 14, 2019 - Filed under: Antiques News — Mark

Every new year, interior designers make predictions for the styles they believe will be popular during the year. For 2019, designers predict that people will seek sophisticated comfort that will include wooden antique items.

In terms of antiques (more…)

January 7, 2019 - Filed under: Antiques News — Harriet

At the beginning of a new year, the antique trade makes predictions about the year ahead. This year, the Antiques Gazette, a magazine that covers news about the arts and antique market, has made four predictions.

Its first prediction is that (more…)

December 31, 2018 - Filed under: Antiques News — Richard

There has been a boom in the sale of antique furniture in 2018 and this could be the effect of environmentally-friendly buyers.

Much modern furniture, such as found in (more…)

December 24, 2018 - Filed under: Antiques News — Mark

Leading designers were asked about their predictions for home décor trends in 2019, and antiques were a prominent feature of these forecasts.

Melissa Rayworth reported the (more…)

December 17, 2018 - Filed under: Exhibitions — Harriet

‘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…)

December 10, 2018 - Filed under: Exhibitions — Richard

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.

The managing (more…)

December 3, 2018 - Filed under: Antiques News — Mark

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…)

November 26, 2018 - Filed under: Selling Antiques — Harriet

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…)

November 19, 2018 - Filed under: History of Antiques — Richard

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…)

November 12, 2018 - Filed under: Antiques News — Mark

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…)

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