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…)
Antique experts on the website Barnabys have predicted that an Ikea table currently on sale at £45 could be worth up to £5,000 in the future. (more…)
An unusual and rare birdcage was valued on the BBC Antiques Roadshow at £15,000.
At the Antiques Roadshow filmed at Helmingham Hall in Suffolk, a viewer brought (more…)
An article on the BBC News website by Shelia Cook earlier this month revealed that many antique shops are struggling financially because of increased online competition and rising high street rents.
Dealers faced with higher costs, including (more…)
Singer Rod Stewart is selling items from his Essex House at auction next month. Amongst the 60 lots are several antiques (more…)
The Trump administration is charging a 10% tariff on antiques, paintings, and drawings imported to the United States from China as part of its policy of imposing tariffs on Chinese goods.
The United States imports millions of dollars’ worth of antiques and art from China every year. Data from (more…)
A copy of Thomas Chippendale’s Cabinet-Makers Directory recently sold for £32,500.
Thomas Chippendale is one of the most famous English furniture makers. Genuine Chippendale (more…)
Italian police announced that it has recovered an ebony desk dating back to the 18th Century that was illegally exported from Italy shortly after World War II ended in 1945.
The desk is made from ebony (more…)
A collector bought what he thought was a fake 17th century wine bottle for £30 at an antique fair 10 years ago (more…)