Irish antique dealers are seeking a VAT tax exemption on the grounds that they are a green business which is good for the environment.
The Irish Antiques Dealers Association (Iada) wants (more…)
Following a previous sale, singer Rod Stewart has announced that he is selling another 20 items from his antique collection at an auction this week.
In 2018, he sold 35 items from his (more…)
The rosewood tree is on the verge of extinction in some regions of the world and trade in rosewood is being restricted. With fewer items of rosewood furniture being made, consumers can turn to antique dealers to purchase rosewood furniture.
Rosewood is (more…)
The owner of an antique shop in Spalding has caused a social media backlash when she stated online that she was thrilled with her acquisition of a tiger rug.
Tigers are a protected species and it is illegal to (more…)
Alongside antique furniture and art at antique sales, fossils are becoming increasingly popular, but scientists are concerned about their sale.
Most antiques are, at most, a few hundred years old, but the teeth of (more…)
French police are investigating how numerous valuable works of art and antique furniture have vanished from Paris’ Elysée Palace.
Missing items include numerous bronze (more…)
At a recent edition of the BBC television programme Antiques Roadshow, a Faberge pear blossom glass flower was valued at £1 million.
This is the third time in the (more…)
UK retail sales in June 2019 grew unexpectedly and much of this growth has been attributed to sales of antiques and second-hand goods.
Retail sales in May 2019 were (more…)
A group of antique collectors and dealers has persuaded London’s High Court to grant a judicial review of the Ivory Act.
The Ivory Act of 2018, which is not yet law, threatens to (more…)
A new version of the classic BBC television series Lovejoy is planned.
Lovejoy is a series starring (more…)