17 Apr 2014

 
  

April 16, 2014 - Filed under: Auctions — Mark

The popularity of Asian antiques has recently risen, as demonstrated when six Chinese famille rose panels sold for well over the items’ estimate.

The panels were just one of many Chinese antiques that sold for (more…)

April 15, 2014 - Filed under: Features — Richard

A wardrobe is an essential piece of furniture for most bedrooms, acting as a place to store and protect clothes and accessories. Although there are many styles of new wardrobes available, antique wardrobes remain popular as they are (more…)

- Filed under: Antiques News — Harriet

An antique violin that belonged to Benito Mussolini before World War II is to be auctioned at Bonhams on 12th May.

The musical instrument is also believed to have been made by (more…)

April 14, 2014 - Filed under: Antiques on TV — David

A recent episode of Antiques Roadshow featured a man who had been given a gift at the age of five by the Russian autocrat Joseph Stalin.

John Findlater is now 74 years old, but told presenter Fiona Bruce how he (more…)

April 12, 2014 - Filed under: Features — Harriet

Coffee tables are a popular addition to many homes, used mainly in the living room or office as somewhere to place light refreshments, magazines and other items. The table will usually be low and rather long, placed in a (more…)

- Filed under: Antiques News — Richard

A coin-operated antique has attracted much interest at the Chicagoland Antique Advertising, Slot-Machine & Jukebox Show.

The phonograph is 107 years old and has an estimated value of (more…)

April 11, 2014 - Filed under: Antiques News — Mark

A number of antiques that have been collected over more than 500 years by the Percy family are to be auctioned in order to cover a large bill for flood damage.

Antiques and works of art worth around (more…)

April 10, 2014 - Filed under: Antique Chairs — Richard

A piece of furniture has been designed specifically for the new Royal baby, His Royal Highness, Prince George.

The seat was unveiled during the preview of (more…)

April 9, 2014 - Filed under: Antiques News — Mark

Ornate kitchen items that were recently discovered by an antiques expert have turned out to be rare pieces.

Sam Tuke, who is an appraiser with (more…)

April 8, 2014 - Filed under: Antiques News — Richard

At the Antiques for Everyone fair this year, one of the rare items being sold will be a silver spoon dating back to the 18th century, which is expected to go for a large amount.

The American Colonial spoon was used to (more…)

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