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…)
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…)