Former rugby union player Martin Johnson made a lasting impression during his visit to Downing Street when he sat in a 200 year old chair and broke it.
According to a report in the Mirror, the former lock, weighing (more…)
A newly opened business in Dover, New Hampshire, is offering all of the services that you would have expected to receive from a 1950s barber, including shoe shines and hot towel shaves.
American Josh Hynes recently opened the Best of Times Barber Shop, following the (more…)
Duke’s of Dorchester will be auctioning an antique chair today, which is believed to have connections to Napoleon Bonaparte.
The seat was originally made for (more…)
A West Lancashire auction house has called for local people to search their homes for antique lambing chairs, following the recent sale of a rare piece.
Silverwood auctioneers issued a plea for (more…)
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…)
The Charitable Chair project in Utah will be taking place once more, with proceeds going towards helping local pupils.
Students taking part in the interior design programme of Weber State University will each restore an antique chair (more…)
Following the death of Van Cliburn on 27th February, 2013, an auction is now to be held at Christie’s New York auction house on 4th and 5th March, 2014. The auction will feature antiques from Van Cliburn’s (more…)
Jane Austen fans and collectors of antique furniture will be interested in an auction taking place at Moore Allen & Innocent next week. Among the lots will be a sofa which (more…)
An association of antiques dealers has recently defended “brown furniture” after Bonhams Australia claimed that it wasn’t economical to sell “people’s wardrobes”. According to Mark Fraser, the chairman of Bonhams, the company would focus on (more…)
A man in Colorado whose business turns skis into furniture experienced a huge sales boost in (more…)