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March 1, 2018 - Filed under: Antique Chairs,Antiques News — David

Leicester Cathedral removed several huge antique oak seats so that the remains of King Richard III could be buried in the cathedral. They were sold to Cyril Naylor from Leicester who kept them in storage for 18 months but is now selling them.

The seats are expected to sell for between (more…)

December 12, 2017 - Filed under: Antique Chairs — Richard

Antique dealer David Gray sold a chair that may have been made from wood from William Shakespeare’s mulberry tree.

The famous playwright probably planted a (more…)

May 23, 2017 - Filed under: Antique Chairs — Harriet

The sale of a Victorian chair left an auctioneer in shock after it sold for much higher than the original estimate.

The auction house enjoyed a (more…)

May 4, 2017 - Filed under: Antique Chairs — Mark

Attendees at a Cotswolds auction were left amazed when a Wainscot chair sold for 20 times its original estimate.

On March 31 at Moore Allen & Innocent auction house in (more…)

September 28, 2015 - Filed under: Antique Chairs — Harriet

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…)

January 23, 2015 - Filed under: Antique Chairs — Richard

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…)

December 5, 2014 - Filed under: Antique Chairs — Mark

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The seat was originally made for (more…)

November 14, 2014 - Filed under: Antique Chairs — Mark

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…)

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…)

March 12, 2014 - Filed under: Antique Chairs — David

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…)

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