An antiques dealer had a pleasant surprise when he unearthed a rare platter made specially for a voyage to the North Pole in 1875.
The owner of the platter had (more…)
Auctioneers at Perth-based Lindsay Burns and Company were shocked when a rare antique dining table sold for far more than the original estimate.
The pre-sale estimate on (more…)
An antique jade horse, which is believed to date to the Ming dynasty, was recently sold at auction thanks to a chance meeting between a collector of Chinese art and a woman who was locked out of her car.
The woman who had left her keys inside her car was helped by a (more…)
A letter written in 1931 and found in a book of poetry by Lord Tennyson belongs to one of the suffragettes portrayed in the new movie, Suffragette.
The letter was discovered around 30 years ago by (more…)
A table made from Waterloo Elm will be up for auction on 25th September, to help raise funds for St Lawrence Church in Stratford.
The rare table is made from the wood of elm trees planted in 1815 to mark the victory of (more…)
Harpers Ferry District Women’s Club welcomed a vintage furniture restorer recently, who demonstrated how to correctly refurbish an antique table.
Around 20 members of the society turned up to the demonstration in (more…)
Despite the continued interest in Chinese objects, vintage furniture was in huge demand at a recent Driffield sale.
The online auction at Dee Atkinson & Harrison received (more…)
A vase that had been purchased at a car boot sale for just £18 has delighted its owner by turning out to be worth far more than expected (more…)
The annual antiques auction held at Government House in Regina, Saskatchewan, has been hailed a success.
A rare chair, a coal scuttle and an antique coffee table were (more…)
Dustin Hoffman – star of critically acclaimed films such as The Graduate, Rain Main and Death of a Salesman – has recently made the decision to sell some of his (more…)