Prices for ‘brown furniture’ have fallen over the last ten years, but experts believe that they are due a resurgence in popularity which will see prices rise.
Antique furniture is typically brown, which (more…)
At the November 2018 Harrogate Antiques Fair, there was talk about the antique sector having a resurgence and how affordable prices make it a good time to purchase antiques.
A few years ago, Ikea’s commercials urged (more…)
The Brexit documents by the UK government state that, in the event of a no-deal Brexit, the UK will not be subject to the European Union regulations for cross-border cultural property trade. This could benefit the UK art and antique market.
Cultural items are ones considered to (more…)
Harth is a website that connects owners of antiques and art with people who want to borrow them.
Some people own antiques (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…)
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…)
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…)
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…)
Italian police announced that it has recovered an ebony desk dating back to the 18th Century that was illegally exported from Italy shortly after World War II ended in 1945.
The desk is made from ebony (more…)
A collector bought what he thought was a fake 17th century wine bottle for £30 at an antique fair 10 years ago (more…)