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May 25, 2020 - Filed under: Antiques News — David

Andrew Hill, the Financial Times’s management editor, has been working from home during the coronavirus lockdown. His workstation is an antique walnut secretaire desk that dates from the early 18th or late 17th century.

The desk was inherited (more…)

May 18, 2020 - Filed under: Antiques News — Richard

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has explained that some shops selling non-essential items could re-open by June or July and this could include antique shops.

The government has announced plans to (more…)

May 11, 2020 - Filed under: Antiques News — Harriet

The French state owns a large collection of antique furniture and has decided to sell part of it to support French hospitals dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic.

An antique auction of the state-owned furniture is (more…)

May 4, 2020 - Filed under: Antiques News — David

Brattle Book Shop in Boston, America is closed because of the COVID-19 outbreak. The owner of the shop, Ken Gloss has found another income stream, selling personalised Zoom backgrounds.

He noticed that many people are (more…)

April 27, 2020 - Filed under: Antiques News — Richard

In the popular video game Animal Crossing: New Horizons, players can collect furniture, including antique sets.

During the coronavirus lockdown, people are (more…)

April 20, 2020 - Filed under: Antiques News — Harriet

Charles Hanson, the television antique expert, recently held an auction from his garden shed in aid of the NHS.

The Golden Gravel NHS Charity Auction raised money for (more…)

March 23, 2020 - Filed under: Antiques News — David

The coronavirus outbreak has resulted in antique fairs and auctions being cancelled or postponed in the UK and Europe.

Among the events to be suspended include (more…)

March 9, 2020 - Filed under: Antiques News — Richard

After a shop was extensively flooded, its owners discovered hidden antique treasures during the clean-up.

The House Clearance Emporium in (more…)

February 10, 2020 - Filed under: Antiques News — David

The late Mario Buatta’s collection of antique furniture, decorative objects and fine art was sold in February for $7.6 million (£5.8m), which is two and a half times its estimated value.

Mario Buatta was known as the (more…)

February 3, 2020 - Filed under: Antiques News — Harriet

An elderly man collapsed in shock on the US version of the BBC television program Antiques Roadshow, when he was told that a Rolex watch he (more…)

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