A pair of lamps designed by surreal artist Salvador Dali and made in Britain have been temporarily stopped from being exported.
The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sports say (more…)
A Chinese vase with the mark of the Qianlong emperor (1736 – 1785) was found in the attic of a French home and sold at auction for millions.
On June 12, 2018, the vase was sold at (more…)
The managers of the Government Medical College in Patiala, India sold what they considered “wooden waste” to scrap dealers. Many chairs and tables were included in the sale, but some senior doctors objected because they believed that (more…)
The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has announced that a ban on the sale in ivory objects will be introduced as soon as legislation can be passed.
The ban is a designed to restrict (more…)
A figurine sat on an antique shop shelf for 30 years has finally sold at an auction recently, bringing in a large amount of money.
The antique shop owner mistakenly thought that the (more…)
Minimalism could be on its way out to be replaced by interiors featuring antiques.
Many people have embraced minimalism with rooms that feature (more…)
In May 2018, Christie’s in New York is selling the art and antique collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller.
Some of the items were acquired by the (more…)
During a recent state visit to Buckingham Palace by Mohammed Bin Salman, the Saudi Arabian Crown Prince, an official photograph was taken in the palace’s audience room. Following this, the Daily Mail asked antique experts to (more…)
At a 2015 New York Antique fair, the Wadsworth Athenium museum purchased a Civil War memorial secretary valued at $375,000, though the museum did not disclose what it had paid. However much it was though, it appears the (more…)
A mum was horrified when visiting a friend’s house as her toddler pressed a button on a remote control which caused damage to antiques. The button operated a remote-controlled TV cabinet.
The mother described what (more…)