At the beginning of a new year, the antique trade makes predictions about the year ahead. This year, the Antiques Gazette, a magazine that covers news about the arts and antique market, has made four predictions.
Its first prediction is that (more…)
There has been a boom in the sale of antique furniture in 2018 and this could be the effect of environmentally-friendly buyers.
Much modern furniture, such as found in (more…)
Leading designers were asked about their predictions for home décor trends in 2019, and antiques were a prominent feature of these forecasts.
Melissa Rayworth reported the (more…)
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…)