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July 20, 2020 - Filed under: Auctions — Richard

An antique brass-trimmed wood box holding everything needed to fight vampires is being sold at auction.

The kit includes a (more…)

April 6, 2020 - Filed under: Auctions — Richard

A sale of the late architect Sir William Whitfield’s antique collection sold for a total of £1.5 million at a Bishop Auckland sale.

Sir William Whitfield collected (more…)

September 9, 2019 - Filed under: Auctions — Richard

Following a previous sale, singer Rod Stewart has announced that he is selling another 20 items from his antique collection at an auction this week.

In 2018, he sold 35 items from his (more…)

June 25, 2019 - Filed under: Auctions — Richard

James Lewis, an auctioneer and antique expert has achieved a world record by holding the world’s longest continuous solo auction in Matlock, Derbyshire.

Over 1,000 lots were donated for (more…)

June 5, 2019 - Filed under: Auctions — Richard

A 12-inch lacquer casket with an estimated value of £200 to £300 has been sold at auction for £40,000 after bidders spotted that the casket dated from the Japanese Edo period.

The Edo period was between (more…)

April 22, 2019 - Filed under: Auctions — Mark

A pair of giant Irish elk antlers owned by the artist Sir Sidney Nolan are being sold in London in May.

They are expected to be sold for between (more…)

February 5, 2019 - Filed under: Auctions — Mark

An aesthetic movement X-Frame armchair has been sold for £11,000 at an auction in Crewkerne, over 70 times its estimated value of £150.

The chair was designed by Christopher Dresser in around 1880 for (more…)

October 1, 2018 - Filed under: Auctions,Selling Antiques — Mark

The Horlicks factory in Slough recently closed and the company will be selling its valuable art and furniture.

Most of the antique furniture was designed by (more…)

September 18, 2018 - Filed under: Auctions — Mark

A chipped Chinese fruit bowl that was bought for £3 at country house sales in the 1950s has been sold for £100,000.

The owner of the bowl inherited it from his father (more…)

August 7, 2018 - Filed under: Auctions — Mark

A copy of Thomas Chippendale’s Cabinet-Makers Directory recently sold for £32,500.

Thomas Chippendale is one of the most famous English furniture makers. Genuine Chippendale (more…)

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