26 May 2019


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…)

March 6, 2018 - Filed under: Antiques News,Auctions — Harriet

A Rolex watch that is the same model of one worn by American actor Steve McQueen was sold at auction last month for a record price of £18,200, well above its estimated price of between £7,000 and £10,000.

An antique that was once owned by (more…)

December 19, 2017 - Filed under: Auctions — Richard

Eight years ago, an Oxfordshire couple discovered that the piano in their local church used for choir practice and recitals was once owned by Queen Victoria. It is now being sold at Sherwood Phoenix, a Nottingham piano shop, where (more…)

November 22, 2017 - Filed under: Auctions — Harriet

This month, Christie’s in New York sold the Salvator Mundi painting of Christ by Leonardo da Vinci for $400m. After the (more…)

October 12, 2017 - Filed under: Auctions — Richard

An antiques expert on the BBC programme Antiques Road Trip bought a camera for £60 and sold it at auction for a record £20,000.

In the programme, antiques (more…)

August 30, 2017 - Filed under: Auctions — Richard

A Koloman Gloser glass bought at a Derbyshire charity shop for 99p is being sold at auction in (more…)

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