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…)
This month, Christie’s in New York sold the Salvator Mundi painting of Christ by Leonardo da Vinci for $400m. After the (more…)
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…)
A Koloman Gloser glass bought at a Derbyshire charity shop for 99p is being sold at auction in (more…)
A rare banner stored in a charity shop for more than 10 years, has been sold at auction for a surprising amount.
On June 20, a rare (more…)
A collection of books sent in to Thomson Roddick auctioneers caused a huge sensation, as one of the experts found a (more…)
Two stone heads found a new owner as they sold for a surprising amount at a recent auction.
The heads are believed to (more…)
An old miners’ lamp found in a box of old metal was recently sold at a Cotswold auction after being spotted by an expert.
Auctioneer Philip Allwood saw the (more…)
Two rare antique vases discovered during a routine valuation have recently sold for millions at auction after their significance to 18th-Century China was revealed.
Jeremy Morgan, an (more…)
Asian art discovered in Southport demonstrated the strength of the antiques market for quality items at a recent two-day auction.
Two items in particular attracted interest from (more…)