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December 31, 2012 - Filed under: Antique Desks — Richard

While it is usually quite easy to identify things like antique silverware in Lancashire, Victorian Oak Pedestal Desks and similar (more…)

December 29, 2012 - Filed under: Antiques News — Harriet

In Lancashire, an antique bookcase is the ideal place to display rare first edition books, although the one which recently turned up on (more…)

December 28, 2012 - Filed under: Antiques News — David

Any Ribble Valley collector visiting the Emerald Isle will notice that even a humble antique dining table has a touch of mysticism and (more…)

December 27, 2012 - Filed under: Antique Desks — David

Lancashire collectors staying in New York over the Christmas period should find time to visit the Metropolitan Museum of Art, where the attractions include a Christmas tree bedecked with 18th century ornaments, and an exhibition of antique marquetry furniture by the revolutionary Roentgen cabinetmaking firm.

The New York Met is once again celebrating Christmas in spectacular style, with the highlight being a towering (more…)

December 26, 2012 - Filed under: Antiques on TV — Harriet

Now in its eleventh series, Flog It! often turns up vernacular country pieces that pre-date the Arts & Crafts (more…)

December 25, 2012 - Filed under: Antique Desks — Richard

The antique marquetry furniture of the Roentgen cabinetmaking firm was among the most beautiful and ingenious ever produced, and now some fifty pieces, including antique desks and cabinets never before seen outside Europe, have been showcased in a new exhibition at (more…)

December 24, 2012 - Filed under: Antique Toys — Richard

A pretty period doll is the perfect addition to any antique cabinet in Lancashire . On 8th December, there were no fewer than (more…)

December 22, 2012 - Filed under: Antique Toys — Harriet

Many a Lancashire antique chest has been used to store toys, which can also be worth a lot to collectors if they are old or (more…)

December 21, 2012 - Filed under: History of Antiques — David

Cumbrian art lovers will need no introduction to William Hogarth (1697 –1764), whose country home in Chiswick, West London, was recently reopened after a massive (more…)

December 20, 2012 - Filed under: Antiques News — Richard

If someone wants to buy a victorian oak partners desk or antique balloon backed dining chair in the Ribble Valley, a credit card is a convenient way to (more…)

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