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February 28, 2013 - Filed under: Antiques News — Harriet

Anyone thinking of buying a generously sized, drop-leaf antique dining table in Lancashire should be aware it may have been (more…)

February 27, 2013 - Filed under: Antiques on TV — Richard

In Lancashire, a Victorian oak pedestal desk can hide a multitude of secrets – and so can the home it was originally (more…)

February 26, 2013 - Filed under: Antique Bookcases — David

The ladies who lived at Wrest Park were prolific readers, as can be seen by the open bookcases lining the walls of the two exquisitely decorated (more…)

February 25, 2013 - Filed under: Antiques News — Harriet

The antique cabinets and other furnishings of the Judges Lodgings tell of lives of wealth and (more…)

February 23, 2013 - Filed under: Antiques News — Richard

The Judges Lodgings museum in Lancaster is open over the half-term holiday, giving adults the chance to see Gillows masterpieces like (more…)

February 22, 2013 - Filed under: Antique Desks — Harriet

The National Gallery of Art, Washington DC, is arguably home to one of the greatest art collections in the world, but the collections don’t stop at (more…)

February 21, 2013 - Filed under: Arts and Crafts Furniture — David

Many people in Lancashire have a Victorian balloon backed dining chair or antique desk that they’ve (more…)

February 20, 2013 - Filed under: Antiques on TV — Richard

Anyone in Lancashire with a victorian oak partners desk or antique chest in their home will probably have wondered how the (more…)

February 19, 2013 - Filed under: Antiques News — David

Thieves who broke into a Gloucestershire auction house on the eve of an important sale escaped with £30,000 worth of artefacts – but neglected to take an ivory-inlaid antique desk which later sold for £13,000 against an estimate of £600 – 800.

The smash-and-grab thieves who raided the Dominic Winter auction house on the evening of 6th February knew exactly what they were looking for: (more…)

February 18, 2013 - Filed under: Auctions — Richard

Many Lancashire people know that buying something like a Victorian mahogany partners desk at auction can incur unforeseen costs, but a high profile auctioneer in the (more…)

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