Hollywood star Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson are selling some of their antique furniture, artwork and accessories online.
Amongst the items on sale from June 27th are an antique (more…)
A Chinese vase with the mark of the Qianlong emperor (1736 – 1785) was found in the attic of a French home and sold at auction for millions.
On June 12, 2018, the vase was sold at (more…)
Several events are being held across the country to celebrate the tricentenary of furniture maker Thomas Chippendale, who was born on June 5th, 300 years ago in Yorkshire.
Edwin Lascelles was a significant Chippendale patron who lived in (more…)
The managers of the Government Medical College in Patiala, India sold what they considered “wooden waste” to scrap dealers. Many chairs and tables were included in the sale, but some senior doctors objected because they believed that (more…)