At a recent edition of the BBC television programme Antiques Roadshow, a Faberge pear blossom glass flower was valued at £1 million.
This is the third time in the (more…)
UK retail sales in June 2019 grew unexpectedly and much of this growth has been attributed to sales of antiques and second-hand goods.
Retail sales in May 2019 were (more…)
A group of antique collectors and dealers has persuaded London’s High Court to grant a judicial review of the Ivory Act.
The Ivory Act of 2018, which is not yet law, threatens to (more…)
A new version of the classic BBC television series Lovejoy is planned.
Lovejoy is a series starring (more…)
A single Lewis chessman bought for £5 by an antique dealer was sold for £735,000 in July (more…)
In the latest edition of the Toy Story animated films, Toy Story 4, there a scene takes place inside Second Chance Antiques shop and it is filled with Pixar Easter eggs.
Second Chance Antiques needed to be filled with a large number of (more…)
James Lewis, an auctioneer and antique expert has achieved a world record by holding the world’s longest continuous solo auction in Matlock, Derbyshire.
Over 1,000 lots were donated for (more…)
The tenth annual Masterpiece London art and antique fair is to be held in Chelsea later this month and is set to attract collectors from all over the world.
This fair is the (more…)
A new book and bed hotel in Naples, Italy, has bedrooms full of books and antique furniture for visitors to appreciate.
Most modern hotels have (more…)
A 12-inch lacquer casket with an estimated value of £200 to £300 has been sold at auction for £40,000 after bidders spotted that the casket dated from the Japanese Edo period.
The Edo period was between (more…)