16 Oct 2018


August 7, 2018 - Filed under: Auctions — Mark

A copy of Thomas Chippendale’s Cabinet-Makers Directory recently sold for £32,500.

Thomas Chippendale is one of the most famous English furniture makers. Genuine Chippendale (more…)

July 30, 2018 - Filed under: Antiques News — Richard

Italian police announced that it has recovered an ebony desk dating back to the 18th Century that was illegally exported from Italy shortly after World War II ended in 1945.

The desk is made from ebony (more…)

July 23, 2018 - Filed under: Antiques News — Harriet

A collector bought what he thought was a fake 17th century wine bottle for £30 at an antique fair 10 years ago (more…)

July 16, 2018 - Filed under: Antiques on TV — Harriet

The Elgar Foundation has recently claimed that it is the rightful owner of a manuscript by the composer in which the foundation is named, following its appearance on the BBC Antiques Roadshow.

In the episode, a woman brought along (more…)

July 10, 2018 - Filed under: Antiques News — Mark

A couple’s dream relocation to Spain became a nightmare after their antique furniture was damaged.

Stewart and Sarah Angus were fulfilling their dream of (more…)

July 3, 2018 - Filed under: Antiques News,Selling Antiques — Richard

A pair of lamps designed by surreal artist Salvador Dali and made in Britain have been temporarily stopped from being exported.

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sports say (more…)

June 26, 2018 - Filed under: Selling Antiques — Harriet

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…)

June 18, 2018 - Filed under: Antiques News,Selling Antiques — David

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…)

June 11, 2018 - Filed under: History of Antiques — Richard

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…)

June 4, 2018 - Filed under: Antiques News — Harriet

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…)

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