18 Feb 2019


September 24, 2018 - Filed under: Antiques News,Selling Antiques — Harriet

A tariff on the import of arts and antiques from China entering the USA has recently been dropped following a legal battle.

The US government wanted to impose (more…)

September 18, 2018 - Filed under: Auctions — Mark

A chipped Chinese fruit bowl that was bought for £3 at country house sales in the 1950s has been sold for £100,000.

The owner of the bowl inherited it from his father (more…)

September 10, 2018 - Filed under: Antiques Advice — Richard

Antique experts on the website Barnabys have predicted that an Ikea table currently on sale at £45 could be worth up to £5,000 in the future. (more…)

September 4, 2018 - Filed under: Antiques on TV — Harriet

An unusual and rare birdcage was valued on the BBC Antiques Roadshow at £15,000.

At the Antiques Roadshow filmed at Helmingham Hall in Suffolk, a viewer brought (more…)

August 29, 2018 - Filed under: Antiques News — Richard

An article on the BBC News website by Shelia Cook earlier this month revealed that many antique shops are struggling financially because of increased online competition and rising high street rents.

Dealers faced with higher costs, including (more…)

August 20, 2018 - Filed under: Selling Antiques — Mark

Singer Rod Stewart is selling items from his Essex House at auction next month. Amongst the 60 lots are several antiques (more…)

August 14, 2018 - Filed under: Antiques News — Harriet

The Trump administration is charging a 10% tariff on antiques, paintings, and drawings imported to the United States from China as part of its policy of imposing tariffs on Chinese goods.

The United States imports millions of dollars’ worth of antiques and art from China every year. Data from (more…)

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…)

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