26 May 2019

 
  

May 20, 2019 - Filed under: Selling Antiques — Harriet

A Chinese Imperial Dragon throne from the Qianlong-era recently sold for £6.1 million at a London auction, five times its estimated value.

The throne was made during (more…)

May 13, 2019 - Filed under: Selling Antiques — Mark

A pink sofa that played a part in the abdication crisis of Edward VIII has gone up for sale.

The velvet sofa was owned by (more…)

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

A homeless man searching through a rubbish bin in Canada found a framed picture of the Disney character Bambi.

He took it to antique dealer (more…)

October 15, 2018 - Filed under: Antiques on TV,Selling Antiques — Harriet

At a recent Antiques Roadshow in Ireland, a man brought in a Georgian silver table for valuation. Furniture expert, Lennox Cato spotted that the table had been restored and this reduced the value of the 1740 table by several thousand pounds.

The table was (more…)

October 1, 2018 - Filed under: Auctions,Selling Antiques — Mark

The Horlicks factory in Slough recently closed and the company will be selling its valuable art and furniture.

Most of the antique furniture was designed by (more…)

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…)

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…)

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…)

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