25 May 2018

 
  

May 14, 2018 - Filed under: Antiques on TV,Selling Antiques — Harriet

In a recent episode of the Antiques Roadshow, a woman brought along a ‘royal throne’ to be examined.

The lady, who brought the item to Castle Howard in North Yorkshire, said that (more…)

May 7, 2018 - Filed under: Antiques News,Selling Antiques — David

A figurine sat on an antique shop shelf for 30 years has finally sold at an auction recently, bringing in a large amount of money.

The antique shop owner mistakenly thought that the (more…)

April 11, 2018 - Filed under: Antiques News,Selling Antiques — Richard

In May 2018, Christie’s in New York is selling the art and antique collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller.

Some of the items were acquired by the (more…)

April 5, 2018 - Filed under: Selling Antiques — Harriet

The Ritz Paris Hotel is selling 10,000 objects and antiques in a five day sale later this month. The hotel closed in 2012 for a full renovation and items removed from the hotel are being put up for sale.

Audrey Hepburn, Ernest Hemingway, Coco Chanel and Marcel Proust are amongst the famous names that have (more…)

February 7, 2018 - Filed under: Selling Antiques — David

Modern technology is rarely associated with antiques, but that is changing.

PresTop is a (more…)

October 30, 2017 - Filed under: Selling Antiques — Richard

If an old item has been owned by a historical figure or part of a historical event, it will likely have a high value. (more…)

October 24, 2017 - Filed under: Selling Antiques — Mark

The government is looking at extending the ban on the sale of ivory to include items made before 1947.

Previously only more (more…)

June 12, 2017 - Filed under: Selling Antiques — David

A diamond ring, found at a car boot sale and bought for £10, recently sold at auction for over half a million pounds. (more…)

June 5, 2017 - Filed under: Selling Antiques — Richard

An auction house in Wokingham was stunned at a recent sale, as a rare Chinese artefact was sold for a record price.

A jade Bi disc was presented for sale at (more…)

October 25, 2016 - Filed under: Selling Antiques — David

A valuable ring discovered by a metal detector enthusiast was almost discarded as costume jewellery when it was found in a muddy field.

Lee Rossiter, 43, became (more…)

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