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Chair that was a £15,000 single star

04 March 2024

The high-flyer in Dreweatts’ (26/25/20/15% buyer’s premium) sale of the contents of Collections from Cairness House and a Wimpole Street townhouse was the set of six Chippendale chairs made for Brocket Hall that sold for £95,000 (see News, ATG No 2629).

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Italian design takes centre stage in German auction

26 February 2024

Italian design is in the spotlight at Quittenbaum in Munich on March 19.

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Chareau furniture includes chair style selected by famous clients

19 February 2024

An ensemble of modernist rosewood furniture by the designer and architect Pierre Chareau (1883-1950) is to be offered by Valoir Pousse-Cornet auction house.

Set of six George III giltwood side chairs

Pick of the week: Chippendale’s Brocket Hall suite

05 February 2024

A set of six George III giltwood side chairs made by Thomas Chippendale for Brocket Hall, Hertfordshire sold at Dreweatts on January 31.

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Exceptional George II chairs lead Manolovici collection at Doyle

19 January 2024

Three exceptional George II period chairs lead the line in the upcoming Old Masters, English & Continental Furniture auction at Doyle New York.

Louis XVI gilt walnut chair

Marie-Antoinette’s chair sets an auction record

02 January 2024

Among the star attractions at the 60-lot evening sale of works from the collection of Hubert Guerrand-Hermès (1940-2016) at Sotheby’s Paris was a carved and regilded Louis XVI chair.

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Exceptional English chairs emerge in US

27 November 2023

A fine pair of 18th century English chairs sold for $120,000 (£100,000) in Asheville, North Carolina, on November 16-18.

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Early chair by Eames team shows that detail counts when it comes to value

27 November 2023

In the Mid-century market, the devil is in the detail.

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Egg breaks out of hotel confines

13 November 2023

Famous chair created as just an edition of 50 went on to become signature product of Danish design house

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Interiors: Put on a road show

13 November 2023

The dealer ‘hub’ of Lillie Road is renowned among interior designers but now is the time to spread the word

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Kime flies when you’re bidding

30 October 2023

Focus on three days of dispersing the collection of renowned interior designer and antiques dealer

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Top stories this week including a new high for a pair of chairs

29 October 2023

The most viewed stories on this website over the last week included news of the record for a pair of chairs broken twice as part of Christie’s Rothschild family auction series.

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Pair of chairs record toppled twice in same Rothschild sale

23 October 2023

The auction record for a pair of chairs was broken twice as part of Christie’s Rothschild family auction series in New York.

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Charles III Coronation chairs consigned to Christie’s

15 September 2023

The first chairs from this year’s Coronation to be sold are coming to auction… already.

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Royal memorabilia to be spotted at the Petworth fair

01 May 2023

Sarah Colegrave Fine Art, a regular at the Petworth Park Antiques & Fine Art Fair, will bring a chair from the investiture of the Price of Wales in 1969.

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Royal collectables: Seats of power – the market for 'coronation furniture'

01 May 2023

Our in-depth special feature on royal memorabilia kicks off with a look at the market for ‘Coronation Furniture’ produced for the big day since 1902.

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You’ve got the lion look

01 May 2023

The design of a sofa and two corresponding chairs on offer at Hargesheimer (28% buyer’s premium) in Düsseldorf could never be described as restrained.

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The web shop window: An aesthetic movement side chair

06 March 2023

Thousands of items are available to buy from dealers online.

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‘Official’s hat’ type Qing armchairs for sale

13 February 2023

The Asian art sale at John McInnis in Massachusetts on February 25 includes this pair of Qing ‘official’s hat’ type huanghuali armchairs.

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Second chance to own a pioneering Summers plywood armchair

16 January 2023

Bidders who missed out on a version of Gerald Summers’ 1933-34 plywood armchair sold for £20,000 as part of a collection of Simple Furniture at Lyon & Turnbull last October did not have too long to wait for another to appear for sale.