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The web shop window: walnut desk chair

05 December 2022

Thousands of items are available to buy from dealers online. Here we pick out one that caught our eye this week.

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Yard sale from the Bower Ismay home

05 December 2022

More than 20 yards of Morris & Co fabric and two Howard & Son chairs were among a group of lots consigned to auction in Wiltshire with a provenance to Haselbech Hall, Northampton, and the Bower Ismay family.

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The web shop window: 1920s 'barber’s shop' oak chair

21 November 2022

Thousands of items are available to buy from dealers online. Here we pick out one that caught our eye this week.

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Macbeth collar found in a market

24 October 2022

Glasgow School designer’s embroidered silk design instantly stood out in a box of fabric.

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Qing vase and Ming armchair make eight figure sums as bidders compete in Hong Kong

17 October 2022

One boasted an illustrious ‘Fonthill heirloom’ provenance, the other a Hotung collection background

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The furniture price adjustments that show a positive trend

10 October 2022

While traditional antique furniture prices are still relatively cheap, contemporary and mid-20th century material continues to be an expanding market.

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Seventeenth-century Hôtel Lambert furnishes enough lots for a six-sale series

03 October 2022

Sotheby’s Paris is selling the contents from the Hôtel Lambert, a 17th century Parisian Hôtel Particulier on the Ile de La Cité.

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PAD prepares for a joyful London return

03 October 2022

PAD London returns for its 14th staging at Berkeley Square, London, coinciding as usual with Frieze Week.

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Salon set for sizeable 2022 staging in New York

03 October 2022

Salon Art + Design puts the emphasis on the eclectic nature of its offering, bringing together vintage, modern and contemporary design and setting it against 20th century art.

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The web shop window: Gothic Revival oak hall chairs

03 October 2022

Thousands of items are available to buy from dealers online. Here we pick out one that caught our eye this week.

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Put some chrome in your home

19 September 2022

Among the pieces included in Freemans’ Art and Design sale is this Womb chair by the Finnish-American designer Eero Saarinen, a design from 1947-48.

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Boomerang chairs show modern furniture market remains strong

05 September 2022

Mid-20th century designer material such as teak Boomerang chairs was in demand at a Ewbank’s (25% buyer’s premium) sale in Woking this summer.

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Art Deco suite ‘went to sea’

08 August 2022

According to family history, an Art Deco four-piece suite offered by Mander (20% buyer’s premium) in Sudbury on July 9 has an ocean-going history.

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Furniture suite could be first ‘museum quality’ ivory sale

11 July 2022

A suite of solid ivory and gilt furniture sold by Christie’s on July 7 appears to be the first auction lot to benefit from the exemption to the Ivory Act allowing the sale of items of ‘outstandingly high artistic, cultural and historical value’.

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Contents of home designed by English decorator come to Chicago sale

11 July 2022

Property from a Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, home designed by the English interior decorator David Hicks will highlight Hindman’s July 19 sale of European furniture and decorative arts in Chicago.

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Decision to use Oxfordshire house for viewing pays off with some strong results

27 June 2022

The tills are ringing once more at Dreweatts (25% buyer’s premium). Under the ownership of the Gurr Johns group, the Newbury firm sold by Stanley Gibbons for £1.25m in 2017 has received a welcome shot in the arm.

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Capital letters: ‘It’s all happening here and it’s fun to be part of it’

27 June 2022

Don’t forget to visit London’s shops and galleries when in town for the multi-dealer events

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Peacock chair struts to five figures

06 June 2022

Inspired by British Windsor chairs, the Danish designer Hans J Wegner created his so-called Peacock chair in 1947.

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Still a demand for coal after all

06 June 2022

Simple white Wiener Werkstätte boxes epitomise fine design offered at trio of sales

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Majorelle arrowhead table points to top-quality Art Nouveau

06 June 2022

The latter years of the 19th century and the first of the 20th marked the most productive era of the French designer Louis Majorelle.