15 posts tagged antique dealers

Antiques Collection: Rare Worcester Pot Pourri

Few things provide an antique collector with more pleasure than finding an antique they really like. This wonderful little Royal Worcester pot pourri bowl was the perfect addition to our antiques collection and sits beautifully among the other pieces of antique Worcester porcelain we own. It's been beautifully decorated in the Royal Worcester Persian style using a palette of muted shades of green and peach and bears all the right Worcester marks. Plus it came at just the right price. Continue Reading

Finding Local Antique Auctions & Auctioneers

According to the British Antique Dealers Association there are around 20,000 antique dealers & antique auction houses operating in the UK, and more than 100,000 auction houses worldwide. Using our Antique Auctions Finder makes finding your local antiques auction easy. Continue Reading

UK Antique Auctions Houses

Antique auctions, auction houses & auctioneers are by far the best source for antiques. Local UK antique auctions and auction houses are probably the best place in the world to search for and to buy antiques because of the country's rich history of invasion, conquest, trade and invention. UK Antique auctioneers probably stock and sell more genuine antiques per square mile than any other country. Almost every British town and village has an antiques shop and almost all UK cities hold ... Continue Reading

Buying Antique Furniture

Some Good Advice & Tips on Buying Antique Furniture ... Online The internet has changed the way we shop for furniture. In the modern world furniture can be bought for the home or office from online stores, auction sites and websites specialising in the sale of antiques, reproductions and second hand furniture. Some of the most popular online antique furniture retailers are; eBay, sellingantiques, the Conran Store, Crate and Barrel, Design Within Reach, Highbrow Furniture and Horchow. ... Continue Reading

Buying Antiques on eBay

Buying antiques on eBay internet auctions is quick and profitable. It's also simple to do and fun. If you're buying antiques on internet auctions then you have to think about different things entirely, you have to factor in other aspects and learn all about the sellers customer service. The most important things to factor in when buying antiques on ebay are..., That you can't pick it up, or hold it, or feel for damage or restoration. You can't feel the quality of an item or look at ... Continue Reading

Buying Antiques at Fairs

Buying antiques at fairs and at antique and collectible markets. Some antiques and collectors fairs are world famous trading events, with reputations for superb quality items that can be found in enough quantity to satisfy even the most ambitious collector. From Europe's largest antiques event in Newark, Nottinghamshire to the small, monthly fairs like Malvern in Worcestershire. Fairs are a must for anyone with a passion for antiques and collecting, and especially for those with interior ... Continue Reading

Buying Antiques from Dealers

When buying antiques from dealers or antique shops you are buying from the ultimate specialist. Antique dealers are the consummate and knowledgeable professionals, and you will most likely, have to pay for the privilege and the benefit ot their experience. From the prestigious antique dealer in London's, Bond Street to the friendly local antique shop in your local town or village Every antique dealer will have a wealth of knowledge on every item they have in stock and usually, the provena... Continue Reading

Buying Antiques

Buying antiques - How, where, when and why to buy antiques and collectables. When buying antiques the buyer has a multitude of ways to buy, including online internet auctions, local auction houses, newspaper and classified ads, antique dealers, etc, etc. But there's only one way not to buy your antiques and that's ... Do not buy antiques unless you know what you are buying. The UK is probably the best place in the world to search for and for buying antiques because of its rich history of ... Continue Reading

Vienna Porcelain Marks

The Beehive Mark, as its commonly called, represents the traditional range of Vienna Porcelain Marks. However, the Vienna Porcelain Bindenschild (the shield not a beehive), incorporated in Vienna marks is a symbolic rendition of the center of the Coat-of-Arms of the Royal Habsburg family of Austria. The Bindenschild is how the Vienna mark should be referred to and it should always be properly aligned as a shield. The use and periods of Vienna Porcelain marks ... 1718 to 1744 -- is ... Continue Reading

Gaudy Welsh Pottery

Gaudy Welsh is a strange name for a style of pottery that has been produced for almost a century. From Hilditch in the 1820's to Charles Allerton in the 1920's, Welsh factories made their own contributions to Gaudy Welsh, particularly the Cambrian Pottery. Staffordshire though is where much of the collectable Gaudy Welsh pottery originates. The name Gaudy Welsh was first coined after the 2nd World War, by American collectors and antique dealers Dealers and collectors who found that ... Continue Reading