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London West, UK - Inviting Tony Chambers of Wallpaper magazine for his curated picks, in the catalogue of Tuesday's modern design sale at Sotheby's Bond Street, was one cute piece of marketing; the other was...
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New York, USA - Like private homes and commercial buildings, houses of worship occasionally take on updates and restoration. The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception had in the basement a collection of no longer u...
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Norfolk, UK - A rare 19th century 'Hamilton' stoneware torpedo, egg or bomb bottle impressed 'St Ives soda water and lemonade manufactory' one side and 'Stockers superior effervescing ginge...
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South Yorkshire, UK - Top of four water filters in Saturday's BBR advertising sale was a c1880s miniature Doultons Patent Manganous Carbon Filter London with the royal arms, at just over six inches high overall, which...
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Wiltshire, UK - A bronze group of two pigs on a domed disc, made by local sculptor Richard Cowdy in 1979 to illustrate the link between the town and the Harris Bacon company whose factories dominated the centre of Ca...
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Oxfordshire, UK - STOP PRESS! Joint statement from Salvo and Sir William and Lady McAlpine
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In the absence of Salvo Fair 2018, Lady McAlpine plans to organise a fair at Fawley.
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Norfolk, UK - Fred G. Johnson (1892-1990) painted sideshow banners for the O. Henry Tent and Awning Company in Chicago for 40 years from 1934-74. Apparently known as the 'Picasso' of circus art, Johnson d...
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London East, UK - Retailers put on a real show this time of year ready for Christmas, when it becomes absolutely necessary to step away from the computer and take-in the experience of real-world retail. Personal face-t...
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London South West, UK - The Decorative Antiques & Textile Fair blog suggested eight trends to look out for at this October's fair. They are decorated brown furniture, classic country house style, white ceramics, dec...
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London South West, UK - The EU Construction Products Regulations officially outlawed the reuse of reclaimed building material because it is not CE marked. But the UK trade (and salvage businesses in EU countries) can still s...