The discovery was made during a routine insurance assessment by an antiques expert.
The tension starts to rise a week or so before any fair. No matter how often I exhibit I never can be completely blithe about
Lime greens and oranges typical of the 50s, 60s and 70s, especially in german ceramics, now look very comfortable in a highly contemporary kitchen. It's out with the brown; in with the orange.
Women in Business Q&A: Lesley Ferguson, Co-Founder & Joanna Ferguson, Company Manager, Lorfords Antiques Ltd
Lorfords Lesley Ferguson is Co-Founder and Buyer for Lorfords Antiques Ltd. She has an exceptional eye for commercial beauty
For the antique dealer the word 'holiday' is a tricky one, most people look forward to their summer respite from the daily
Once again finding myself amid the hurly-burly of the confluence of fairs at Montpellier, Avignon and Beziers, I was encouraged
Britain's high streets are becoming more and more bland. The same chain stores dominate shopping parades across the country. With this in mind, here's a list of ten independent shops in London that don't fit the mould...
The trouble with Posh Pawn (Channel 4, Wednesdays at 8pm) is that you keep wishing someone hadn't tried to be quite so clever-clever with the title.
The costs of doing a fair are massively high in comparison to the annual rent of a shop. Yet, fairs continue to proliferate.
The watch has become a quintessential item of style and functionality. A popular article of dress, antique and rare watches have come to be considered as collectible items of jewellery, for their ornamental value rather than just for their time-keeping function.