Item of The Week - William IV Rosewood Davenport Desk
Posted July 20th, 2018 by LoveAntiques and filed under Item of the Week
If like us, you are fascinated by the evolution of furniture then you’ll love what we have chosen for this weeks Item of the week. This week we have chosen a Davenport Desk, supposedly named after Captain Davenport who was the first person believed to have commissioned this type of desk.
Item of The Week - World Cup First Day Cover - signed by Sir Geoff Hurst
Posted July 13th, 2018 by LoveAntiques and filed under Item of the Week
Even if you aren’t the most avid Football Supporter, it seems the world has gone football mad with the World Cup being hosted this year, and as it draws to a close, it seems only fitting to have this ‘World Cup First Day Cover - signed by Sir Geoff Hurst (the only scorer of a hat trick in a World Cup Final) as our 'Item of The Week.'
Item of The Week - Antique Silver Nurses Buckle
Posted July 5th, 2018 by LoveAntiques and filed under Item of the Week
It seems only fitting that with the United Kingdom’s National Health Service (The NHS) celebrating its 70th Birthday this week, we bring you this Antique Edwardian Scottish Thistle Sterling Silver Nurses Buckle, as our ‘Item of The Week.’
The Most Valuable Football Memorabilia
Posted July 4th, 2018 and filed under Just For Fun
With the Football World Cup in full swing, we have partnered with sports expert, Chris Williams to compile a list of the most valuable football memorabilia that exists, along with the prices items currently command on the market and a set of guidelines for prospective sporting and football memorabilia collectors.
Item of The Week - Victorian Inlaid Canterbury Whatnot
Posted June 22nd, 2018 by LoveAntiques and filed under Item of the Week
Here we have a Victorian Inlaid Canterbury Whatnot. ‘What is a Whatnot?’ you might ask. Well let us explain; a whatnot is simply a type of shelving unit that became very popular back in the early 19th Century for displaying a person’s ornaments, vases, ceramics & ‘whatnot’, hence the name. But this piece is slightly different to your standard sort of Whatnot and this is why we have chosen it as this weeks ‘Item of The Week.’
Item of The Week - Carl Thieme Set of 6 Dresden Reticulated Dessert Plates
It’s likely that at some point in your life you have collected something, whether it be dolls or trains as a child, or ornaments or magazines as an adult; we’re all guilty of having some sort of collection. But it goes without saying that one of the most popular things to collect is porcelain/china, perhaps as it comes in such a tremendous array of colours, styles & designs & make for eye-catching displays.
Antique Carriage Clocks
Posted June 1st, 2018
Do you have an interest in Carriage Clocks? Perhaps you are looking to start a collection to grace your home with but need to know a little bit more about the different types available. If so, then this blog post by Clock Specialist, Paul Kembery of Kembery Antique Clocks Ltd may be of some interest to you....
The Most Valuable McDonald’s Toys
Posted May 30th, 2018 and filed under Just For Fun
Have you ever wondered if those Retro toys you collected from McDonald's were ever worth anything? Wonder no more; We commissioned a toy expert to compile a list of the most valuable McDonald’s toys that exist and could be owned by members of the public, so read on to find out if you have any of these collectables lying around.
Item of The Week - Large 19th Century Overmantle Mirror
Posted May 17th, 2018 by LoveAntiques and filed under Item of the Week
Gone are the days where mirrors were simply used to check on your appearance, these days, mirrors can be found in almost all homes and are often used for decorative purposes, to help ‘create the look,’ or to create impact (depending of the extravagance or size you choose). A highly popular accessory within the Interior Design world, mirrors are a clever way of making a room look and feel bigger as they reflect light back in to the room. This weeks ‘Item of The Week’ is a superb example of an Antique Overmantle Mirror.
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