Antique Silverware for Dining
Posted February 27th, 2018 by AC Silver and filed under LoveAntiques University
Have you ever wondered what key pieces of Silverware would have been common place on an 18th Century dining table? Wonder no more; AC Silver have written a blog on just that, so read on to find out more.
Item of The Week - Rare Swedish Antique Biedermeier Sofa
Posted February 22nd, 2018 by LoveAntiques and filed under Item of the Week
In the early days of furniture making, it’s safe to say that Swedish designers where up there with the elite. Their simplistic styles, soft tones and clean lines were highly regarded and have, through the years become increasingly desirable. Scandinavian furniture is known for being simple, yet oh so stylish. For this weeks ‘Item of the Week’ we bring you this Rare Swedish Antique Biedermeier Sofa.
Item of The Week - African Birthing Chair 1930
Posted February 9th, 2018 by LoveAntiques and filed under Item of the Week
Centuries ago, birthing mums didn’t have the luxuries available to them during childbirth as they do nowadays. It was quite a straightforward, simple process whereby a woman was just expected to sit and get on with it! There weren’t various methods of pain relief available, and a ‘Birthing Pool’ was unheard of. In fact, one of the only pieces of equipment needed and indeed available in Childbirth, was a Birthing Chair, such as this one: -
The Top 20 Most Valuable & Collectable Suffrage Antiques
Posted February 5th, 2018 by LoveAntiques and filed under Special Occasions
To commemorate the 100th anniversary of The Representation of the People Act 1918, where women over the age of 30 were first given the vote, we’ve partnered suffrage historian Elizabeth Crawford, to compile the top twenty most valuable suffragette antiques on the market. The list includes Suffragette Banners, hunger-strike medals, and the iconic ‘Votes for Women’ sash, as well as tips on how to spot genuine, good quality antiques.
Item of The Week - Antique Diamond & Gold Solitaire Ring
Posted February 1st, 2018 by LoveAntiques and filed under Item of the Week
It’s February folks, which can only mean one thing………. Valentine’s Day is on the Horizon. Yes, the most Romantic Day of the year is almost upon us, so for those of you considering taking the plunge and popping the ‘Big Question,’ let us offer some assistance. We have, of course, chosen an Engagement Ring for this weeks ‘Item of The Week’, so feast your eyes on this beauty…..
Item of The Week - French Kingwood Table Box c.1880
Posted January 25th, 2018 by LoveAntiques and filed under Item of the Week
Calling all Lovebirds…..Valentine’s Day is just under 3 weeks away so if you haven’t thought about what to buy the lovely lady in your life, let us help you out. This weeks ‘Item of the Week’ is this gorgeous Antique French Kingwood Table Box and we think it would make the perfect gift for her on Valentine’s Day.
Item of The Week - Extremely Large French 9 light Chandelier
Posted January 18th, 2018 by LoveAntiques and filed under Item of the Week
When it comes to designing or decorating your home, the style or theme you choose is very much down to personal choice. Some people opt for minimalist, subtle and neutral décor, whilst others may opt for bold, bright & busy-looking styles. Whatever your preference, picking out key pieces of furniture or furnishings can be so much fun and can also be detrimental in achieving ‘the look’ you are aiming for.
Item of The Week - Antique Silver Hymn Book c.1910
Posted January 11th, 2018 by LoveAntiques and filed under Item of the Week
When shopping for Antiques, whether it be on-line, at an Antique Fair or in an Antique shop, you are bound to stumble upon some of the most wonderful objects to have graced the earth. From sturdy 17th Century Bureaus to delicate collectable Ceramics, the array of Antiques is intriguing, and we certainly encounter some exceptionally interesting items in our trade. This week’s Item of The Week is one of those items.
Item of The Week - Painted Table & 6 Chairs c.1920
Posted January 5th, 2018 by LoveAntiques and filed under Item of the Week
Happy New Year to you all. We hope you had a wonderful Christmas and are ready for the year ahead. We wanted to start the year as we mean to go on; bringing you lots of exciting Antiques for our ‘Item of The Week’, so to start us off, we have selected this Stunning Painted Table & 6 Chair set.
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