Item of The Week - Edwardian Purdonium
Posted September 6th, 2017 by LoveAntiques and filed under Item of the Week
Named after its’ creator, Mr Purdon, a Purdonium is a slightly fancier and more elaborate example of a coal bucket or coal scuttle. We have chosen one for this week’s Item of The Week, and this particular example has some striking design features that we thought you’d appreciate.
Item of The Week - Victorian Barrel Butter Churn
Posted August 24th, 2017 by LoveAntiques and filed under Item of the Week
Butter has long been a popular accompaniment to a wide variety of foods, and its use dates back as far as Biblical times. Ok, so Jesus may not have offered butter with his bread and wine(!) but nowadays, what is bread without butter? And in the days before large production factories and technical machinery you may wonder how butter was made? Well wonder no more; This week’s ‘Item of The Week’ is a Victorian Butter Churn.
Item of The Week - Continental Oak Plate Rack / Bookshelves
Posted August 18th, 2017 by LoveAntiques and filed under Item of the Week
We just didn’t think it was fair to keep this wonderful Continental Oak Plate Rack / Bookshelf to ourselves so we thought we would share it with you as our ‘Item of The Week’ and we think you will love It just as much as we do.
Item of The Week - Garden Fossil Bowl/Planter
Posted August 10th, 2017 by LoveAntiques and filed under Item of the Week
We’re not entirely sure how your Summer has been ours hasn’t been as sun – filled as we had hoped. However, it’s not quite over and we aren’t losing hope just yet! Hence why we have chosen this wonderful Garden-themed Item of The Week this week. It comes in the form of this Fossil Bowl/Planter.
Item of The Week - Victorian Console Table with Marble Top c.1880
Posted July 28th, 2017 by LoveAntiques and filed under Item of the Week
It’s hard not to be impressed by the detailing on this wonderful Painted & Parcel-Gilt Console Table, with its Carrara Marble Top and grey and gold tones complementing the exquisite design, which is why we have chosen it as our ‘Item of The Week’ this week.
1950s Engagement Ring Trends
Posted July 25th, 2017 by AC Silver and filed under Special Occasions
The 1950's was a very exciting time for jewellery, after the Second World War more and more choices were becoming available. Cinema was becoming popular meaning there was more inspiration coming from the silver screen and the actors behind the lens. This meant that more choices of engagement rings were also becoming available and more trends were emerging for us to follow!
Item of The Week - Silver Loving Cup & Spoon
Posted July 21st, 2017 by LoveAntiques and filed under Item of the Week
Summer time is the perfect time for socialising in the sun with friends and family and what better social gathering is there than a wedding? Who doesn’t love a wedding; seeing the bride in all her finery, and the wedding party in theirs, enjoying lovely food, dancing your cares away, but then there’s the present! What do you buy? Plates, photo frames, gift vouchers? How about something a little more unique; and Antique keepsake perhaps? How about this Fabulous Cased Victorian Silver Loving Cup & Spoon c.1884?
Item of The Week - Silver Orion Pocket Watch, Swiss c.1900
Posted July 6th, 2017 by LoveAntiques and filed under Item of the Week
Our chosen ‘Item of The Week’ offers you 2 superb Antiques for the price of one! This Silver Orion Pocket Watch is presented in a Silver Pocket Watch Holder so could double up not only as a classic Pocket Watch but also, as a clock for the home.
Placed on top of a mantelpiece in its holder, this clock would blend in well to a multitude of Interiors. Simple in its design and appearance it provides a classic look with a touch of sophistication.
Item of The Week - George II Linen Press c.1750
Posted June 14th, 2017 by LoveAntiques and filed under Item of the Week
Every now and again you come across some fabulous and rare gems in the world of Antiques and this George II Linen Press is no exception. Dating back to c.1750 this 18th Century piece has been lovingly restored back to its former glory and is in fabulous condition given its 267-year existence!
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