Item of The Week - Georgian Sideboard c.1800

Item of The Week - Georgian Sideboard c.1800

Posted October 13th, 2017 by LoveAntiques and filed under Item of the Week

Storage, storage, storage; you can never have enough Storage (well we certainly can’t!) If you’re anything like us, we are always on the lookout for more space to keep our bits and bobs, but sometimes big cupboard, with lots of doors and drawers can be a little overpowering for your living space, so how a stylish sideboard to blend in with your décor?

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Item of The Week - Royal Doulton Porcelain Figurine - Pamela

Item of The Week - Royal Doulton Porcelain Figurine - Pamela

Posted October 6th, 2017 by LoveAntiques and filed under Item of the Week

Although Royal Doulton didn’t become ‘Royal’ until 1901, the Doulton brand was founded way back in 1815 on the Banks of the River Thames. Since then, their pottery & ceramics gained vast popularity and are now one of the most desirable and highly collectible products of the ceramic market. And Doulton popularity doesn’t appear to be diminishing anytime soon, with a tremendous number of beautiful pieces still being created today.

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The History of Tea Sets

The History of Tea Sets

Posted October 4th, 2017 by AC Silver and filed under LoveAntiques University

Throughout the centuries the customs and traditions surrounding the consumption of tea have varied. With this variation we can see the development of what we now know as the tea set. From the very origins of tea, which we can trace back to the Ancient Han Dynasty (206-220BC), the practice of drinking tea has come a long way.

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Item Of The Week - Victorian Armchair c.1880

Item Of The Week - Victorian Armchair c.1880

Posted September 29th, 2017 by LoveAntiques and filed under Item of the Week

Despite being 100 + years old, antiques don’t have to look old and decrepit, and when it comes to antique furniture, there is no reason why these antiques can’t blend in to the modern home. Sometimes, all it takes is a little TLC. And so, for this weeks ‘Item of The Week’, we have selected this re-upholstered Victorian Armchair.

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Item of The Week - Watercolour 'Bribery' by P. Attersoll

Item of The Week - Watercolour 'Bribery' by P. Attersoll

Posted September 22nd, 2017 by LoveAntiques and filed under Item of the Week

There’s nothing like hearing stories of yesteryear from older relatives to make you recall times gone by and to give you a warm feeling a nostalgia. And that’s exactly how this painting made us feel when we set eyes on it. Our Item of the week is this humorous watercolour illustration entitled ‘Bribery’

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Item of The Week - French Victorian Brass & Mirror Hall Cabinet

Item of The Week - French Victorian Brass & Mirror Hall Cabinet

Posted September 15th, 2017 by LoveAntiques and filed under Item of the Week

If you’re not in to ‘Selfies’ as a way to check out your appearance, as is the norm nowadays, and you prefer the more traditional method of looking in to a mirror, then this weeks ‘Item of The Week’ may just be of some interest to you. This week we bring you a Beautiful French Victorian Brass Mirror. But it’s not just a Mirror………

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Item of The Week - Edwardian Purdonium

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.

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Item of The Week - Victorian Barrel Butter Churn

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.

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Item of The Week - Continental Oak Plate Rack / Bookshelves

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.

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