15th Century

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The 15th Century spanned from between 1401 to 1500 and was seen as the bridge between the Late Middle Ages, ... See more. the Early Renaissance, and the early modern period.

16th Century

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16th Century antiques are from the period 1501 – 1600. 

17th Century

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Antiques from the 17th century are from between 1601 – 1700.  

18th Century

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1701 – 1800 is the period for antiques from the 18th century.  

19th Century

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The 19th century was a period of huge growth, particularly in Britain, which had a big impact on art and ... See more. design from the period, particularly antiques.

Early 19th Century

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Antiques from the early 19th century had many influences, including the industrial revolution and the Napoleonic era, which lasted until ... See more. 1815. The industrial revolution, which took place between the 18thC and the 19thC saw an increase in industrial and urban styled antiques to reflect the era.

Early Victorian

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The Early Victorian Period is a period that had many different styles of antiques, the most popular being the Gothic ... See more. Revival period (c. 1840-1865). Gothic Revival refers to church-styled furniture and design elements, such as arches, spires, trefoils and crockets.

Late 19th Century

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The late 19th Century period usually spans between 1880 and 1900, and covers the late Victorian era.  

Late Victorian

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The late Victorian antique period refers usually to the end of the Renaissance Revival (1860 - 1890) and the Eastlake ... See more. and Aesthetic Movement (1880 – 1900). The Eastlake and Aesthetic Movement moved away from the complicated designs of previous eras and went back to natural elements, such as flowers and leaves.

Mid 19th Century

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Mid 19th Century antiques are antiques from the middle of the 19th century, around 1850. They’re part of the ... See more. Victorian era and their styles and distinguished designs reflect this.

Mid Victorian

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The two main revivals during the Mid Victorian era were the Rococo and Renaissance, both were considered complicated in design ... See more. with a huge amount of attention to detail.

Regency (1811 - 1820)

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Regency Antiques are from the era 1811 – 1820, although the term Regency sometimes refers to a longer period than ... See more. the decade of the formal Regency. 1795 to 1837 was characterised by distinctive trends in British architecture, literature, fashions and culture.

Victorian (1837 - 1901)

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The Victorian period span between 1837 and 1901. It was an era of British history dominated by Queen Victoria ... See more. and her influence. It is a rich and diverse area for collectors and antique buyers.

William IV (1830 -1837)

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William IV was born William Henry on the 21st ... See more. August 1765 and was made King of the United Kingdom from 26th June 1830 until his death (20th June 1837). He was the 3rd son of George III and the younger brother and eventual sussessor to George IV. he was the last king and penultimate Monarch of Britain's House of Hanover. Even though there had been three previous Kings of England called William (and two of Scotland), he was the first William to be crowned King of the United Kingdom.

20th Century

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The 20th Century was a century that began in 1901 and ended in 2000, antiques from this era are from ... See more. the earlier part of the century, with items from the later part usually referred to as vintage or retro.

1900s

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1900s antiques are from the decade 1900 - 1909.  

1910s

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1910s antiques are from the decade 1910 - 1919.  

1920s

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1920s antiques are from the period 1920 - 1929.  

1930s

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1930s antiques are from the period 1930 - 1939.  

1940s

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1940s antiques are from the period 1940 - 1949.  

1950s

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1950s antiques are from the period 1950 - 1959.  

Art Deco

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The Art Deco period signalled an influential design style that first appeared in France just before the First World War, ... See more. but began flourishing in the 1920s, 1930s and 1940s. The style is often characterised by rich colours, bold geometric shapes and lavish ornamentation.

Early 20th Century

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The Early 20th Century relates to the early 1900s, the era was dominated by World War, nationalism and decolonisation.  

Edwardian (1901-1910)

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The Edwardian period covers the reign of King Edward VII and the four years after his death, 1901 – 1914.  

George V

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George V was King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions, and Emperor of India, he lived from 1865 ... See more. – 1936. Antiques from the period are a reflection of his reign as King.

George VI (1936-1952)

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The period of George VI reign as King of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Commonwealth from ... See more. 11 December 1936 until his death in 1952. Antiques related to George VI are a reflection of this era.

Late 20th Century

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The late 20th Century covers the Retro and Vintage styles associated with design. From the 1950s the Retro and ... See more. Vintage styles blossomed into a full blown design movement which is still influential today.

Mid 20th Century

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Mid 20th Century items relate to the post-1940s era and the birth of Retro and Vintage items in the 1950’s ... See more. through to the 60s and 70s.

Post 1940s

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Post 1940s era was after the Second, and last, World War. The Vintage period had been born in the ... See more. 1920s and was gathering pace, as reflected by Post 1940s items.

Retro & Vintage (1950's-70's)

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The vintage period is generally considered to be post 1920’s. There are many associations with the word vintage; it inspires ... See more. thoughts of timeless, classic, pretty pieces of furniture, jewellery and fashion. The word vintage was original a term associated with wine but now holds a number of other connotations. The vintage look has gained in popularity and has become considered an attractive look for one’s household interior over recent years. Vintage is different to Retro in respect that retro items are usually an imitation of a previous period.

Art Nouveau (1890 - 1910)

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Art Nouveau style span from 1890 – 1910, and the architecture, furniture and jewellery from the period took ... See more. their inspiration from curved shapes, flowers and the female form. The era was influenced by numerous cultures, including Japanese woodblock prints and Celtic patterns.

Arts and Crafts (1880 -1910)

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The Arts & Crafts period relates to the international Arts & Crafts movement which flourished between 1880 and 1910. ... See more. It stood for a return to traditional craftsmanship in its simplest forms.

Georgian Antiques (1714 to 1837)

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Spanning between 1714 and 1837, the Georgian period was preceded by the Stuart period, an extremely long period there are ... See more. a large number of unique Georgian antiques available. During the Georgian period George I, George II, George III, George IV and William IV reigned as King’s. Georgian furniture and antiques have become increasingly popular in recent years.

Louis Philippe I (1830-1848 France)

Louis Philippe I was born on the 6th October 1773 and was the French king (leader of the ... See more. style="color: rgb(11, 0, 128); text-decoration: none; background-image: none; background-position: initial; background-size: initial; background-repeat: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; font-family: sans-serif; font-size: 14px;" title="OrlĂ©anist">Orléanist party) from 1830 to 1848. He was a cousin of King Louis XVI of France and was part of the most prominent aristocratic families in France. Because he had strong support for the Revolution he was forced to flee France to avoid imprisonment and execution and was in exile for 21 years. In 1830 Charles X (who was his cousin) was forced to abdicate his position leaving Louis Philippe to be proclaimed the King of France. In 1848 as economic conditions in France worsened he was forced to abdicate. He lived his final 2 years of his life in exile in Great Britain until his death on the 26th August 1850.

Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644)

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The Ming Dynasty is the period whereby China was ruled by 'The Empire of The Great Ming'. This ruling lasted ... See more. for 276 years (between 1368 - 1644). Products made during this time are very representative of the area in which they were produced so were often oriental and highly decorative in their style.

Pre 16th Century

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Pre 16th Century antiques are incredibly rare and valuable. They’re from before 1599 and are usually simply designed pieces ... See more. to reflect a less adventurous and simpler time.