Expert Advice

Our expert advice section may be of help with any further information you require about our specialist stock. If you are looking for some specific information please do not hesitate to contact us. Please note that we are unable to give free advice over the internet concerning clients own items or collections.

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  • The Delights of Museums & Exhibitions

    To really get the full experience of art and antiques, one can’t understate the value of visiting museums and exhibitions. Viewing these collections, which are curated by experts who take the utmost care to include the absolute best of the best, brings so many benefits. Whether you are already an avid collector or just starting out on your antiques journey, […]

    22nd December 2017


  • THE RELEVANCE and effect OF PROVENANCE TO ANTIQUES

    The Relevance of Provenance to Antiques

    In the world of collectables, art and antiques, provenance refers to an object’s history. This can include its exhibition in leading museums and galleries, as well as who owned the object, when and where. Today we are taking a look at the effect of the latter. Having an interesting previous owner can increase interest in a piece in a number […]

    10th November 2017


  • investment guidance ART NOUVEAU THE NEXT BIG DEAL

    Art Nouveau… the next big deal?

    Art Nouveau and Art Deco are often confused. Most probably due to the fact that both movements occurred at the beginning of the 20th Century and both start with the word ‘art’. This, however, is where the similarities end. Art Nouveau was named after the famous Parisian art gallery “La Maison de l‘Art Nouveau”, owned by avant-garde art collector Siegfried […]

    17th October 2017


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    The Enduring Influence of Erté

    When it comes to Art Deco, one artist can be credited for influencing a generation more than any other. Romain de Tirtoff, more commonly known by his pseudonym Erté, was a true polymath. He was brilliantly gifted in art and design across a wide swath of mediums, including graphic arts, jewellery, costuming, set design, interior décor and fashion. His enduring […]

    13th July 2017


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