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Buy a piece of Country House class at an online auction this month

Occasionally the contents of a grand country house comes to auction allowing buyers to secure an item from a traditional British estate.

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Antiques from reality TV’s first business troubleshooter Sir John Harvey-Jones on offer

An ‘eclectic mix of objects’ from the former estate of TV’s ‘Troubleshooter’ Sir John Harvey-Jones and his wife Lady Mary Evelyn Harvey-Jones is coming up for auction.

Georgian style console table


Large numbers of tables of all shapes, sizes and styles are offered every week at auctions on

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Statement pieces: Contents of Grade I country house Aynhoe Park offered at auction next week

A sale billed as ‘an amazing opportunity to own a true piece of English history’ is taking place on January 20-22.

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Old Masters mix with Modern art in one of the earliest New Year auctions

The first auction of the New Year at Charterhouse in Dorset offers nearly 1000 lots on January 7-8.

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Keen eye for quality: the Phillip Lucas Collection comes to auction

Phillip Lucas is described by art historian Dan Cruickshank as “a collector with a keen eye for quality, and for character”.

Mahogany chest of drawers


Second-hand furniture – whether recent or antique – is a popular, stylish and affordable option to furnish your home.

Robert ‘Mouseman’ Thompson English oak table


If you’re looking for a piece of furniture that combines function and character, plus something that will stand the test of time, Mouseman is a great option.


A tale of two sales at Tajan

Next week, French auction house Tajan has a pair of sales to attract bidders, one focusing on Orientalism and the other on 20th century decorative art and design.

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Mirror reportedly owned by Marie Antoinette comes to auction

A mirror that hung in a family’s bathroom in Bristol for more than 40 years is believed to have once been owned by Marie Antoinette.