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When choosing the perfect dining table – and indeed any piece of household furniture – it is crucial to choose something functional that suits your space and fits your budget.
Bored of pretty but derivative chocolate-box village scenes? The Modern British art market is a good choice to explore for striking abstract images to suit a range of budgets.
Learn more about the birds and the bees with auction house Bonhams’ latest sale. Its Decorative Art and Design sale on August 11 features an array of wonderful objet d’art and items inspired by nature.
Sold on thesaleroom.com: A Bristol orphanage sampler, a poster from the 1970 Bath Festival and a rare pair of English porcelain shepherds
The sale at Lawrences of Crewkerne on July 23 produced an unexpected result when this pair of early English porcelain figures of shepherds left ‘in the white’ leapt past hopes of £100-200 to bring £10,000.
Mouseman furniture is named after Robert ‘Mousey’ Thompson (1876-1955) – a furniture maker based in Kilburn in North Yorkshire.
With its distinctive yellow-green hue, peridot is the August birthstone, which means jewellery featuring this gem is ideal for celebrating birthdays in the coming month.
Holidays abroad are hard to come by these days so why not buy a picture at auction of an overseas scene?
Proud porkers are the most distinctive product of the Wemyss factory but the range encompassed far more than happy hogs.
Encompassing a range of themes and subjects, vintage posters can appeal either for their specific subject matter or their decorative quality.