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An upcoming auction of Old Masters and historical British pictures includes works by famous names like JMW Turner and John Constable.
On-premises auctions in grand English country houses, once relatively common events, are now a rare occurrence. They cost a lot to stage and the ‘golden’ era of ancestral homes with groaning attics and stores is over. However, there are exceptions to the rule.
Shopping sustainably at auction: here’s how much co2e you could save if you purchased a Rolex watch through auction
Buying a Rolex might sound like the ultimate indulgence but do it right and you could do it while caring for your wallet and the planet.
Love Cornwall in the summer? How to bring the summer seaside vibe to your own home.
Plymouth Auction Rooms is holding its first timed online sale, ending on August 20.
With more and more bidders at auction looking for unusual and eyecatching items to decorate their homes, auction houses are staging interior-themed sales more regularly.
While some of the earliest drinks mixers date back to the 1870s, the first ‘golden age’ of the cocktail shaker was the inter-war decades – the era of the cocktail party, the night club and the speakeasy. As the US threw off the shackles of Prohibition and hipsters partied through the Depression, there was an explosion of designs in silver, silver plate, glass and chrome.
From a Barbarella poster featuring Jane Fonda to James Bond toys, here are five lots of movie memorabilia.