The hidden value of ceramics

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The significance of homeware ceramics can sometimes be forgotten when they are sitting in a household cabinet. These nostalgic collections are often seen as heirlooms, with more sentimental importance than emphasis on monetary value. However, hidden amidst these domestic items can be highly collectible and rare pieces. As a nation, the British are known for… Read more »

Memorabilia and collectibles – are they covered by insurance?

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The insurance and restoration of memorabilia and collectibles is somewhat overlooked in the art world, even though some pieces match or even surpass the value which traditional antiques receive in an auction. Prices can rise depending on autographs, limited edition status, rarity or close proximity to iconic entertainment and celebrities, such was the case in… Read more »

The arts, the internet and COVID-19

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Over recent months we have all had a lot of time to imagine new possibilities for blank walls, empty sideboards and open spaces. As our homes became both a workplace and sanctuary, what we surround ourselves was more important than ever before. The ambition of acquiring artwork and fine furniture became both a want and… Read more »

10 restoration highlights from 2019!

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As we approach the end of the year, we’ve taken an interesting look back over the many restoration projects we have had the pleasure to complete in 2019. From tears and missing canvas to water damage and foxing, we have treated all manner of artworks, ceramics and furniture this year. Here are some highlights from… Read more »