Collecting

Europe 1600 – 1815 – Art of Fine Living on Show V & A London

Europe 1600 – 1815 – Art of Fine Living on Show V & A London

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On December 9 the V & A at London, will open a new suite of seven galleries with nearly 1100 objects that best tell the story of the evolution of art and design

Snuff Bottles 1030

Chinese Snuff Containers – Collections Not to Be Sneezed At

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For a long time snuff was taken from containers by the wealthy and elite in Europe in salons in which polite conversation was punctuated by a sound of sneezing

Antique Commode

Antique, Masterpiece, Collectible – Recycle on a Grand Scale

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An antique is something that was made in a previous era, however, according to antique dealers, their associations and the tax man, it is not really that simple