Mallett, of London and New York started 2016 with an exhibition at their New York gallery of fine eighteenth century English furniture, clocks and decorations
The case of a George III regulator clock at Martyn Cook Antiques made Carolyn McDowall reflect on timbers used in the Georgian era of English furniture history
Throughout his life Thomas Jefferson was continually putting his house Monticello up or pushing it down as his knowledge and experience of life and architecture expanded.
During the Regency and reign of George IV in England a fashion for painting furniture to simulate exotic materials grew up to furnish cottages and grand houses.
An antique is something made in an earlier period and collected and valued because it is rare, old, aesthetically pleasing of high quality or interest. A more generally accepted understanding is furniture and objects over 100 years of age. But this is not strictly true. Today many Associations for antique…