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Highland gems

July 27th, 2007 · No Comments

If you don’t know about “bickers”, “luggies”, “spongeware” or “hookies”, read on. Before 19th century industrialisation brought mass-produced consumer goods within the reach of everyone, communities relied on artisan craftsmen for their household tools and decorative knickknacks. Nowhere is this more pronounced than in Scotland which has a long history of traditional crafts that are […]

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Tags: Ceramics · Furniture · Pottery · Scotland

Antique furniture has never been so cheap, so buy, buy, buy

January 30th, 2006 · No Comments

by Christopher Proudlove©Español | Deutsche | Français | Italiano | Português I’m no stock market investor but I do know one thing: if you want to make money, buy at the bottom of the market, not at its peak. Whether or not prices of antique furniture will fall further is open to speculation (and I […]

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Tags: Furniture · Liberty · Liberty's

Fine antique furniture for the connoisseur collector

June 3rd, 2005 · 2 Comments

Español | Deutsche | Français | Italiano | Português by Christopher Proudlove© Davenport desks; assorted tables for pastimes like playing cards, taking tea and sewing; footstools, nursing chairs and, perhaps best loved of all, whatnots and music canterburies. All fit the same criteria: they are all are extremely pretty, well made and desirable, so demand […]

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The best seats in the house

March 12th, 2005 · No Comments

Lancashire spindle back carverOriginally uploaded by Christopher Proudlove. Español | Deutsche | Français | Italiano | Portuguêsby Christopher Proudlove© The Business Manager (Mrs P) and I visited one of the Cheshire’s poshest antiques fairs last Saturday – at Tatton Park, Knutsford – and were cheered to see there were actually some things we could afford. […]

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Tags: Furniture

Lancashire spindle back carver

March 12th, 2005 · No Comments

Lancashire spindle back carver Originally uploaded by Christopher Proudlove. by Christopher Proudlove© The Business Manager (Mrs P) and I visited one of the Cheshire’s poshest antiques fairs last Saturday – at Tatton Park, Knutsford – and were cheered to see there were actually some things we could afford. However, she soon put me right … […]

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Tags: Furniture