Monthly Archives: August 2016

Spring Cleaning

With spring almost upon us, I pulled the old green jinker out of storage bright and early this morning and began dusting her off in readiness for the first outing of the season. The original paintwork is looking rather tired, … Continue reading

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Picture This XCV Redux

The Irish open fretwork serving table featured in Picture This XCV realised £2,750 ($4,712) against a pre-auction estimate of £1,000 – £1,500 ($1,713 – $2,570). Fig. 1. George III Irish mahogany serving table, circa 1760. (Christie’s) Jack Plane

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LAPADA Art & Antiques Fair 2016

LAPADA Art & Antiques Fair The Most Prestigious Art and Antiques Event of the Year 13th – 18th September 2016 The LAPADA Art & Antiques Fair returns for its eighth year to the suitably breathtaking surrounds of Berkeley Square, Mayfair. … Continue reading

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Picture This XCV

Amongst the lots on offer at Christie’s Interiors sale on the 17th of August 2016 in South Kensington, London is lot 322 (estimate £1,000 to £1,500); a simple but attractive Irish serving table with open fretwork rails and toad’s back … Continue reading

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