Monthly Archives: April 2023

A Chocolate Egg Day Concern

Not all bunnies come bearing chocolate. Natheless, happy Easter one and all. Jack Plane

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Auction Result – Woolley and Wallis, 4th April, 2023

Following the conclusion of Woolley and Wallis’ recent auction, a set of George III Chippendale style padouk hanging shelves (lot 217) rose well above their estimate of GBP2,000 – GBP3,000 (AUD 3,725 – AUD5,588; USD2,490 – USD3,734), realising GBP10,000 (AUD18,629; … Continue reading

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Regular readers of this blog would be familiar with the furniture, silver and porcelain associated with serving and partaking of tea during the seventeenth-, eighteenth- and nineteenth-centuries, but many may not be aware of the fervor behind the fashionable drink. … Continue reading

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