Art & Antiques Market

Connoisseur’s GUIDE to Shopping for Antiques in London

Written by Aksel Ritenis

antiques-londonAn antique is an old collectible item. It is collected or desirable because of its age, rarity, condition, utility, or other unique feature. It is an object that represents a previous era in human society. Antiques are usually objects which show some degree of craftsmanship, or a certain attention to design such as a desk or the early automobile. The collecting of antique furniture is a particularly popular area of antiques due to the practical characteristics of these antiques. There are a number of different styles of antique furniture depending on when and where it was made. The most common include Arts & Crafts, Georgian, Regency and Victorian.

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