Victorian centre table

Most watched: Victorian centre table attracts interest ahead of auction

11 June 2024

An intriguing Victorian centre table, in the manner of Morant & Co, is coming up for auction this week at Lay’s Antiques & Interiors sale.


Cheuret heron theme console table fits the bill

10 June 2024

During his lifetime relatively little was written about the work of Albert Cheuret (1884-1966).

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Top stories this week including a sought-after mahogany table taking 13-times estimate in Dorset

21 April 2024

The most viewed stories on this website over the last week included news of an Edwardian Japanesque Aesthetic table soaring over predictions at Duke’s.


Godwin connection lifts table to 13 times top estimate

08 April 2024

The distinctive Anglo-Japanese tables designed by the architect GW Godwin in the later part of the 19th century are known as Smallhythe tables, after the example found in Smallhythe Place in Kent which was the home of the actress Ellen Terry.


Rediscovered George II period table takes 100-times estimate at Berkshire auction

04 March 2024

A timed online auction at Thimbleby & Shorland of Reading included this fine quality Kentian console table that had come from a probate sale in London.

Regency table

A Regency table from the collection of TV star Drew Pritchard is among five lots to watch

04 March 2024

With estimates from £100, here are five previews of items coming up at auction this week.


Chareau furniture includes chair style selected by famous clients

19 February 2024

An ensemble of modernist rosewood furniture by the designer and architect Pierre Chareau (1883-1950) is to be offered by Valoir Pousse-Cornet auction house.


Louis XV table returns home for public display after auction

15 January 2024

A piece of furniture produced for the French king heads back to former repository now open to the public


Gobelins pietra dura panel picked out at six figures at Paris auction

15 January 2024

It was in the hope of saving on the huge sums spent procuring works of art from abroad that Jean-Baptiste Colbert, Louis XIV’s minister of finance, began inviting craftsmen to work at the Gobelins royal manufactory on the outskirts of Paris.


Table cover for a French king’s naughtiness

04 December 2023

On December 12 in Paris the auction firm Pescheteau-Badin will be offering this writing table that belonged to Louis XV.


Table suitable for Grand Tour big buyer

06 November 2023

No 19th-century Grand Tourist would have considered his or her visit to Rome complete without a day spent shopping for micromosaics. Most would return home with a small box, a paperweight or a plaque.


Table that’s worth Moore thanks to probable Georgian maker

16 October 2023

This George I giltwood side table offered by Lots Road Auctions (25% buyer’s premium) is one of a group typically attributed to James Moore.


Bullish price for Capron creation

16 October 2023

The Roger Capron Navettes table from Tajan’s (26/21/14% buyer’s premium) September 19 sale of modern and contemporary ceramics, which was previewed in ATG No 2609, sold for €1000 (£870) including premium.


Victorian centre table is among five lots to watch

04 September 2023

With estimates from £1000, here are five previews of items coming up at auction this week.


Buyer takes slice of the pie crust table top

21 August 2023

An 18th century acanthus carved mahogany tripod table with pie-crust tilt top was one of the sought-after pieces of furniture at Tennants (24/20% buyer’s premium).


Tastes turned towards the elaborate French style

21 August 2023

Two examples of 17th century English furniture, reflecting the era’s vogue for French forms and top-quality marquetry and parquetry, stand out among dealers’ offerings this month.


Not plain to see: highly decorative furniture in focus

21 August 2023

Spotlight on a selection of auction lots made using unusual or exotic materials


The web shop window: 'mystery' centre table at Lorfords

14 August 2023

Thousands of items are available to buy from dealers online. Here we pick out one that caught our eye this week.


Braziliant Brecheret: a Modernist pioneer at auction

07 August 2023

Italian-born sculptor was a founding figure in the first wave of Modernism via São Paolo


Chermayeff console table was created for Waring & Gillows

17 July 2023

Jeroen Markies is a specialist in all things Art Deco, offering a range of furniture, sculpture, glass and lighting.