Sworders are delighted to read a recent article in The Times newspaper last week, titled
Flatpacks shelved for the joys of brown furniture
Sworders are delighted to read a recent article in The Times newspaper last week, titled Flatpacks shelved for the joys of brown furniture.
Within the article Antiques Trade Gazette's editor Noelle McElhatton emphasised the value of antique over flat-pack.
"If you can get a Georgian chest of drawers for £100-150, beautifully made and wonderful to look at, in light and dark woods, why would you spend two hours assemling an Ikea version which is more expensive, not built to last and is destined to end up in landfill?" said Noelle.
If readers of this article would like to buy affordable brown furniture keep an eye on Sworders fortnightly Homes & Antiques sales.
Currently on offer in our Modern & Contemporary Timed auction, Ernest Neuschul’s Nude is a striking example of the artist’s figurative oeuvre.
We challenged our Picture Department to imagine what it would be like to spend an evening over dinner in the company of an artist of their choice. Next up, Head of Department - Jane Oakley
A fairly unassuming playbill bought in an Epping charity shop for £5 sold for £4,750 in our auction of Fine Interiors on Wednesday 30 June after it was discovered to be a rare theatrical advertisement printed on the H.M.S Resolute during its Arctic expedition in the 1850s.