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Tudor The Tudor period in English history begins with the ascent to the throne of King Henry VII in 1485 and ends with the crowning of Queen Elizabeth I, this…

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English Antiques Styles TUDOR: Elizabeth I to James I (1558-1603) Oak was in use for furniture during the reigns of the Tudors, and for most of the seventeenth century as…

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Useful Links Below is an extensive list of informative websites. Weekly News: Antiques Trade Gazette @- www.antiquestradegazette.com London Antiques Markets: Portobello Antiques Market – Portobello Road @- www.portobelloroad.co.uk St. James’s…

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Maki-e (‘sprinkled illustration’) Japanese decorative technique of sprinkling gold or coloured filings onto a design in wet lacquer. Manierblumen (‘mannered flowers’) Loose representation of scattered flowers, used on 18th-century European…

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Antiques Terms Glossary Abalone shell Ear-shaped shell lined with mother-of-pearl. Abstract Expressionism Movement in painting and ceramics that emerged in the mid-1950s in the USA, characterized by gestural, random marks,…

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Adam James Adam (1732-1794)- Main location was: London – Nationality: Scottish – Style: Adam – Robert Adam (1728-1792)- Main location was: London – Nationality: Scottish – Style: Adam – Art…

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