Retro Furniture is coming back

Retro Sofa

It’s official: retro furniture is seeing a comeback onto the trendy furniture scene, and it’s coming back better than ever. After the revival of 70s/80s chic fashion and the resurgence of vinyl, it was only inevitable that the furniture that defined the homes of the past would be the inspiration for the retro resurgence of […]

Furniture Dealer Rolleston sells William and Mary Marquetry Cabinet to International Museum

Kensington Church Street dealer Rolleston recently sold a William and Mary cabinet to an international museum for a mid-six-figure sum. The c. 1690 oyster veneered olive wood cabinet features fine walnut marquetry and the gallery’s Camilla Rolleston Pinsent said of the piece: “It is important because of the exceptional craftsmanship of the marquetry, the vibrancy […]

Painting by Russian artist Pokhitonov among auction lots from private London club

This 1885 Ivan Pokhitonov, 6 x 10in (15 x 25cm), called ‘Duck Hunters on a Lake’ will be offered by Harry Moore-Gwyn at 25 Blythe Road’s British and Continental Pictures auction on April 5. It carries an estimate of £60,000-£80,000. A private members’ club in London is selling a collection of paintings that once hung […]