Collecting Antique Coasters
Posted on January 22, 2020
Did you know that there are people who are seriously into coaster collecting and look for the rarest and most unique examples? Coasters or beer mats as they are also known as in the UK, make a collector's item. The hobby of collecting these is known as 'tegestology' amongst the more sophisticated aficionados of this pastime!
Large French Glass Bottle - Decorative Antiques
Posted on December 20, 2019
Are you thinking of a decorative bottle or vase like this pretty looking globe-like bottle from the world of French antiques? Items like this come with good decorative potential. Here are two decorative ideas that never really go wrong or out of style!
Buying Vintage - A Handy Guide
Posted on November 22, 2019
Are you shopping for antiques or vintage items? First, let’s understand what the difference is between antique and vintage. It is all about age; antiques are a minimum of 100 years old, and vintage is at least 20 years old.
Are Antique Decoy Ducks Valuable?
Posted on October 22, 2019
Yes, antique duck decoys have become one of the most sought after collectables. Duck decoys were used in the past for hunting to attract real ducks. Carved from wood, these resemble real ducks and the ones available from the olden times have now become antique collectables that are quite valuable.
Immerse yourself in a World of 18th Century Antique Dressers
Posted on September 25, 2019
There is so much to admire about this stunning 18th Century small oak dresser base with fielded drawers and flanked by arched fielded panelled doors. Its prominent colour and flawless patina are why this is such an elegant example of fine antique furniture, which is sure to provide a stylish feature amongst both traditional or contemporary décor – and a beautiful focal point in the home.
What is a Coffer?
Posted on August 27, 2019
A coffer was considered to be a chest of importance back in the 17th Century. These were specifically commissioned chests made for individuals to store their personal belongings.
They were often created by the local joiners and were used for general-purpose items. Some coffers were also used for seating as well as for sleeping on. It was common for adults to have their own coffers, and at times, children would also have their own individual coffers. Amongst wealthier families, it was not uncommon for an individual to have multiple coffers.
Bring your garden to life with antique garden furniture and decorative items
Posted on July 30, 2019
Have you ever given a thought to incorporating some antique charm into your garden, patio or terrace? If you have antiques in your home already, why not use that same design flair for your outdoors too and create a beautiful garden. Even a modern garden can look fantastic with the right antique item cleverly placed.
Antiquated - feature in ANTIQUE COLLECTING MAGAZINE, May 2019
Posted on May 15, 2019
Vicki was thrilled that a photo of her stall at Petworth Antiques Market was the main image in an article on Petworth Park Antiques and Fine Art Fair, May 2019.
Check out this beautiful Pair of French Outdoor Tables
Posted on April 25, 2019
Grace your patio with this beautiful pair of French Outdoor Tables
With the summer fast approaching, its time to get your garden or orangery prepared for some outdoor lounging, tea parties and barbeques.
Picture the warm breeze and the birds in the trees. We have the perfect furniture options for you to get started - they also add some design and flair that only comes from buying unique old pieces with a story to tell!
Check out this Antique cheese board
Posted on March 26, 2019
Presenting different varieties of cheese is an art, and ardent cheese lovers are very particular about the way their cheese is presented.
Wooden boards have always been the most favoured option for presenting cheese during meal times. Over the years this style has also evolved, and today we see a mind-boggling variety of trays, boards, and plates being used for this purpose.
Are you looking for antique French armchairs? We have classic Provincial options available with us!
Posted on March 01, 2019
Often when we read about the history of French Antiques, it is more about the luxurious pieces of furniture created to suit the royals and aristocrats. But there is a specific style of furniture called French provincial style that was designed for everyday use and had a simpler vibe.
French Provincial furniture styles took inspiration from the Louis XV and Louis XVI era in Versailles but were not as opulent and more humble appearance wise.
Buy wide range of unique antique jewellery online
Posted on January 28, 2019
Finding elegant antique furniture is one thing - as it is readily available across any number of different antique dealers. However, finding antique jewellery is something else altogether.
Antique jewellery is a rare find, and you must grab it quickly if you find something you like, as these are some of the fastest moving items in the world of antiques.
Selecting Antique Table Lamps for Your Home
Posted on December 20, 2018
No room is complete without the right kind of lighting, and antique lighting solutions make a fantastic statement in any decor.
At Antiquated Decorative Antiques, Petworth we often have decorative antique lighting solutions that include vintage lighting, standard antique table lamps, antique lanterns, antique tea caddy lamp, Victorian desk lamps, pairs of bedside table lamps, living room table lamps, antique chandeliers, antique wall lights and a lot more.
See Our Selection Of Antique Tables
Posted on November 28, 2018
Take a look at this fine Georgian table. This Georgian example showcases a simple appearance, a deep rich colour and clean fine lines. The lack of ornate detailing makes it a perfect fit with any decor. The size of this table is just right, making it useful for a number of different purposes to increase the functionality of a room as well as its appearance.
Are You Looking For Antique Rocking Horses?
Posted on October 26, 2018
Rocking Horses have been one of the most popular toys of the past. It is believed that they came into being sometime during the early 17th Century.
Tan Chest of Drawers for the contemporary home
Posted on September 24, 2018
Designers often favour furniture that is classic in style and in shades of brown. A single classic piece of furniture can enhance the feel and function of your home.
Chests of drawers are a very versatile pieces of furniture in the modern home. Importantly they are useful, often offering ample storage space. And the antique versions available are simply a class apart.
Antique oak dresser base
Posted on August 22, 2018
Antique dressers make a very versatile piece of furniture option that can be used in a number of ways. These not only look great but also provide great functionality with the storage space they provide. At Antiquated Antiques we specialize in 18th, 19th and 20th century furniture, decorative items, Folk art, Paintings, Garden objects and rare and unusual items. We have quite a few antique painted furniture options, distressed furniture and shabby chic furniture too.
Decorative antique mirrors
Posted on July 27, 2018
We have a selected collection of Decorative Antique Mirrors here at Antiquated Antiques.
From checking your reflection to creating an illusion of space in a compact room to brightening up a room by reflecting light, to just being an elegant decorative accessory, a mirror plays a versatile role in the home. The ones with a period appeal add a different dimension to the room altogether.
The Beauty of Antique Chairs is Now Within Your Reach
Posted on July 05, 2018
If you are on the lookout for some classic old world seating options, then Antiquated Antiques is the place to be!
Here at Antiquated we have an amazing variety of antique , vintage and decorative seating options that include antique painted furniture, distressed furniture and shabby chic furniture. Our selection often includes sofas, daybeds, antique chairs in pairs and singles chairs. Each is unique and differently designed. The colours are subtle and elegant and will add to the charm of your space.
Why Decorative Antiques Are a Great Choice for the Home
Posted on June 12, 2018
A good interior design is all about the perfect balance between all the decorative elements that are put to use. The shapes, textures, style, colour schemes etc all need to be in perfect harmony to look aesthetically appealing. When thinking about harmony remember the mix of the old world items with the new works very well and has a very classic appeal to it.