The Antiques Magpie: A Fascinating Compendium of Absorbing History, Stories, Facts and Anecdotes from the World of Antiques

The Antiques Magpie: A Fascinating Compendium of Absorbing History, Stories, Facts and Anecdotes from the World of Antiques

Marc Allum


From the legendary artefacts of the traditional international to prized 80s pop memorabilia – and the devoted creditors who revere those gadgets – The Antiques Magpie brings jointly a treasure trove of news, anecdotes and proof from the glorious global of antiques. The Antiques Magpie divulges closely-guarded insider how one can notice fakes and forgeries; explains how increase and bust may have a devastating influence at the antiques marketplace, and why a chinese language five-clawed dragon, instead of 4, could make a porcelain vase worthy thousands. certain to pride and shock, Marc Allum’s Magpie examines the main revered layout icons all through background, explores conundrums like who invented glass, unearths the costliest antiques ever bought, the sophisticated alterations among amassing and hoarding and masses, a lot more…

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