A Chinese Kangxi Lidded Box Sold for £53,000

Boningtons’ Asian Art department has gone from strength to strength with some strong Oriental offerings in our specialist auctions over the last few years. However, whilst the department’s previous record sales had come in the form of fine jade, it was the turn of the Chinese ceramics to shine in one of our recent Asian Art auctions. Read More A Chinese Kangxi Lidded Box Sold for £53,000

Collecting Royal Memorabilia

royal family collectablesWith the recent birth of Prince Louis to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on 23rd April and the upcoming royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on 19th May this year, there’s currently a lot of interest in the UK monarchy. Whether you’re already a collector of memorabilia to do with the Royal Family or just considering buying some of the collectibles released on these two occasions, you might be wondering just what is and isn’t worth collecting. Read More Collecting Royal Memorabilia

Famous British Clockmakers

Big Ben LondonAlthough most people consider Switzerland to be home to the best watchmakers, in the past England was considered the top watchmaking country. From the early 1500s to the late 1700s British watch and clock making played a big part in the Scientific Revolution, providing significant advances in technology particularly in the field of navigation. And clocks crafted by the best known English clockmakers during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries are considered unequalled. Read More Famous British Clockmakers