Ewbank's also saw a record- breaking year for jewellery sales, finishing with the surprising contents found within a rather unpromising-looking metal box. The box revealed a collectionof jewellery from the Georgian and Regency periods. It had not been opened since the late 60s, and the contents had not been worn by the vendor’s mother. However his grandmother and earlier ancestors had worn the beautiful pieces.Read More
A Chinese vase has sold for 450 times its guide price after it was mistaken for a copy.
The intricately-painted porcelain wucai fish vase broke house records for Birmingham auctioneers Fellows when it sold for £810,000 and bidding beginning at just £1,000.Read More