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Spring Collectables in Tunbridge Wells

Spring Collectables
The winter over, the main buy seems to be glassware, vases, glasses, decanters, ewers etc., which took me by surprise as experts on TV say glass is out of fashion and nobody wants it. As I like glassware I have bought several pieces and collections and sold most of it before I even photographed it so it did not appear on the site, individual pieces of porcelain also sold well. ..

Mike Howlett - Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Just like his Lordship's one

Statue of St Anthony
With Autumn upon us and the return of Downton Abbey on television I received a telephone call the next day enquiring whether we were still in possession of a certain Carlton House desk which we had been holding for a few weeks whilst we found it a new home. ..

Mike Howlett - Tuesday, October 07, 2014

Christmas Gift Boxes

Antique Gift Boxes
With Christmas looming it is time to think of gifts for loved ones, there can be no better present than an antique which can be carried through life and always remind that person who gave it to them. In particular I am thinking of boxes, beautiful boxes made from rosewood and other woods, inlaid with mother of pearl, brass and ebony. ..

Mike Howlett - Thursday, December 05, 2013

Dressing for Christmas Games

Hello Everyone, with summer over and autumn well and truly with us it is time to think of refurbishing our homes in anticipation of the coming festive season in Tunbridge Wells. ..

Mike Howlett - Wednesday, November 06, 2013

Join Us Down Memory Lane

Downlane Hall Interior
Welcome to our new blog. Over the coming months we would like to share with you stories, musings and information from our antique furniture dealership. We start with a brief introduction to the business by featuring an article from the Sevenoaks Vine Magazine, originally published in November 2010. ..

Mike Howlett - Friday, September 20, 2013