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A buyer’s guide to… Georg Jensen

A buyer’s guide to… Georg Jensen

Monday, 09 July, 2012 - Modified on Monday, 09 July, 2012 at 9:58 am

It’s little wonder silver is such an attractive collectable – not only does it hold its intrinsic metal value regardless of changes in fashion, but the fact that many pieces are small means storage is relatively easy. Here Ben introduces Georg Jensen, a maker whose distinct style has enduring appeal...

 

A buyer’s guide to… Clarice Cliff

A buyer’s guide to… Clarice Cliff

Monday, 14 May, 2012 - Modified on Monday, 14 May, 2012 at 2:06 pm

In this, his debut feature for The Lifestyle Magazine, Ben focuses on the highly collectable works of a local Midlands icon – the Art Deco pottery designer, Clarice Cliff.

 

The legacy of a local legend...

The legacy of a local legend...

Monday, 02 April, 2012 - Modified on Monday, 02 April, 2012 at 9:09 am

In September 2008, Cuttlestones had the honour of undertaking the country house sale at Garmelow Manor in Eccleshall, the Staffordshire home of the artist Arnold Machin, who created the world’s most re-produced image. Here, Ben recalls some of the highlights in a sale that celebrated the life of a local legend...

 

Cash in the attic?

Cash in the attic?

Tuesday, 03 January, 2012 - Modified on Wednesday, 11 January, 2012 at 2:23 pm

When it comes to the world of antiques and collectables, it’s not always old paintings and imposing pieces of furniture that perform at auction. Here MD and Head Auctioneer at Staffordshire’s Cuttlestones Auctioneers and Valuers, which has sale rooms in both Penkridge and Wolverhampton, unveils some of the more unusual lots to have sold under his gavel.