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The Art Nouveau Movement 1890 – 1910

Art Nouveau’s Origin The Art Nouveau style originated in the 1890s when Victorian ‘fussiness’ became less popular. The name came from the Maison de l’Art Nouveau (House of the New Art), an art gallery originally opened by Siegfried Bing. The… Continue reading →

Our Guide to Caring for Metalware Antiques

Despite their apparent toughness, metals can scratch, dent or fracture, or may corrode. As always, care for the weakest material in an object. If possible, detach the metal parts and clean them separately. General Metal Cleaning Cover the working surface… Continue reading →

The Late Georgian Style 1760 – 1800

A marked change in decorative style coincided with the start of George III’s reign in 1760. Not that the devout, industrious 22-year-old king had much to do with the change. He became a cultured and devoted family man with an… Continue reading →

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