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What’s Your Antique Furniture Worth?

What’s Your Antique Furniture Worth?

Truly valuable antique furniture is rare. Nonetheless, pieces that are considered special in some way can be worth a lot of money. Many people also inherit old furniture from their parents or grandparents. Not every family heirloom is worth something, but you may have...
8 of the World’s Most Expensive Antiques

8 of the World’s Most Expensive Antiques

The world’s most expensive antiques are rare and collectible. They are beautiful decorative items and ancient manuscripts that chronicle our past. In many cases, the provenance of a piece is what attracts record prices at auction. Here are 8 antiques that have...
When Art is an Investment: Top Tips for Buyers

When Art is an Investment: Top Tips for Buyers

One of the best ways to create wealth is to invest in different types of assets. Stocks, bonds and property are, by conventional wisdom, “must haves” in any portfolio. In a quest for potentially hefty long-term returns, some smart investors also collect...
Investment-worthy South African Artists

Investment-worthy South African Artists

Over recent years, we’ve seen a huge increase in international demand for South African art. Work by artists like Irma Stern, William Kentridge, Robert Hodgins, Alexis Preller, Gerard Sekoto and many others is selling for record prices. If you’re already...
10 Most Expensive Paintings in the World

10 Most Expensive Paintings in the World

It’s not surprising that the most expensive paintings ever sold include works by masters such as post-Impressionists, Paul Cézanne and Paul Gauguin; abstract Impressionists, Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning and Mark Rothko; and the world’s most famous...