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  • Folk art carving of revolutionary Patrick Henry has been discovered in, of all places, Britain. Interest in folk art and Patrick Henry ‘s political career reached a peak in America during the campaign for Independence. Patrick Henry was an American revolutionary-era st ... read more
  • Art valuation singles out painting for London - New York one way flight Whilst undertaking an art valuation in south London on behalf of a local solicitor and representatives of a deceased’s estate, Jonathan Roberts, Culvertons’ general va ... read more
  • The Guildhall Museum, home to a collection of artworks by Rochester’s Charles Spencelayh, master of detail, are re-evaluated by Culvertons. The Guildhall Museum in Rochester Kent, is a permanent home to a collection of paintings, drawings and prints by locally-born artist Charles Spencelayh (1865 - 1958). Over one ... read more
  • Antique chair restoration - George Maxwell, celebrated craftsman, left a remarkable, but vunerable example of his work to a descendent. We were recently contacted by a descendent of Sussex craftsman George Maxwell. She was in need of our antique chair restoration service as she had inherited one of his wond ... read more
  • Antique framed prints - rare lithographs are found lining an attic stairwell in Sussex, but first appearances can be deceiving ! A rare group of antique framed prints, lithographs portraying Native American Indian chiefs, originally bound within 3 volumes issued by McKenney & Hall between 1837 &am ... read more
  • Pair of Antique Lamps - Draw Attention from the Chinese Trade A pair of antique lamps was recently sold at auction; not an uncommon event you might remark, but in this case their owners were more than pleasantly surprised. Seated benea ... read more
  • Taxidermy - Culvertons valuer writes definitive work Culvertons would like to congratulate their natural history specialist, Alexis Turner, for the successful launch of his new book, ‘ Taxidermy ’, published by Thames & Hud ... read more
  • Surrey clock repair specialists see the light !! This impressive late 19th century clock awaits the attention of Culvertons’clock repair specialist based in Surrey- this lighthouse clock has a French eight-day movement and ... read more
  • Champagne cognac - vintage bottle found in Surrey A bottle of champagne cognac was inherited by a couple living in Surrey - Culvertons were subsequently asked to give advice and consign it to a leading auction house for sale ... read more
  • Maria Theresa Thaler - � the most beautiful coin in the world � The Maria Theresa Thaler (MTT), has been described as the most beautiful coin in the world, and it is certainly the most famous and widely used, being a large coin measuring ... read more