Antique Guides

In conjunction with our partner Homes & Antiques, LAPADA is pleased to offer expert advice on buying and caring for outdoor sculpture by expert dealer and LAPADA member Alex Puddy of Architectural Heritage.
Mr Alex Puddy
Mr Alex Puddy
ARCHITECTURAL HERITAGE LTD.
For centuries the chandelier has been the most iconic lighting form to grace our interiors, balancing a decorative and aesthetic function with practical illumination. From its beginnings it was associated with wealth and power and a burning symbol of success and social standing.
Mr Adrian Alan
Mr Adrian Alan
Adrian Alan
The term 'antiquities' refers to artefacts from prehistory to roughly Medieval Period. The term is very broad and covers the Classical antiquity of Greece and Rome, ancient Egypt, ancient Near Eastern cultures and delves into prehistoric periods and Asian civilizations.
Christopher Martin
Christopher Martin
C.J. Martin (Coins) & Ancient Art Ltd
Most significant portrait miniature collections also contain portrait enamels. These usually resemble watercolour portrait miniatures in their framing and size, yet they were produced in a very different way and their creators were more closely associated with watchmakers and jewellers than with the manuscript illuminators who evolved the first portrait miniatures.
Philip Mould OBE
Philip Mould OBE
Philip Mould Portrait Miniatures
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