Object of Desire

The downside of inherited treasures is that often owners have only the vaguest idea of what they actually are.

26th October, 2014

The downside of inherited treasures is that often owners have only the vaguest idea of what they actually are, let alone their value, which is why it makes sense to call in a valuation expert.

This marble bust of the poet Homer was recently discovered in a private Irish collection where it has been since the 1950s. By the celebrated 18th century sculptor Francis Harwood, it is dated 1757, making it the earliest known version...

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