The Armchair Holy Grail – Howard & Sons

We’ve all heard the stories…Howard sofas appearing in auctions and selling for less than £100, Howard armchairs discovered in a barn – like an old classic car. Now usually we would laugh at these tales and put them down to just another upholsterers urban myth but even we have our own tales to tell. We do [More…]

Paisley Park

Friday nights in Dorset do not get more rock ‘n’ roll than this. We escaped to the border…well the Wiltshire border…and found ourselves just outside Salisbury at the Netherhampton Auction house. After a chip supper (no fish), we spied a rather interesting Victorian chair. Whilst the chair looked OK, on closer inspection it was very [More…]