A Nice Cup of Tea

George Orwell first wrote his essay ‘A Nice Cup of Tea’ in 1946, when it was published for the London Evening Standard on 12 January. His conclusion: tea is an absolute must.

Attic find sold for millions!

A porcelain vase found tucked away in an attic sold for 16 million euros on Tuesday morning at Sotheby’s auction house. The Chinese Famille Rose vase is one of two known vases of this particular kind.

Bowled over! Good change for a bowl.

We all know those bowls that we keep our change in at home… They’re in your hall, bedroom or kitchen full of coins, keys and what-nots. One fortunate couple figured it might be a good idea to get their turquoise Chinese bowl valued - and lucky they did!

Ceramic lovers, look here!

The auction house Maak, specializing in modern and contemporary ceramics, is hosting the up-to-date, largest ceramics auction with more than 100 leading names from the world of pottery and ceramics. One of our favourites, Lucie Rie, is more than well-represented.

MADE LONDON at One Marylebone

Now in its fourth year, MADE LONDON returns to One Marylebone, brought to you by Tutton & Young Ltd, the team that has run the highly successful Brighton Art Fair since 2004.