One of the most overlooked aspects of collecting is the ambient conditions of the rooms into which you place your newly-acquired antiques.

Often previous prevailing conditions will differ from yours. Naturally any antique will have survived for a considerable time, thus having stabilised – but not always.

Some will have been in old draughty houses exposed to varying levels of humidity.

Visit Boxhouse Antiques website to read the full article on how to best preserve your antiques including the risks associated with heating and humidity levels, the optimum ambient humidity levels needed and what to avoid.

link to article here: https://boxhouse-antiques.com/learn-how-to-preserve-your-antiques/

Exceptional Pair George II Carved Walnut Library Armchairs
Exceptional Pair George II Carved Walnut Library Armchairs
George III serpentine inlaid writing dressing table
George III serpentine inlaid writing dressing table
George III serpentine inlaid writing dressing table