Missing King’s Cup discovered 

A magnificent silver gilt bowl presented by King William IV to the Royal Yacht Squadron (RYS) is back in England thanks to a maritime antiques dealer. Charles Wallrock of Wick Antiques in Lymington, Hants, who is a keen yachtsman, believes it is the missing trophy from the squadron’s annual race in 1835; the King’s Cup. 

A silver cistern – 300 years in the making

An antique dealer who bought 210lbs of scrap silver and commissioned a craftsman to make a massive 17th century-style wine cistern from it has put it up for sale. Simon Wingett wanted to create a copy of something that was once used to display opulence, wealth and power in only the finest residences. The cistern stands almost two feet high … Read More