Miller's Garden Antiques: How to Source and Identify

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Octopus Publishing Group, 2003 - Antiques & Collectibles - 144 pages
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We are all familiar with the idea of collecting antiques for the home, but there are also a huge variety of antiques available for your garden. A well-positioned statue, sundial, bench, or bird bath can transform an outdoor living space, and this practical book concentrates on a wide assortment of factory-made items from the 19th century onwards. Here are the most important makers, along with identifications of their marks and guidance on the key points to look for or avoid.

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About the author (2003)

van der Werff first started working in the art market in 1995. He joined Sotheby's in 1996 and worked for various departments before joining the garden statuary department in 1998 as an assistant cataloguer. He has continued to work in this department, and has taken charge following the retirement of Jackie Rees.

Rees retired in 2001 as director of the garden statuary department at Sotheby's, after a career of 25 years with the company.

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