Art is made by and for people. Therefore, each work has its own meaning because the maker has incorporated his thoughts or emotions into it. Not everyone has the same train of thought and that makes interpreting art somewhat subjective. Practice makes perfect and this is also the case when analyzing works of art. Become […]June 17, 2022 Dirk Engelaar, specialist in Chinese porcelain
Transferantique has a new member! Meet Dirk Engelaar, a passionate antique dealer and art collector from Antwerp. Curious about his story and catalogue? Then read on. His own webshop Dirk Engelaar used to have his own antiques business and was certified as an antiques dealer in Antwerp. Moreover, he has participated in various antique fairs […]June 10, 2022 How do I pack my artwork for shipping?
Art has existed for as long as humanity has existed. The beauty of art is that it connects people all over the world. Sometimes people travel to the other side of the globe just to admire that one particular work of art. Some like to add international pieces to their own collection. If you sell […]May 10, 2022 How do I set the price of my painting?
Paintings come in many shapes, sizes and styles. Artistic works are often unique and personal, which makes them very interesting to sell. Are you a (starting) artist and are you finding it difficult to put a good price on your paintings? After reading this blog post, you will know exactly what price to expect. Standard […]April 15, 2022 5 questions to ask yourself when buying antiques
Antiques come in many shapes and sizes. If you are familiar with antiques, you will definitely know what to think about when purchasing new pieces. Are you new to this world? No problem! We’ll be happy to teach you the tricks of the trade. Why do I buy antiques? There are several reasons why you […]March 10, 2022 The difference between antique and vintage?
Antique businesses are far from old-fashioned. Many people find special objects in the attic and give it a second life. The influence of changing interior design trends and personal preferences make antique pieces inexhaustible. But what exactly is antique? And is it the same as vintage? We provide answers to all these questions. What does […]November 9, 2021 Which antiques and collectibles are the most expensive ever sold at auction?
In recent decades, various artists, furniture makers and even scientists have left beautiful pieces behind. Antiques come in many forms and prices. The various objects increase in value and become more sought-after. Not only for museums, but also for personal collections, as an investment or for reselling. Discover some of the most valuable collectibles ever […]May 31, 2021 10 Most Expensive Classic Cars Ever Sold at Auction
In this list, you’ll find the 10 most expensive classic cars ever sold at auction. These toys for boys are true classics.April 30, 2021 10 Coins To Collect
People have always collected coins: due to their value, their looks, or their rarity. But which ones are worth investing in? These are 10 coins to collect if you want to have true value for your money!March 25, 2021 10 TV Shows for Antique Lovers
TV is an ever-expanding network. The more the years go by, the more TV shows they air. Sometimes it’s complete rubbish, but when there is a new TV show for antique lovers, that’s when we need to sharpen our eyes and ears!