SHOWING YOUR AGE IS NOT ALWAYS A BAD THING...
In the complicated world of Antiques and Fine Art, recognizing value potential and the associated pitfalls often has allot to do with assessing condition, potential and cost; but that is not where it ends. Knowing when to commit to a purchase and when to walk away is the key. Often the best buys are overlooked by inexperienced collectors, because they don't want to go to the trouble, or don't know where to get the work done, or fear the costs associated with restoration. We have the answers to these questions and more.
Some "restoration" can irreversibly destroy the value and integrity of an object, forever.