Our next meeting is on 2nd November 2015 at 2.00pm for 2.30pm in the Garden Room (by the Jubilee Gardens in Saffron Walden) and the sub is £3 a meeting. The talk is by Tim Turner MRICS entitled “Fraud and Forgeries”
The talk is a brief introduction to the slightly darker side of the Art and Antique business!
If a painting is signed by a famous artist……did that artist really paint it? Or did someone else paint it and add the signature?
If one buys a ‘Roman’ terracotta figure, was it made in 100AD, 1000AD 1500AD or 2000AD?
Is a ‘Banksy’ really by Banksy?
How much of a 1910 Bugatti was made in 1910?
Did a confederate flag ever see a battlefield in 1861 in south Carolina?
Tim has been a valuer and auctioneer for over 30 years. Tea, coffee and biscuits included.’