Mecca for Antique Hunters

Hauser, Ernest O.
August 1958
Saturday Evening Post;8/9/1958, Vol. 231 Issue 6, p28
Focuses on antiques at the Old Curiosity Shop, owned by George Peter Boswell, in London, England. Elements that make an object antique; Reasons for buying or collecting antiques; Selection of furnitures and Chinese porcelains available at the shop.


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