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The pitfalls of buying painted antique furniture

The pitfalls of buying painted antique furniture

Stay informed with free updates Simply sign up to the House & Home myFT Digest — delivered directly to your inbox. At a Christie’s sale in Paris late last year, a painted “Etruscan” armchair that once adorned Marie Antoinette’s apartments at Versailles, still retaining its original blue and grey pigment, hammered down at €906,000 (€1.1mn …