A Willam IV gilt convex mirror. Circa 1840.

IRISH ENVOY TO ATTEND ANTIQUES PREVIEW

Muscat – H E Tony Cotter, Irish Ambassador to Oman and Saudi Arabia will attend a special preview of very fine and exquisite antiques from Ireland and the U K. Rosemary Whelan, owner of Richwood Antiques is a specialist in the sale of 19th century European antique furniture. She has more than 20 years experience in the antique trade. She …

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Oman art: Antique furniture emporium adds exotic art to timbers

Muscat: Richwood Antiques, a European company with over 25 years of experience in sourcing and restoring 19th century antique furniture has come out with exquisite and rare items at its showroom in Muscat. Richwood Antiques has on display elaborate mirrors gilded in 24 carat gold leaf, hand polished mahogany dining room tables and chairs to seat four to 14 people, …

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LATEST COLLECTION ARRIVES AT RICHWOOD ANTIQUES

Muscat – A showcase of newly arrived antique furniture is now on display in the Azaiba showroom of Richwood Antiques, Oman’s only importer of verified 19th century European antiques furniture. Since it’s launch in Oman in 2011, Richwood Antiques has seen a marked growth in interest among buyers and collectors in Oman and this latest collection consists of highly desirable …

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Rosemary’s tryst with antique craft

Muscat: As a child, she had dreamt of becoming a nurse, but destiny had something else in store for Rosemary Whelan. A summer job at an antique shop during her college days in Ireland changed the course of her life. She is now the owner of Richwood Antiques, a company dealing in sourcing and restoring 19th-century furniture. Rosemary, who currently …

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Antique furniture exhibition at The Chedi Muscat until March 8

Muscat – An exhibition of antique furniture from around Europe will open in the Nizwa room of The Chedi Muscat on Wednesday. Put together by Rosemary Whelan, owner of Richwood Antiques in Muscat, the exhibition will run till March 8, a press release said. The exhibition will feature antique furniture made of mahogany, rosewood, satinwood and walnut wood, finely carved …

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Richwood Antiques launches website to showcase its latest collection

Muscat – Richwood Antiques, the antique furniture company that began operations in the sultanate last year, has launched a new website www.richwoodantiques.com, to showcase its latest European collection. According to a press release, Rosemary Whelan, owner and consultant of Richwood Antiques, spent several months in making a website reflecting the uniqueness of her antique furniture, which was hand-picked during her …

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Artifacts that Attract

Rosemary Whelan, from Ireland, has been in the antiques trade for almost 25 years. A member of the Irish Antique Dealers Association, she has a passion for quality antique furniture and artefacts. Having shifted base to Muscat she established Richwood Antiques, a company specialising in the sale of beautiful 19th century European antique furniture. On Monday, Richwood Antiques opened an …