Those on the hunt for a £20k birdcage (!) can find the perfect specimen with the help of my recent collector's guide for How To Spend It from the Financial Times. Highlights come from Anne Hauck, Christie's (above) and - of course - Sibyl Colefax & John Fowler Antiques. Shopping aside, it's a skip through their history as decorative pieces since the Renaissance.
I've also been putting short art news stories together for them on UK openings from Bermondsey to Somerset, via Mayfair and Soho - readable here: