Tony is the passionate owner of Puritan Values. He started the business 35 years ago, collecting period furniture and selling them. Read more about Puritan Values.
Antique Dealer and Historian
Tony is a specialist Art and Antique Dealer, Interior Designer, Historian and Curator for museum exhibitions and private collectors alike. Researcher, Writer and Historian on 19th and 20th Century Decorative Arts from the Industrial Revolution in the mid-to-late Victorian era, through the early 20th century to Scandinavian Design that flourished in the 1950's and 1960's.
A renowned specialist studying architecture, furniture design, period metalwork, period lighting, and decorative and important works of art, and a well known passionate Restorer of Antiques and Architecture.
A born Eco Warrior, preserver and regenerator of nature and wildlife within urban areas and poet.
TV presenter and Film producer:
Outside of his businesses, Tony has started his own TV and Film production company and is currently filming two exciting TV documentaries.
The first is about the beauty of Art Nouveau Architecture in Europe, an incredible in-depth documentary documenting the very best Art Nouveau Architecture across Europe, which will be released on YouTube later this year.
The second is a documentary about the restoration of a large abandoned Anglo-Japanese style chateau he named: 'La Maison Des Fleurs', which was built in 1886 in Northern France for the head of the biggest sugar beet factory in the world at that time. He bought the chateau in late 2019 and has been documenting ts progress ever since. This will also be released on YouTube later this year.
He has presented for The Discovery Channel from 2018 to 2021 appearing in The Restorers an offshoot of 'The Salvage Hunters',
He was also a specialist dealer appearing regularly from 2011 to 2020 with David Dickinson in Dickinson's Real Deal. He co-presented with Kirstie Allsopp on Kirstie's Home Made Homes in 2010/11. As well as in The Antiques Road Trip for the BBC. and Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is, also for the BBC.